Sossusvlei is a salt and clay pan, located in the southern part of the Namib Desert, which is believed to be the world’s oldest desert. Sossusvlei is surrounded by high red sand dunes, which are often referred to as the highest dunes in the word.
At dawn we drive into the Namib-Naukluft National Park, in order to be in the Sossusvlei at sunrise. At that time the colours of the desert are at their most magnificent. ’50 Shades of Red’, one might think, but just check it out yourself: