Namibia's Unspoiled Wilderness
Namibia encompasses many varied landscapes, each one dramatically different from the other. It is a land of big spaces, few inhabitants and natural beauty – a perfect place for wilderness safaris:
Someone has just radioed us the whereabouts of a pride of lions and we're hot on its trail in the Oganva Reserve in northern Namibia. Although it's a sunny afternoon, the rainy season began last month – the vegetation is green and the dirt trails that we follow are bumpy and puddled. Our guide warns me about the possibility of getting stuck, but I say, "I came for the lions!" and we bounce and lurch on. We come upon a grassy meadow. There are deep ruts in the earth left there by the wheels of previous vehicles, and they're filled with water. Just beyond the field, in the low trees and scrub, are the lions. I notice my driver shake his head as he changes gears and drives outside the existing tracks...
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