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Taking in the world’s oldest desert, Namibia’s Namib Sand Sea

By Explore
Updated March 17 2021 - 2:16pm, first published March 17 2020 - 2:16pm

There’s a slight stinging on my legs, exposed below my shorts, as the wind hits them with full force. I’ve turned my face away from the gusts and I’m trudging uphill regardless. The strength of the wind is making the climb up this dune hard enough, but the added difficulty is coming from all the tiny sand particles that are being picked up and slammed into me at gale force speed.

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