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Posted by
kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 12 June 2018 in Landscape & Rural and Portfolio.

Deadvlei is a white clay pan located near the more famous salt pan of Sossusvlei, inside the Namib-Naukluft Park in Namibia.Deadvlei means "dead marsh" and is believed to have dried up 1000 years ago. It is a very long hike ( 1 1/2 hours) over soft desert sand, but the view is amazing when you get there.

Canon EOS 7D Mark II 1/500 second F/9.0 ISO 200 24 mm

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent Deadvlei. A lot of memories for me... Great colors and light Frances, thank you so much

12 Jun 2018 5:13am

@By Marie: So happy you are enjoying my Namibian photos. We have visited three times now and hope to return next year again.

yoshimiparis from France

The color, the light are fabulous on this landscape whose heat we can feel crossing the image up to us

12 Jun 2018 5:51am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

A fine spot to 'get away from it all', I imagine !

12 Jun 2018 7:01am

@Ronnie 2¢: Not so much, tourists trek in and out all day long. We were quite lucky that there was only one other party on the vlei when we walked around it.

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Magnifique ces couleurs dans ce désert de Namibi

12 Jun 2018 9:45am

Lewis from Harns, Netherlands

Wonderful and unique landscape.

12 Jun 2018 9:53am

Devi from Chennai, India

Looks impressive and beautiful..
Must dig a potful and see if we can make any sculpture out of thaqt! I am sure the result would turn out to be great!

12 Jun 2018 10:22am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

You're right, the view is amazing. It's not quite easy to go beyond that terrain.

12 Jun 2018 11:14am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow, amazing view !! thanks for sharing.

12 Jun 2018 11:31am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love the color contrast. WHat a lovely landscape.

12 Jun 2018 1:36pm

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

and the colour vibrant. worth the hike and anyway exercise is good for you :)

12 Jun 2018 3:01pm

Anne from France


12 Jun 2018 4:32pm

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Definitely worth the effort to get there - but it almost killed us on a very hot day!

12 Jun 2018 4:34pm

@dobbino: Us too, we only got there late morning, so it was midday when we eventually got there. Whew!! Hard work but so worth it.

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

beau jaune

12 Jun 2018 5:33pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A splendid landscape. The atmosphere looks pure

12 Jun 2018 10:18pm

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Wonderful landscape. Great light and tones in this rugged place.

13 Jun 2018 3:28am

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
1/500 second
ISO 200
24 mm