Located in an isolated corner of Namibia, Sossusvlei is one of the most beautiful, haunting places on earth.
I am definitely not a photographer, and I have no idea how to edit photos. And yes I know the phrase “knock your socks off” is really cheesy.
But that doesn’t matter since Sossusvlei is so beautiful. Anyone can take amazing photos there!
The word Sossus means “no return” in Nama, one of the national languages of Namibia.
The sands are 5 million years old.
There are a lot of heavily edited photos of Sossusvlei floating around the internet.
And I have nothing against editing photos! They are so amazing! I just wanted to share some unedited ones straight from my camera for those who are curious!
It was like entering a dream…or even some sort of inferno!
It was such a gift to have been able to visit this place. It is probably the closest I will ever get to visiting mars.
The dunes seem to change color depending on the time of day. They are most dramatic at dawn when one side is in the shadows.
Curious about visiting Sossusvlei yourself? Check out my post about visiting Sossusvlei independently and on a budget!