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Climb the world’s largest sand dunes. Visit the wrecks of ships along the Skeleton Coast, or the wrecks of gold rush towns at Kolmanskop.

Claimed until 1990 by South Africa in defiance of international consensus, the country is one of the only German-speaking nations on the continent. Namibia has opened up to eco-tourism in a big way since independence, as a destination on its own, or as part of a longer Southern Africa circuit for more adventurous travelers.

Matadorians who have been to Namibia offer advice on learning to sandboard, hitchike and make the most of the alien scenery in their writing below.

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