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The Unusual Feature That Sets This Namibian River Apart

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The Unusual Feature That Sets This Namibian River Apart

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Standing in contrast to the barren Namib desert is the nearby Kunene River - a 652-mile lifeline that extends all the way to the Atlantic Ocean. Its defining feature is its unique shade of emerald green.


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Soar over Namibia's enormous seas of sand, wide-open countryside, and unexplained geological phenomena on a spectacular aerial tour over the southwest corner of Africa. Our flight whisks you over an ancient world, from the oldest desert on Earth to the emerald green waters of the Kunene River. On the journey, we delve into the country's history of brutal colonial conflicts and its rich culture, reborn from the shadows of its past.

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