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The Spitzkoppe and the Erongo Mountains

March 19, 2014  —  Namibia

The Spitzkoppe

Spitzkoppe - Damaraland - Namibia

This mountain of 1,728 metres is very scenic and apparently resembles the Matterhorn in Switzerland. It is a very nice region where to walk around.

There are nice rock formations and it is a site where rock climbers can have a challenge.

Spitzkoppe - Damaraland - Namibia
Spitzkoppe - Damaraland - Namibia
Spitzkoppe - Damaraland - Namibia
Spitzkoppe - Damaraland - Namibia
Spitzkoppe - Damaraland - Namibia

Erongo Mountains

Erongo Mountains - Namibia

These mountains reaching 2,216 metres have been inhabited by the San people in the past. In addition to superb landscapes, the mountains hide several rock paintings several centuries old.

Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Are you seeing an elephant's head?
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia

This cave contains some rock paintings. The nicest one is the white elephant superimposed on an antelope.

Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
Erongo Mountains - Namibia
View from the cave with the rock paintings.