but in fact the sand is supplied by the east wind from the Kalahari
from the Nama language and means 'place where water meets'.
Namib-Naukluft National Park
The valley is part of the Namib-Naukluft National Park in Namibia .
The Sossusvlei is the tourist name for the desert, because this area is the most popular.
In the immediate vicinity you can see more than just the Sossusvlei.
The Sossusvlei is perhaps the most famous attraction in Namibia.
Big Daddy Dune
We absolutely loved it as one of the highlights of our trip through Namibia.
The name refers to a white clay pan that is surrounded by beautiful red sand dunes in the Namib desert.
Dune 45 Sossusvlei
In addition, there are huge dunes, of which Dune 45