‘One of the most stun­ning deserts in the world’

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Ride Miles -

Nom­i­nated by Sam Man­i­com, 1992 BMW R80GS Route Head into Africa’s deserts and ride in Namibia – from Swakop­mund to Sos­susvlei. Length 295 miles What makes it spe­cial Ride with the 2000m high Nak­luft moun­tains in sight. About 35 miles out you’ll find the Vo­gelfeder­berg out­crop which of­fers a panoramic view over the desert. The track is cov­ered in canyons and twisties. Your tar­get is the iconic land­scape at Sos­susvlei – rust-red dunes and bleached white pans. Ride this road B2 along the coast and then the C14 through the Namib Nak­luft Na­tional Park. Take a pic­ture at Dune 7 – it’s the high­est sand dune in Africa. Stay at The lodge in soltaire; visit the bak­ery – their ap­ple cake is re­garded as the best in Namibia.

This ride will change your life. Fact

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