‘One of the most stunning deserts in the world’
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