Protection for the wonderful dunes of Sossusvlei in Namibia

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A dune in Sossusvlei, Namibia Français : Une d...

A dune in Sossusvlei, Namibia Français : Une dune à Sossusvlei, en Namibie. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

A sandwagon to cross the dunes of Sossusvlei, here is the news for tourists who travel to Namibia.
That doesn’t sound like a great solution where there is silence and you hear only the sound of the wind that flows around the dunes as high as mountains.
It would have been a possible solution to avoid all access to the cars, instead I read that it is just another service offered several times a day. With this bandwagon tourists can go at dawn, conveniently back to the lodge for lunch and return to the dunes for the sunset.
I understand and I support the development of tourism, but this seems to me wanting to over-exploit a territory with an extremely delicate ecosystem. Honestly, it seems excessive to pass and repass with the wheels of cars and exhaust produced in a wilderness desert inhabited by small insects adapted to extreme conditions.
Below I post the flyer posted on FB … judge for yourself ….

Last week NWR launched its sandwagon at Sossusvlei that operates at the 2×4 parking, some 5 km from the Vlei, where clients visiting the Sossus and Dead Vlei park and walk, or taxi with us to these world renowned sites.
We transport each client at N$ 100 per person per day, and allow clients multiple use for the day.
It has a ice packed cooler box and we sell water, beer and cooldrinks on this ride as well.

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Namibia-Wildlife-Resorts-Pty-Ltd/98397310418

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  1. filmania.info scrive:

    “Protection for the wonderful dunes of Sossusvlei in Namibia | Café Africa”
    ended up being definitely engaging and useful!
    In modern world that’s tricky to deliver. Thank you, Pansy

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