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New Edition of This Is Namibia by Peter Joyce, with Photography by Gerald Cubitt

This is NamibiaNew from Struik Travel, This is Namibia by Peter Joyce, with photography by Gerald Cubitt

Namibia is a country of surprising contrasts – big skies and far horizons, arid landscapes and verdant waterways, jagged mountains and geological wonders, barren soils and bountiful seas. Its reputation as one of the most inhospitable regions in the world belies its capacity to sustain an array of fascinating life forms – from the unique desert-adapted elephant and beetles to the delicate lichens that have evolved to survive in the planet’s oldest desert, the Namib. Its people, too, have learnt to thrive in the harsh environment of this scorched wilderness.

This is Namibia brings to life the history, natural splendours, magnificent wildlife and diverse cultures of this beautiful and enigmatic land. Through its stunning photographs, detailed introduction and informative captions, this book provides a compelling insight into one of the world’s last true wilderness regions.

About the photographer

Gerald Cubitt is considered one of the world’s leading natural history and travel photographers, and his work has appeared in more than 30 books and numerous magazines. He is based in Cape Town.

About the author

Peter Joyce is the author of more than 30 travel and history books on southern Africa, including Beautiful South Africa, Discover South Africa and This is Botswana, published by Random House Struik. He lives in Cape Town.

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