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The city of Paris from the top.
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Eastern Squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis)
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Downy Woodpecker (Dryobates pubescens)
The Land God Made in Anger
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The Land God Made in Anger

“The Land God Made in Anger”: this is how Bushmen used to call the Skeleton Coast, an unwelcoming stripe of more than 1.500 kilometers in the north of Namibia. Also straightforwardly referred by Portuguese sailors as "The Gates of Hell". The scenario is made of arid dunes that end up in the ocean, where violent waves and sudden fogs show up to welcome the few visitors that shows up. Actually, only lions, hyenas and occasionally elephants walk around here, since the whole region is inhabited The only witnesses of human presences are the many shipwrecks on the coast, like the Zeila in this shot, a fishing boat that crashed on the shore only 10 years ago, the last victim of this hostile, end-of-the-worldly land.

TAGS: Coast, Desert, Namibia, Shipwreck

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© Enrico Pescantini.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
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Filed Under: Travel
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 12, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
Camera Make: DJI
Camera Model: FC220
Focal Length: 4.7mm
Shutter Speed: 1/239
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: ISO100
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PHOTO LOCATION Walvis Bay, Namibia