The Skeleton Coast

Posted on 25 October 2012

A spooky name, and rightly so- the Skeleton Coast is one of Namibia's favourite destinations, and is eerily named for the bones of whales and seals from the days of the whaling industry, and also the skeletons of wrecked ships. The coast experiences dense ocean fogs, and these combined with offshore rocks have wrecked many a ship!Despite the slightly unsettling name and history, the Skeleton Coast is a great place to visit as it is full of history and is a stunning and untouched coastline. Protected by the Skeleton Coast National Park, the landscape includes sand dunes, canyons and mountain...

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