"Sossuvlei" Sossuvlei is a spectacular region of the Namib desert and one of the world’s most striking, well-preserved desert landscapes. The huge pan, or vlei, is surrounded by towering sand dunes as far as the eye can see, reputed to be the highest in the world. Oryx – Gemsbok Race (Oryx gazella), Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia, Africa. Nikon D200, Nikkor 80-400 mm, 1/250 sec at f/ 11, ISO 200 © Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos Photography. All Rights Reserved.