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Warning: Sand in the Desert

Swakopmund Desert SIgn - Warning Sand in Desert in Namibia, Africa

The Namib Desert

The Namib Desert runs for over a thousand miles in southern Africa, and at 55 million years of age, geologists feel confident that it’s the oldest desert in the world.

Even the word “Namib” means vast place.

Warning sign that sand may be present on a road through the vast Namib Desert, Namibia, Africa between Swakopmund & Walvis Bay

Careful. There’s sometimes sand in a desert…

Yet on the road between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, the authorities feel we may not have noticed…

Road sign in the desert between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay, Sand, Namib, Namibia, Africa

The road between Swakopmund & Walvis Bay

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2 Responses to Warning: Sand in the Desert

  1. Sonja January 28, 2011 at 7:24 pm #

    That’s hilarious!! Love signs like that!

  2. Abi February 10, 2011 at 2:45 pm #

    Yep, they’re the classic “May Contain Nuts” on a packet of peanuts…