A world apart in Namibia

Sossusvlei’s highest sand dune – Big Daddy – stands proud at 325 metres of terracotta-coloured, tightly-packed, miniscule granules of rock. Every step you take, you sink back twice as far, as the sand shifts underneath you.
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South Africa: 48 hours in Cape Town

With a major flight route recently reinstated, visitors are heading back to the vibrant Mother City, writes Laura Millar It’s the city with an unmissable, hulking great mountain in the middle. Visible from almost every angle, Cape Town’s monolithic Table Mountain has become an icon in its own right, and a symbol to everyone who visits. But there’s much more to this city. Riven by a complicated and traumatic past, its history is never far from the surface. Elsewhere, its proximity to nature, wo