Namibia lies in south western Africa. It takes its name from the Namib Desert, the world’s oldest desert, which dominates this country. Despite being mostly desert, it has much to offer visitors from its huge empty skies and the dramatic scenery of its landscapes. It has the world’s highest sand dunes and a river canyon that is second only to the Grand Canyon in America. One of the country’s greatest attractions is the Etosha National Park where large concentrations of wildlife are attracted to the areas waterholes.