Namibia is vast and on the south-western Atlantic coast of Africa. It is more than three times the size of Great Britian. Angola, Botswana and South Africa borders Namibia. The Caprivi Strip is a panhandle bordered by Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Namib Desert is one of the oldest deserts in the world and covers about 15% of Namibia with dunes. The north-west offers the Kaokoland mountains that run along the coast and further inland you will find the Etosha Pan. The orange river forms the border in the south and the Kunene, Kavango, and Zambezi rivers form the border in the north.
The Namibian climate varies from arid and semi-arid to subtropical. Weather on the coast is generally cool and days are often foggy and overcast. In the winter the east wind can bring searing heat to the coastal areas, often accompanied by a dust storm. Overall Namibia is a summer rainfall area. The interior offers sunshine most of the time. The winter evenings can drop below freezing, but the days are pretty much always sunny. Summer evenings are warm and pleasant. Days are hot.