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#Daydream: Namibia

We know how it is. You’re stuck at your desk and the day seems to be going on forever. Your mind starts to wander — at first to “anywhere but here,” but then to exotic, faraway lands where your everyday problems and stress melt in the presence of true paradise. You want to go to there, and we want to go with you. Every day at 3 p.m. Eastern, we’ll send you a picture of the place we at Yahoo Travel are daydreaming about so we can all take that mental vacation together. Let’s go to…

 Sossusvlei, Namibia Namib-Naukluft-National-Park
Sossusvlei, Namibia Namib-Naukluft-National-Park

Photo: Baron Reznik/Flickr

… Sossusvlei, in the Namib-Naukluft National Park of Namibia. The deep-orange sand dunes in this 19,000 square-mile park make for the ultimate fantasy sandbox.  The colorful terrain looks like another planet; in fact, it’s been used for that very purpose in the sci-fi movies that have shot here. So when your thoughts take you a world away, this is a good place to land.