NamibRand Nature Reserve ; Namibia - The balloon ground crew tries to follow the flight direction of the hot-air balloon, crossing a sandy plain at the edge of the Namib Desert in the NamibRand Nature Reserve. The so-called 'Fairy Circles' are circular patches without any vegetation which according to recent scientific studies are caused by the Harvester Termite (Hodotermes mossambicus). NamibRand Nature Reserve, Namibia.
Thomas Dressler / Biosphoto
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