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Diamonds in the Sand – Video

Explorer Kate Leeming sets out to complete the first-ever bicycle journey down the Skeleton Coast where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean.

Our friends at Outside TV just released the first installment of their new series, ‘Diamonds in the Sand’. Dig into Episode 1 above, and stay tuned for more.

Diamonds in the Sand, Episode 1: The Land that God Made in Anger

Explorer Kate Leeming sets out to make the first bicycle journey down Namibia’s Skeleton Coast, where the Namib Desert meets the Atlantic Ocean. Kate’s thousand-mile journey sees her enduring some of the most inhospitable conditions on the planet, in one of Africa’s most remote and spectacular locations.

After intense preparations, Kate travels through Namibia’s heartland to reach the start at the Kunene River mouth. Setting off, Kate is exposed to the fierce elements and the unknown. The treacherous Skeleton Coast, notorious for wrecking ships and beaching whales, soon takes its toll.