Once you leave the desert and ocean you head inland you wonder how anything survives. The key is the local water hole which makes for great game viewing and an appreciation of how important water is.
Who would spend two weeks on vacation in Namibia with the desert on one side and the ocean on the other? We did and it is one or our all time favorite spots
Do not hesitate to visit the cleanest city in the world. It really is worth it not being able to chew gum.