Bring in the new year quietly, or with a bang

The countdown to 2017 has begun. Will you bring in the New Year amid a festive blast of confetti and trumpets? Or the eerie calm of a desert oasis? ForbesLife India suggests a few favourites
Curated by: Madhu Kapparath
Published: Dec 27, 2016
Bring in the new year quietly, or with a bang

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Sossusvlei, Namib desert, Namibia
The intense orange of the dunes set against the salt and clay pans makes for a surreal desert landscape that has made Sossusvlei the most photographed place in Namibia. Watch the sunrise on a hot air balloon over this landscape or go on a guided walk to see the flora and fauna. If all the pampering at the luxury desert lodges isn’t enough, there’s more: This is one of the best places in the world to stargaze.