Lifestyle & Belief

Namibia: Matt Lauer visits Southern African nation (VIDEO)


Matt Lauer visits Namibia.

The Southern African nation of Namibia has received some uncommon attention today after NBC Today Show hosts Matt Lauer and Savannah Guthrie visited the country.

Lauer and Guthrie are in Namibia for the first show in the series, "Where in the World is Matt Lauer."

More from GlobalPost: VIDEO: Windhoek, Namibia

PR Newswire published a press release with information from the Namibia Tourism Board on the country and visit by Lauer and Guthrie.

Twice the size of California, yet with a population just over 2 million, Namibia is immense by African standards. From its white sands and brilliant blue waters of the Skeleton Coast and the red sands of the world's highest dunes in Sossusvlei to the wildlife of Etosha National Park and following in the footsteps of the desert adapted Elephant in Damaraland, the country's horizons are endless and its terrain ever-changing. As one of the world's newest nations, obtaining independence in just March 1990, Namibia stands out as the ultimate Southern Africa safari experience--a stunning, untamed slice of nature with stability and luxury to spare.

It states that Namibia is devoted to conservation and protecting endangered species.

Lauer revealed his location on the show while he was on top of a sand dune, MSNBC reported. It stated that Lauer also visited one of the world's last nomadic tribes.

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy