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Essential Tips for Families on Safari in Africa
Family safaris require some special planning to ensure a safe and fun adventure. Many lodges and camps claim to be family-friendly, but it helps to know the right questions to ask. Read my tips and suggestions on how to plan the perfect family safari in Africa.

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What to Expect on Your First Trip to Africa
First Time in Africa? Tips on what to expect when you first travel to a developing country. Dealing with poverty, begging, unwanted attention, popular tourist scams, health and safety concerns and more.

Guide to Travel in Cairo, Egypt - Pyramids and Sphinx
The Pyramids of Giza are the last surviving wonders of the world and the main reason most people visit Egypt. The Pyramids represent one of the greatest architectural feats by man. It is no surprise the Pyramids are the oldest tourist attraction in the world. The first Pyramid in Saqqara predates the Pyramids of Giza. This guide will tell you how to get to the Pyramids, the best way to see the Pyramids, tips on riding a camel and more. Page 3.

Travel Guide to Cairo, Egypt - Guide to Travel in Cairo, Egypt - Transport, Pyramids, Bazaars, Hotels, Sights
Travel Guide to Cairo. Getting around Cairo is easy, you have many options from taxi's buses mini-buses, metro, tram and more. This guide will give you tips on hailing a taxi, getting a good price, how to get to and from the airport in Cairo. It also offers information on where to stay in Cairo, near the Pyramids, the airport or in central Cairo. Page 4.

Top 10 Myths and Misconceptions about Africa
Top 10 myths and misconceptions about Africa. If you're planning a trip to Africa, whether on safari, volunteering, visiting ancient civilizations, backpacking or just enjoying a few days in the sun, you are likely to have some pre-conceived ideas of what to expect. Find out what myths abound and how wrong you can be about Africa if all you do is listen to the news and don't get out to see/enjoy the continent yourself.

Where to Eat in Cape Town, South Africa
My top 10 picks of best restaurants in Cape Town and the Winelands. If you're looking for fine dining, gorgeous views, excellent wines and great service, these top 10 Cape Town area restaurants will not disappoint. Cape Town has hundreds of great places to eat for all budgets so it's difficult to choose where to go, check out this list and you can't go wrong.

Casablanca Train Schedule (English Translation)
Train Schedule (in English) from Casablanca to Fes, Marrakech and Tangier and return. Find out how often trains depart from Casablanca to all of Morocco's major tourist destinations. Fares and train travel tips are also listed.

Ethiopia Travel Tips -- What to Know Before You Go
Ethiopia Travel Tips. Travel tips for Ethiopia include information about Ethiopian visas; Ethiopian Currency; traveler safety and health in Ethiopia; best time to visit Ethiopia; how to get to Ethiopia; how to get around Ethiopia; information about Ethiopian tours and more.

Travel Tips for Going to Ethiopia
Ethiopia Travel Tips. Travel tips for Ethiopia include information about Ethiopian visas; Ethiopian Currency; traveler safety and health in Ethiopia; best time to visit Ethiopia; how to get to Ethiopia; how to get around Ethiopia; information about Ethiopian tours and more. Page 2.

Ethiopia Travel Tips -- Travel Tips for Ethiopia, Visas, Transport, Weather, Tours, Getting Around
Ethiopia Travel Tips. Travel tips for Ethiopia include information about Ethiopian visas; Ethiopian Currency; traveler safety and health in Ethiopia; best time to visit Ethiopia; how to get to Ethiopia; how to get around Ethiopia; information about Ethiopian tours and more. Page 3.

Tangier to Marrakech - Overnight Trains in Morocco
Information about over night train travel in Morocco. Tangier to Marrakech and Casablanca to Oujda, timetable and information about night trains in Morocco. Find out when Morocco's night trains depart, how much it costs and how to get to and from Tangier to Marrakech, Casablanca to Oujda, and Tangier to Fes (Fez).

What African Language Is Spoken Where?
There are thousands of indigenous languages spoken in Africa. Here's a list of the major languages spoken in the more common African travel destinations.

African Languages-- Languages of Africa, What African Language is Spoken Where
African language information and resources. Find out what African language is spoken where with links to online African language dictionaries and African language resources. Information about Swahili, Arabic, Amharic, Zulu, Afrikaans, Akan, Chewa and more. Page 2.

Marrakech Train Schedule in English
Marrakech Train Schedule in English. If you are planning on taking a train from Marrakech (Morocco) to Casablanca, Fes, Tangier, Rabat or Meknes, here's information about schedules, buying tickets and more.

Facts and Information About Africa's "Little Five"
Get your facts and information about the Rhinoceros Beetle, Buffalo Weaver, Elephant Shrew, Leopard Tortoise, and the Ant Lion.

Best Time to See Baby Animals on Safari in Africa
When you are planning a safari in Africa, here's a list of popular baby animals, and where and when the best chance might be of seeing them in the wild.

Tanzania Travel Facts and Information
Tanzania is a popular East African destination for visitors. Learn about its geography, economy, best time to go, climate, and more.

Top Ten Activities for Children in South Africa
South Africa is an ideal destination for family-friendly holidays. This list of ten destinations offer some ideas of how to make the best of your time.

Top Ancient Egyptian Temples, Tombs and Monuments
A list of top ancient Egyptian sites, that visitors should not miss when visiting Egypt. Ancient Egypt's civilization spanned more than 3,000 years and despite it coming to an end around 2000 years ago, there are many well-preserved temples, pyramids, tombs and monuments to visit. Tourists have been coming to Egypt and admiring Hypostyle Halls, Birth Houses, reliefs, painted tombs, mummies, massive columns, the Sphynx, and the architectural marvel of pyramids, for thousands of years.

Africa's Best Festivals and Events
My picks for Africa's best festivals and events are listed below. It's worth planning your vacation to Africa around any of these top festivals and events. Click on the headings for more information.

South Africa Travel: Best Things To Do in Cape Town
Cape Town is one of the most beautiful, vibrant and exciting cities in the world. I've listed my personal top ten activities in Cape Town, so if you are visiting for the first time you have a good list to start with. I recommend spending at least three days in Cape Town and including several items from my

Madagascar Travel Facts and Information
Facts and travel information about Madagascar in Southern Africa, including geography, economy, best time to go, climate, getting to Madagascar and more.

Tanzania - Travel Tips and Information
Before you travel to Tanzania, read these travel tips for information about visas, safety when to go, and health immunizations.

Tanzania Travel: Visas, Transport, Immunization, Safety
Tanzania travel information. Practical tips for tourists who wish to travel to Tanzania. Tanzania travel information including Tanzanian visas, immunizations required and recommended when you travel to Tanzania, health tips, currency, weather, how to get to Tanzania and how to travel around Tanzania. Page 2.

Travel Tips on Getting Around Tanzania
Tanzania travel information. Practical tips for tourists who wish to travel to Tanzania. Tanzania travel information including Tanzanian visas, immunizations required and recommended when you travel to Tanzania, health tips, currency, weather, how to get to Tanzania and how to travel around Tanzania. Page 3.

Top Ten Films About South Africa - Tsotsi, Zulu & More
Ten of the best movies made about South Africa. Melissa's top ten South African movies list includes: Cry the Beloved Country, Tsotsi, and more.

Public Steam Baths (Hammam) - Morocco and Tunisia
Hammams in Morocco are popular Spas, Turkish baths, and public steam baths in Morocco and Tunisia. Hammams are still very popular in Morocco and Tunisia. Find out how to find a hammam, and what to do in a Hammam when you get there. Riads (Boutique hotels) will have their own private Hammams for guests and offer massages and botabical wraps. Public hammams offer solid scrubs and no frills massages.

Uganda Travel Facts and Information
Facts and travel information about Uganda in East Africa, including geography, economy, best time to go, climate, getting around and more.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Tanzania?
Information on the best time to visit Tanzania to see the great migration; go on a safari; trek Mount Kilimanjaro or Mt Meru; enjoy a beach holiday in Tanzania; or track chimps. Find out what when Tanzania's rainy seasons start, and more climate information to help you plan your trip.

Ethiopia Facts and Information
Ethiopia Facts and Information for Visitors. Facts and travel information about Ethiopia in East Africa. Ethiopia geographic facts, Ethiopia travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Ethiopia and more.

Biography of South African President Nelson Mandela
Biography of Nelson Mandela, the first black, democratically elected President of South Africa.

How to Do Volunteering Work in Africa
Find out about what volunteer job suits you and what to expect when you volunteer in Africa, including volunteer organizations, work permits, and more.

Finding Volunteer Work in Africa - Job Sites
Volunteer work in Africa. This article will help you decide what volunteer job suits you and what to expect when you volunteer in Africa. You'll also find personal recommendations of volunteer organizations which recruit both paid and unpaid volunteers to work on different development related jobs in Africa. Page 2.

Volunteering in Africa: List of Charities and NPOs
Volunteer work in Africa. This article will help you decide what volunteer job suits you and what to expect when you volunteer in Africa. You'll also find personal recommendations of volunteer organizations which recruit both paid and unpaid volunteers to work on different development related jobs in Africa. Page 3.

Rwanda Facts and Travel Information
Rwanda Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Rwanda in East Africa. Rwanda geographic facts, Rwanda travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Rwanda and more.

South Africa Travel Facts and Information
South Africa is just packed with natural beauty, culture and wildlife. Learn about its geography, travel, economy, best time to go, climate, and more.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Ethiopia?
Best Time to Visit Ethiopia? Find out when to visit Ethiopia with advice on the best time to check out the historical route, the Simien Mountains, the Danakil Depression, The Omo Valley, best festivals and more.

Mali Travel Facts and Information
Facts and travel information about Mali in West Africa, including geography, economy, best time to go, climate, getting to Mali and more.

Direct Flights to Africa From the US
Direct Flights to Africa From the US. Direct flights from America to major cities in Africa are hard to find and schedules change frequently. Find out what the current options are to fly to Africa without a long layover in Europe or the Middle East.

The Great Zimbabwe Ruins - Travel Guide
Great Zimbabwe is a World Heritage site. Find out more about these fascinating ruins, with towers built out of millions of perfectly balanced stones.

Africa Safari Planner - Planning Your African Safari
Planning Your Africa Safari. Guide to help you plan the right safari in Africa. Find out what style of accommodation and tour is right for you and your dream African safari. This guide to Safari styles will help you decide what suits your safari needs and provides tour recommendations. Page 2.

Best Inspirational Travel Quotes - Africa Travel
Travel quotes to inspire you to pack a bag and explore the great continent of Africa.

Equatorial Guinea Facts and Information
Equatorial Guinea Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Equatorial Guinea in Central Africa. Equatorial Guinea geographic facts, Equatorial Guinea travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Equatorial Guinea and more.

East Africa's Best Travel Destinations
East Africa has some of the continent's best treks-- like Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro. You can also track gorillas for a truly unique adventure.

Africa Travel: Best Hotels in Ghana
A list of moderately priced, good, clean accommodation in Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Elmina and other major tourist destinations in Ghana.

Africa Travel: Best Hotels in Ghana
A list of moderately priced, good, clean accommodation in Accra, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Elmina and other major tourist destinations in Ghana.

Africa Travel Deals and Discounts
Discounts and deals on flights, safaris and tours to Africa are listed in this article. Find the best web sites offering discounts and deals for travel to Africa.

Tangier Train Schedule (Fes, Marrakech, Casablanca)
Train Schedule (in English) from Tangier to Fes, Marrakech and Casablanca and return. Find out how often trains depart from Tangier to all of Morocco's major tourist destinations. Fares and train travel tips are also listed.

Kenya Travel Information
Use this guide when traveling to Kenya to find out about visas, health, safety, weather, best time to go, currency and getting to and around Kenya.

Kenya Travel Tips - Kenya Travel Information, Visas, Transport, Safety, When to Go
Kenya travel tips. Planning a trip to Kenya involves researching visas, currency, exchange rates and transport information and tips on how to get to kenya and how to get around Kenya. Page 2.

Perfect Places to Propose in South Africa
Ready to pop the question? South Africa is the dream destination to inspire the woman of your dreams to say yes.

Travel Guide to Cairo, Egypt - Guide to Travel in Cairo, Egypt - Pyramids, Shopping, Bazaars, Hotels, Sights
Egypt Travel Guide. Shopping in Cairo. Cairo is a shoppers paradise you can get anything there from souvenirs, gold, belly-dancing costumes, leather, carpets, perfumes, spices, cotton and even camels. Every bazaar (souq) has its speciality and if you like to bargain you will have even more fun. The most famous bazaar is the Khan Al-Khalili, Cairo's oldest bazaar. Page 2.

How to Use a Squat Toilet When Traveling in Africa
Common throughout Africa, you'll likely encounter squat toilets in bus stations, local restaurants, train stations and budget hotels.

First Aid and Medical Kit for Travel to Africa
First Aid and Medical Kit packing list for travelers to Africa. Tips on what medications you should bring when you visit Africa including information about travelers medical insurance.

Proteas - South Africa's National Flower
The King Protea reigns over a family of nearly 2,000 species of extraordinarily diverse proteas from ground-hugging shrubs to trees.

Fes Train Schedule in English
Fes Train Schedule in English. If you are planning on taking a train from Fes (Morocco) to Casablanca, Marrakech, Tangier, Rabat or Meknes, here's information about schedules, buying tickets and more.

Ten Top Golf Resorts in South Africa
Ten top golf resorts in South Africa that have great golf courses and accommodation for tourists on site. Find some of South Africa's best golf courses near Cape Town, the Garden Route, Wild Coast and the Cape Winelands. South Africa is home to some of the greatest golfers in the world, including Gary Player and Ernie Els.

Is It Safe to Travel to South Africa?
The question of safety while traveling in South Africa is often the first thing that pops into someone's mind when planning a trip there. Recent news

Cape Town's Accommodations - Where to Stay in Cape Town
Cape Town Accommodations. There are plenty of places to stay in Cape Town, you should have no trouble finding a bed to suit your budget. The high season is December to February so hotels do tend to book up in advance at that time of year. You can choose to stay on the Waterfront, Green Point and Sea Point, in the City Bowl (center), in Camps Bay, Hout Bay or further afield in the Winelands.

Cape Town: Beaches
Cape Town's beaches. This guide to Cape Town's beaches tells you the best beaches for surfing, sunbathing, posing, nude sunbathing, swimming, whale-watching, penguin-watching, walking and more.

Cape Town's Robben Island
Guide to Robben Island, Cape Town. Robben Island lies just 12 km off the coast of Cape Town in South Africa. This photo and guide of Robben island will tell you how to get to Robben island and what tours are available. Robben island was where Nelson Mandela and many ANC politicians were incarcerated. Robben island is now a Museum.

Cape Town's Victoria and Alfred Waterfront
Cape Town's Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. Called the

Cape Town's Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens
Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town. Showcasing indigenous South African plants, the Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens are absolutely beautiful. Over 9000 plants are grown here and you can take several different walks through the 528 hectares that make up the gardens.

Cape Town: Townships
Cape Town Township tours. A Township tour in Cape town is highly recommended. Townships were created as living areas for non-whites under the old political system of Apartheid. Townships are still home to a large percentage of Cape Town's population today. Most of Cape Town's townships are concentrated in the area known as the Cape Flats.

Cape Town: Transport
Getting around Cape Town. Public transport options around Cape Town include city buses, taxi's, rikkis, commuter trains and minibuses. You can also rent a car in Cape Town and get out to the Winelands and more remote beaches.

Gerewol - Wodaabe in Niger
The Gerewol is a male beauty pageant that takes place annually in the far-flung reaches of the Sahara desert between Niger and Chad. The Wodaabe warriors gather annually to dance and preen in the hopes of getting selected by a young lady to spend the night. It's one of Africa's most colorful and interesting festivals.

The African Wild Dog
The wild dog is Africa's rarest carnivore. This social creature is a rare sight on safari, but visitors to Botswana, South Africa and Zambia have a good chance of spotting a pack, in the right national parks and reserves. Find out fun facts and more information about the African Wild Dog.

Africa's Markets and Bazaars
Shopping in Africa's markets and bazaars is a great way to experience African daily life and culture. bargaining for African masks and souvenirs is often a highlight of an African vacation. The best markets in Africa include the old souks of Fez and Marrakech in morocco, Islamic Cairo in Egypt, the merkato in Addis Ababa and West Africa's Kejetia market in Kumasi, Ghana.

African Vacation Planner
Overview of what to see and do in Africa. This Africa vacation planner includes all the highlights Africa has to offer. Get tips on the best African safari destinations, the best African beaches, the best African adventures, the best cultural tours, best markets, bazaars, treks, natural wonders and more.

African Safari
A guide to the best safari options in Africa. A guide to help you decide where to go on safari in Africa and when to go. Find out how to plan a safari, see the Big 5, and the great migration. Information about safaris in Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Botswana, Zambia, Uganda and more.

Africa's Natural Wonders
A guide to the best natural wonders in Africa. A guide to help you decide where to go to see the highest waterfall, the highest mountains the densest rainforests and more in Africa. Visit Victoria Falls, the Rwenzori Mountains, The Fish River Canyon and more in Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia.

Trekking in Africa
There are many mountains in Africa and the best African treks or hikes include mount Kilimanjaro, Africa's highest peak. Mount Kenya, Simien Mountains in Ethiopia, the Drakensberg in South Africa and the Atlas mountains in Morocco all offer wonderful treks for all visitors.

Africa's Historic Sites
Africa's history dates back to the first hominids. Africa is a fascinating place to visit if you are interested in ancient civilizations. there are Greek and Roman ruins in Libya. Ancient Egyptians left behind the Pyramids and many fascinating tombs and temples. Medieval Islamic dynasties built splendid cities in morocco that are well-preserved. Other great historic sites include great Zimbabwe ruins; Lamu; Zanzibar and more.

African People & Culture - Africa Vacation Planner
Page 7. Africa is very culturally diverse and there are many cultural tours available. You can visit Bushmen in Botswana, Maasai warriors or Samburu herdsmen in Kenya and Himba in Namibia. This article helps you find the best way to experience the cultures and people of Africa.

African Adventure
Visit Africa for the ultimate adventure travel experience. The best Adventure travel in Africa includes great white shark cage diving, walking safaris, bungee jumping, mountaineering, diving, camel trekking, desert safaris, biking, overlanding and much more.

Africa's Beaches
A guide to the best beach vacations and options in Africa. A guide to help you decide where to go to the beach in Africa. Go diving and snorkeling in the Seychelles, go on a beach vacation in Tunisia, Kenya and Egypt. Find the best beaches in South Africa, on the shores of lake Malawi, Zanzibar, Ghana and Mozambique.

December Festivals and Events in Africa - African Festivals in December
December Festivals and Events in Africa. A harvest festival in Swaziland, a Saharan cultural festival in Tunisia, a Minstrel Parade in South Africa are just some of the great events going on in Africa this December.

How Many Days Should You Plan an African Safari For?
What is the ideal length of a safari in Africa? The best answer is probably one week. Find out why a week is the ideal length for a safari, and when you may want to opt for a longer or shorter trip. This would depend on several factors including popular add-ons like a Cape Town visit, or a few days on the beach.

Sex and The City 2 on Location in Morocco
The exotic locations you see in the filmSex and the City 2 (released in the US yesterday) were all shot in Morocco. The story finds the four friends,

Wildebeest and Zebra - BFF
I saw the Great Migration in progress on the central Serengeti plains a few weeks ago. It really was an awesome sight. The wildebeest in this case were

From Cape Town (South Africa) to Antarctica
I recently received an e-mail wondering whether it was possible to get to Antarctica from Cape Town. The answer is yes, indeed. Cape Town is one of the

What's the Weather Like in Africa?
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Top 10 Films Set in Africa
This list of top 10 movies about Africa reflects my personal taste and includes classics like The African Queen, and more recent movies like

Chibuku Shake-Shake
If you've traveled in southern Africa, chances are you have seen people drinking from an attractive white, blue, and red carton. You will almost certainly have

How to get to Timbuktu
About as close to the middle of nowhere as you're likely to get, Timbuktu is located in central Mali, West Africa. Several international carriers fly to Mali's

Top 10 Things To Do in Knysna, South Africa
Knysna is a little town in the heart of South Africa's Garden Route. The Garden Route lies east of Cape Town and encompasses some of South Africa's most

Should Ebola Affect Your Africa Travel Plans?
Traveling to Africa and worried about the Ebola virus? Educate yourself with the basic facts and find out why there is absolutely no reason to cancel your travel plans to Africa's most popular destinations.

Group Names for Animals You Can Spot on Safari in Africa
Group names for animals you will see on safari in Africa. Discover the poetic (rather than scientific) groups names for all your favorite safari animals: a crash of rhino, a dazzle of zebra and a tower of giraffe.

Flying to Africa with Reward Points and Miles
Tips on flying to Africa for free by using miles and/or your traveler reward points. Find out who flies direct to Africa (from the US), what airlines partner with African airlines and whether a stop over in Europe is really the best option. Despite the best attempts, using miles may not really save you the money you expect.

Fun Facts About the Giraffe
Fun Facts about the Giraffe, my favorite animals to spot on safari. Find out all about the giraffe and where you can see them while on safari in Africa.

How to Get From Masia Mara to the Serengeti
Combining a safari in Kenya and Tanzania looks easy when you are viewing a map. You would think crossing the border between the Serengeti (Tanzania) and the Mara (Kenya) would be a mere formality. However, land crossings are not simple. You can cross the border on foot, but it is easier and will save you a lot of time, if you fly. Find out all the details about crossing at Isebania, and Namanga and why tour operators don't like to book the land route.

How to Spend a Great Day in Nairobi, Kenya
Best way to spend a day in Nairobi? If you have a day in Nairobi, there are lots of great options. I've planned out an itinerary that should please most discerning travelers and tourists. Avoiding traffic is the key to success. While Nairobi doesn't have the best reputation, you'll be surprised how pleasant your day will turn out in East Africa's economic hub.

Do Travel Alerts & Warnings Affect Your Trip to Africa?
How Do Official Travel Alerts and Travel Warnings Affect Your Trip to Africa? Should you cancel a trip to Africa if an advisory is issued? Can you expect a refund if a travel warning is issued? What do you do if you are in a country that suddenly turns violent?

Shopping in Durban, South Africa - Best Markets & Shops
Shopping in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal. The best places to find souvenir shops, malls and markets in Durban, South Africa.

Table Mountain, Cape Town: Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain
Table Mountain is one of the world's greatest mountains, a true South African icon, a unique botanical environment and one of South Africa's top tourist attractions. It is also now in the running to be one of the world's new Seven Natural Wonders.

Cape Point, South Africa - Tourism Guide
South Africa's Cape Point isn't the southernmost tip of Africa or even the actual point at which the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet, but it is the point that most people associate with the end of the African continent – and it is a stunningly beautiful natural reserve rich in plants, birds and animals, all within easy daytrip distance of Cape Town.

Amboseli National Park, Kenya
A guide to Amboseli National Park, Kenya. Amboseli is one of Kenya's most popular safari destinations. The park is set in the shadows of Mount Kilimanjaro, offering incredible views (when it chooses to peak out from behind the clouds). Besides the beauty of the area, the main draw of Amboseli includes: a huge elephant population, prolific bird life, and a chance to meet and interact with the Maasai.

Cedi Bead Factory, Odumase-Krobo, Eastern Ghana
Find out how glass beads are made in Ghana. Take a tour of the Cedi bead factory in eastern Ghana and watch this age-old traditional craft. Make your own beads, find out how to take a bead tour, and where to buy glass beads in Ghana.

Drakensberg Mountains, South Africa: Best Short Hikes
Find out about the best short hikes in the Drakensberg Mountains, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. The Drakensberg Mountains offer excellent short hikes, great for families and those who want to spend a great day outdoors.

The Design and Symbolism of South Africa's Coat of Arms
South Africa's Coat of Arms, the highest visual symbol of the state, was redesigned in 2000 and is rich with symbolism, from the Khoisan motto to the secretary bird, its protective wings outstretched across the nation.

Travel Giving Tips for Visitors to Africa
Thinking of bringing gifts, donating to a school, or visiting an orphanage while traveling to Africa? Please consider this list of traveler Dos and Dont's so you can give responsibly. It's important for visitors to respect the community they are giving to and aim to give in a sustainable manner.

Do You Need a Guide when Visiting Marrakech, Morocco?
Do you need a to get an official guide when you visit Marrakech? Is it necessary to take a tour of Marrakech or is it possible to get around on your own? Find out what I recommend when you visit Marrakech. Getting lost is sometimes an advantage, but if it's your first time in Morocco, the medina may be a bit overwhelming.

South Africa’s Annual Sardine Run Migration
The Sardine Run is one of the world's great migrations - billions of fish cluster together for safety as they migrate along the South African coast chased by a feeding frenzy of predators from sharks to gannets.

The Hector Pieterson Museum of Soweto, South Africa
Description of the Hector Pieterson Museum in Soweto, South Africa, a memorial to the children who marched and died on the streets of the city in 1976-77.

Africa's 2012 London Olympics - Medal Winners and Heroes
Africa's 2012 London Olympics - Medal Winners and Heroes. Fifty-three African countries participated in the 2012 Olympic Games held in London from 27 July - 12 August. In the end, ten African countries took home medals (two for the first time). Find out how the African nations performed, the medal winners, the heroes and the heartbreaks.

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Biography
Biography of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist and former wife of Nelson Mandela.

Ramadan and Traveling to Africa
Ramadan and how it affect travel in Africa. Traveling to Morocco, Egypt, Tunisia or Zanzibar During Ramadan? Find out if Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims, will affect your travel plans. Find out where in Africa Ramadan is adhered to, if travelers are also expected to fast, if shops, banks and museums will still be open and more.

Traveling in Africa During Ramadan
Africa Travel During Ramadan. Information about traveling to Africa during Ramadan. Find out if Ramadan, the month of fasting for Muslims, will affect your travel plans. Find out where in Africa Ramadan is adhered to, if travelers are also expected to fast, if shops, banks and museums will still be open and more. Page 2.

The Comrades' Marathon - World's Biggest Ultra Marathon
A 90 km (56 mile) ultra marathon, run between Durban and Pietermaritzburg each year, the Comrades' Marathon is the oldest and biggest extreme marathon in the world, attracting some 13,000 runners a year.

Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) at the 2010 World Cup
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) 2010 World Cup. Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast) World Cup team information, matches, key players, 2010 World Cup results and more.

The Garden Route – South Africa's Glorious Garden Route
South Africa's Garden Route is a 200 km drive along the south coast, between Mossel Bay and the mouth of the Storm River through resort towns such as George, Wilderness, Knysna and Plettenberg Bay. It is considered to be one of the great coastal drives of the world.

South Africa's 2010 World Cup Team Info
South Africa 2010 World Cup. South Africa World Cup team (Bafana Bafana) information, matches, key players, 2010 World Cup results and more.

What Are the South African National Emblems?
From the flag and coat of arms to its fish and dish, this article gives you the low-down on the official emblems South Africa has chosen to represent it to the world – and why.

Isicathamiya: Zulu Music in Four-Part Harmony
Isicathamiya, a Zulu music tradition of competitive male voice choirs, takes African singing in an entirely new direction, borrowing heavily from Christian revivalism and ragtime and indulging in hotly contested all-night sing-offs, judged on snappy dressing dance moves as well as the vocals.

South African Crafts Galleries
While it is fun shopping in the markets and curio stalls, if you are looking for something special it is time to look in the craft galleries where South Africa's crafts, from pottery and basketry, beading to wirework have become true art forms. These are some of the best galleries in the country.

How to Plan Your Perfect South African Wedding
Planning your wedding in South Africa? Here's information about the legal requirements and other advice you need to plan your perfect South African wedding.

A List of the Best Hotels in South Africa
South Africa's best hotels. South Africa's top ten hotels include the ultimate luxurious safari lodges, beach hotels and mountain getaways. The best hotels in South Africa were chosen for their unique accommodation styles in beautiful settings.

Best Places to Eat Curry in Durban, South Africa
Where to Eat Curry in Durban. Find out where you can eat the best curries in Durban, South Africa. Restaurant reviews and contact information.

Algeria's 2010 World Cup
Algeria's 2010 World Cup. Algeria's World Cup team information, matches, key players, 2010 World Cup results and more.

Cameroon's 2010 World Cup, South Africa
Cameroon's 2010 World Cup. Cameroon's World Cup team information, matches, key players, 2010 World Cup results and more.

Nigeria's 2010 World Cup, South Africa
Nigeria 2010 World Cup. Nigeria World Cup team (Super Eagles) information, matches, key players, 2010 World Cup results and more.

Africa at the 2010 World Cup
African Teams Playing in the 2010 World Cup. Algeria, Ghana, Cameroon, South Africa, Ivory Coast and Nigeria made it to the 2010 World Cup taking place in South Africa. Find out who they are, key players, fixtures, results and more.

Ghana's 2010 World Cup, South Africa
Ghana's 2010 World Cup. Ghana's World Cup team information (The Black Stars), matches, key players, 2010 World Cup results and more.

Mopane Worms - Nutritious and Delicious?
Mopane worms are a nutritious food source for many rural people in southern Africa. Mopane worms are not worms, but caterpillars. I tasted one recently, find out what it was like, check out some mopane worm recipes, and learn more interesting facts about this bush food.

Republic of Djibouti Tourist and Travel Guide
Djibouti Facts and Information. Find out about Djibouti's top attractions, what to do, where to stay and much more. Djibouti is somewhat expensive for budget travelers but there are some unique sights that make a few days worthwhile.

How the Continent of Africa Got Its Name
The BBC posted a very interesting feature on

How to Understand South African Food
South Africa has a rich culinary tradition, from Africa, Europe and Asia, along with wonderful ingredients. Specialities include waterlillies, mopane worms, ostrich and slap pap.

Information About the Camel in Africa
Camels are very important in Africa. Find out how to ride camels, try camel chocolate and travel with a camel caravan in the Sahara desert.

Souvenir Shopping in Africa - About.com Travel
Tips on shopping for souvenirs in Africa which will take you to bazaars, souqs, medinas and markets. You can barter and bargain for cotton, gold, wood carvings, water-pipes, beadwork and more. Just be careful you don't buy something illegal.

Democratic Republic of Congo Facts and Information
Information on The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) including location, population, language, religion, climate and more.

South Africa's Top Attractions
Travel to South Africa and Visit These Top Attractions. Travel information about South Africa's top attractions include Cape Town, Knysna, the Drakensberg, Durban, Soweto, Kruger National Park, Hogsback, Hermanus and the Cape Winelands. Find out what to see and where to stay at each of these destinations.

Hermanus, South Africa a Top destination
Visit Hermanus, South Africa a top destination. Hermanus is one of the Best Places to Visit in South Africa. Land-based whale watching is the top attraction in Hermanus, the Southern Right Whale calls this area home. Find out where to stay and other travel information about Hermanus on the Western Cape in South Africa. Page 10.

Cape Town, South Africa a Top Destination
Cape Town, South Africa a Top Destination. Cape Town is one of the best Places to visit in South Africa. Top attractions when you travel to Cape Town include a hike up Table Mountain, sunbathing at one of Cape Town's many beaches, touring the townships and visiting Robben island. Page 2.

The Winelands, South Africa a Top Destination
The Winelands, South Africa a Top Destination. The Winelands are one of the Best Places to Visit in South Africa. Whether you enjoy drinking wine or not, the Cape Winelands are a must for anyone traveling to South Africa. The Winelands are situated east of Cape Town among beautiful mountains creating some stunning vistas. The Winelands encompass several regions each with their own wine tasting tours. Page 3.

Knysna on the Garden Route, South Africa a Top Destination
Knysna on the Garden Route, South Africa a Top Destination. Knysna is situated along the garden Route in south Africa. Knysna lies nestled in between the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean. Knysna has twice been voted South Africa‚s favorite town and is one of the best places to visit in South Africa. Page 4.

Kruger National Park, South Africa a Top Destination
Kruger National Park, South Africa a Top Destination. Kruger National Park is one of the Best Places to Visit in South Africa. Kruger is Africa's oldest established wildlife park (1898) and one of the best. Kruger boasts the highest variety of wildlife in Africa. Find out where to stay in Kruger and how to get there. Page 5.

Soweto, South Africa a Top Destination
Soweto, South Africa a Top Destination. Soweto is one of the most interesting places to visit in South Africa. Find out about tours to Soweto so you can visit one of the most important sights in South Africa. Soweto is home to over 3.5 million people and this sprawling township situated just outside of Johannesburg. Find out how to tour Soweto. Page 6.

Durban, South Africa a Top Destination
Visit Durban a top ten South Africa destination. Durban is one of the Best Places to Visit in South Africa. Find out where to surf in Durban, visit markets or explore the beaches of the Golden Mile. Page 7.

The Drakensburg Mountains, South Africa a Top Destination
Travel to South Africa and visit The Drakensburg Mountains. The Drakensburg mountains are one of South Africa's top attractions. A list of best things to see in the Drakensberg area and where to stay. Stretching for over 600 miles the Drakensberg is a mecca for hikers, climbers, horseback riders, rock climbers and more. Stunning peaks and magnificent waterfalls make the Drakensberg one of the most spectacular sights in Africa. Page 8.

Hogsback, South Africa a Top Destination
Visit Hogsback South Africa a Top Destination. Hogsback is one of the Best Places to Visit in South Africa. Find accommodation and attractions in Hogsback, an enchanted, forested area said to have inspired Tolkien's

Five Top Golf Resorts in the Western Cape – Golf Resorts in the Western Cape
Five top golf resorts in the Western Cape - where to find the best golf resorts in the Western Cape and Garden Route

Five Top Game Lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve, Kruger Park
Five top private game lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve on the edge of the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Where to Stay in Serengeti National Park
Choosing where to stay can have a huge impact on the quality of your safari in Tanzania's Serengeti National Park. Here's my list of mobile camps, permanent tented camps and lodges I recommend. Knowing where the Great Migrations will likely be at different times of the year should certainly factor in to your decision on where to stay in the Serengeti.

Souvenir Shopping in Nairobi, Kenya
Shopping in Nairobi, Kenya's capital. Find out where to get the most unique souvenirs, household goods and sculptures and jewelry for great prices. Avoid the ubiquitous hippo carvings and buy something uniquely designed by Kenyan artists.

Tips for a Successful Safari, Spotting Wildlife in Africa - Succesful Africa Safari Tips, Spotting Wildlife
Spotting wildlife while on safari in Africa. A successful safari is usually measured in the number of animals you've seen along the way. Here are some tips that will help you maximize your wildlife viewing successes. Where to look for wildlife, the best time to go on a safari, what to bring on a safari and more.

How to Make a Luxury Safari in Africa More Affordable
How to Make a Luxury Safari in Africa More Affordable. Tips on booking a luxury safari at a reasonable price without losing the benefits of expert guides, great accommodation, food and comfort.

Private Safari or a Group Safari?
What are the benefits of a private safari over a group safari with a set itinerary? Is a private safari always more expensive? Are there benefits to a group safari? Is a private safari more dangerous? These are common questions when you are considering a safari in Africa. Here are tips on the pros and cons of each safari type.

How to Spend the Perfect 10 days in South Africa
My recommendation for the perfect 10 day trip in South Africa includes 4 nights in Cape Town, with a visit to the Winelands followed by a safari in the Kruger area.

Marula Studios, Nairobi, Kenya
Marula Studios in the suburb of Karen in Nairobi is a wonderful place to buy unique gifts to bring back home. An onsite workshop allows visitors to watch artists and artisans turn recycled flip-flops and crocs into beautiful sculptures, toys, beaded curtains, Christmas decorations, photo frames and more. The studio shop is filled with unique work by other local artists and women cooperatives throughout Kenya.

Asilah, Morocco
Asilah on Morocco's Atlantic coast is a peaceful attractive town just south of Tangier. A perfect place to chill out and enjoy the medina, ramparts and wide beaches. Find out where to stay in Asilah, what to do, where to eat and more from my guide to Asilah.

Ghana Fantasy Coffins
Visiting a fantasy coffin workshop in Ghana was one of the highlights of my visit to Ghana. Funerals in Ghana celebrate the life of the deceased and the Ga people believe in ensuring that the dead make their way to the afterlife in true style. The colorful fantasy coffins have been popular since the 1950's. They reflect an aspect of the deceased person's life, from bags of flour to Bedford trucks, these coffins are marvelous works of art.

Books About Kenya
What to Read When You Travel to Kenya? Here's my recommended reading list for visitors to Kenya. There are lots of options for the

Gabon Facts and Information
Gabon Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Gabon in Central Africa. Gabon geographic facts, Gabon travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Gabon and more.

How To Survive a Long-Haul Flight to Africa
Get tips and information about avoiding jetlag, swollen feet and general malaise during and after your longhaul flight to Africa.

Prepping Greens for Twelve Dishes
Prepping Greens for Twelve Dishes. Page 4.

Blacksmith at work, Simonga Village, Livingstone, Zambia
Blacksmith at work, Simonga Village, Livingstone, Zambia. Page 5.

Buying/Selling dried fish, Livingstone market, Zambia
Buying/Selling dried fish, Livingstone market, Zambia. Page 2.

Building a home in Simonga village, Zambia
Building a home in Simonga village, Zambia. Page 6.

Buying a live chicken, can't get fresher for lunch, Zambia
Buying a live chicken, can't get fresher for lunch, Zambia

Children playing, Simonga Village, Zambia
Children playing, Simonga Village, Zambia. Page 7.

Nsima, the cornerstone of any good traditional meal in Zambia
Nsima, the cornerstone of any good traditional meal in Zambia. Page 10.

Pumpkin leaf pruning lesson, Simonga village, Zambia
Pumpkin leaf pruning lesson, Simonga village, Zambia. Page 8.

Traditional Zambian lunch, Nsima, chicken and sides, Samonga Village, Zambia
Traditional Zambian lunch, Nsima, chicken and sides, Samonga Village, Zambia. Page 12.

Traditional firewood powered kitchen, Simonga village, Zambia
Traditional firewood powered kitchen, Simonga village, Zambia. Page 9.

Best Buy Arusha Style
Best Buy Arusha Style. Africa Travel. Page 17.

Buying salt and soap to give as gifts in Simonga village, Zambia
Buying salt and soap to give as gifts in Simonga village, Zambia. Page 3.

The lunch feast served in the village headman's house, Simonga village, Zambia
The lunch feast served in the village headman's house, Simonga village, Zambia. Page 11.

Zambian Cooking Tour and Cultural Visit
Traditional market and cooking tour in Livingstone, Zambia. When you've had your fill of sunset cruises and adrenalin sports at the Victoria Falls, it's time to experience some real culture. I visited a Tokaleya village on the outskirts of Livingstone where I settled down to prepare, cook and eat a traditional meal. It was a fantastic experience and I highly recommend it.

The last dodo egg - East London Museum's last dodo egg
East London Museum in South Africa's Eastern Cape is home to a 400-year-old egg, said to be the only surviving egg of the long extinct dodo. But is it genuine. The curator wants to test the DNA.

District Six - Cape Town's District Six
Cape Town's District Six - a district destroyed by apartheid slowly comes back to life with an excellent museum and theatre as the community rebuilds.

Robert Sobukwe - A Biography
Biography of PAC President and black nationalist leader, Robert Sobukwe (1924-1978).

Why Visit Johannesburg? – Johannesburg, heartbeat of the real South Africa
Johannesburg is South Africa's largest city, but is it a den of iniquity or a vibrant modern city that is the heartbeat of the new South Africa.

Blood River – Blood River, South Africa's Boer-Zulu Wars
The massacre of Piet Retief and the Battle of Blood River destroyed trust between the Afrikaans and Zulus for 150 years. Its anniversary, on 16 December, is now the national Day of Reconciliation.

Best of Gauteng – Best of South Africa Tourism Province by Province
Geographically at the heart of South Africa, Gauteng is effectively made up of the cities of Tshwane (Pretoria), one of the South Africa's three capitals, Johannesburg, the economic engine that drives the country, and Soweto, the vast pulsating political heartbeat of the nation.

Avoid Getting HIV/AIDS While Traveling in Africa - Travel to Africa and Avoid AIDS/HIV
Tips on how to avoid getting HIV/Aids when traveling in Africa. Symptoms, prevention, prevalence and treatment. Are you at risk for catching Aids/Hiv when traveling in Africa? AIDS organisations working in Africa.

Indaba - South Africa's tourism showcase
Indaba travel show, South Africa. Every year, Durban hosts thousands of delegates to southern Africa's largest travel exhibition, Indaba, a wonderful international showcase of the best that is on offer to tourists across the region.

The Drakensberg – South Africa's Magnificent Drakensberg Mountains
South Africa's craggy Drakensberg mountains form a huge arc along the border between Lesotho and Kwazulu-Natal. They mark the southern end of the Great Rift Valley.

Sabi Sand - Sabi Sand: Kruger Park's Private Game Reserve
The Sabi Sand Reserve is a 65,000 ha game reserve bordering the Kruger Park, South Africa, made up of a patchwork of private estates. There are superb, luxury game lodges in the Sabi Sand Reserve, that offer night drives, gourmet food and expert guides.

When to Use a Tour Operator to Book a Trip to Africa
When should you book a trip to Africa with a tour operator? I've listed five factors that should determine whether you book your holiday to Africa independently, or use an Africa travel specialist. Africa's logistics, vast distances, myriad of choices and factors make it a fascinating destination to vacation in, but not the easiest to plan on your own.

The Portfolio Collection – charming small accommodation in South Africa
Description of the Portfolio Collection, a marketing organisation for charming small accommodation in South Africa covering bed & breakfasts, guesthouses, farmstays, boutique hotels, township stays, game lodges, spas, villas and self-catering cottages and apartments.

Best of the Eastern Cape – Best of South African Tourism Province by Province
Eastern Cape is one of the most fascinating of South Africa's provinces, its coast covering both the famed Garden Route and the Wild Coast, while inland there are the gentle green hills of the Settler Country round Grahamstown and the harsher semi-desert of the Karoo. It is the Xhosa homeland which gave the country many of its greatest leaders, including Nelson Mandela.

Free things to do in Cape Town – what to do for free in Cape Town
Sightseeing needn't cost a fortune. There are plenty of ways to entertain yourself in Cape Town without you spending a cent. These are just a few of the best free activities the city has to offer.

Greenmarket Square, Cape Town – Cape Town’s Greenmarket Square
Greenmarket Square is Cape Town's oldest square. Now it is the site of a thriving craft market and one of the city's favourite tourist attractions.

South Africa's Cape of Flowers – The Flowers of South Africa’s Western Cape
The Western Cape is the smallest of the world's six floral kingdoms, but contains an astonishing 8,500 species of plants, from giant hardwood trees such as coastal yellowwoods to proteas, mountain fynbos and desert-dwelling Namaqualand daisies

Township Tours in South Africa - Why Go on a Township Tour?
Article on township tours in Cape Town and Soweto and the pros and cons of why tourists should consider taking a tour.

South Africa's national anthem: South Africa's national anthem
South Africa's national anthem combines five languages, two poems, two melodies and two cultures in an extraordinary cultural blend.

Flights to South Africa - South African flights
Flight to South Africa. How to choose the best flights to get yourself to South Africa and around the country once there.

Durban Guide South Africa - Durban Surf City
Durban in Kwa-Zulu Natal Province, is one of South Africa's finest cities and a major tourist destination. This introduction to Durban will give you an idea of what to do in Durban, what the city is like and where to surf.

Where to stay in Durban
Where to stay in Durban, Durban accommodation along the Golden Mile.

Old Willow No. 7 House-boats, Vaal Dam
Renting a house boat just outside of Johannesburg might not have been on your list of places to stay, but it's a delightful option. Old Willow No. 7 charters House Boats on the Vaal Dam just an hour south of Johannesburg, South Africa's largest city.

Driving Tips in South Africa - South Africa Driving Tips
If you are planning on driving around in South Africa, you best have some knowledge of the rules of the road.

The Lion Park, Johannesburg – The Lion Park In Pictures
Johannesburg's famous Lion Park is not only one of South Africa's most famous tourist attractions but a popular film location used by everyone from National Geographic to the BBC.

The Lion Park, Johannesburg – The Lion Park In Pictures
Johannesburg's famous Lion Park is not only one of South Africa's most famous tourist attractions but a popular film location used by everyone from National Geographic to the BBC. Page 2.

The Lion Park, Johannesburg – The Lion Park In Pictures
Johannesburg's famous Lion Park is not only one of South Africa's most famous tourist attractions but a popular film location used by everyone from National Geographic to the BBC. Page 3.

The Lion Park, Johannesburg – The Lion Park In Pictures
Johannesburg's famous Lion Park is not only one of South Africa's most famous tourist attractions but a popular film location used by everyone from National Geographic to the BBC. Page 4.

The Lion Park, Johannesburg – The Lion Park In Pictures
Johannesburg's famous Lion Park is not only one of South Africa's most famous tourist attractions but a popular film location used by everyone from National Geographic to the BBC. Page 5.

The Lion Park, Johannesburg – The Lion Park In Pictures
Johannesburg's famous Lion Park is not only one of South Africa's most famous tourist attractions but a popular film location used by everyone from National Geographic to the BBC. Page 6.

Vuvuzela
Vuvuzela, the beloved trumpet of soccer fans in South Africa. Find out where to buy your vuvuzela, how to play a vuvuzela, variations of the vuvuzela, what a vuvuzela sounds like and much more.

Borg el-Arab, Beach, Alexandria, Egypt
Borg el-Arab, Beach, Alexandria, Egypt. Page 11.

Kigali Genocide Memorial Center, Rwanda
The Genocide Memorial Center, Kigali, Rwanda. A

Village Life Uganda - Images of Rural Uganda - Uganda Daily Life
Images of daily life in the villages of Uganda, East Africa. Images of rural Uganda taken by Lauren Himiak who volunteered at a school for 3 months in western Uganda. Photos of Ugandan women, men and children at work, play, collecting water, weaving baskets, and at school.

Mount Meru, Tanzania
Mount Meru Tanzania facts and information. Mount Meru trekking information, accommodation, Mount Meru hiking tips, Arusha National Park, getting there and more.

A Quiz to test Your Knowledge of Africa


Baboon mothers and babies, Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Baboon mothers and babies, Ngorongoro, Tanzania. Page 47.

Elderly male elephant, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Elderly male elephant, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 30.

Giraffe on a walking safari, Tanzania
Giraffe on a walking safari, Tanzania. Page 10.

Hadzabe cooking lunch, fresh kill, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hadzabe cooking lunch, fresh kill, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 54.

Hunting with the Hadzabe, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hunting with the Hadzabe, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 51.

Lion enjoying a scratch, Serengeti, Tanzania
Lion enjoying a scratch, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 40.

Lion watching tourists drive in a 4x4, Serengeti, Tanzania
Lion watching tourists drive in a 4x4, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 13.

Maasai guide on walking safari, Parkipuni, Northern Tanzania
Maasai guide on walking safari, Parkipuni, Northern Tanzania. Page 6.

Male Impala, Serengeti, Tanzania
Male Impala, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 29.

Migrating zebra, wildebeest and gazelle in Southern Serengeti, Tanzania
Migrating zebra, wildebeest and gazelle in Southern Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 39.

Mount Kilimanjaro from Arusha National Park, Tanzania
Mount Kilimanjaro from Arusha National Park, Tanzania. Page 42.

Mount Meru, Tanzania
Mount Meru, Tanzania. Africa Travel. Page 9.

Newborn gazelle hunkering down for safety, Serengeti, Tanzania
Newborn gazelle hunkering down for safety, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 43.

Pride of lions, Serengeti, Tanzania
Pride of lions, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 31.

Rainy roads in the Serengeti, Tanzania
Rainy roads in the Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 16.

Roasted goat, a delicious and typical Tanzanian meal
Roasted goat, a delicious and typical Tanzanian meal. Page 34.

Southern Serengeti Plains, teeming with animals in Tanzania
Southern Serengeti Plains, teeming with animals in Tanzania. Page 46.

Southern Serengeti plains, Tanzania
Southern Serengeti plains, Tanzania. Page 11.

Storks in a tree, Serengeti, Tanzania
Storks in a tree, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 44.

Taking photos while on safari in Tanzania
Taking photos while on safari in Tanzania. Page 35.

Tree-climbing lions, Southern Serengeti, Tanzania
Tree-climbing lions, Southern Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 41.

Two male lions in the Serengeti, Tanzania
Two male lions in the Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 36.

Typical road on safari in Tanzania
Typical road on safari in Tanzania. Page 33.

View from tent, Nyumu Camp, Ndutu Area, Southern Serengeti, Tanzania
View from tent, Nyumu Camp, Southern Serengeti, Ndutu Area, Tanzania. Page 5.

Walking safari camp, Northern Tanzania
Walking safari camp, Northern Tanzania. Page 38.

Young hyena, Serengeti, Tanzania
Young hyena, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 3.

Young hyena, Serengeti, Tanzania
Young hyena, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 32.

Zebra carcass from a lion kill, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Zebra carcass from a lion kill, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Page 45.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 12.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 3.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 2.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 11.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 10.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 9.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 8.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 7.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 6.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa.
Travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 4.

Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa
travel Angola. Images of Angola in Southern Africa. Page 5.

A Maasai school visit, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
A Maasai school visit, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Page 28.

Baby zebra on the side of the road, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Baby zebra on the side of the road, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 7.

Black-backed jackal, Serengeti, Tanzania
Black-backed jackal, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 8.

Buffalo grazing in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania.
Buffalo grazing in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 19.

Cheetah on a hilltop, Serengeti, Tanzania
Cheetah on a hilltop, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 37.

Elephant grazing in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Elephant grazing in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 4.

Elephant in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Elephant in the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 12.

Giraffe, Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Giraffe, Ngorongoro, Tanzania. Africa Travel. Page 18.

Grants gazelle, Serengeti, Tanzania
Grants gazelle, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 20.

Hadzabe ladies, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hadzabe ladies, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 49.

Hadzabe hunting a monkey hiding in a tree, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hadzabe hunting a monkey hiding in a tree, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 52.

Hadzabe man with baboon headdress, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hadzabe man with baboon headdress, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 50.

Hadzabe man with monkey kill, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hadzabe man with monkey kill, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 53.

Hadzabe temporary hut, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania
Hadzabe temporary hut, Lake Eyasi, Tanzania. Page 48.

Hippo mother and baby swimming, in Lake Masek, Ngorongoro, Tanzania
Hippo mother and baby swimming, in Lake Masek, Ngorongoro, Tanzania. Page 22.

Hyena hunting a gazelle, Serengeti, Tanzania
Hyena hunting a gazelle, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 23.

Impala, Serengeti, Tanzania
Impala, Serengeti, Tanzania. Africa Travel. Page 24.

Lion, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Lion, Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 25.

Lion with a short mane typical of lions you see in parts of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Lion with a short mane typical of lions you see in parts of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 2.

Maasai guide, Serengeti, Tanzania
Maasai guide, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 14.

Maasai herding their cattle in the mixed use part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Maasai herding their cattle in the mixed use part of the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Page 27.

Maasai making herb and goat soup for a walking safari camp, Tanzania
Maasai making herb and goat soup for a walking safari camp, Tanzania. Page 21.

Road out of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
Road out of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 26.

The steep sides of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
The steep sides of the Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania. Page 15.

Zebra migrating, Serengeti, Tanzania
Zebra migrating, Serengeti, Tanzania. Page 17.

Dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia
Dunes in Sossusvlei, Namibia. Africa Travel. Page 7.

Young Himba Ladies, Namibia - Himba Women Namibia - Traditional Himba
Young Himba Ladies, Namibia. Himba women in traditional dress, Namibia. The Himba live in northwest Namibia. The women wear mini-skirts made of goat skins adorned with shells and jewelry made of iron and copper. Page 9.

Woman washing pots with baby on her back, Lake Malawi, Malawi
Woman washing pots with baby on her back, Lake Malawi, Malawi. Page 52.

Image of a boy eating porridge in a village in Ghana, West Africa
Photos of Ghana, West Africa. Travel in Africa. Image of a boy eating porridge in a village in Ghana. Page 6.

Boy enjoying candy, Ghana
Photos and images of Ghana. Travel in Africa. This is a boy, enjoying a piece of candy, in our compound. Taken in Bunbonayili, Ghana, West Africa. Page 3.

Image of little girl in pink, rural Ghana, West Africa
Images of daily life in the villages of Ghana, West Africa. Image of little girl in pink, rural Ghana, West Africa. Page 8.

Collecting water in Ghana
Images and photos of Ghana. Travel in Africa. A photo of women and chidren gathering water from the dam in Bunbonayili, Ghana, West Africa. . Page 14.

A woman and her child were enjoying morning porridge. In the village of Nabila in Northern Ghana.
Images and photos of Ghana, West Africa. Travel Africa. A woman and her child were enjoying morning porridge. In the village of Nabila in Northern Ghana. Page 7.

Africa Travel
Images and Photos of Ghana, West Africa. Travel in Africa. Women doing their laundry in the dam in Bunbonayili, Ghana, West Africa. Page 4.

Image of a young Fulani girl in Bunbonayili village, Ghana, West Africa
Photos Ghana, west africa. travel africa. Image of a young Fulani girl in Bunbonayili village, Ghana, West Africa. Page 5.

Jinbong village, Northern Ghana
Image and photos of Ghana. Travel in Africa. View from a hut in Jinbong village, Northern Ghana, West Africa. Page 10.

Image of local women busy doing their laundry. This photo was taken on the border of Ghana and Togo (West Africa).
Images and photos of Ghana. Travel in Africa. This photo was taken on the border of Ghana and Togo (West Africa). The local women were busy doing their laundry. Page 16.

Lauren Mong and Peter sharing a happy moment together in Bunbonayili village, Ghana, West Africa.
Lauren Mong and Peter sharing a happy moment together in Bunbonayili village, Ghana, West Africa. Page 15.

Women cooking tizet a local dish in Ghana, West Africa
Images and photos Ghana, West Africa. travel in Africa. Women cooking tizet a local dish in Ghana, West Africa. Page 12.

A sunset over the dam in Bunbonayili village, Ghana, West Africa
Images and photos of Ghana, West Africa. travel africa. A sunset over the dam in Bunbonayili village, Ghana, West Africa. Page 17.

Sunset over a hut in Bunbonayili, Ghana, West Africa.
Images and photos Ghana. travel Africa Sunset over a hut in Bunbonayili, Ghana, West Africa. Page 9.

A boy named Peter from Bunbonayili Village, Ghana, West Africa
Images and photos from Ghana, West Africa. Travel in Africa. Travel photos. A boy named Peter from Bunbonayili Village, Ghana, West Africa. Page 2.

Bunbonayili Village Compound, Ghana, West Africa
Photos and images Ghana West Africa. Travel Africa Bunbonayili Village Compound, Ghana, West Africa. Page 13.

Children gathering water as the sun sets in Bunbonayili Village, Ghana.
Images and photos of Ghana, West Africa. Travel in Africa. Children gathering water as the sun sets in Bunbonayili Village, Ghana. Page 11.

Oldupai (Olduvai) Gorge and Archaeological Museum, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania
Oldupai (Olduvai) Gorge and Archaeological Museum, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Information about Oldupai (Olduvai) major early hominid site, museum and on going research center made famous by Lois and Mary Leakey. Guide to the museum where you can see early hominid and other animal fossils, including the Laotoli footprints.

Coca-Cola Sign, Cedi Bead Factory, Odumase-Krobo, Ghana
Coca-Cola Sign, Cedi Bead Factory, Odumase-Krobo, Ghana. Page 12.

Traditional Healer, Akosombo, Ghana
Traditional Healer, Akosombo, Ghana. Page 4.

Barbershop Sign, Elmina, Ghana
Barbershop Sign, Elmina, Ghana. Africa Travel. Page 10.

Boxer, Ussher Town area, Accra, Ghana
Many of Ghana's best boxers hail from Ussher Town, a gritty part of Accra, the capital. Page 2.

Chop bar sign, Cape Coast, Ghana
Chop bar sign, Cape Coast, Ghana. Page 9.

Finger of God nail salon, Elmina, Ghana
Finger of God nail salon, Elmina, Ghana. Page 5.

Mural for Tawala Beach Bar/Restaurant, Accra, Ghana
Mural for Tawala Beach Bar/Restaurant, Accra, Ghana. Page 8.

Painted fishing boats, Kokrobite, Ghana
Painted fishing boats, Kokrobite, Ghana. Page 3.

Peace Sign, Elmina, Ghana
Peace Sign, Elmina, Ghana. Africa Travel. Page 7.

Skin Light, Kumasi, Ghana
Skin Light, Kumasi, Ghana. Africa Travel. Page 11.

Slave River Mural, Assin Manso, Ghana
Slave River Mural, Assin Manso, Ghana. Page 6.

Lesser Flamingos
Flock of lesser flamingos, Kenya. Page 2.

Little Egret
Little Egret, Lake Naivasha, Kenya. Page 18.

Tawny Eagle
Tawny Eagle, Masai Mara, Kenya. Africa Travel. Page 19.