Africa’s magnificent mountains: 7 amazing climbs –

Yes, safaris are great and the beaches are diverse and dramatic. But an Africa getaway doesn’t just have to be about 4X4 game drives or lazy strolls on cotton-soft sands by crystal blue waters. If you’re looking to soak up the continent’s breathtaking scenery, and have an eye for adventure, then there’s only one place … Continued


With effect from Friday July 12th 2013, Air Zimbabwe will recommence the Johannesburg/ Victoria Falls Route. This follows the resumption of Vic Falls/Harare and Harare/Joburg flights which have been operating successfully for several months. From launch date till September 30th 2013, travellers will enjoy a special introductory price of $275 return and $150 one way. … Continued

Atlas,… the Haute Atlas (and other mountains yet to climb)

Since the last entry, we have traveled from Chefchuan to Morocco’s capital city, Rabat where we had to get visas for Mali and Mauritania. Some of the group went off on a side trip to see the city made famous by the Bogart film Casablanca. Visas obtained, we drove off and explored the grounds of … Continued