Category Archives: Overlanding Africa

5 cultural tours in Senegal

A francophone country, tourists have been attracted to Senegal ever since the first Club Med resort was set up here in the 1970s. In particular drawn by the beautiful beaches and luxury beach resorts, there’s a lot more to Senegal … Continue reading

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Camping Jargon and Terminology

If you are new to the world of camping it can be easy to get confused with some of the jargon and terminology that you are hearing. Don’t be put off by what sounds like a complex hobby, learn more … Continue reading

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Open your mind and activate your body

For those who enjoy adventure sports and outdoor pursuits, travelling often comes as second nature. Dedicated adrenaline junkies will travel the globe in search of the best surfing, the best climb or the best trek. By doing a little careful … Continue reading

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African Trails Trans Asia Overland- Istanbul to Beijing

Hi and welcome to Af Trails! Meet Rosie (the world’s most awesome overland truck), and Suse the world’s most awesome driver (the pax made me write that)! All aboard, lock and load! Week 1- Battles, Byzantium, bushcamps, baths, boat trips, … Continue reading

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A Trans Asia blog – part deux

Leaving behind our beach camp and the crystal clear waters of Oludeniz, we headed up over the mountains and to the 300m deep and 18km long Saklikent (or “hidden city” in Turkish) gorge. Being early spring the river running through … Continue reading

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Tourist Highlights When Visiting Mauritania, Africa

Located in West African, Mauritania might be more famous for the military coup of 2005 than as a tourist destination but that doesn’t mean that this beautiful country is not worthy as a top tourist destination. Featuring unspoilt dunes, wild … Continue reading

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African dust storms in our air | e! Science News

African dust storms in our air | e! Science News. You might find it hard to believe that dust clouds from the African Sahara can travel thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean, but it does every year and in … Continue reading

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allAfrica.com: Rwanda: Tripartite Ministers Endorse Single Tourist Visa, Travel By Identity Card Page 1 of 2

allAfrica.com: Rwanda: Tripartite Ministers Endorse Single Tourist Visa, Travel By Identity Card Page 1 of 2. Ministers from Uganda, Kenya and Rwanda have approved the use of national identity cards as travel documents and the issuance of a single tourist … Continue reading

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Progress in visa negotiations with UK – Travel News | IOL Travel | IOL.co.za

Durban – South Africans will still be required to get visas before visiting the UK for now, but progress is being made in negotiations between the two governments to lift the visa requirement, says the British Foreign Secretary, William Hague. … Continue reading

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Zambia wins UNWTO award | Times of Zambia

Zambia wins UNWTO award | Times of Zambia. ZAMBIA has been declared winner of the African nomination of the 2013 United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) Vettor Giusti tourism poster competition.

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