Africa

It is hard to speak of Africa and avoid clichés. Dangerous (in some places), ancient (the birthplace of mankind) and just awesome in terms of landscape, wildlife and people. From the little I have seen of this immense and misunderstood continent, it is truly fascinating. I’ve been to Kenya and Malawi in the more central regions, and Egypt and Tunisia in the north. The classic African safari experience is a must, and Kenya’s Masai Mara is one place that does not disappoint for that. In addition the coast offers great swimming, fishing and chilled out-ness. Malawi is desperately poor and it shows almost everywhere, but the people are beautiful and there are great spots to be found. Egypt should need no introduction, and Tunisia (photos coming soon) is a lovely country to travel around by bus and train, with history spots galore, The Sahara and a great fusion of Mediterranean & Arabic cuisine. If going to anywhere in Africa check up on vaccinations and areas of civil unrest. There are some particularly nasty diseases in some places, and political situations can change quickly and you need to be informed of any potentially unsafe areas. Get proper travel insurance, don’t take anything valuable and travel light. See the individual pages for more details on each specific country.

The Great Temple at Dawn – Abu Simbel

The Great Temple at Dawn – Abu Simbel

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Wall Carvings – Karnak Temple

Wall Carvings – Karnak Temple

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An Egg Truck – Lilongwe

An Egg Truck – Lilongwe

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Baskets and Wicker on Sale – Mangochi

Baskets and Wicker on Sale – Mangochi

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A Shopping Centre and Night Club – Blantyre

A Shopping Centre and Night Club – Blantyre

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Dried up Wildebeest Carcass – Masai Mara

Dried up Wildebeest Carcass – Masai Mara

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Moon in Daylight – Karnak Temple

Moon in Daylight – Karnak Temple

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The Forest at Mount Mulanje – Mulanje District

The Forest at Mount Mulanje – Mulanje District

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Vultures – Masai Mara

Vultures – Masai Mara

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Mulanje Massif in the Distance – Mulanje District

Mulanje Massif in the Distance – Mulanje District

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Mount Mulanje – Mulanje District

Mount Mulanje – Mulanje District

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Nefertari’s Temple – Abu Simbel

Nefertari’s Temple – Abu Simbel

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Giraffe – Masai Mara

Giraffe – Masai Mara

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Lion Cub – Masai Mara

Lion Cub – Masai Mara

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Chibuku: World’s Most Disgusting Beer – Luchenza

Chibuku: World’s Most Disgusting Beer – Luchenza

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Cryosphinxes – Karnak Temple

Cryosphinxes – Karnak Temple

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An Old Temple – River Nile

An Old Temple – River Nile

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Temple of Horus – Edfu

Temple of Horus – Edfu

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Colossi of Memnon – Luxor

Colossi of Memnon – Luxor

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Inside the Ruins – Gedi

Inside the Ruins – Gedi

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Mountian Reflections – Mount Kenya

Mountian Reflections – Mount Kenya

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Moonrise on the Mountain – Mount Kenya

Moonrise on the Mountain – Mount Kenya

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Warthog – Masai Mara

Warthog – Masai Mara

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A Standoff with Warthogs – Masai Mara

A Standoff with Warthogs – Masai Mara

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Carving of Horus – Edfu

Carving of Horus – Edfu

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Face Mask at Lake Malawi – Salima

Face Mask at Lake Malawi – Salima

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Around the Ruins – Gedi

Around the Ruins – Gedi

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Wall Painting of Anubis – Luxor

Wall Painting of Anubis – Luxor

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Vulture Carvings – Edfu

Vulture Carvings – Edfu

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Children Carrying Water – Lilongwe

Children Carrying Water – Lilongwe

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Children on the Shores of Lake Malawi – Salima

Children on the Shores of Lake Malawi – Salima

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Entrance to the Ruins – Gedi

Entrance to the Ruins – Gedi

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Buffalo – Masai Mara

Buffalo – Masai Mara

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Inside The Cairo Mosque – Cairo

Inside The Cairo Mosque – Cairo

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Hyrax – Mount Kenya

Hyrax – Mount Kenya

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Hot Air Balloon – Karnak Temple

Hot Air Balloon – Karnak Temple

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Mount Mulanje Forest – Mulanje District

Mount Mulanje Forest – Mulanje District

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View of Batian Nelion and Lenana – Mount Kenya

View of Batian Nelion and Lenana – Mount Kenya

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Hieroglyphics-1 – Egypt

Hieroglyphics-1 – Egypt

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Rhinoceros – Masai Mara

Rhinoceros – Masai Mara

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Mud Huts – Mangochi

Mud Huts – Mangochi

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Obelisk – Karnak Temple

Obelisk – Karnak Temple

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A Large Hippo Liwonde National Park – Machinga

A Large Hippo Liwonde National Park – Machinga

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Vultures – Egypt

Vultures – Egypt

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Statue of a Pharaoh – Karnak Temple

Statue of a Pharaoh – Karnak Temple

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Wooden Face Carving Lake Malawi – Salima

Wooden Face Carving Lake Malawi – Salima

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The Great Pyramid – Giza

The Great Pyramid – Giza

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Hieroglyphics-2 – Egypt

Hieroglyphics-2 – Egypt

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Hyena – Masai Mara

Hyena – Masai Mara

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Ramesses II  – Abu Simbel

Ramesses II – Abu Simbel

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