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.

Local Youngsters – Luchenza

Local Youngsters – Luchenza

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Nefertari’s Temple – Abu Simbel

Nefertari’s Temple – Abu Simbel

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Buffalo – Masai Mara

Buffalo – Masai Mara

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Wall Carvings – Edfu

Wall Carvings – Edfu

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Warthog – Masai Mara

Warthog – Masai Mara

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Hieroglyphics-1 – Egypt

Hieroglyphics-1 – Egypt

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The Sphinx – Giza

The Sphinx – Giza

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The Nile at Aswan – River Nile

The Nile at Aswan – River Nile

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View of Batian Nelion and Lenana – Mount Kenya

View of Batian Nelion and Lenana – Mount Kenya

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Mountian Reflections – Mount Kenya

Mountian Reflections – Mount Kenya

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Sun Behind the Pyramid – Giza

Sun Behind the Pyramid – Giza

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Hieroglyphics-2 – Egypt

Hieroglyphics-2 – Egypt

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Chibuku: World’s Most Disgusting Beer – Luchenza

Chibuku: World’s Most Disgusting Beer – Luchenza

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An Old Temple – River Nile

An Old Temple – River Nile

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The Great Pyramid – Giza

The Great Pyramid – Giza

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Entrance to the Ruins – Gedi

Entrance to the Ruins – Gedi

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Small Hut – River Nile

Small Hut – River Nile

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Hippopotami Liwonde National Park – Machinga

Hippopotami Liwonde National Park – Machinga

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Moonrise on the Mountain – Mount Kenya

Moonrise on the Mountain – Mount Kenya

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Shores of Lake Malawi – Salima

Shores of Lake Malawi – Salima

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Wall Painting of Anubis – Luxor

Wall Painting of Anubis – Luxor

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The Forest at Mount Mulanje – Mulanje District

The Forest at Mount Mulanje – Mulanje District

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Cryosphinxes – Karnak Temple

Cryosphinxes – Karnak Temple

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Temple of Horus – Edfu

Temple of Horus – Edfu

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Hippos – Masai Mara

Hippos – Masai Mara

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Vulture Carvings – Edfu

Vulture Carvings – Edfu

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Trajan’s Kiosk – Philae Temple

Trajan’s Kiosk – Philae Temple

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Topi – Masai Mara

Topi – Masai Mara

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Very Cute Dog – Luchenza

Very Cute Dog – Luchenza

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Lake at Sunrise – Mount Kenya

Lake at Sunrise – Mount Kenya

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Face Mask at Lake Malawi – Salima

Face Mask at Lake Malawi – Salima

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Lion with a Fresh Kill – Masai Mara

Lion with a Fresh Kill – Masai Mara

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Hieroglyphics-3 – Egypt

Hieroglyphics-3 – Egypt

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Obelisk – Karnak Temple

Obelisk – Karnak Temple

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Roadside Market – Blantyre

Roadside Market – Blantyre

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Mulanje Massif in the Distance – Mulanje District

Mulanje Massif in the Distance – Mulanje District

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The Great Temple at Dawn – Abu Simbel

The Great Temple at Dawn – Abu Simbel

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Walls of the Temple of Horus – Edfu

Walls of the Temple of Horus – Edfu

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Mount Mulanje Forest – Mulanje District

Mount Mulanje Forest – Mulanje District

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Sunrise at the Campsite above the Clouds – Mount Kenya

Sunrise at the Campsite above the Clouds – Mount Kenya

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The Cairo Mosque – Cairo

The Cairo Mosque – Cairo

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Inside The Cairo Mosque – Cairo

Inside The Cairo Mosque – Cairo

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Hot Air Balloon – Karnak Temple

Hot Air Balloon – Karnak Temple

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Colossi of Memnon – Luxor

Colossi of Memnon – Luxor

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Hyena – Masai Mara

Hyena – Masai Mara

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In the Shade of the Ruins – Gedi

In the Shade of the Ruins – Gedi

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View from the Zomba Plateau – Zomba

View from the Zomba Plateau – Zomba

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Moon in Daylight – Karnak Temple

Moon in Daylight – Karnak Temple

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Pillars – Karnak Temple

Pillars – Karnak Temple

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Wooden Face Carving Lake Malawi – Salima

Wooden Face Carving Lake Malawi – Salima

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