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The Anticipation of A Journey

USA | Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By audreyjeane | Views [62]

There is much to be done!

Tags: africa, pre-trip

Photos: Egypt: The White Desert: Let it Snow!

EGYPT | Tue, 31 Dec 2013 | By home_sweet_holmes | Photo Gallery

Expedition across a snow-covered Sahara
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Tags: africa, cairo, camping, desert, egypt, expedition, hiking, pyramids, trekking, white

Travel Namibia - Sandboarding in Swakopmund

NAMIBIA | Thu, 10 Oct 2013 | By extraordinaryexperiences | Views [3339] | Video

The Challenge They say that you should do one thing each day that scares you. I couldn’t agree more. Or as I like to say, if not scares you, challenges you. I love putting myself out of my comfort zone. Often. I find that each time I do, ... Read more >

Tags: action, adventure, africa, crash, fun, namibia, sandboarding, sports, swakopmund, travel

Land of a Thousand Hills - Kigali to the Virunga Mountains

RWANDA | Mon, 7 Oct 2013 | By yvonnebooth | Views [470] | Video

As the plane descended into Kigali I expected the black night to be lit up by a soft orange haze, a mix of dust and exhaust fumes illuminated by street light pollution just like I've seen in most developing country cities that I've visited. I expected ... Read more >

Tags: africa, community, conservation, forest, golden monkey, gorilla, lodge, volcano

Becoming Himba: From Traveller to Tribal Woman

NAMIBIA | Mon, 30 Sep 2013 | By extraordinaryexperiences | Views [5645] | Comments [2] | Video

Earlier this year, Sussan Mourad travelled to Namibia with the World Nomads film crew to explore Namibia. This is her story... My experience of meeting the beautiful people of the nomadic Namibian Himba Tribe definitely was one of the most extraordinary, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, beauty, culture, dancing, just go, namibia, transformation, travel, tribes

A mountain in the sky

TANZANIA | Sun, 29 Sep 2013 | By izzyabraham | Views [76]

I'm used to looking up at mountains, wondering if I'll ever feel energetic enough to climb them. However in a dull afternoon, I unexpectedly found myself at the top of one without any effort. And the highest mountain in Africa, no less. The flight ... Read more >

Tags: africa, flight, mount kilimanjaro, mountain, plane, tanzania

A welcomed guest

USA | Fri, 13 Sep 2013 | By honeyknuckles | Views [260] | Comments [7]

    I’m enjoying my first ever sugar cane, straight from the cane. It was a gift from Frank’s uncle who I met in Urru village where his bibi (grandma) lives. He chopped it down for us as we made our way out of the trees to ... Read more >

Tags: africa, children, education, nonprofit

Flirting with the wrong girl - An African librarian in India

INDIA | Sat, 7 Sep 2013 | By ladyc | Views [188]

“But you said.....?” Three little words that have never been uttered to me in India In India talk is light, colourful and frivolous , like cappuccino froth, party balloons and washing up bubbles. Chatter is jovial, a pastime and a sport, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, culture, delhi, flirting, india, somaliland, tradition, women

Nairobi & a Naked Chinese Man

AUSTRALIA | Sun, 25 Aug 2013 | By grahammac | Views [339] | Comments [1]

Sunday 25th August Dubai/ Nairobi I had a 5 hour wait in Dubai Airport. For those of you who have never transitted through Dubai, it is a seething mass of humanity.  Despite their new 3rd terminal there is a huge number of people and a bit of ... Read more >

Tags: africa, airport, dubai, harare, nairobi, visa

August 12

SOUTH AFRICA | Mon, 12 Aug 2013 | By joytranae | Views [148] | Comments [1]

  I'm experiencing so much that journaling once a week isn't possible, so I'll be posting 3 times a week.    This past weekend was great. Here they celebrate Women's Day (which I love) so all of the schools were closed on Friday.... Read more >

Tags: africa, children, mandela, robben island, school, south africa, sunrise, tour

Week One

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 8 Aug 2013 | By joytranae | Views [188] | Comments [2]

This trip has been amazing so far. I'm volunteering with an organization called Dreams to Reality. The organization benefits children and families who live in the local townships. The township is a very poor area that consists of shanties. Shanties ... Read more >

Tags: africa, capetown, cold, muizenberg, rain, south africa, teach, volunteer, wet, winter

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

UGANDA | Fri, 5 Jul 2013 | By although_poverty | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

My name is Sarit saliman, i'm from Israel, I really love to travel the world, almost every year I'm going to photographs in other countries, I traveled to Africa Uganda, Cappadocia Turkey, Romania, Georgia, Greece. I enjoy the colors and smells, to know ... Read more >
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Tags: africa, child, children, joy, nature, photography, poverty, third world, traveling, trip visit

Namibia

NAMIBIA | Tue, 2 Jul 2013 | By subranu | Views [72]

How can one visit a place in Africa and  not  love it? It is highly impossible and even if it is, I would probably assume that that one person is insane.   My visit to Namibia was a short one, literally. I was there for 4 days, but ... Read more >

Tags: africa, beach, namibia, photography, sea, swakopmund, tourism, travel, walvis bay, windhoek

Photos: My Scholarship entry - The Beauties of the Third World

MALAWI | Sat, 29 Jun 2013 | By sabahsjourney | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I study BA Media Communication at London University of the Arts. I have a strong bond with photography. Whenever I decide to capture something, I strongly believe that the focus is BEAUTIFUL. Although I'm not a professional, this belief has gained me ... Read more >
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Tags: adventure, africa, children, communities, culture, excitement, malawi, people, third-world, world

Photos: I had a farm in Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 27 Jun 2013 | By vvone | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I'm Eve, from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since I can remember, I always fantasize to capture moments with just the blink of my eyes. With the passing of the years, I learned to do this with a camera, and then... never stop. This scholarship puts together ... Read more >
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Tags: africa, afro, corn, dog, farm, karen blixen, mpumalanga, scholarship, southafrica, wild

First Week in Senegal

SENEGAL | Sun, 26 May 2013 | By studiozanzibar | Views [160]

   My 8th day in Senegal. I intended to post something sooner but it's taken a week for me to begin to process the sensory overload that is Africa.  It throws us toubabs off balance.  The smells,  blazing sun,  dust, garbage, ... Read more >

Tags: africa, artist in residence, dakar, fishing, senegal, st. louis, waaw

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

GUINEA | Fri, 24 May 2013 | By justice1111 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Before leaving on my African overland adventure, I bought a recommended SLR camera. It served me very well for what I knew about photography at that time. I took many photos and most of them are good. Some of them are very good. A few are very, very ... Read more >
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Tags: africa, afrika, cote divoire, guinea, man, overlanding, stilt dancing

"Like a Human"

RUSSIAN FEDERATION | Fri, 29 Mar 2013 | By r8chel | Views [53]

I’ve been to Hostel “Africa”. In this particular area there is something like three or four buildings of students, and in each usually a floor of foreigners who are generally all coloured. The foreigners and Russians don’t mix ... Read more >

Tags: africa, austrian, chinese, racism, russia

Cats And Gates: First Impressions of the Dark Continent

MOROCCO | Sat, 23 Feb 2013 | By happy2bhomeless | Views [226]

There are two things I remember about my visit last year to the little fishing port of Cassis in Southern France.  The first, is the beauty, peace, quiet, and warmth of the December sun.  Is that more than one thing, already ?  As they ... Read more >

Tags: africa, arabic, cats, gates, guide, morocco, tanger, tangiers

My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

USA | Sun, 13 Jan 2013 | By ku-potea | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I have always been interested in the moment of the encounter. At the age of ten, I began taking improvisation and theatre games at the Piven Theatre Workshop. It was there I learned to act upon impulse, take risks, to find my commitment to the moment.... Read more >
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Tags: africa, catherine, clean, lynch, travel, water

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