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A Moroccan Welcome in Africa - Allenhall.ca

MOROCCO | Sat, 15 Sep 2018 | By allenhall | Views [254]

Blood sprays a vibrant red sheet painting the concrete. I stand in the unfinished beach house in Morocco which belongs to the father my close friend Reda. Reda braces the lamb as father and son perform the traditional sacrifice.  The knife is sharp ... Read more >

Tags: africa, holiday


ETHIOPIA | Fri, 13 Oct 2017 | By manuel | Views [504]

Mi llegada a Etiopía se asemejaba bastante a lo que me había imaginado en Madrid. Además del retraso del vuelo desde Dubai, se añade la espera para obtener el visado, que si eres español es tan fácil como pagar ... Read more >

Tags: addis ababa, africa, etiopía, fin de año, viaje

Shark Cage Diving

SOUTH AFRICA | Thu, 27 Jul 2017 | By bombardo-family | Views [545]

Shark Diving!     Our first attempt at shark diving was niched by the weather.   After some rearranging, we get it rescheduled for 3 days later.  It is with a different company and in a different bay.  We are ... Read more >

Tags: africa, cage diving, mossed bay, shark diving, western cape

Journey to Zimbabwe

USA | Mon, 13 Mar 2017 | By bryantabbott | Views [539]

In less than three months, I embark on an epic two-week journey that will take me to the land of Zimbabwe.  I have paid my deposits, am in the process of paying for my trip, booking my flight, and purchasing travel insurance.  Things are in ... Read more >

Tags: adventure, africa, blog, health, journey, lions, motivation, solotravel, volunteering, zimbabwe

Cultural experiences day 1

GHANA | Tue, 20 Dec 2016 | By hannaontherun | Views [366]

It's  7.45pm  and after I have written this and hopefully been to publish it as well I will go and sleep 😴    Our outing started with changing money and that was Nice since we now feel really rich. 😅 100 GHS is around ... Read more >

Tags: africa, cultural, dancing beach, drums

First impression of Ghana

GHANA | Tue, 20 Dec 2016 | By hannaontherun | Views [404]

When I got to the gate for my flight to Accra I felt like an outsider for the first time in a long time. It was a weird feeling and to be honest I had some doubts, was this such a good decision?! But by the time I reached my seat in the plane all that ... Read more >

Tags: africa, ghana

It's time for Africa!

FINLAND | Sun, 18 Dec 2016 | By hannaontherun | Views [379]

It is finally time to make a dream come true! Ever since my last visit to Africa I made a promise to myself to come back and give back! So here I am, a student from Finland at the AirPort on my way to Africa! I am spending this years holiday in Africa ... Read more >

Tags: africa, volunteering

The Spoils of Tabaski on Shell island

USA | Mon, 11 Jul 2016 | By jcaro | Views [422]

In a fit of restless ambition we made our way from Dakar to a small fishing village in the south of Senegal. We arrived early in the morning and before finding a place to stay on the mainland of Joal we decided to take the stroll over the narrow wooden ... Read more >

Tags: africa, celebration, dakar, family, festival, goat, joal, joal-fadiouth, mutton, tabaski

How to visit The Virunga National Park DRC

IRELAND | Sat, 9 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Views [909]

This is a how to guide to visiting the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic Of Congo, for a detailed story of my experience please click on the following link https://journals.worldnomads.com/riverstrails/story/141689/Congo-(Kinshasa)/Kigali-... Read more >

Tags: africa, congo, gorilla, rwanda, trekking, virunga

Kigali to Virunga National Park, DRC in 3 Days

CONGO (KINSHASA) | Fri, 8 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Views [1068]

It was an early start at the Discover Rwanda Youth Hostel in Rwandas Capital of Kigali.After a breakfast of bread and potatoes and the nations finest Tea we jumped on a motorbike taxi to take us to Kigalis Central Bus Station. The station was alive with ... Read more >

Tags: africa, congo, gorilla, lava, mountain, trekking, volcano

Photos: Africa

CONGO (KINSHASA) | Wed, 6 Jul 2016 | By riverstrails | Photo Gallery

A 3 month trip through Africa
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Tags: africa, gorilla, trekking, virunga

Welcome to Marrakech, the Red City of European, African and Arabic Roots

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Tue, 21 Jun 2016 | By zeetravels | Views [442]

If you put aside the throngs of tourists with their selfie sticks in the old district of Marrakech, you could be forgiven for thinking that you’ve travelled back in time. Old men in their traditional garbs, women sporting Berber-inspired jewellery ... Read more >

Tags: africa, holiday, markets, marrakech, morocco, riad, shopping

4 dicembre 2013: in viaggio con Emma, emozioni e paranoie di una madre...

UGANDA | Wed, 24 Jun 2015 | By mwendemma | Views [459]

Ricordo un giorno di novembre in cui, rientrando in casa con Emma ho pensato...anzi, non era solo un pensiero, era un forte istinto, un suggerimento ad alta voce della mia mente, un bisogno corporeo, dell'anima...ho  pensato  che avrei voluto ... Read more >

Tags: africa, cuamm, uganda

Photos: Mamma Africa

SOUTH AFRICA | Wed, 27 May 2015 | By cayly | Photo Gallery

My home, South Africa
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Tags: africa, cape town, frranschoek, paarl, south africa, stellenbosch, the eastern cape


USA | Sat, 16 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [405]

Yesterday we headed up to our local AAA office to take care of vehicle registration before we take off.  The two other reasons we went there was to get a set of passport photos taken for each of us for any visa needs we might encounter, and to get ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing, wwoof

A Mild and Well Managed Freak Out

USA | Thu, 14 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [409]

So we had an interesting moment the other morning when our geriatric lab ate the fourth (out of four) Typhoid pill that our daughter dropped onto the floor in the kitchen during breakfast.  As soon as it hit the floor so many new problems and stressors ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing, wwoof

Getting Closer

USA | Mon, 11 May 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [372]

We're flying out in 10 days.  We're no more prepared than we were at my last post.  We've made another REI run but only for things we had to purchase anyway like shoes for the kids.  I sent a followup email to the only WWOOF that we have ... Read more >

Tags: africa, books, family, kids, malaria, packing

The other night we sat around reading

USA | Thu, 9 Apr 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [394]

The other night we sat around reading the Lonely Planet 'East Africa' travel book trying to decide what things we don't want to miss.  The list (for me) is quite long actually.  Because we are tent camping for a lot of the trip it only seems ... Read more >

Tags: africa, hostels, parks, wwoof


USA | Tue, 7 Apr 2015 | By less_is_more | Views [357]

Dated:7 April 2015 (from blogger) I am definitely feeling whelmed by the planning involved for our 7-½ week Africa trip.  This is ridiculous to say  because we haven't planned anything.  It's not just that we haven't planned ... Read more >

Tags: africa, family, kids, malaria, packing

Photos: Daily life of local communities in oil&gas in African regions

ITALY | Sat, 22 Nov 2014 | By nicolasacco | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I am a 33 years old photographer who focused on daily life in Africa countries impacted by oil&gas industries. I did this since I discovered Africa during my work: I am economist dealing with local development programs in the countries where energy companies ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014, africa, daily life, nicolasacco.com, travel photography scholarship, witness journal, wj

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