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Sailing to Senegal

The sailing ship, Picton Castle, anchors in Dakar in Senegal for an unforgettable experience of the bustling city.

Ascending the Aberdare

The challenge of climbing the Aberdare Mountains, which lie about three hours north-east of Nairobi and border the Great Rift Valley.

World record attempt: London to Cape Town

Heading ‘The Fast Way Down’ from London to Cape Town in an attempt to break the world record and raise money for the Pro Track Anti-Poaching Unit in South Africa.

Stranded on the Congo

The adventurous team on the Heart of Africa expedition won’t let a few setbacks deter them in their quest to get to the northern rainforests of the Republic of Congo.

Why Angolan crocodile nests are a big deal

As if a three month canoe expedition down the Okavango River system wasn’t enough, Josh Iremonger and Dan Dugmore have also discovered crocodile nests in Angola and contributed to important research on the species.

Tea with the Maasai

A family reflects on their experience with the charming and hospitable Masaai on a Kenyan safari.

5 highlights of Botswana

Sean Messham guides Africa Geographic Travel’s walking tour of Chief’s Island along with some game viewing at Botswana’s Moremi Game Reserve.

Bushwise sleep-out

Erik Brits travels to Limpopo to spend a day with the guides-in-training at the Bushwise Field Guides training facility.

Cape Agulhas to Mossel Bay

Grant Christie continues his walk around South Africa’s coastline with an intense stretch between Cape Agulhas, with one of the longest beaches in the southern hemisphere, and Mossel Bay.

Heart of the bushveld at Marakele National Park

Scott Ramsay visits Marakele National Park in the Waterberg region of South Africa. This is the heartland of the bushveld habitat, and in winter it can seem a little dreary, but in summer, the land comes alive.

Following the Zambezi through Zimbabwe

Kerryn and Jeff follow the Zambezi through Zimbabwe to Zambia. Along the way they discover that the hardest thing about travelling in Zimbabwe, is leaving Zimbabwe. Read all about their ups and downs in this blog.

Magical Mana Pools

Two Land Cruisers arrived followed by a cloud of fine-grained Africa dust. As the cruisers came to a halt doors swung open wide and an army of big smiles were ready to experience Mana Pools National Park.

Know your first aid kit in Africa

We’ll remember our first night in Etosha for a very long time, and for one very good reason: a bloody axe wound. In fact, even if we wanted to forget about it, we couldn’t. The 4-inch scar down my left forearm will see to that. It was all going so well. We were finally in […]