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โ„น๏ธ Africa is an amazing continent to visit, the cradle of Humankind. It has a total of 54 countries with a total population of 1.1 billion people. The most spoken languages in Africa are Arabic, Somali, Berber, Amharic, Oromo, Swahili, Hausa, Igbo, Fulani and Yoruba.

๐Ÿ“ Travel articles about Africa:

Visiting the Pyramids of Giza in Cairo – Ancient Egypt

Egypt is a country that takes us back in time. One cannot mention the city of Cairo without thinking about the Nile River, the pharaohs…

Self-Drive Safaris in South Africa Parks & Game Reserves – How to Travel Independently

Do you want to make a self-drive safari in South Africa’s Parks & Game Reserves? One of my last road trips was to the southern…

Somaliland – Photos of People

People. The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have to interact…

Breathtaking landscapes of Blyde River Canyon in South Africa

The Blyde River Canyon is one of the most beautiful places I visited during my trip to South Africa. The amazing landscapes and outstanding colors…

Inspiring Erg Chebbi Dunes in Sahara Desert, south Morocco

Erg Chebbi Dunes are a stunting part of Sahara Desert, on the southeastern part of Morocco, close to the Algerian border. This incredible sea of…

Laas Geel – Incredible 9000-year-old rock paintings in Somaliland

Do you want to visit Laas Geel Rock Paintings in Somaliland? I entered Somaliland walking, coming from Ethiopia through the Wajaale border. After exploring the…

Ben Amera & Ben Aicha – Mauritania Isolated Desert Monoliths

The mighty void of Sahara Desert reveals interesting facts and fascinating legends. 4 km / 2.4 mi from a little desert village on the railway…

Nomads, Tombs and Petroglyphs – Jebel Adad in Ouarzazate, Morocco

Ouarzazate is a famous south Moroccan destination. Often called as the “The door of the desert,” Ouarzazate is the starting point for several desert tours,…

13 Days in Tunisia, North Africa – Backpacking Travel Guide

Tunisia is a fabulous destination, mixing different aspects such as the Mediterranean Sea, Arabic Andalus, Ottoman influence, Roman ruins and Sahara Desert. All this in…

Hotel in Morocco offers 3 nights FREE to Travel Bloggers

Are you a travel blogger? Are you setting up and organizing your trip to Morocco? Do you want to stay 3 nights for free on…

Magic Colors of Chefchaouen – The blue city of Morocco

Chefchaouen – the Blue City of Morocco. Somehow, this blue painted old city stands out with a peculiar charm. Chefchaouen is undoubtedly one of the…

Djemaa El-Fna Marrakesh – Insanity Beyond Expectations

Marrakesh is a fascinating city. Founded back in 1071 by the Berber Almoravid sultan Youssef Ibn Tachfine, Marrakesh has one of the most chaotic urban…

Nomads of Morocco – High Atlas Mountains nomadic life

In a far region of the High Atlas Mountains, land of the Ait Hdiddou tribes, many nomads live in the fertile valleys. Spread out in…

Nomads of Morocco – Sahara Desert nomadic life

Nomads of Morocco… Most part of the Kingdom is desert. Nomads can be found in most deserts of the world. In the Moroccan Sahara Desert…

Lake Tana, Stone Castles and Holy Wars – Ethiopia

All along the 16th and 17th centuries, the ancient region of Abyssinia was struggling to maintain its millennial-year old cultural values, protecting its religion and…

Injera – the delicious national dish of Ethiopia – East Africa

While traveling in Ethiopia I got to try their national food called injera – a type of flat bread. The main ingredient of injera is…

Moped in Sahara Desert – Moroccan Motorcycle Adventure

A few years ago – when I was living in the Sahara Desert city of Erfoud, my friend Samuel Santos from the travel blog “Dobrar…

African Bread Recipe – Democratic Republic of the Congo

I love to cook. During my travels, and every time I can, I like to jump into the kitchen and learn how to prepare a…

Doors of Marrakesh, Morocco – Voyage Through Time

I love doors. When I travel, I have particular interest in doors and windows. Doors reflect not only the personality of a city, but also…

Historical Places to visit in Ethiopia – Horn of Africa

Ethiopia is a fantastic East African destination. I had the opportunity to visit Ethiopia and explore its major historical sites. Considered as the cradle of…

Wild Beasts Encounter – Feeding Hyenas in Ethiopia

Clank! That was the sound of Africa’s second strongest bite in close contact with my ear. For a quick moment, it actually crossed my mind…

People of Morocco – Photos of Moroccan People

People of Morocco… The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have…

People of Mauritania – Photos of Mauritanian People

People. The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have to interact…

People of Gambia and Senegal – Photos of Senegambia People

People. The other side of traveling. No monuments, no museums, no gardens or palaces. To really get to know a country, you have to interact…

Cycling the Sahara Desert – Bicycle trip in Morocco

Traveling slowly, humbly and with the simple company of a bicycle can be very rewarding. A few years ago I decided on biking the Sahara…

Luxor the World’s greatest open air Museum – Egypt

Have you heard about Luxor in Egypt? No? well, how about the Colossi of Memnon? or the Hatshepsut’s Temple? not yet? how about the Karnak…

Timbuktu the Mysterious – Deep inside the Malian desert

Timbuktu is located deep inside the Malian desert. During many centuries, Timbuktu was off-limits for foreigners and non-Muslims. Its geographic location and complicated political, religion…

Best wildlife travel photos – Images of wild animals

Animals are amazing. Wild and Beautiful. Everyone loves animal photos and wildlife pictures, so on this page, I assemble a few photos of the Best…

Mind-blowing Sahara Desert Hotel – south Morocco

Sahara Desert is an amazing place. The Moroccan desert and its orange color sand dunes are one of the country’s best travel destinations. The Auberge…

South Sudan – The Ultimate Backpacking Guide to the country

South Sudan was internationally declared independent at midnight on the 9th of July 2011. At this time all South Sudanese celebrated and ended 20 years…

Somaliland, Horn of Africa – Exhaustive Travel Guide

A Travel Guide to Somaliland? Never heard about this country? Well, that’s because it doesn’t really exist. Yet… Somaliland is a self-proclaimed country that technically,…

Best Travel Experiences

There are many nice places to travel around the World. Yet, some unique experiences are kept secret and only a few people have the chance…

Ethiopia Backpackers Hotels

Budget and Backpackers Hotels in Ethiopia with step-by-step practical information, with photos, prices and contact. Cheap Hotels I stayed in Ethiopia. Hotel Mr. Martin’s Cozy…

Africa Best Destinations – Travel Guide

“Africa is an amazing continent to visit, the Cradle of Humankind. It has a total of 54 countries with a total population of 1.1 billion…

Meaning of the Flags of Africa

The flags represent the national identity of each country in Africa. Each flag color has a meaning in the history of each nation. African flags…



Visual artist shares inspiring photos and exotic travel destinations. Adventure travel blogger with ideas and narratives to motivate independent travelers and audacious backpackers. Intense journeys into more than 126 countries around Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Europe, North America, South America and Oceania since 1999. Expat in Morocco - North Africa since 2007, polyglot and proud Lonely Planet Pathfinders blogger.

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