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Uganda

streets of kampala in uganda

The streets of Kampala can be a tricky place to traverse on the best of days. Constant gridlocked traffic has all forms of vehicles jostling for an inch of gain. Almost out of reaction to this, low end motorbikes have become common place. A major force to be reckoned with, they flow like shoals of […]

Ethiopia

ethiopia - travel blog

Addis Ababa, the ‘new flower’ in Amharic is nestled under the sacred mountain of Entoto. Thought to be a key reason for establishing the city where it is, it is a dominant feature on the skyline. The mountain, already rising from a city of high altitude, has its summit at around 3100m, enough of an […]

Rwanda

Rwanda is known for the terrible genocide that happened there exactly 25 years ago. What amazes me every time I visit is the speed at which this small east African country has recovered. By far the cleanest and most law-abiding country I have ever visited on the continent: no wonder they call it the Switzerland […]

Namibia

church in namibia

There is nothing to prepare you for the perfect mixture of scenery, wildlife, and the sheer beauty of landscapes that await you in Namibia. It is a unique mix, combining the dryness of the Karoo and a scattering of beautiful mountains that really stand out on the largely dry and flat landscape. A photographers dream! […]

Nigeria Blog 2: Big Yellow Taxi

Not quite the picture that the Counting Crows painted in their 90’s ballad, but however ugly and battered, the big yellow taxis of Lagos are extremely eye catching and well decorated by their respective drivers in order to catch the attention of the traveller. The preferred means of transport in Lagos, these taxis dominate the […]