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Zebras and rainbow in Loisaba Conservancy, Kenya

Loisaba Conservancy, Kenya

Zebras with the rainbow in the background taken in Loisaba, a 56,000 acre wildlife conservancy in Kenya.
Freetown street

Travel Guide: 24 hours in Freetown, Sierra Leone

Go beyond news headlines and you’ll find Sierra Leone is a nation of staggering natural beauty, intriguing history and heartfelt vibrancy says Ian Packham.
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Hey President Trump – It’s Namibia not Nambia

And, just for the record, here are six other things you probably don't know about this southern African country.
Kasbah du Toubkal - hotel accommodation in the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco

Kasbah du Toubkal – hotel accommodation in Morocco

Kasbah du Toubkal is the number one property of choice for comfortable hotel accommodation in the village of Imlil and the High Atlas Mountains of Morocco.
Tsingy of Bemaraha (Madagascar)

Tsingy of Bemaraha National Park (Madagascar)

The Bemaraha nature reserve comprises karstic landscapes and deeply cut limestone uplands – with its impressive tsingy or ‘forest’ of limestone needles.
Elephants in the Okavango Delta (Botswana)

Elephants in the Okavango Delta (Botswana)

The Okavango Delta is home to some of the most endangered species of large mammal, such as the cheetah, rhinoceros, African wild dog and lion.
The Church of St. George in Lalibela (Ethiopia)

The Church of St. George in Lalibela (Ethiopia)

The eleven medieval monolithic cave churches of this 13th-century ‘New Jerusalem’ are situated in a mountainous region in the heart of Ethiopia.
Flamingos on Lake Nakuru (Kenya)

Flamingos on Lake Nakuru (Kenya)

The Kenya Lake System is home to 13 globally threatened bird species and some of the highest bird diversities in the world.
Sunset at Allée des Baobabs

Sunset at the Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar

Baobab trees, up to 800 years old, known locally as "mother of the forest", are a legacy of the dense tropical forests that once thrived on Madagascar.
Tribe woman in Toliara, Madagascar

Tribe woman in Toliara, Madagascar

Photo of a tribe woman in Toliara (Madagascar) as she was returning home in the last hour of light just before the night falls.

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