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Sacola Traditional Dancers

Rwanda, Africa

Yesterday we split into two groups, the smaller to which I belonged crossed over into Rwanda where we overnighted in Ruhengeri. The next mourning we made our way to the Parc…

africa, kuryama, rwanda, vergunga, volcanoes national park
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Mountain Gorillas

Rwanda, Africa

Hidden high among the forested volcanoes in Volcanoes National Park, the mountain gorilla was unknown to science until 1902, when two were first encountered by a German explorer and promptly…

africa, buganda royal drum, mpambire, sikyomu drum makers, uganda
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Buganda Royal Drum

Uganda, Africa

One place in Uganda where you are guaranteed to get a drum and a good one is a small town called Mpambire which is found on your way to Bwindi…

africa, jinja, uganda
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Nile River Explorers

Uganda, Africa

Kyabirwa, situated 8 km from Jinja overlooking Lake Bujagali the Nile River Explorers Campsite is often referred to as one of Uganda’s, and even Africa’s most memorable places to stay,…

africa, kenya, nakuru
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Nakuru

Kenya, Africa

Lake Nakuru National Park was created in 1961 around Lake Nakuru. Lake Nakuru is one of the Rift Valley soda lakes at an elevation of 1,754 m above sea level….

africa, namibia, opuwo
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Ovambo women

Namibia, Africa

Stoping at Opuwo on our way south we are surrounded by a group of Ovambo girls who are intent of selling there trinkets. Similar to the Himba, without the otjize,…

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Himba

Namibia, Africa

After overnighting at Eupa we drive a few kilometers to visit a Himba village. The Himba are an ethnic group of about 30,000 to 50,000 people living in northern Namibia….

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Epupa Falls

Namibia, Africa

Epupa Falls, a series of cascades that drop a total of 60 m over a distance of about 1.5 km, reaching a maximum width of 500 m. Originating from the…

africa, namibia, outapi, owamboland
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Baobab Tree

Namibia, Africa

Driving northwards through the King Nehale Gate we stop for lunch on the road before arriving in the town of Outapi where we are going to over night at the…

africa, etosha, namibia, namutoni
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Namutoni

Namibia, Africa

Namutoni has a unique atmosphere. The fort was originally established as a control post during the mad cow disease (BSE) epidemic of 1897 in Namibia. It was built by the German Schutztruppe…

africa, etosha, namibia, okaukuejo
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Okaukuejo

Namibia, Africa

Famous for its floodlit waterhole Okaukuejo is the administrative centre for the Etosha National Park. Most visitors travel though this camp with its characteristic stone tower. The camp was formerly…

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