If you ever find yourself passing through Mfuwe village on your way to the famous South Luangwa National Park in Zambia, make time to stop off at Tribal Textiles and you’ll be as impressed as we were by the creativity and skills of the rural people who work at this small craft factory.
Been to the Kalahari and loved it? Or do you dream about going there for the first time and wish you had more information? Either way, enter this competition now and stand a chance of winning a free copy of my new e-book Travels in the Kalahari.
Regular readers of this blog will know by now that I like nothing more than to disappear into the wilds, to places like the Kalahari, Namibia or Botswana. When I'm not in the wilds, I love to read about it. Here are five of the books about Africa that have inspired me over the years.
When you’re looking for accommodation via the Internet, happily ensconced at home a million miles away, it’s so hard to know how to choose between the available options. And so it was when we were choosing a place to stay at Zambia’s South Luangwa National Park.
Do you miss the sounds of the African bushveld when you're away from it? Guest blogger Sarah Fox of Mahlatini Travel lives in a city miles away from Africa and she certainly misses the bushveld sounds. Here are some of her favourites.
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I'm an independent travel writer and book editor with a passion for Africa - anything from African travel, people, safari and wildlife to adventure, heritage, road-tripping and slow travel. I'm happiest in the middle of nowhere, meeting the locals, trying something new, or simply watching the grass grow.
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