Antananarivo – Madagascar’s Metropolis Capital

A local guide referred to the Madagascan sun as ‘eye in the sky’ which I liked. It set the tone for a day of sightseeing in the sprawling and chaotic city of Antananarivo. Having arrived into Antananarivo (Tana) at 3am,…

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Ile Sainte Marie & Ile Aux Natte Island – Madagascar

The Madagascan Island of Ile Sainte Marie is tucked away on the north-east of a country so varied with endless rolling rice paddies, national forest, dry desert and rural life that you would hardly expect to find such an idyllic…

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Kruger National Park – Virgin Africa Safari

Kruger National Park was my first safari experience. It’s something hard to explain but it unleashes a feeling so immense and as cliché as it sounds, it’s hard to put into words. South Africa’s Kruger National Park was my first…

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Botswana: The Okavango Delta

From the air, the Okavango Delta bleeds out as far as the eye can see. The snaking water tributaries have carved their way through impenetrable forest, rising during the rainy months to provide drinking holes for wildlife and withering when…

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