Tag: Africa

people-vlog-series-covid19 Travel stories

Covid-19 travel vlogs from around the world

Since we are living in crazy, uncertain times and it is no longer allowed travelling the world because of Covid-19, we still want to dream …

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Paradisiacal Botswana embraced by hydropower

Despite the dry Kalahari desert, Botswana is one of the most fertile countries in Africa. This is mainly due to magical rivers such as the …

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Tip: 6x horseback riding and tours in special places

A little adventurer or traveler who loves a slow, intense way of traveling should definitely get on the back of a horse. The more experience, …

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Giant Lobelia’s Muhavura volcano

In the border area of Uganda near Rwanda and Congo, lies the national park Mghahinga. This park is surrounded by a layer of forest, bamboo, …

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Angola: Fico ritual of the Muila tribe

In the West-African country Angola there are still several nomadic tribes who celebrate traditional Ficos, or ceremonies. Each tribe does this in their own way. Ficos symbolize transitional rites. In some cases, such as the Mula community, there are three Fico-stages, starting from the early age of eight years.

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Donga: Traditional stick fighting of the Suri people

The Suri is a proud people who live in the southwest of Ethiopia, far away from and unaffected by modern, contemporary civilisation. They honor centuries-old traditions, such as the annual Donga. During the annual traditional stick fights, also called the Donga, the naturally peace-loving Suri men show a very competitive side to gain prestige within the tribe.

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8 x National Wildlife Parks Uganda

Samuel White Baker and his wife Florence already knew around 1860 that Uganda was not just a stopover around the rich Tanzania, Kenya and Congo. …

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The ‘Salt Kingdom’ of the Afar

The Afar people from Ethiopia live in one of the hottest areas on earth: The Danakil Depression. The temperature here can be as high as 50 degrees Celsius. Lake Asale is a huge salt pan in the Danakil and lies 115 meters below sea level.

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