“Tourists don’t know where they’ve been, 
travellers don’t know where they’re going.”

Paul Theroux

Category: Africa

The Tourism Conundrum

The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands that lies 1600km off the east African coast. The central islands are Mahé where we stayed, Praslin and La Digue. The Seychelles arguably has

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Another Patch of Paradise…

So, we had changed our plans. We’d decided to join an overland trip around Rajasthan on 10th October, after the monsoons had subsided. Hopefully.  Already being in the middle of the Indian

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Ganesh Chaturthi Festival

Friday 14th September. We decided to go to the beach. Why not? We were in Mauritius, it was warm and sunny and it would be our last day in Pointe aux Canonniere

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A Patch of Paradise…

Mauritius. We arrived in the early hours, in the dark, and were met by Mr Bim, our airport pick up, to drive us across the island from the south east (where the

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Sunset on Africa

Well, we’ve come to the end of our African adventure. And an adventure it has been… How to sum it up. Looking back just over two months we landed in Victoria Falls,

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The Wine Tram

One ticket, one tram, one bus, six stops and about twenty four wines (I lost count…). So we thought, what better way to end our journey through South Africa than a visit

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Cape Town

Cape Town. Also known as the Mother City. Reasons for this are varied. One I’ve read is that back in the 1930’s a newspaper article stated that Cape Town was the only

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Save the rhino

Facts; The rhino is on the verge of extinction. On average, 3 rhinos are poached for their horn each day. There are 2 species with fewer than 80 animals left alive in

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