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Cairo to Lagos

Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys Cairo to Lagos

View Northern Africa from the air with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Hidden Journeys The Hidden Journeys Project aims to enliven the flying experience and transform it into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments thousands of metres below by providing inspiring information to air travellers about the parts of the world […]

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Dar to Johannesburg

Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys Dar es Salaam to Johannesburg

View South-eastern Africa from the air with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Hidden Journeys  The Hidden Journeys Project aims to enliven the flying experience and transform it into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments thousands of metres below by providing inspiring information to air travellers about the parts of the world […]

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Royal Geographical Society’s Hidden Journeys London to Dar es Salaam Flight

Fly the length of Africa with the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG)’s Hidden Journeys  The Hidden Journeys Project aims to enliven the flying experience and transform it into a fascinating exploration of the people, places and environments thousands of metres below by providing inspiring information to air travellers about the parts of the world they […]

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Rourkes Drift and Isandlwana: Key sites of the Anglo Zulu War of 1879

Deep in the signature countryside of Zululand – undulating grassland punctuated by rubble crowned kopjies and shallow river valleys – lie two key sites in the mythology of the black/white struggle for Southern Africa. The Anglo/Zulu War in many respects was the beginning of the end of black independent monarchy in Southern Africa. It came […]

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A second look at South Africa Travel: A thinking person’s alternative

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 5 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaAs a travel destination South Africa has a few key advantages and disadvantages The main disadvantage the country suffers is violent crime. This is balanced out, however, by the fact that the South African travel industry is finely tuned, highly […]

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A quick look at South African music

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 6 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaThe taxonomy of the local South African music industry is divided most cleanly along the line of race South Africa’s social mindset is informed by race. While this is in fact true for all the countries of Africa that experienced […]

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The South African Festival and Music Scene

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 7 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaSplashy Fen Legend has it that two friends, Peter Ferraz and Bart Fokkens, were sitting around over a beer one evening in 1990, discussing the decline of the great music festivals of yore. Concluding that the moment had come to […]

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Experience Africa History Through Travel

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 4 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaThe brave new frontier of venture travel in the rapidly expanding heritage/history market. This is perfectly configured for the Baby Boomer age group who have the money, a wider world view than their parents and a cerebral view of travel. […]

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A Brief Look at the History and Culture of Tanzania

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in Africa

This entry is part 1 of 8 in the series Heritage & Cultural Travel in AfricaAmong African nations Tanzania has an extremely strong history and cultural heritage. It is here that evidence of the earliest human development has been found, where one of the greatest campaigns of World War I was fought, where one of […]

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