Issue 73 Travel Africa magazine

Issue 73

£7.00

12 Great adventures to experience in 2016
Conquer Kilimanjaro
Paddle the Zambezi
Egypt travel guide
Baboon behaviour
The best of the Kenyan coast
Bicycles, mountain gorillas… and much more

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Visit a conservancy
At Borana, in Laikipia, you can try everything from walking with rhinos to paragliding. Craig Rix reveals its offerings

Soar over the continent 
We pick six amazing photographs taken from the sky. Plus An interview with the man who flew from Norway to Cape Town in an eighty-year-old open-cockpit biplane

Go on a road trip 
We outline a big-skies and big-game self-drive itinerary from Etosha Pan National Park to the Makgadikgadi Pan

Get underwater 
The Elephant Coast, or Maputaland, is home to some of the country’s best dive spots. Laura Griffith-Jones braves the sharks and ventures below the waves

Paddle the Zambezi 
Carrie Hampton experiences moments of both fear and hilarity as she canoes this famous river, dodging hippos and passing through picturesque landscapes

Try a walking safari 
There’s no more exhilarating way to explore the bush than from ground level. Mike Dexter recounts his recent adventure in North Luangwa National Park

Explore Gorongosa 
Venturing into forgotten lands is an adventure in itself. Sue Watt returns to this war-scarred but beautiful national park and falls under its spell again

Conquer Kilimanjaro 
What greater adventure can there be than to reach the Roof of Africa? David Bristow reveals all you need to know about planning this epic climb

Travel by bicycle 
Cycling through the country’s diverse landscapes is certainly strenuous but it’s affordable and fun, says Michele Sanna

Meet a mountain gorilla
Encountering wild gorillas in the dense jungle of Volcanoes National Park is an experience like no other, says Gavin Haines. Plus Our Editor describes her first encounter with one of these great apes

Set out on a remote trek 
The wild and scenic Simien Mountains National Park is home to several endemic species, such as gelada baboons and Ethiopian wolves. Malee Oot explores it on foot

Get off the beaten track 
With a new mobile camp, great guides and prolific wildlife on unspoilt floodplains, Zakouma National Park is the safari destination to watch. By Kyle de Nobrega