Travel Africa 75 Summer 2016


Travel Africa Issue 75 – Summer 2016

  • In this issue
  • 50 Secrets about Botswana
  • Walking with camels in Kenya
  • In love with Liuwa
  • Etosha National Park
  • Diving Lake Malawi
  • All about lions
  • Lake Natron… and much more
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50 Secrets about Botswana
To celebrate the country’s 50th anniversary since independence, we asked experts for their tips and advice to help you plan an extraordinary trip

Uganda – Riding in the pearl of Africa
Laura Griffith-Jones dodges warthogs in Lake Mburu National Park on an exhilarating horseback adventure in this undervalued jewel

Kenya – In among the Samburu
The thrill of walking with camels in northern Kenya will linger forever in your heart and memory. Go before it’s too late, urges Lucia van der Post

Malawi – What lies beneath
Warm water, superb visibility and a clutch of excellent dive schools make Lake Malawi the ideal choice for a scuba holiday, says Fiona McIntosh

Ethiopia – Portraits of Addis Ababa
The capital is changing fast. We went in search of the people who are forging the city’s future

Tanzania – Sea of salt and soda
Lake Natron is one of the last truly authentic destinations on the popular northern circuit but change is nigh, warns Christopher Clark

Wildlife – Pride of place
A year after the killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, Shelley Cox outlines what his death taught us

Mozambique – The calm after the safari
Relax after a South African wildlife adventure with a few days on the Machangulo peninsula, says John Malathronas

Zambia – Anything but Plain
Sue Watt reports on Liuwa Plain National Park’s conservation success story

Namibia – A great white place
Blown away by the beauty of Etosha National Park, Rose Gamble recounts her adventures in this vast wilderness

South Africa – Blooming dales
Steve and Ann Toon follow the Northern Cape’s colour-popping wild flower route in spring

Unexplored Africa – Why Guinea-Bissau?
This diminutive West African country has much to offer, reveals Emma Thomson

Adventure – The lonely snow leopard
British explorer Ash Dykes’ recent trip to Madagascar was his first in Africa. He tells Paul Seligman about his latest escapade