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7 Reasons Why Kenya Should Be On Your Travel Bucket List

Whether it’s hiking a mountain, hanging out with some of Africa’s Big Five, or wandering through the markets, Kenya has everything you need for the most adventurous trip ever. We summarised seven reasons why you should add Kenya to your travel bucket list. Nature & Wildlife Mount Kenya Often referred to as the “Place of Light”, Mount Kenya is an extinct volcano and is the second highest mountain in Africa.…

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The Mighty Mountain Gorilla From Africa

The infamous mountain gorilla, with its long hair and short arms, is one of the larger, types of gorilla out there. These powerful creatures mostly live in the forests of the Virunga mountains in central Africa and only a few of them still remain in the wild. Gorillas (also scientifically known as Gorilla Beringei Beringei) reach a standing height of 4 to 6 feet ( 1.2m – 1.8m) and weight…

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Climb the Majestic Namibian Sand Dunes

Namibia is known as the land of contrasts: blue skies, orange dunes, sapphire-blue oceans, with bright white foamy lace decorating the flayed ends of the powerful waves. One of the most beautiful countries in the world. This is where Angelina Jolie gave birth to her first born child and where the Oscar-winning Mad Max: Fury Road was shot on the Namibian Sand Dunes. Our Namibian Explorer Safari Tour (CW13) starts…

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9 Amazing Facts Regarding The Nairobi to Nairobi 14 Day Trip

1. “Hakuna Matata” as well as “Jambo” are real phrases in Africa, meaning “no worries” and “hello” in the Swahili language. 2. The beautiful country of Uganda is also known as “the Pearl of Africa”. This name was given to Uganda by Sir Winston Churchill when he visited the country may years ago. 3. The Big Five can be found in the Masai Mara National Park. The Big five consists…

Magical Mozambique

Magical Mozambique

Mozambique is a must. Below are 10 reasons why you should add Mozambique to your bucket list. The friendly locals. Wherever you travel in Mozambique, you will see bright white or toothless smiles. The friendliness of the locals is legendary and will add an awesome flavor to your stay. Mozambique is a tropic paradise. The tropical climate consists of lovely warm weather. Some random spectacular thunderstorms furthermore expose another facet…

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Balls 4 Africa

The continent of Africa has so much to offer: breathtaking sunsets, unbelievable scenery, majestic animals, many still living in their natural habitat.  Africa is home to many children with bright futures, but for many families, earning just enough to cover basic necessities like lodging and food, their finances leave little room for luxuries like toys or sport gear.  That is why Africa Travel Co, in conjunction with On The Go…

Womans Day 2017

Each year on Women’s Day we take time out of our schedules to spoil the women in our lives and appreciate everything they do for us.  In the spirit of women’s day, here are some random fun and probably true facts from “did you know” platforms all over the world… Women biologically need more sleep than men do Marie Curie was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize, but…

Legends of Africa: The Ghost and The Darkness

As part of the construction of a railway linking Uganda with the Indian Ocean, in 1898 the British started building a railway bridge over the Tsavo River in Kenya. The project was led by Lieutenant-Colonel John Henry Patterson. During the nine months of construction, two maneless male Tsavo lions, thought to be brothers and nicknamed The Ghost and The Darkness, stalked the campsite, dragging workers from their tents at night and devouring them.  These lions have inspired many…

Madela Day In Africa

“Tata Madiba was always known as a humanitarian, he fought for freedom and equality. Since his death, this country has immortalized him with a nationwide donation of time.” 18 July is a very special day in South Africa, this is when we celebrate Mandela Day.  It is not a public holiday but a celebration of the great president of South Africa.  Nelson Mandela was born on the 18th of July…

Tekkie Tax Charity

Here at Africa Travel Co we like to get involved in projects that make Africa better. Today is National Tekkie Tax day, where we support a huge fundraising campaign owned by welfare organizations, managed by welfare organizations and for the benefit of welfare organizations. More than 250 welfare organizations participate in the National Tekkie Tax campaign. The campaign supports and donates to Animal welfare agencies, Child welfare organizations, Organizations that…