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Category: Africa

Journey into the Moroccan Sahara

A great expanse of sand covering 3.6 million miles2, the Saharan desert is to many a dreamed-of mystery, a little terrifying and awe-inspiring. I first saw it in the film […]

Postcard of the Week: Zanzibar

Back in April I spent four nights in Zanzibar, the coolest-sounding place name that I have ever heard. It’s a tropical island off the coast of Tanzania in East Africa […]

Art: Woman & Children in South Africa

        While I was in Johannesburg for One Young World we visited Soweto, a group of townships outside the city. En route we visited the Hector Pieterson Memorial […]

The Marathon Tourist

         I’ve discovered that there’s a type of person who travels around the world to voluntarily take part in 26 miles of extreme sightseeing – to run marathons. They call […]