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Anouk Zijlma

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By Anouk Zijlma

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    • What countries does the equator run through in Africa? Created: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      The Equator in Africa. What countries does the equator run through in Africa?
    • Schistosomiasis (Bilharzia) Created: Tuesday, March 29, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Information about Schistosomiasis more commonly known as Bilharzia. A parasite common throughout Africa. The parasitic worms live in fresh water and can cause damage to the liver, intestines, lungs...
    • African Airlines Created: Tuesday, March 07, 2006 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Most people visiting Africa will fly on an African airline. Knowing what airlines fly where will help you plan your trip to Africa." itemprop="description">
    • Africa's Best Music Festivals Created: Tuesday, July 19, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      My selection of Africa's best music festivals includes the Festival au Desert in Mali, the World Sacred music festival in Fez (Morocco), Sauti za Busara Music Festival in Zanzibar and many more. Pl...
    • To Cruise or Not to Cruise the Nile in Egypt Created: Wednesday, June 06, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Find out information, tips and more about cruising the Nile in Egypt to help you decide whether you need to add it to your Egypt trip." itemprop="description"="description" Thursday, April 28, 2005 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Information for travelers to Morocco. Tips on visas, health, safety, currency, gay travel, women travel, when to go, how to get to Morocco by air, ferry and how to get around Morocco."
    • Malaria Free Safaris in Africa Created: Monday, March 31, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Malaria free safaris can be experienced in many parts of South Africa. Find out where to stay and see the" itemprop="description"> Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      African Festivals and Events in May include a fragrant Rose festival in Morocco and a hunting feast in Ghana. A battle of the bands will rock Harare at the end of May and a film festival in Uganda ...
    • Kwandwe Private Game Reserve - Review Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Kwandwe Private Game Reserve in the Eastern Cape offers an amazing malaria-free safari experience with excellent animal sightings, superb guiding, and wonderful lodging.
    • Football (soccer) in Africa Created: Tuesday, June 07, 2005 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      Football (soccer) in Africa is a passion shared among all Africans from Morocco down to South Africa. When traveling in Africa talk about African football (soccer) and you'll make instant friends. ...
    • A Travel Guide to Cairo, Egypt Created: Tuesday, March 15, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Cairo, Egypt's capital and Africa's largest city. This Cairo guide will point you to Cairo's top attractions. When you travel to Cairo don't miss the Pyramids, the Sphynx, the Egyptian Museum of An...
    • International Calling (Dialing) Codes for Africa Created: Wednesday, June 04, 2008 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      International calling or dialing codes for every country in Africa. African city codes are also included for popular African travel destinations." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Is it Safe to Visit Kenya? Created: Saturday, June 11, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Safety is a big concern for visitors to Kenya. Thousands of people enjoy going on safari in Kenya every month, but with official government travel warnings out for the country, it's difficult to kn...
    • Swahili (KiSwahili) For Travelers Created: Monday, March 26, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Swahili (Kiswahili) for travelers to Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda. Learn some basic Swahili (KiSwahili) phrases and traveling in East Africa will be even more rewarding. Greetings, numbers, animals, ...
    • Souvenir Shopping in Africa Created: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Tips on shopping for souvenirs in Africa which will take you to bazaars, souqs, medinas and markets. You can barter and bargain for cotton, gold, wood carvings, water-pipes, beadwork and more. Just...
    • Africa's Big 5 - Images, Facts and Information about the "Big Five" Created: Monday, October 25, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Introduction to the big five of Africa. What animals are included, what game parks you can see them at, photos and fun facts about the Cape buffalo, leopard, rhino, lion and elephant.
    • Vaccinations and Travel to Africa - Africa Travel Vaccination Information Created: Monday, May 15, 2006 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Vaccinations and Travel to Africa. Find out what immunizations and vaccinations you need before you travel to Africa and where to find a travel clinic to get them. Some vaccinations are recommended...
    • Nelson Mandela: A Biography Created: Friday, September 03, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Biography of Nelson Mandela, the first black, democratically elected President of South Africa." itemprop="description"> Friday, October 01, 2010 Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014
      Ten top golf resorts in South Africa that have great golf courses and accommodation for tourists on site. Find some of South Africa's best golf courses near Cape Town, the Garden Route, Wild Coast ...
    • African Greetings Created: Tuesday, May 09, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      African Greetings. Learn how to say hello in several African languages spoken in Ghana, South Africa, Kenya, Egypt, Morocco, Botswana, Malawi and more. Being able to greet someone in their own lang...
    • Tips for Taking Photos on Safari in Africa Created: Wednesday, December 08, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Tips for Taking Photos on Safari in Africa. Wondering what camera to bring or buy for a safari in Africa? here are some tips to help you record Africa's amazing flora and fauna while on safari."
    • Beers of Southern Africa Created: Monday, September 20, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Beers of Southern Africa. Information about beers of South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Angola, Malawi, Botswana, Swaziland, Angola and Lesotho. Fun facts and more about beer brewed and drunk...
    • When is the Best Time to Visit Ghana? Created: Friday, March 04, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      What's the best time to visit Ghana? If you want to enjoy Ghana's beaches, go on safari, visit Accra and Kumasi, and enjoy the castles and slave forts along the coast, then it's important to plan y...
    • Marrakech Travel Guide Created: Sunday, May 08, 2005 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Travel guide to Marrakech will give you tips on the best time to go, the top sights to see, where to stay, how to get to Marrakech and how to get around." itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Chobe National Park, Botswana Created: Monday, December 19, 2011 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      A guide to Chobe National Park, in Botswana. Find out what to see in Chobe, where to stay, how to enjoy a safari boat on the Chobe River, and much more about one of Botswana's premier wildlife park...
    • Proteas – South Africa's shape-shifting national flower Created: Wednesday, April 13, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      The King Protea reigns over a family of nearly 2,000 species of extraordinarily diverse proteas from ground-hugging shrubs to trees." itemprop="description"> Friday, October 24, 2008 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Capital Cities in Africa. A list of all of Africa's Capital Cities from Asmara to Yamoussoukro." itemprop="description"> Monday, October 22, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Train Travel in Morocco. Find out how to book your train ticket in Morocco, how long it takes to get from Casablanca to Fes or Tangier to Marrakech, how much a train ticket costs, if there's food on board and more useful Morocco train travel tips.
    • Top Destinations in Africa Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Top Destinations in Africa include the Masai Mara, Kenya; Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe; The Pyramids of Giza in Egypt; the imperial city of Marrakech in Morocco; the Virunga mountains (for goril...
    • Movies and Documentaries About Africa Created: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Best movies and documentaries about Africa. This top 10 African movie list reflects my personal taste and includes the classics like "The African Queen", and more recent movies like "Blood Diamond"...
    • Top African Safari Destinations Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Top Africa Safari Destinations includes the best wildlife parks in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, South Africa, Zambia, Botswana and Gabon.
    • Top 10 Animals to See on Safari in Africa Created: Wednesday, July 06, 2011 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Discover the top ten animals you should see when on safari in Africa. From the Big 5, to the elegant giraffe, swift cheetah, scary crocodile and rare mountain gorilla, here's a list of "must-see" a...

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