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Nothing like Namib

Albert Buhr stalks unlikely love in the desert. I couldn’t say where I’d heard it, but I knew it came on good authority. We were discussing films when I told some friends at …

Thula, Thula Kuhle Drakensberg

Settings of Sheer Magnificence Some people run across the entire uKhahlamba-Drakensberg in a few days. Others prefer to hike this spectacular Drakensberg Traverse in a week. Some of us have even flown …

Searching for Norway’s Trolls

For every unusual rock face, dramatic peak or epic natural phenomenon in Norway, there’s a myth or legend that’s to blame. In fact, it would seem, as malicious as Norway’s trolls have …

I’m on a boat

Why fly into a city when you can float there? When it comes to Venice, there’s simply no better way to arrive in this intoxicating destination than on a boat. With its …

Lying low in Laikipia

For a moment it looked as if Boris was thinking of sleeping with someone else. Tugging his beaded leather collar, I patted my cosy pile of blankets. It didn’t take much persuading …

Mad over Manhattan

Americans do Christmas right – and a White Christmas in New York is the fairy-tale festive holiday. We spent a whimsical week discovering Manhattan and got exactly what we wished for. As Manhattan …

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Destination Nosy Be, Madagascar

A long, long, long time ago – before Man started interfering with our planet – an ancient continent known as Gondwana slowly, very slowly, split up. Big and little bits drifted away. …

Running out of wishes in Malawi

I forgive her lack of fetish for geography (despite being educated in Kenya) because her description is so apt. And here I am again, my powdered heart and I – this time …

Mauritius – Beyond the beach

About an hour’s drive from Long Beach Gold and Spa Resort on the Mauritian east coast, lies La Vallée de Ferney (Ferney Valley) – a beautiful 200ha sanctuary for a variety of …

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