Country Nr 38 – Namibia – dead trees, desert adventures, and an inspiring story of peace

Country 38/196: Namibia Destinations: Windhoek, Solitaire, Sesriem, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Henties Bay, Spitzkoppe There are no words to describe how much we loved Namibia. ♥ This stunning country offers everything: laid-back coastal towns, lovely beaches, immense biodiversity, super friendly people, the mind-blowing Namibian desert, tons of adventure and countless romantic sights. ♥ To experience the country in the best possible way, we suggest that you book a tour with the amazing Namibia Adventure travel agency. With them you will get to create your own tour, to visit the places you want to visit and to do it in your...

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Country Nr 37 – Gabon – rising temperatures in the capital of a forest-covered country

Country 37/196: Gabon Destination: Libreville We did a quick tour of Libreville, the capital of Gabon, which was actually no easy task, since it was 39°C, and the city turned out to be quite charming. ;) What to do and what to see in Libreville? Libreville is a modern, yet traditional African city. It offers some truly unique buildings, a lovely coastline, and amazing lush tropical nature. ;) Some of the city's top attractions include: - St Marie Cathedral - Boulevard Triomphal - Ministry of Forestry and Environment - Ministry of Mines and Petrol - The state senat - When...

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Country Nr 36 – Equatorial Guinea – top sights on Bioko Island

Country 36/196: Equatorial Guinea Destinations: Malabo, Arena Blanca Equatorial Guinea consists of an island and a mainland region. We've decided to visit the island. Bioko is a cloudy tropical volcanic island south of the equator and it's the site of the country's capital - Malabo. We loved the island's amazing lush nature, the colonial architecture, the beach parties, and the warm (actually it was hot) weather. :) ♥ What to do and what to see on Bioko Island? Bioko island offers many beautiful sites, including Pico Basilé, the tallest mountain in the country, its national park, Luba, the Malabo national park,...

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Country Nr 35 – Republic of the Congo – Brazzaville, a lovely combination of the urban, the rural, and the African

Country 35/196: Congo Destination: Brazzaville Brazzaville is a beautiful, modern, peaceful, and a rather clean city with ambitions to become an ecotourism destination. The city may be the perfect combination of the urban, the rural, and the African. We will forever remember Brazzaville as the city of beautiful sights and exceptionally friendly people. ♥ What to do and what to see in Brazzaville? Brazzaville is the capital and the largest city in the Republic of the Congo. It is located on the north side of the Congo river and it's known for its many notable attractions, including the Basilique Sainte...

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Country Nr 34 – Cameroon – a crowded African ‘mini-bus’ ride from Douala to Limbe

Country 34/196: Cameroon Destinations: Douala, Limbe We were staying in the country's largest city - Douala, but since we're kind of tired of staying in big cities, we decided to take a daily trip to Limbe - a charming coastal town with a relaxed vibe and many beautiful sights. It was a great experience! Besides, the road to Limbe is pretty adventurous in itself, especially due to the fact that there were 9 of us sharing a tiny cab (it's called a minibus, but it's really just a regular car). ;) What to do and what to see in and...

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Country Nr 33 – South Africa – a hike to Table Mountain, a visit to the penguins at Boulders Beach, and a beautiful city battling water scarcity

Country 33/196: South Africa Destination: Cape Town Fresh from Cape Town and totally in awe of the city. :) It has everything - beautiful beaches, spectacular mountains, amazing wildlife, a laid-back atmosphere, impressive architecture, and many other breathtaking sights. ;) ♥ What to do and what to see in and near Cape Town? Boulders Beach Boulders Beach is one of the most gorgeous beaches we have ever been to. Turquoise sea, spectacular rocks, white sand, AND a colony of African penguins. ♥ These beautiful but endangered animals migrated to this beach in 1982 and since then their number has grown to...

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Country Nr 32 – Kenya – epic safari adventures and conservation efforts near Nairobi

Country 32/196: Kenya Destinations: Nairobi, Amboseli national park, David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, Giraffe Centre Hey guys! We have just had the best time in Kenya! This country is paradise for animal lovers! ;) ♥ What to do and what to see near Nairobi? We went on a safari at the breathtaking Amboseli national park with Back of Africa Adventure and we had a blast! :) Amboseli national park might be the most beautiful national park in the world. It is home to hundreds of elephants, giraffes, hippos, antelopes, buffaloes, zebras, monkeys, birds, lions (which we, unfortunately, didn't get to see) and...

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Country Nr 31 – Rwanda – visiting Kigali, one of the cleanest and most peaceful cities in Africa

Country 31/196: Rwanda Destinations: Kigali We were afraid that we won't be able to see why Rwanda is called 'the land of thousand hills' if we only visit its capital, but we were wrong. Kigali is one of the most diverse, green, clean, and beautiful cities we have ever been to and it sure has a lot of hills. ;) Other attractions in Rwanda include Volcanoes National Park, home five volcanoes and a large population of mountain gorillas, Nyungwe Forest National Park, Mount Karisimbi, and Mount Bisoke. In Kigali, the Kigali Genocide Memorial, which commemorates the 1994 Rwandan genocide is...

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Country Nr 30 – Uganda – exploring Kampala and relaxing at Lake Victoria

Country 30/196: Uganda Destinations: Kampala, Entebbe Due to the extremely popular gorilla tracking tours in Uganda, its lovely capital is often overlooked, which is a shame, since Kampala offers a lot of beautiful sites, including various tombs, parks, churches, and mosques. Besides, the lovely lakeside town of Entebbe is just an hour away from the capital. It's located at the famous Lake Victoria, where one can find numerous beach restaurants, raw nature, and countless amazing sights. So, there you go, lots to do near Kampala. To unwind after a long day, make sure to stay at the wonderful Mestil Hotel. ;)...

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