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Road trip Morocco, part 2: Traversing the Sahara

Read part 1 of Tom’s journey to the Sahara.

“We’ve arrived, sir,” Jakani smiled as I brought the car to an undignified halt, wincing slightly as something metallic pinged from an unseen corner of the vehicle. 593 more words

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Flirty Hathor is Flirty

Hathor, the Egyptian goddess of love and beauty, casts a flirtatious glance as she strolls through the heavenly Field of Reeds. Because when my muse is otherwise on the fritz, I seem to default to portraits of beautiful Egyptian (or other African) ladies.

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UK Lifts Travel Advisory Against Tunisia

UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office has today changed its travel advice for Tunisia. It no longer advises against travel to most of the country, including Tunis and the major tourist destinations. 342 more words

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​Neo-Colonialism, the Last Stage of imperialism by Kwame Nkrumah 1956

Introduction

THE neo-colonialism of today represents imperialism in its final and perhaps its most dangerous stage. In the past it was possible to convert a country upon which a neo-colonial regime had been imposed — Egypt in the nineteenth century is an example — into a colonial territory. 3,727 more words

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Lionesses & Hyenas fight to Survive, Etosha National Park.

Image Credit: Photograph by NingYu Pao
We arrived at one of the watering holes in Etosha National Park in the late evening.
Four Lions were devouring a large kudu that they killed. 60 more words
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Adventuring in Africa

I had wanted to go to Africa ever since I can remember. I grew up listening to my Grandmother tell me stories all about living on a tobacco farm  in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) after the war- the food, the animals, the people- it all fascinated me. 1,215 more words

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Cape Town, South Africa

This week Pegman takes us to Cape Town, South Africa.

Feel free to stroll around the area using the Google street view and grab any picture you choose to include in your post. 45 more words

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