Category Archives: African travel

Ethiopia Through My Lens – Gondar

Located in the north-east of Ethiopia, Gondar is an interesting town with its own castle Fasilides Castle, founded by the Emperor of the same name who founded both the castle and the town. The town was founded in 1635. The castle is interesting because it is strangely European in style and there are some large grounds to roam around. It’s

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Ethiopia – Through My Lens (Part One)

Howdy all. So sorry I can’t seem to nail these things down in one post. But such is life I guess. Ethiopia, it’s pretty wonderful really. My favourite country in Africa. Today a selection of photos from the capital Addis Ababa and Lalibela, a short flight from Addis and the home to a series of incredible rock-hewn churches. Enjoy! More

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Niger – Through My Lens

Well. Here it is – my last post before I jet off to South America on Sunday morning. I’m back with another photographic journey (as far as my camera skills will let me) to the land-locked West African country of Niger. A mostly desert country, Niger is probably the most remote country I’ve ever visited. Back when I visited I

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First Taste – Douala, Cameroon

I once was planning a trip to West Africa and was telling a friend about it. He told me he really wanted to go to Cameroon, which was not one of the countries I had originally considered. This was back in the early naughties. I didn’t go until my third venture to Cameroon. I’m not really sure why I decided

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Travel Itineraries – Cameroon

Cameroon – I haven’t written about it in a while, so I thought I’d write a little about this beautiful West African nation over the next week or so. Nestled under Nigeria and above Gabon, it’s a very tropical country which doesn’t see many western tourists, but does have a lot to offer the visitor. Warning number one though –

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