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News and tips from African continent

In our blog you can find news and curiosities about Africa, in particular we will pay attention to the countries we cross with our trip.

During the trips you can follow us day by day and find out what Africa has in store for us.

If you have any curiosity or would like information on certain topics, do not hesitate to contact us.

Cape to Cairo Stage 1-A: From Cape to Victoria Falls via Botswana

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Stage 1-A from Cape Town to Cairo: From Cape Town to Livingstone Our trans-African journey that will take us to Cairo starts from the beautiful city of Cape Town in South Africa, and during our first stop we will explore 3 different states: South Africa, Botswana and Zambia. In South Africa, after having explored the Cape Peninsula, we will go up north […]

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Cape to Cairo Stage 2: from Victoria Falls to Kilimanjaro

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Stage 2 from Cape Town to Cairo: From Livingstone to Nairobi The second leg of our journey that takes us from Cape Town to Cairo will cross four states, one more beautiful than the other and completely different from each other. We start from Zambia, the state of Victoria Falls, a wild and remote destination that offers incredible photographic safaris in an […]

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Cape to Cairo Stage 3: East Africa between safari and tribes

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Stage 3 from Cape Town to Cairo: From Nairobi to Addis Ababa The third leg of our trans-African journey from Cape Town to Cairo will take us to explore three states of East Africa: Kenya, with its savannas, safaris, Rift Valley lakes and its traditional populations, Uganda, with the primeval forests that host the great apes, and southern Ethiopia with the spectacular […]

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Cape to Cairo Stage 4: History, desert and the Red Sea

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Stage 4 from Cape Town to Cairo: From Addis Ababa to Karthoum The fourth leg of our journey from Cape Town to Cairo starts from Addis Ababa, the current capital of Ethiopia, and will take us on a journey through the history of the Horn of Africa until we reach the legendary Karthoum. Our travel itinerary will take us to explore two […]

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Cape to Cairo Stage 5: The Sahara Desert and the Pyramids

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Stage 5 from Cape Town to Cairo: From Karthoum to Cairo The last stage of the Trans-African route starts from Karthoum in Sudan and ends in the Egyptian capital the final destination of our exciting journey: Cairo. It is a path rich in history, the fascinating desert will give us ancestral stories and archaeological remains of legendary civilizations while the ancient Egyptian […]

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The battle of Kadesh: epic victory or mere propaganda?

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Ramses II, also known as Ramesses the Great, was one of the most important pharaohs in the glorious history of ancient Egypt, no one was more celebrated than Ramesses II. Ramses was a great military commander, a warrior king who waged successful struggles against Libya, Nubia and the Hittites. Numerous documents and engravings testify how Ramses regularly turned defeat into victory thanks […]

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Kudu Antelope

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The Kudu is a tall and majestic antelope, boasts beautiful spiral horns that can grow up to 180 cm and is a very widespread animal both in the reserves of Southern Africa and in those of East Africa. There are two species of Kudu the Greater Kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, and the Lesser Kudu, Tragelaphus Imberbis. Both species have spiral horns, only for […]

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Grand Egyptian Museum of Cairo

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The new museum dedicated to the archaeological wonders of ancient Egypt should finally open between April and September 2021, after years of delays and postponements, and by the time we reach Cairo we will have the pleasure of being among the first to be able to visit it. The structure of the new Great Egyptian Museum covers an area of ​​about 500,000 […]

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Lion: the undisputed king of the savannah

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The lion is the largest African carnivore and one of the largest terrestrial carnivores in general; among the big Panthera cats it is second only to the tiger; along with elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard, it is one of the so-called Big Five. It has a strong, massive body, with a powerful muscles structure especially in the male, while the female has […]

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Annual SANParks report

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SANParks is a public entity under the jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Affairs in South Africa, SANParks manages a system of 20 functional national parks in seven of the nine provinces of South Africa with a total area of just over 4 million hectares, 40,000 sqkm, comprising 67% of the protected areas under state management. The SANParks of today is recognised […]

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