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GAMBIA / 26.11.2013

In a country like The Gambia, where the average life expectancy is still below 60 years, the thought of the 94 years old wise man living the Makasutu Forest held some magic.[pullquote]In The Gambia, everyone consider the Marabout with the highest esteem[/pullquote]Everyone at the Mandina Lodge and in the surroundings talked about the Marabout -...

SOUTH AFRICA / 15.09.2013

Colorful and neat, Cape Town Waterfront was one of my favorite places in town.I liked strolling around, having a drink in one of the bars overlooking the harbour and the boats, watching and listening to the people playing music and dancing in the streets.As the light changes during the day, so do the colors of...

SOUTH AFRICA / 25.05.2013

Affectionately nicknamed 'The Jewel of the Free State', the quaint village of Clarens is set in a beautiful scenery, surrounded by mountains.Quaint and pretty, Clarens is like a breath of fresh air It took me only a few moments to understand why Clarens is so popular between people from Johannesburg and Durban as a gateway for the...

SOUTH AFRICA / 15.05.2013

When I first visited South Africa in 2011, I decided to skip Durban to spend as much time as possible in wild and remote areas of South Africa. I thought it would be another big city with no special character, not really worth stopping by.[pullquote]Durban was an unexpected and delightful discovery[/pullquote] Then came the opportunity to go...

GAMBIA / 10.05.2013

Bright colours, bustling alleys, people coming and going: Brikama market is one of the best places in The Gambia to discover the local life.The vendors arrive from the surrounding villages by mini-vans impossibly stuffed with their goods. In the narrow alleyways between the stalls, people make their way through the crowd, stopping to buy what...

SOUTH AFRICA / 26.12.2011

I couldn’t think at a journey through South Africa and a stop in Johannesburg without visiting Soweto, the largest township home of huge contrasts and the place where the battle for freedom against the Apartheid began.[caption id="attachment_6965" align="aligncenter" width="599"] We Wont Move. Protesting against the forced leaving of their homes.[/caption]Today the area around Vilakazi Street,...