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Walking to the bus in Ghana. Jamie Leigh photo.

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Ethiopia Photo Gallery by Marie Javins
photos taken during an overland trip across Ethiopia
Volunteering in Zambia: 'This is the Growing'
Andréa Cabrita spends two months volunteering at a community school in Chibuluma, Zambia, where she finds bright smiles, singing and dancing in spite of widespread hardship and poverty.
Morocco's Essential Oil: Argan is the Berber's lifeblood in Agadir, Morocco
Morocco's essential oil is Argan oil, harvested from trees in Berber communities in Agadir Morocco.
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South Africa's' Chacma Baboons In Danger of Extinction
South Africa: Lorna Thomas describes efforts to save the Chacma baboons of South Africa.
South Africa: A Safari at the Sabi Sabi Game Reserve
Janis Turk shoots elephants, rhinos, lions and leopards on a photo safari at the Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge near Kruger National Park in South Africa.
Top Africa Touring Picks
A guide to specialized tours in Africa on GoNOMAD, from Ballooning to train travel.

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Running with Gazelles in Morocco
Janis Turk writes about her love affair with Morocco, a coutry which she says 'opened to me like a jack-in-the-box, popping up with surprises at every turn.'
Tunisia Photo Gallery
Striking photos of Tunisia by David Rich.
Capo Polonia, Uruguay: A Photo Gallery by Kelly Westhoff
Striking photos of Tunisia by David Rich.
The Souk in Fez
The souk in Fez
Keeping the Faith: The Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition
The author describes the work of the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition.
The tea man at the Hotel Minzah in Tangiers, Morocco
The tea man at the Hotel Minzah, Tangiers, Morocco
Tracking Elephants in Namibia
Elephants: Kristi Girdharry explains how volunteers can trade in package holidays for a chance to help people in need in drought-stricken Namibia and other countries.
Volunteering in Kenya: From the Safari to the Relief Station
The author explains how volunteers can trade in package holidays for a chance to help people in need in drought-stricken Kenya and other countries.
A tinsmith in the souk in Fez, Morocco
A tinsmith in the souk, Fez, Morocco
Zambia to Zanzibar - Page Two
Africa rail travel: Jemima Price takes the Tazara Railway from Zambia to Dar es Salaam and then a ferry to Zanzibar where she finds beautiful idyllic beaches and friendly locals.
Lome, Togo, the Paris of Africa | GoNOMAD
Lome, Togo: Discovering the Paris of West Africa - lome togo
A Lion Named Calvin Klein
A lion named Calvin Klein.
Timbuktu: The Blue Men of the Sahara
Blue Men of the Sahara: James Michael Dorsey journeys across the Sahara Desert to a village outside Timbuctou to meet the Tuareg, the 'Blue Men of the Sahara' known for their blue robes and turbans.
Volunteering in Ghana
Eben Mensah, Development Director of Save the Earth Network, describes volunteer opportunities in Ghana.

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