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Mauritius: Sony's Secret Island Paradise
Sony Stark writes about the fourth port of call on her round-the-world voyage with Semester At Sea, the Island of Mauritius.
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.
Tanzania: Adventures of a Volunteer in Bomang'ombe
Nellie Huang writes about volunteering in Tanzania, where she taught and helped to build a school in the village of Bomang'ombe.
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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.
Niger: A Visit to the Fortune Teller
Alexis Wolff describes a visit to a zima, or seer, during a semester abroad in Niger.
Ethiopia Photo Gallery by Marie Javins
photos taken during an overland trip across Ethiopia

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Gorongosa Park, Mozambique
Baboons inside Gorongosa Park, in Mozambique. photos by Rebeccah Fleming. Gorongosa Park, Mozambique At the foot of the Great Rift Valley By Rebeccah Fleming We all get lulled sometimes by our daily routines, errands, the comforts of home. Travel is a chance to shake things up – to stimulate our brain with new e ...
Top Africa Touring Picks
A guide to specialized tours in Africa on GoNOMAD, from Ballooning to train travel.
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.
South Africa's' Chacma Baboons In Danger of Extinction
South Africa: Lorna Thomas describes efforts to save the Chacma baboons of South Africa.
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.
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.'
Keeping the Faith: The Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition
The author describes the work of the Maasai Environmental Resource Coalition.
Lome, Togo, the Paris of Africa
Lome, Togo: Discovering the Paris of West Africa, its markets, nightlife and the security situation.
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.
A Lion Named Calvin Klein
A lion named Calvin Klein.
The Souk in Fez
The souk in Fez
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.
The tea man at the Hotel Minzah in Tangiers, Morocco
The tea man at the Hotel Minzah, Tangiers, Morocco
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