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Africa

See it all: Tsitsikamma, an adventure playground.

South Africa

Cape Town Garden Route: Take the low road

Steve McKenna Travel the Garden Route from Cape Town for some spectacular sights, writes Steve McKenna.

South Africa

South Africa Safari: Every step you take

Brian Johnston 'Why worry about lions? Giraffes have a kung-fu kick that can take your head off'.

South Africa

South Africa road trip: uneasy rider

Clarence Drive

Rob McFarland A coastal trike tour raises eyebrows and offers great sights, writes Rob McFarland.

South Africa

Hippos on parade

Andrew Bain Andrew Bain comes face-to-face with locals in and around St Lucia.

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Photo galleries

Photos

Six of the best: desert camps

Amangiri, Utah desert camp

From Namibia to Mongolia to Chile, Ute Junker discovers six of the best desert camps around the world.

Photos

Extreme kayaking on the Nile

Kayaker at Hairy Lemon Island, Uganda.

Each winter dozens of freestyle kayakers descend on a tiny palm-fringed islandon the Nile in Uganda to try out their skills on a single wave, called the Nile Special, or, simply, the Wave.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Embassy may hold key to keeping vehicle safe

Tripologist My husband wants to drive around Africa. I'm worried about where we leave the vehicle in countries where we know no one. Any tips?

Q&A

Your questions

My granddaughter wishes to climb Mount Kilimanjaro, which I think is unwise. Can you give us advice of something else to do there that will satisfy her but is not so dangerous?

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Map of Africa

Travel News

Should you be afraid of flying?

Plane flying around a storm. Wing.

BRITTANY MANN 10:52am | The two Malaysia Airlines incidents have not helped those with a fear of flying, but are those fears realistic?

Donald Trump unveil plans for new Washington DC luxury hotel

9:46am | The Trump empire is expanding to include a 270-room luxury hotel in DC that has bathrooms trimmed in gold.

Economic recovery drives more UK, US tourists to Australia

9:31am | Economic recovery in the UK and US has helped drive a surge in overseas travellers to Australia.

Gaol kicks off National Trust 'hotel' brand

CAROLYN WEBB 24 Jul | The public will be able to sleep overnight in Old Melbourne Gaol cells, with the National Trust starting to throw open its properties as hotels.

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