10 Scenic Places Not to Miss in East and Southern Africa


Tweet Africa was known as the dark continent as it remained a mystery to Europeans in the 19th century.  Harsh terrains such as the Sahara Desert made it difficult for many countries to penetrate into the interior of the continent.  In some ways, Africa still contains …

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A Safari in the Serengeti


Tweet When I first set my eyes on the Serengeti National Park “Serengeti”, my journey into Africa felt somewhat complete.  Although it might be quite cheesy to equate the Serengeti to the Lion King, it could be somewhat true.  The …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro


Tweet My last destination of South America was Rio de Janeiro (“Rio”), Brazil and I found this city to be the perfect end to my travels.  As I relaxed on the beaches, Barry Manilow’s song “Copacabana” was the first tune …

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Tweet Peru photos include: Arequipa: Arequipa city center, Monasterio de Santa Catalina Cusco: Plaza de Armas, Koricancha Temple and Santo Domingo Lima: Church of San Francisco, Plaza de Armas, Miraflores, Pucllana Temple (Huaca Pucllana) Other Peru sights: Sacred Valley, Ollantaytambo, …

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11 days in Peru


Tweet August 2007 Three girls set out for an adventure of a lifetime. Seeing Machu Picchu in person is a truly amazing experience, especially if you can start your journey through the Inca Trail. We opted for the 2-day hike …

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