Destination: Africa

  • A BRUSH WITH TRADITION

    In South Africa, Ndebele women decorate their houses with bold designs. Two with a worldwide following for their paintings and beadwork welcome visitors.

  • Libya the newest hot ticket

    Cruise lines add Libya to itineraries to satisfy travelers eager to visit the North African nation despite a State Department warning.

  • A gentler time on the 'Wild Coast'

    Once a place of turmoil, the Eastern Cape is drawing visitors with its outdoor activities, wildlife viewing and Mandela landmarks.

  • The parasites of paradise

    'I felt something tickling my hand. When I glanced down I was horrified to see several minuscule red worms crawling there.... I quickly brushed off the writhing creatures in disgusted panic.'

  • Hide and seek in Addo park

    The Eastern Cape reserve is home to more than 400 elephants, but the trick is spotting them. Visitors can explore on their own.

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