The AfrikaBurn Festival in the Tankwa Karoo is legendary for its art installations and good times. The road to AfrikaBurn, on the other hand, is notorious for tyre punctures and accidents. Get there with less stress by opting for one of these scenic alternatives. By Chris Davies
After surviving Maputo’s overwhelming hustle and a hectic journey up the coast to Nampula, Tracks4Africa traveller Lizette Swart enjoyed a restful two days on Ilha de Mozambique before tackling the journey north to Ibo Island. On the second leg of her enthralling journey, she discovered a glorious sunset at Wimbi Beach and a beautiful white beach north of Xai-Xai.
Namibia may be mostly desert yet birders will find it anything but barren. If you’re looking to tick off special sightings, make your way to these destinations. And pack the Namibia bird book that suits beginners and experts alike. By Romi Boom