Timimoun the red oassis

Timimoun the red oassis

Algeria /

Souvenirs of a Winter vacations in the city of Timimoun, main oasis of the Gouara region, in the Algerian Sahara. Well known for its warm ochre colour constructions; Timimoun is called the “red oasis” and its architecture is considered to be Arabo-Sudanese. The population of Timimoun is mixed.   Originally, the materials used for the […]

5 beaches in Seychelles

5 beaches in Seychelles

Seychelles /

Anse Bonnet Carré (Island: Mahé) Many visitors to La Digue walk or cycle to the famous Anse Source d’Argent, but few take the trouble to explore further along the coastline. Anse Bonnet Carré’s reward for those that do; a beach that can only be accessed by foot and so, is often deserted. It has the […]

Kigali city tour

Kigali city tour

Rwanda / The editorial choices /

Peacefully nestled along picturesque hilltops, Kigali is a thriving African city immediately notable for its cleanliness, orderliness, and hospitality.   Kigali is a great place to begin or end any Rwanda journey as it’s conveniently located in the geographic center of the country. The city is clean and safe, with extremely welcoming people. Travelers will […]

Bogobiri House – Reflecting Africa’s artistic Heritage

Bogobiri House – Reflecting Africa’s artistic Heritage

Nigeria / Zoom on… /

Bogobiri is the ancient birthplace of Uthman dan Fodio where scholarly and artistic knowledge is said to have spread like wild fire through Northern Nigeria. It is also the name of a popular district in Port Harcourt where people from all over Africa converge and where the saying “there are no strangers in Bogobiri” was […]

“Crafting Windhoek”

“Crafting Windhoek”

ambassadors / Namibia /

For my first article as the Namibian brand ambassador of Visiter L’Afrique, I thought I would share 1 of my favourite places to visit in Windhoek with you. I am always amused each time I head over to the Old Breweries complex here in Windhoek. It is basically a courtyard/complex featuring various stores.     […]

Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner

Get lost along the lake in Rwanda’s wildest corner

Rwanda /

The Congo Nile Trail is a trail along Lake Kivu that extends from Rubavu, continues through Rutsiro via the Karongi, Nyamasheke districts and ends at Rusizi District. 227 km (141 miles) of beautiful landscapes, including rolling hills and clear water. The entire trek can be completed in a 10- day hike. However, the trip can […]

A Weekend in Douala with Kenneth

A Weekend in Douala with Kenneth

Cameroon /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Kenneth and let him show you how he gets down in Douala.   So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Kenneth Fomunung and I fancy myself a global citizen. I’m originally from […]

the national museums of Rwanda

the national museums of Rwanda

Rwanda /

Though the national museum of Rwanda (today’s Ethnographic Museum) was only established in 1989, the country’s network of compelling museums has expanded rapidly since then, and today there are six sites all across the country administered by the Institute of National Museums (www.museum.gov.rw). From ethnography to environment and art to architecture, the national museums of […]

Soiless Farming with Samson

Soiless Farming with Samson

Nigeria /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Samson and discover his passion for innovative agriculture!   So tell us a bit about yourself.   I am Samson Ogbole, co-founder PS Nutraceuticals International Limited. I am a firm believer in the agricultural future of […]

The Adaye Kessiè festival is back

The Adaye Kessiè festival is back

Ivory Coast /

Nearly 31 years since the last celebration of the king of the Brong people, the Adaye Kessiè festival is back this year for its second edition. Organized by the luxury travel tour operator Luxe Voyage and the Brong Gyaman NGO, an advocate organization for the preservation of the Brong culture, the festival has gone back […]