Old Spaces in Old Place: Lamu’s Old Town

Old Spaces in Old Place: Lamu’s Old Town

Culture / Kenya /

Old Town is the oldest and the best-preserved Swahili settlement in East Africa. Old Town, just like its people, is a beautiful blend of many cultures. Old Town is a fusion of Swahili, Arabic, Persian, Indian and European influence.  As soon as you walk into the town from the dock it is obvious why it […]

Lagos in the camera of Yagazie Emezi

Lagos in the camera of Yagazie Emezi

Culture / Nigeria /

Could you introduce yourself to our readers? I’m a documentary photographer and curator based in Lagos, Nigeria. On the side, I like creating cartoons and rant videos How your studies on Cultural Anthropology and African Studies influence your work as Photographer? Studying Cultural Anthropology and African Studies expanded my view on Africa. Yes, I grew up […]

Sweet Nairobi

Sweet Nairobi

Inspiration /

The Kenyan capital, Nairobi is often a stopover for many travelers who plan on doing a safari or enjoy the beautiful beaches of Mombasa. This city, of 3 million inhabitants, is the only one where you can photograph any wild animal with a city skyline in the background. Surrounded by a national park carrying its […]

The Majorelle Garden, haven of peace in the heart of Marrakech

The Majorelle Garden, haven of peace in the heart of Marrakech

Inspiration /

Visiting Marrakech without stopping by the Majorelle Garden would be a terrible mistake. Located in the city center, this haven of peace grabs your curiosity with its tranquil atmosphere and its indescribable beauty. For the record, the Majorelle Garden was created by French painter Jacques Majorelle in the 30s before being bought by the well […]

Where to spend your honeymoon in Africa?

Where to spend your honeymoon in Africa?

Articles / Inspiration /

December has arrived and it is the month of weddings in Africa. For this occasion, the entire team has prepared the top 10 of ideal destinations for a magical honeymoon in Africa.   1-) The winelands (South Africa) The wineland is a region in South Africa surrounded by Stellenbosch, a university town in the east […]

A for Afripedia

A for Afripedia

Culture /

« When both Africa and the world change, and the prospects are evolving, the image of Africa and Africans must change as well ». Here is the first sentence of introduction to this project. How could you not feel close to this, when we know why we have created Visiterlafrique.com Afripedia is not the African project of the […]