You probably know that Instagram is the social media platform of choice for travellers. To this end, we share your best pictures stamped with our #visiterlafrique hashtag on the daily. Every Monday, our editorial team will be sharing our personal favourite shots.


1.Sahara desert, Maroc w/ @doyoutravel

Trek in the heart of the Sahara. Seeing this picture, it’s hard to imagine that the Sahara was once a savannah populated with a variety of indigenous fauna.

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2. Swakopmund, Namibia w/ @instangrammingjo

Swakopmund, the only crossing point between the Namib desert’s dunes and the Skeleton Coast.


3. Storms River Mouth, Afrique du Sud w/ @yournextbigtrip

Hiking in Tsitsikamma National Park. The park is flanked by the sea on one side Garden Route on the other.

4. Goree, Senegal w/ @zoetele

A woman on the streets of the beautiful island of Gorée, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Since 1944, no documented major construction projects have threatened to undermined Gorée’s authenticity.

5. Chamarel, Mauritius w/ @tsisse

Chamarel’s Seven coloured earth is one of Mauritius’ many natural peculiarities. The colours include red, brown, violet, green, blue, purple and yellow.

6. Cameroon w/ @chouchoumpacko

@Chouchoumpacko shares a nice shot of Cameroonian street food with us: plantain, african plums, roasted corn, we’re almost tempted to add in #glutenfree #healthyfood #yumyum tags.

7. Boffa, Guinea w/ @iris_ebd

Meeting on the banks of the Fatala river.

8. Paje Zanzibar, Tanzanie w/ @Nazyxo

August is the best month to visit Zanzibar. @nazyxo confirms this with the ethereal shades of blue captured this picture.

9. Koutammakou, Benin w/@mappafrica

This picture of three young Batammaribas girls was taken by @georgescourreges. Koutammakou, the land of the Batammaribas, has been classified as a “living cultural landscape” by UNESCO World Heritage program since 2004

10. Mvog-Mbi, Cameroon w/ @nubybeauty

@nubybeauty lets us discover a little piece of his native neighbourhood.


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Translation from french by Sally Vusi.