The Stone Circles of Senegambia, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Stone Circles of Senegambia, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Spread over a territory of 100 km wide and 350 km in length, these megalithic circles form a cross-border property shared by Senegal and Gambia. Four complexes comprising of 93 circles were inscribed as World Heritage sites in 2006: Sine Ngayène and Wanar in Senegal, and Kerbatch and Wassu in Gambia. These are all located in […]

In Kigali with Sheila

In Kigali with Sheila

Rwanda /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Sheila as she settles into Kigali!     So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Sheila Ingabire Isaro, Well I’m raised in Canada, specifically the ‘‘6’’, Toronto. But I was born in […]

In Abuja with Amira

In Abuja with Amira

Nigeria / The editorial choices /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more. Meet  Amira and let her take you around Abuja!   So tell us a bit about yourself.   My name is Amira, and I love to eat. It’s really that simple. I also love to travel. I blog […]

In Accra with Latifah Idriss

In Accra with Latifah Idriss

Ghana / Zoom on… /

We love our traveling community here at Visiter l’Afrique and love introducing you all to each other even more! Meet Latifah and experience the Accra she has come to know.   So tell us a bit about yourself and where you’re based ?   Hi, Latifah here, based in Accra. I’m a creative. Currently working on […]

In Chefchaouen with Carolin Rupp

In Chefchaouen with Carolin Rupp

Morocco /

My name is Carolin Rupp and I am a travel journalist from Germany. Besides traveling, I am co-CEO of the company Walkntravel and organize our travel events all across Germany where we invite different travelers toshare their adventures with our audience. I also get to go on stage to present my personal experiences. From documenting the Guatemalan […]

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary, A UNESCO World Heritage Site

Senegal /

Located 60 km north of St. Louis, Djoudj National Park is a 16 000 ha wetland with a large lake surrounded by streams, ponds and backwaters. It is a vital sanctuary for 1.5 million birds, as well as an additional 3 million that migrate here every year from September to April to flee the European […]

2017 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k

2017 TOTAL Great Ethiopian Run International 10k

Ethiopia /

The 17th edition of the Great Ethiopian Run is set to take place in Addis Ababa on  on Sunday 26th November 2017.  With an expected 45,000 participants from all corners of the world, the race has become the biggest road race in Africa.   Since its inception in 2001, it has been the vehicle of […]

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

The Calabar Carnival & Festival

Nigeria /

The vision started in 2004 by the then Governor of Cross River State Mr. Donald Duke. Carnival Calabar also tagged “Africa’s Biggest Street Party” was created as part of the vision to make Cross River State the number one tourist destination for Nigerians and tourist all over the world. The event which begins on every […]

Montagu on Route 62, South Africa

Montagu on Route 62, South Africa

South Africa /

We all know it: The Garden Route is a magic way to experience the Western Cape. But what you need to know: Route 62 is a spectacular alternative. Less crowded, adventurous and at least as fabulous. It will lead you through the winelands up to the Little Karoo. It winds through marvellous mountains and over […]

Gallery 1957 in Accra, Ghana

Gallery 1957 in Accra, Ghana

Ghana /

Based in Accra and working internationally, Gallery 1957 is dedicated to contemporary art. With a curatorial focus on West Africa, the gallery presents a programme of exhibitions, installations and performances by the region’s most significant artists. Gallery 1957 works with artists currently bridging the gap between local and international practices, including Serge Attukwei Clottey, Jeremiah […]