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  • Ten unforgettable things to do in Namibia

    Ten unforgettable things to do in Namibia

    September 23rd, 2014Emma Thomson
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    From a deserted town to enormous sand dunes and sunset cocktails above the city, here are ten unforgettable things to see and do in Namibia. Hike Fish River Canyon Second only in size to America’s Grand Canyon, Namibia’s Fish River Canyon is one of Africa’s unsung wonders. Starting just south of Seeheim, it winds 161km…

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  • From city slicker to castaway in Mozambique

    From city slicker to castaway in Mozambique

    August 8th, 2014Emma Thomson
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    After exploring the streets of bustling Maputo, Emma Thomson finds solace on a desert island off the coast of Mozambique.  The setting sun turns the sea copper and the black silhouettes of palm trees are stamped against a violet sky. But we’re not on our castaway island yet: we’re speeding around Maputo – the Mozambican…

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  • How to be an Antarctic explorer

    How to be an Antarctic explorer

    August 8th, 2014Emma Thomson
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    This year marks the centenary of Ernest Shackleton’s expedition on board his ship Endurance to Antarctica. In an age when most people found a trip to Blackpool thrilling enough, he was setting off for Antarctica in a wooden schooner – not once, but four times. What bravery, madness and skills are required to explore Earth’s greatest southern…

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