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From Egypt to Timbuktu heres how the otherworldly landscapes of

From Egypt to Timbuktu heres how the otherworldly landscapes of


From Egypt to Timbuktu, here's how the otherworldly landscapes of the continent have been portrayed

Mud huts form a city in Djenne, Mali. James Dorsey photos.

Mali: Djenne, A Haven to Bandits, Otherworldly Mosques

A scene from The Sheltering Sky. Photograph by Mondadori Portfolio

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&Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge - a destination desert oasis in Sossusvlei, Namibia. Timbuktu Travel

The Lowdown: Every last detail has been thought of at Tswalu's Malori Sleepout Deck; from the hot water bottles waiting in the king-size bed, ...

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If you are looking for some justifications for your next plane ticket, here are 15

The site was already inscribed as a WHS in 1979, with epithets such as “splendid”, “monumental” and “unique and unequaled”. It is also part of our Top 200.

Messrs Ibrahim Ahmed and Omar Haidara in Timbuktu. Photograph by Les Films du Worso/Photo12

Finally I did go and see some tombs. At the one of Ramose, a Noble, I was the only visitor. The Tombs of the Kings however are the masterpieces.

The Lowdown: At night, the lunar landscape of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans transforms into an otherworldly spectacle in which millions of stars glitter in the ...

Desert Quiver Camp, air-conditioned comfort, desert wildlife and the Namib's spectacular dunes, Sossusvlei, Namibia. Timbuktu

Dallol, Ethiopia

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The Lowdown: In the heart of the Namibian desert is Sossusvlei – a place with no light pollution – where the stars sparkle at night.

Ancient Thebes by Zoë Sheng

Mr Robert Redford and Ms Meryl Streep in Out Of Africa. Photograph by Universal Pictures/Photo12

The High Atlas mountains in Morocco. Leslie Patrick photos.

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Seneca explains that if our happiness depends on externals, like fame or money, we are in the hands of Fortuna, who could take those things away at any ...

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Ms Greta Scacchi and Mr Charles Dance in White Mischief. Photograph by Photo12

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The royalty of early dynastic Nile Valley civilization believed that their ancestral homeland was the land of Punt, a mysterious territory in the distant ...

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Sunset over Swakopmund Jetty, Namibia

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The rock arch, Spitzkoppe, Namibia

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Zahi Hawass, shown in silhouette inspecting murals in Giza, laments the halt of many restoration projects since his departure.

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Mr James Stewart and Ms Doris Day in The Man Who Knew Too Much. Photograph by REX Shutterstock

Located at the gateway to the Sahara desert in what is now Mali, within the confines of the fertile zone of the Sudan, Timbuktu is one of the cities of ...

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Why to Go – If you are nature lover and love to spend some time with nature then North East is the perfect destination for you. From the famous one-horned ...

The modern town is actually the conglomeration of three separate villages that grew up around the oasis, and expanded into one another.

It legit looks fake.


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The Lowdown: At the sleepout deck at Ruckomechi, you're just a lion's roar from the wildlife of Mana Pools and all the rustlings of nearby Parachute Pan.


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The first cliff dwellngs we saw, in Teli.


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It was so quiet and peaceful at this spot. Right here. Right here is Scotland to me.

Spitzkoppe mountain range, Namibia

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Sir Roger Moore and Ms Barbara Bach in The Spy Who Loved Me. Photograph by REX Shutterstock

Why to go – Lhasa is called as the majesty on the roof of the world, Lhasa is one of the best places to travel that every traveller would ever forget.

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The Lowdown: Loisaba's 'Mukokoteni' are brilliantly creative beds-on-wheels made from old Land Rover axles. The views are so vast, you can almost see the ...

The team gathers at Rano Raraku

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Kasbah Talha - Photo by Daniel Brown

Little Ongava Lodge in Namibia is an ultra exclusive safari lodge in a productive private reserve

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This unique landscape is as a result of the island's volcanic history

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Mr Djimon Hounsou, Ms Jennifer Connelly and Mr Leonardo DiCaprio in Blood Diamond. Photograph by Warner/Photoshot


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I'm STRAIGHT OBSESSED with these mountains, y'all!

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He traveled from here to Timbuktu and lots of other places.