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Photo essay: Seven days in Malawi in fourteen pictures

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Fishermen on Lake Malawi I travelled to Malawi for the first time in April this year, spending a week in the “Warm Heart of Africa”. It was a wonderful experience and for once, the slogan is true. Malawi is spectacular, her people are extremely friendly and yet for European travellers – especially from the Nordic […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Former Japanese Navy HQ, Okinawa, Japan

Inside the former Japanese Navy Headquarters bunker in Naha City, Okinawa, Japan

On my first day in Okinawa I visited the former Japanese Naval Underground Headquarters in Naha City. Some 450 metres of tunnels were dug and today 300 metres are open to the public. It’s a sobering place; the horrendous losses to both sides in the only large scale battle on land in Japan during World War […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Sunset in the Drakensburg, South Africa

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Sunset over the Central Drakensburg mountains at the Champagne Castle Hotel, South Africa. You see why I can’t wait to go back? This place was a wonderful discovery and really underscores the benefit of spontaneity – for each of the five nights of my all-too-brief road trip in South Africa and Swaziland I basically winged […]