It’s the end of the year and as most of the northern hemisphere is celebrating under a heavy coat of snow, in other parts of the world, summer has just started! While popular destinations in Africa like Mauritius or Seychelles are getting jam-packed, discerning honeymooners should look out for more discreet but stimulating locations. Forget those overdone, overbooked destinations; Africlectic brin[...]
With spectacular natural attractions such as the Namib desert, the Fish River Canyon Park, Kalahari Desert and the Etosha National Park, Namibia has both breathtaking scenery with the comforts of the modern city. The country is situated right next to the ever-popular tourist destination of South Africa, but its unique treasures (literally - Namibia produces some of the world's highest quality diam[...]
Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world, with a population of about 200 million people. Part of the famous Amazon Rainforest is located in Brazil, in the state of Manaus. The language spoken is Brazilian Portuguese, and its currency is the ‘Real’. The capital of Brazil is Brasilia, and she is home to Dilma Roussef’s presidency, the first female Head of State. While Brasilia is the pol[...]
Are you the ‘lie in the sun by the pool type’ or the ‘face to face with an elephant’ type? Africa is a huge exotic continent to explore - there is an experience for every type of traveler. From luxury resorts like The Palace of the Lost at Sun City in South Africa or thrilling Kenyan wildlife tours, your holiday is guaranteed to be one you will never forget. At Africlectic we strive to bring [...]
Dakar - Image by Jeff Attaway
“Close your eyes again! ...Now can you hear it? Can you hear the harrowing creak of the chains? Can you perceive the silent cry of that mother who knows she’ll never hold her child in her arms again? Listen to the sea! Its waves never forgot the hopeless stare of the men embarking on the vessel or the distress and screams of the slaves pitilessly thrown overboard…” As the ferry draws away from [...]