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First Timer in Africa

Where should I go??? Please help!
6 years ago, June 30th 2017 No: 1 Msg: #201539  
Hi everybody. After traveling to every other continent, excluding Antarctica, I am thinking seriously about going to Africa next year. February or maybe April. My question is where is a good place to get my African feet wet without being thrown into the deep end?

I am looking for an English speaking country and looking to do it reasonably inexpensively. For a 2-3 week trip.

I am thinking mostly about Ghana, Zambia, Botswana, or possibly South Africa. But willing to consider other candidates.

Any suggestions or advice would be greatly appreciated!

Tommy No Papers
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6 years ago, July 6th 2017 No: 2 Msg: #201627  
Depends on what activity you intend to carry out. If you want to carry out gorilla trekking then i would recommend Uganda, wildlife viewing try Tanzania safaris or Kenya safaris and South Africa for Honeymoons. Reply to this

6 years ago, July 6th 2017 No: 3 Msg: #201628  
I hope that helps! Reply to this

6 years ago, July 9th 2017 No: 4 Msg: #201645  
Please visit Rwanda for gorilla tracking, Uganda for gorilla trekking. Those two safari destinations are superb. Reply to this

6 years ago, July 24th 2017 No: 5 Msg: #201822  

If you want to go to an African country that will blow your mind...the only African country that was not subjected to colonial rule...from castles and churches cut out of solid rock in the North to the most exotic tribes in the South...history from first man..the Queen of Sheba...Emperors and the Ark of the Tabernacle.

My first choice would be Ethiopia every time.

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6 years ago, October 16th 2017 No: 6 Msg: #202600  
According to my personnel experience Morocco is the best because you can enjoy full adventure places even beaches are really amazing. If you really need a full family or friends entertainment then sure my answer is <snip>with full of joy at this weather.
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6 years ago, October 27th 2017 No: 7 Msg: #202713  
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Try Morocco!

Morocco is a multi-ethnic country with a rich tradition and history, that you must visit at least once in your life. It is also one of the great examples of a peaceful country. Through the history, this country has hosted many of the people coming from the East (Phoenicians, Jews, and Arabs), and the South (sub-Saharan), and from the north (Romans, Vandals, Moors, and Jews).

Best places to visit in the Kingdom of Morocco:

• Marrakech
• Fes
• Erg Chebbi
• Essaouira
• Ait Ben-Haddou
• Volubilis
• Chefchaouen
• The Atlas Mountains
• Ouzoud Falls
• Dades Valley
• Erg Chigaga
• Taghazoute


When you visit Morocco, you must also be familiar with their important five cooking products namely almonds, lemons, dates, figs, and olives. The country is also abundant in fish and other seafood. The most popular dishes in Morocco are couscous, tajine, and Pasilla.

Languages are spoken in Morocco:

Berber and Arabic are the official languages of Morocco, but most of the Moroccans speak Darija, French, English, and Spanish in the north of the country. Reply to this

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