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Volunteers with Zimbabwe Project Canada on their recent trip to the African country where they helped out schools, health clinics and orphanages as well as various projects in rural communities.
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Alexander the Great conquered the known world in a little over 13 years. His empire stretched from Greece to India and Afghanistan to Egypt.
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It's a small world: A group of Canadian tourists at Vicky's B&B in Cape Town's A Khayelitsha township.
Author Paul Theroux, known for such travel classics as The Old Patagonian Express, The Great Railway Bazaar, and Dark Star Safari, has spent a lifetime famously chronicling his travels to some of the farthest Author Paul Theroux, known for such travel classics as The Old Patagonian Express, The Great Railway Bazaar , and Dark Star Safari , has ... (more)
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South Africa has become a full member of the European A Synchrotron Radiation Facility, a A massive light source that can "see" into any material.
The desert locust , the most notorious of about a dozen locust species for its ability to rapidly multiply and travel long distances, threatens an area of 32 million square kilometres, stretching across 50 countries from west Africa to India.
In February, Global Post profiled an interesting startup in Africa called Mobius Motors that is working to manufacture affordable cars designed specifically for Africans.
Summer is one of the busiest travel times of the year in a lot of places-with a few exceptions.
Wang said Chinese President Xi Jinping 's visit to Africa in March pushes the China-Africa relationship to a new high.
Just when you think you have heard it all when it comes to TV shows, you come across What's in a Name and discover how wrong you've been.
Asserts the Nigerian libertarian blogger, who has been traveling throughout West Africa : " It was inspiring to see women run the security and protocols at the in Togo but one's spirit was dampened by the sight of queues for the rest room and the fact that tissues were rationed to users.
Southampton football coach Chris Harding is gearing up for adventure of a lifetime when he will cycle more than 11,000 miles from Southampton to Lesotho to raise money for the Saints Foundation and Kick For Life charity which uses football to help disadvantaged children.
We were out at Tongg's surf break when the world's best-traveled writer paddled past in a kayak.