Breakaway Destination Guides (International)

Breakaway’s Travel World

A Guide to Golden Lands and Faraway Places

Africa Introduction by Breakaway
Our aim is to inspire people to explore, to travel often and to have fun while visiting Breakaway's 'Golden Lands and Far Away Places 'We strive to provide travelers everywhere with reliable, comprehensive and independent travel information.
icon African Voices - Africa's history and peoples have profoundly influenced global culture and thought - and continue to do so today.
Every visitor to Africa's vast wilderness experiences a profound stirring of the soul. Many believe it is our primal memory. When you hear the trumpet of an elephant in the wild while sitting around a roaring campfire under the sparkling stars, you have had one of many unforgettable moments. Sitting in the golden grass of the undulating savannah watching lion cubs play, you feel at one with nature. Here are breath-taking landscapes of seemingly unending proportions.
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What to See (Natural Sights)
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Flag Sossusvlei Sand Dunes, Namibia - Beautiful haunting desert scenery. Some of the spectacular hills of sand are, at a height of 300 meters.
Flag Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe - The thunderous roar can be heard for miles. The Victoria Falls constitutes one of the most spectacular natural wonders of the world. The Local people call it "Mosi-oa-Tunya" - the smoke that thunders.
Flag Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania - Spy a rear black rhino or black manned lion. This is the largest unbroken caldera in the world - and it's full of big wild animals.
Flag Serengeti National Park, Tanzania - Witness the great wildebeest migration at the end of May. "The high noble arc of the cloudless African sky", Serengeti has come to symbolize paradise to many of us. The Massai, who have grazed their cattle on the vast grassy plains for millennia had always thought so. To them it was Siringitu - "the place where the land moves on forever."
Flag Kruger National Park, South Africa - Lions, giraffes, eland, zebra and rhino the continents top safari experience. Whether you stay in a luxury safari lodge or a self-catering rest camp in Kruger Park, the highlight of your holiday will be seeing the amazing wildlife of Kruger.
What to See (Cultural Sights)
Flag Cape Town, South Africa - A vibrant concoction of Dutch, British and Cape Malay influences.
What to Do (Activities)
Flag Kilimanjaro, Tanzania - Climb Africa's tallest mountain at 5,895m (19,340ft) overlooking the savannah plains.
Flag Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania - Discover the story of our earliest human ancestors from the fossilized remains found in this valley.
Scuba Diving
From coral reefs, fishes and colorful varieties of sea creatures, you can truly enjoy the experience of a diving adventure.
The world is worth seeing
Travel books are good for the initial "big picture" trip planning, but not for the details. Through our pages we try to bring you a taste of the Exotic.
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"Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter."
Locations around Africa
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It can be scary to venture into the world, but when planning a trip, make sure you are prepared for any spontaneous inspirations while exploring the planet. Explore new places, meet new people, try new foods and learn things about the world and yourself - that you never imagined were possible.
"Until the lions have their historians, tales of the hunt shall always glorify the hunter."
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