Collected by Melanie
Matutuíne District, Maputo, Mozambique
Travel to Mozambique if you seek good company, unnaturally blue waters and white sandy beaches. Once you've stepped into the Indian Ocean, you'll never want to go near a Floridian beach ever again. Ponta De Ouro is where many South African's flock...
Tofo Beach, Mozambique
The best part of our stay in Tofo was Casa Azul. This little guesthouse is right on the beach with just a few rooms, run by a lovely woman named Laura. We enjoyed drinking our morning coffee on the porch and eating meals family style with the few...
Locals use dhows to fish in the glassy turquoise waters just off the coast, bringing fish back each night to the local fish market on the southern end of the beach. Dhows are also available to take the few tourists in this sleepy town to the...
Cairo, Cairo Governorate, Egypt
While wandering Cairo's busy streets, I found this small bread stand open to the street. I loved the colors and paintings on the wall, and as I set up to take this photo, one of the bakers came out and posed. After I showed him my photo, he handed...
Sri Pada / Adam's Peak, Sri Lanka
We are born, and soon our little foot is being dipped in ink and imprinted on our birth certificates – marking our ‘official’ beginning. In Sri Lanka the birth of the main religions also came to life with a footprint – a sacred footprint. However...
Benguerra Island<br />Mozambique, Mozambique
On Benguerra Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago, Azura is made up of 16 white-walled villas with pitched thatch roofs. Each villa has an unobstructed view that extends from the sand out to the sea. In the evening, recline on a wicker chair with a...
There are no bugs. Weather is perfect and the water is glassy. The sweet scent of flowers and the lilting of birds are everywhere. When I go horseback riding on the beach in the late afternoon, the sun casts long shadows on the sand. Mussel shells...
Mammoth Lakes, CA 93546, USA
nothing better than a bush camp by a beautiful river. tasty spot south of Mammoth lakes at dusk. only fly fishing allowed here, do leave your lures at home... easy drive over tioga pass through yosemite. only 45 mins down hey 395 from tioga...
Nkhata Bay, Malawi
I fell asleep to the sounds of Lake Malawi washing up on the shore every night, and to locals singing or playing drums. It was a lovely, peaceful spot on the lake in the warm heart of Africa, where lazy days passed by quickly. Lake Malawi offers...
Looking to lose yourself in the beauty of lush highlands, forests and valleys of Malawi? This tiny country is nestled between larger, more well-know and well-traveled countries such as Tanzania and Mozambique. As you travel through Africa, if you...
Robin Pope Safaris recently debuted this property of eight bush chalets. Each has a sunken tub big enough for two. Green roofs are planted with indigenous grasses and aloe plants to keep rooms cool. Following the reintroduction of lions last year,...
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