Shela beach, Lamu.
The slave coast is a must; but leave your tears at home because no-one here has time to dwell on sadness.
It’s not just Ghana that is mad about beads. But only in Ghana will you find a bead market that has been going strong every Thursday since 1928.
Jinja in Uganda is the adrenalin capital of East Africa. The beautiful village of Bujagali is the heart of it all.
“I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old again. You can’t read anything, you have only the most rudimentary sense of how things work, you can’t even reliably cross a street without endangering your life. Your whole existence becomes a series of interesting guesses.” ~ Bill Bryson