Discover Albania, Bolivia, Fiji, Indonesia, Israel, Madagascar, Malaysia, Seychelles & the Wild Coast
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Albania, on Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula, is a small country with Adriatic and Ionian coastlines and an interior crossed by the Albanian Alps. The country has many castles and archaeological sites.
Bolivia is a country in central South America, with a varied terrain spanning the Andes Mountains, Atacama Desert and Amazon Basin rainforest. At more than 3,500m, its administrative capital, La Paz, sits on the Andes’ Altiplano plateau with snow-capped Mt. Illimani in the background. Nearby is glass-smooth Lake Titicaca, the continent’s largest lake, straddling the border with Peru.
The islands of Fiji abound with everything from tumbling jungle waterfalls to white-sand beaches fringed with coconut palms. Fiji isn’t just about idyllic South Pacific islandscapes. What makes these islands so enchanting are the people - establish eye contact for a second, and you’ll find yourself downing kava with the local chief and shouting “Bula!” Fiji is truly the friendliest place in the world.
Incredible Indonesia, the planets 4th largest country is made up of a staggering 18 307 islands in Southeast Asia! With 139 volcanoes that have stirred major catastrophe in years past, has formed the backdrop to which this fascinating region has formed. Expect dramatic landscapes of rugged cliffs, an overwhelming overgrown green jungle mass, wildly beautiful dreamy beaches, sea spray and misty moments - welcome to Indo!
Israel is a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea and is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Israel's financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches.
Madagascar, previously known as the Malagasy Republic, is an island country in the Indian Ocean, approximately 400 kilometres off the coast of East Africa. At 592,800 square kilometres Madagascar is the world's second-largest island country.
Malaysia is a Southeast Asian country occupying parts of the Malay Peninsula and the island of Borneo. Explore its beaches, rainforests and mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and European cultural influences.
The Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean, off East Africa. It's home to numerous breathtaking beaches, coral reefs and nature reserves, as well as rare animals such as giant Aldabra tortoises. Mahé, a hub for visiting the other islands, is home to the capital Victoria.
The Wild Coast, also once known as The Transkei, is a stretch of 250 km coastline stretching northeast from East London. In part 1 of our blog we will travel from East London to the Great Kei River via Chintsa, Haga Haga & Morgan Bay. The Great Kei River flows for 320km and once formed the southwestern border of the former-Transkei region, which can now be crossed with the 'Pont', one of only two car-transporting river ferries in South Africa.