In 1923, the Portuguese erected a 31-metre lighthouse in Memba Bay, in the north of #Mozambique, to guide ships away from the Pinda Shoals, and steer them towards the port of Memba. 90 years later, the black and white lighthouse which still overlooks the north-eastern coast of the country has been abandoned. However, surrounded by great scenery in the Pinda Peninsula, the isolated lighthouse is a worthy detour en route to the beautiful Wimbe Beach. -

Pinda Lighthouse, Moçambique, the southeast side of Africa, in Memba Bay. Built in 1926

Pinda lighthouse, Mozambique  In 1923, the Portuguese erected a 31-metre lighthouse in Memba Bay, in the north of Mozambique, to guide ships away from the Pinda Shoals, and steer them towards the port of Memba. 90 years later, the black and white lighthouse which still overlooks the north-eastern coast of the country has been abandoned. However, surrounded by great scenery in the Pinda Peninsula, the isolated lighthouse is a worthy detour en route to the beautiful Wimbe Beach.

Pinda Lighthouse, Moçambique, the southeast side of Africa, in Memba Bay. Built in 1926

Meisho Maru shipwreck, Cape Agulhas, South Africa  Located on the southernmost tip of Africa, Cape Agulhas has always possessed some sort of mystical charm. Named the Cape of Needles (it’s the place where the Indian and Atantic Oceans meet) the coast has lured many people, including Khoi fishermen and later marine explorers. Unfortunately, it is also located in the Cape of Storms, T

1982 Meisho Maru shipwreck, Cape Agulhas, South Africa - by Damien Dutoit (Cape Agulhas is where the Indian and Atlantic Oceans meet)

The imperial capital of Gondar #Ethiopia

10 things that make Ethiopia extraordinary

Fairy tale castles, superb coffee and the Ark of the Covenant (OK, possibly) are just some of the unexpected attractions of this African country.

Smitswinkel Bay, Cape Town, South Africa  Underneath the aesthetic ocean in Smitswinkel Bay (one of South Africa’s best deep dive sites) on the Cape Peninsula lies a wealth of shipwreck discoveries. However, to see these wrecks, you have to put on your diving gear and get sub-surface.With five shipwrecks located at a maximum depth of 34 metres and a beautiful beach nearby, Smitswinkel Bay is  a great spot to practice your underwater photography

Smitswinkel Bay, Cape Town, South Africa Underneath the aesthetic ocean in Smitswinkel Bay (one of South Africa’s best deep dive sites) on the Cape Peninsula lies a wealth of shipwreck discoveries. However, to see these wrecks, you have to put on your diving gear and get sub-surface.With five shipwrecks located at a maximum depth of 34 metres and a beautiful beach nearby, Smitswinkel Bay is a great spot to practice your underwater photography

Visiting Stone Town in Zanzibar

Stone Town, possibly a few days there.

Visit Danakil Depression: "The hottest place on earth" #Ethiopia

10 things that make Ethiopia extraordinary

The Danakil Depression desert basin reaches up to 125 meters below sea level due to the tectonic activity caused by plate movements in the region, and is home to fields of sulphurous hot spirings like this one.

Climb the Hoggar Mountains #Algeria

Explore the Sahara No visit to Algeria will ever be complete without you having traversed the Sahara desert. The part of the Sahara that is found in Algeria

Explore the Sahara #Algeria

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