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The forgotten masterpieces of African modernism

In the 1960s and 70s, countries across Africa celebrated their independence with astonishingly avant-garde architecture.



“Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.”

There is nothing more pure than falling asleep on your way to Africa with a smile on your face and butterflies in your stomach because you know that you’ve made it and that you’re living your absolute dream. 

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Pictures from the Gambia

Not much else to post, so I’ll add a few pictures of a bird watching trip in the Gambia. Turns out the Gambia has an incredible bird diversity. 50 more words


Sossusvlei, Namibia

The Sossusvlei Sand Dunes of the Namib Desert are probably the most famous and iconic site in all of Namibia. Without knowing it, you’ve probably seen images of the Sossusvlei in various movies and print media; the contrast of the red-orange sand against the deep blue sky is a photographer’s dream. 276 more words


The coolest student-dorm is made of CONTAINERS!

No doubts! The coolest dormitory of all time is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Why this student-dorm is so unique? Because is made from old silos and shipping containers! 347 more words

Shipping Containers

Backpacking Journeys in Tofo

We made it! After two days of on-and-off traveling by bus and walking through international borders, we reached Fatima’s hostel branch in Tofo, a backpackers’ lodge perched right on the beach. 946 more words