Issue 9 (Autumn 1999)
Autumn 1999

The Spirit of Lalibela, Ethiopia · Lake Manyara, Tanzania · Mozambique: The Bazaruto Archipelago · Reunion, Country Profile · Travelling the World by Motorcyle · Midlands Meander, South Africa · Highlights of KwaZulu Natal · Zimbabwe's Lake Kariba · Namibia: Windhoek, City Profile · Snakes: Should We Be Nervous? · Botswana's Tuli Block · The Rise of Archaeotourism · Mali, Country Profile · Ghana: Kakum National Park · Paradise Regained on the Kenyan Coast · Lake Victoria, The Fishing Lure · Photoschool: At the Waterhole



Namibia: Windhoek, City Profile
Several things set Windhoek apart from most southern African capitals. Its clean, efficient and colourful, despite receiving little rainfall. But it also boasts an endearing character which attracts visitors to stay longer than they might in most cities. Amy Schoemand takes a look at her hometown.
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Conservation: Charitable Tracks
An increasing number of conservation groups and charities are using safaris as a way to raise funds and awareness. But what exactly is involved? Julia Robinson reports on this current trend.
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South Africa: Durban
Throughout the world the new millennium will be heralded with a fanfare of celebrations and parties. Africa is no exception-it seems everyone, from the small lodge owner to national tourist boards, is planning big things for this historic occasion. The organisers of KwaZulu Natal's millennium events expect up to 250,000 revellers to attend their celebrations. We start our mini-feature on the province with their plans for its capital city, Durban.
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Zimbabwe: Lake Kariba (Part 2)
Building Kariba dam was one of Africa's most ambitious hydro-electric projects. Here's how it was done.
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Culture: The Rise Of Archaeotourism
Southern Africa's rich archaeological heritage is becoming an increasingly integral part of many tourists' itineraries. But what is the fuss all about? By David Holt-Biddle.
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Kenya: Conservation
The efforts of René Haller to rehabilitate the quarry created by the Bamburi Cement Factory, north of Mombasa, show what can be achieved if the desire is strong enough.
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Cameroon: At A Glance
Cameroon, tucked into the bend of Africa's west coast, stretches from arid Sahel on the shores of Lake Chad to the humidity, heat and rainforest of the coast. In between are weird landscapes of volcanic plugs, vast stretches of almost uninhabited orchard bush, intensively cultivated mountain areas and bustling cities.
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Uganda: Lake Victoria, The Fishing Lure
Lake Victoria is famous for its huge Nile perch. But is the fishing enough of a drawcard for the casual angler? Pamela Kertland Wright took to the water with few expectations.
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South Africa: Kwa Zulu Natal
KwaZulu Natal is renowned for being one of South Africa's most scenic provinces. This, combined with its historical interest, make it worth a lengthy visit. Here we give you a brief glimpse into the region.
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South Africa: Midlands Meander, KwaZulu Natal
KwaZulu Natal's Midlands Meander is a mixed bag of intertwining trails through verdant hills and valleys-good for a one-day drive or a week-long adventure through cheese farms, potteries, quaint pubs and superb leatherworks. You might well need a big trailer to cart back ten years' worth of presents for the family... Story and Photographs by Chris Marais.
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Zimbabwe: Lake Kariba (Part 1)
It is said that Lake Kariba is watched over by Nyaminyami, the Tonga river god, a mythical creature thought to resemble the Scottish loch ness monster.
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