Africa and Indian Ocean : 6 reports

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Top ten must-see sites on Reunion Island

This true Eden on earth has something for everyone, from immaculate white beaches to adventure hiking trails, without forgetting unique lush green vegetation.
Piton de la Fournaise Piton de la Fournaise
Piton de la Fournaise
Plaine-des-Cafres
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Drakensberg – natural Zulu border

The mountainous region of KwaZulu-Natal forms a natural and practically impregnable frontier with the kingdom of Lesotho. The ramparts of golden sandstone and basalt summits have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site by virtue of its jaw-dropping landscapes and fascinating rock paintings.
Natal Drakensberg Natal Drakensberg
Natal Drakensberg
Bergville
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Top five sites of Seychelles

Fancy a taste of paradise this winter? Head for the Seychelles, an archipelago lost in the middle of the Indian Ocean and stretch out on a strip of immaculate white sand surrounded by wild birds, mango groves and lemon trees…
Praslin Island Praslin Island
Praslin Island
Anse Volbert
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The Eternal Summer of Mauritius Island

Mauritius, a little island fringed with sandy beaches, speaks a universal language - the language of imagination. If you're grumpy and you like grey skies, then you'd best stay away from this island of smiles and sun!
Île aux Cerfs Île aux Cerfs
Île aux Cerfs
Grande Rivière
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Cocoa from Madagascar

Thanks to cocoa, the north of the Republic of Madagascar has escaped the catastrophic deforestation that continues to ravage the Red Island of the Indian Ocean. The plains of the north, especially the north-west, are covered with cacao trees that reach up to twelve metres high.
Nosy Be Nosy Be
Nosy Be
Marokindro
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A food lover’s tour of St-Denis de La Réunion

The best place to have lunch in St-Denis is undoubtedly the Barachois, the seafront park at the northern tip of the city where the history of the island once called l’Île Bourbon began. Choose a food shack – daily menus are posted outside – and order sarcives (when available), rougail (...
Le Barachois Le Barachois
Le Barachois
St-Denis
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