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Table of contents

São Tomé  and Príncipe

Justin Fox captures the allure of these isles off West Africa in pictures.

 

SA’s National Parks

Get out of the car and onto a boat, horse, bicycle – plus other ways to enjoy our wildest places.

 

Port Elizabeth

Windy and friendly it may be, but author David Robbins uncovers the city’s artistic undercurrents.

 

Botswana

Teagan Cunniffe gets thrillingly close to elephants on a photo safari in the Delta.

 

Sri Lanka

It’s always tea-time in the former Ceylon. Melanie van Zyl visits the island’s plantations by train.

 

Upfront

Ed’s letter

Justin Fox reflects on the Great Migration, happening this month.

Contributors

Meet this month’s adventurers and experts.

The traveller

Tyson Jopson finds some unfamiliar fish at a market in Cascais.

Inbox

Our favourite letters and messages this month.

 

Escape

Wish you were here

Where a mass of zebras will play tricks on your eyes.

First Look

An old sheep farm in the Karoo goes wild.

Neighbourhood

Discover the buzz of Durban North.

Nature

The truth about animals.

Bites

Food, music and art mix at Braamfontein’s new spot.

Calendar

Four top events this month.

 

Photography

Masterclass

Starry, starry nights – and how to capture them.

Gallery

Five spectacular images out of Africa by our readers.

 

Road trip

The Wild Coast

Ondela Mlandu stays and plays at places that benefit local communities.

Food

Quick fixes

Meals you can pack.

 

The Final Cut

St Luciay

From tents to sheer luxury in a World Heritage Site.

 

Gear

Get your braai on

Gadgets to make you the ultimate braai master.

The knives are out

These four beautifully crafted tools are useful, too.

 

Insider’s Guide

Champagne Valley

There is indeed bubbly here, and much more, discovers Melanie van Zyl.

 

Competitions

Send us your photos

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