Namibia was on my bucket list for a while after seeing magical National Geographic pictures of the Sossusvlei dunes at dawn. The trip did not disappoint.
I travelled with a friend from university during a 2-week holiday, flying in from Cape Town and out back to Addis Ababa. … More Namibian desert and ocean self-drive – 5 nights
Source: Scaling a mountain to churches carved into the rock – Gheralta, Ethiopia (2 days)
Marcahuasi is a plateau with incredibly stunning rock formations, so named from the Quechua words for “Protector of the house”. Getting there is a little tricky, but obviously doable, very cheap and well worth it. Seeing the lifestyle of the rural villagers in this tiny 1,000-person town high up in the Andes is also fascinating. … More Marcahuasi camping, Peru – 1 night