Africa's top beaches and islands
Following all, or part, of Rte 62 will take you through varied scenery from Tulbagh in the northwest to Oudtshoorn in the southeast.
High on the must-see list of most visitors to South Africa is the Garden Route, and with good reason: you can’t help but be seduced by the glorious natural beauty of the scenery.
Casablanca (Dar Al-Baïda)
Sprawling metropolis full of cosmopolitan restaurants, bars and clubs.
If southern Mozambique’s lures are the accessible beaches and relaxing resorts, in the north it’s the paradisiacal coastal panoramas, the sense of space and the sheer adventure of travel.
We shouldn’t beat about the bush: Nigeria has an image problem.
Red Sea Coast
Sadly, the once-idyllic Red Sea Coast is being spoiled by unattractive construction projects, particularly around the soulless city of Hurghada.
The Rif Mountains
Cameroon’s tourist industry is a victim of geography.
In recent years Fez has boomed as a tourist destination.
The Souss Valley
Home to Kairouan, one of Islam's most holy cities, several of Tunisia's largest beach resorts, and El-Jem, its most impressive Roman monument, this region is hardly lacking in superlatives.
Once a popular holiday destination on a par with neighbouring Morocco, Algeria's tourist industry all but disappeared when bitter civil war broke out in 1992.
When it comes to wishing for the archetypal idyllic island, it's impossible to think past the glorious bays caressed by the gorgeously multi-hued waters of Mahé.
The Southern Coast
For more than 500 years, visitors have been marvelling at the beauty of the southern Mozambican coastline.
Mauritius' tourism panache started in the north, and today there's plenty on offer for visitors.
Nairobi is Kenya’s biggest and baddest city, or so the rumour goes.