By Gemma Pitcher
Watch the sunlight set over the Niger at Mopti, the place Malians alternate fish for salt with the barren region Tuareg.
Wake as much as the tug of a trunk as elephants wander via your campsite within the Serengeti nationwide Park.
Dip your oar quietly into the Okavango Delta as you go with the flow in the direction of a satisfaction of lions lounging at the water's edge.
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Africa by Gemma Pitcher