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Scuba Diving in the Red Sea
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Scuba Diving in the Red Sea

The port in early morning is all hustle and bustle as crews are loading up the ships. Dollies and wagons carry crates and equipment down the dock past a long row of vessels’ sterns. Dive tanks are tossed from man to man and slipped into slots ready for the first dive, or clanged into piles on decks for the subsequent ones.

Getting Spoiled in Namibia’s Unspoiled Wilderness
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Getting Spoiled in Namibia’s Unspoiled Wilderness

Someone has just radioed us the whereabouts of a pride of lions and we’re hot on its trail in the Oganva Reserve in northern Namibia. Although it’s a sunny afternoon, the rainy season began last month – the vegetation is green and the dirt trails that we follow are bumpy and puddled.

The Pride of Africa Carries the Leisured Elite Across South Africa, 1930s Style
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The Pride of Africa Carries the Leisured Elite Across South Africa, 1930s Style

I arrive at Capital Park Station in Pretoria, South Africa for a 1,600-kilometer train ride to Cape Town.

Tunisia: A Study in Blue and White
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Tunisia: A Study in Blue and White

The Tunisian people are gentle, smart, peaceful, good-looking, and very proud of their beautiful, clean country…