Tourists trickle back into Egypt

Ancient monuments stand illuminated in the evening at the Temple of Luxor in Luxor, Egypt.

Years of political tumult upended Egypt's tourism industry. But now, tourists return.

In the home of the Rastas

One of the many tributes to former Ethiopian emperor Haile Selassie to be found in the town of Shashemene, the home of Ethiopia's Rastafarian community.

The spiritual home of Rastafarianism in Ethiopia is said to be full of dodgy two-bit hustlers and drugged-out bludgers.

Scorched earth video

Afar dwellings on a bed of scoria.

Descending into a place once dubbed the cruellest on Earth... Ethiopia.

Dunes, camels and clay castles

SHIMMERING DESERT: My camel plodded through this remote corner of Morocco at the edge of the Saharan Desert.

I was following one of Africa's most mythic, and historic, trading routes: the road to Timbuktu.

Surprises at every turn

The Blue Nile tumbling into a chasm on its way from its source in Lake Tana to its meeting with the White Nile in Khartoum.

Once crippled by famine and drought, Ethiopia has moved on from its dark past, discovers Jill Worrall.

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