Conquering Big Daddy

Tourists at the base of Namib-Naukluft Park dune Big Daddy

Climbers who make it can look out over Deadvlei - an eerie salt pan dotted with blackened skeletons of camel thorn trees.

'The most luxurious train in the world'

The Pride of Africa is the self-styled 'most luxurious train in the world'.

To board this South African experience is to step back into an age of opulence ... and of going slowly.

Serenity under the stars

Wilderness Safaris' Kulala Desert Lodge is on the edge of Namibia's Sossusvlei desert.

A night out under the stars in a Namibian desert can elicit two very different reactions.

Swallowed by the dragon

The Amphitheatre is one of South Africa's most striking natural features.

The Drakensberg mountain range is as famous for its legends as its dramatic landscape.

Close encounters in Africa's largest game park

A buffalo bathes in a lake in Selous Game Reserve.

Africa's largest game park is also one of its least visited, meaning the chance of genuine wildlife experiences is high.

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