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8 adventurous ways to explore Africa

Hitching

Africa, a popular tourist destination, offers a number of interesting things to keep visitors entertained. Following are 8 adventurous ways to explore Africa.

Hitchhike the south 
For any kind of long-term travel in Southern Africa (say, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, and South Africa), it’s best to rent a car. Or, more realistically, some sort of 4×4. But that sounds pricey. A cheaper option would be to hitch.

I’d be reluctant to do this if I hadn’t read the advice of Mary Richardson. When she was working as a Peace Corps volunteer in Namibia, she found hitching to be the most reliable means of transport. Not only that, but “…hitchhiking contributed some of the most exciting travel experiences I’ve ever had. Over a period of two years, I successfully hitchhiked through Namibia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, South Africa, Mozambique, and Malawi. An adventure that still thrills me to this day.” If she can do it, I’m fairly confident I could too. Even better, she’s shared 15 tips for hitchhiking in Southern Africa, including general advice as well as some solid routes to try out.

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Credit: happytrips.com

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