Why Africa?

The section of the website in which we throw around some ideas about why the continent is such a rewarding place to travel.

The relevant chapters in the book are here. . .

Chapter 13 African Culture: contents
Building an understanding
Dealing with culture shock
Relationships
Name-calling & terms of address
Greetings & debates
The extended family
Hospitality & gift-giving
Shared meals
Kola nuts
Religious traditions
Rites of passage
Sports
Poverty
Urbanization
Globalization
HIV
Tribal division
Aid, development, investment
Population & environment

Chapter 14 Responsible Travel: contents
How green is your trip?
Spending money wisely
Environmental awareness
Respect and courtesy
Taking photos
Voluntourism
Conservation safaris

. . . while links to our musings are here:

Culture

Language

Music and Dance

Doing the right thing

This page last edited 9 June 2011 © Richard Trillo and Emma Gregg

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