Africa thread post photos, stories, countries you’ve been to or even reccomendations about this beautiful continent
Redpill me on Lagos. Is it worth a visit?
>>1827383Tbh yes it’s a fast growing city and like a lot of places in Africa just be smart about what streets you go down and be aware but Lagos is a very cool city
>>1827378Whatever happened to that French guy?
>>1827638Made it to the Indian ocean, now works in the CAR for the UN World Food Programme.
>>1827378i've been to zambia and south africa.zambia was pretty cool. worked in lusaka (the capital) for a bit then moved to livingstone to see victoria falls. awesome place.
White Saffa here. Quick rundown:South Africa: Diverse landscapes, most developed country, crime happens to locals and idiots, baby's first african countryNamibia: Sand and sock, large stretches of nothing, dirt roads that will kill your car, dusty, nice camping spotsBotswana: Great wildlife, has the touristy thing that Kenya has, roads also suckZimbabwe: Half great wildlife, the other half an even poorer south africaMozambique: Zimbabwe but with a tropical setting~Swaziland: MountainsLesotho: Mountains, but with snow!
>>1827378Malawi: Tough to get around, but kind people, nice landscape and overall a good experience. Generally safe during daylight. Would recommend.
>>1827378I've only been to Morocco, Chefchaouen was my favorite place
>>1827773Are you doing Bali next or is it La Gomera?
Is it possible to travel overland from Cairo to Cape Town?
>>1827838Nobody ever makes it.
>>1827840I like those odds.
>>1827739Are black South Africans still hostile with white people because of recent history??
>>1827383No, it is an important city but not one worth visiting.
>>1827838Pretty easy actually, as long as you take a route near the eastern coast.If you attempt to go through CAR, South sudan or Darfur then you may end your trip in a shallow grave
>>1827378Malawi is coolZimbabwe and Zsmbia are cool.Namibia is boring.Botswana has great wildlife tours and stuffLesotho is good for hiking and escapingSwaziland has a cool wildlife preserve that you can live on or used to.I personally think Malawi is the best.
>>1827378Ethiopia has best food in the continent. Also Lalibela.
>>1828234>Ethiopia has best foodLmaoIt's also the most repetitive
Did visit uganda last year I love it beautiful nature nice people relative safe, alot of young girls there I wanna go back there as soon as possible
>>1828051Everybody is just bitter in general. However you wont encounter any hostility unless you're actively looking for it outside of the touristy areas.
>>1828387>a lot of young girls there Elaborate, do you mean prostitution?
>>1827741Agree great country
>>1828197>Malawi is the bestTroll. There are lots of cool places in Africa, Malawi is firmly at the bottom unless you're some sort of Christfag trying to spread your religion. There's literally nothing there. People talk about how dangerous and hard travel in Congo can be, but Congo still has some great experiences if you can deal with the hardship. Malawi as a destination is utterly pointless.
What is the best african country to see lots of wildlife?
>>1828883South Africa, Kenya, Botswana, Zimbabwe
>>1827378Paris is niceIt still has colonial architecture and it's one of the colder african countries, but the food is great.
>>1828883America. Lots of white monkeys there
>>1828387Post negritas tetonas
>>1827383NO, as a Nigerian, steer clear
>>1828925Angry negro detected
>>1828387post young black grills
>>1827378Can we still visit Southie? Or did Zed A ban us just as Europe did.
>>1827741Hitched through Malawi to hit a music festival there. So dope.
Interested in hearing about Mozambique. I like a tropical climate, love seafood and spices, and would like to improve my Portuguese and learn how to dive. Seems like it's got a lot for me.Any thoughts or stories to share?
>>1833389I lived there for a couple years. If you’re after all that then Moz is the place to go. Or Cabo Verde.
>>1828387Are the women easy???
>>1833737If you're white
>>1834438Where can you find traditional woman in Africa? The woman on the right in your picture is wow but what are relationships/marriages like there?
>>1834438Really? Thought they were tribalisic?
>>1833737Why not just go to the usa or france? (Not being racist or trolling you)Sub saharan Africa has a very traditional mindset, people marry quite early in most countries. Sexual liberation there is only just beginning, and only in the very big cities. The most well educated africans tend to move to europe, their destination in europe is mostly decided by their colonial history (nigerians go to the uk, malians go to france etc)Why not go for better educated, more westernised (aka more likely to agree to sex outside of a relationship) women.I get the whole exotic part of it, but in countries like Ethiopia where the women are hot, HIV is a MASSIVE problem, the problem gets bigger the more south you go. Ranging from 1/6 of women to 1/3 in women. At that point just play russian roullete. I have people in my social circles who have contracted hiv in africa, and i can tell you its not a fun thing to have even with meds.Do what you will with my post man, god speed whatever you decide to doT. Frenchman who has spend many years working in sub saharan africa for oil/mining companies
>>1834540This is a really good post. What's available to you here is not what you probably want. Just go to Thailand and get AIDS there.>t. American who works in mining in Africa
>>1827378Rwanda is a really nice and chill place. Safe for tourists from any country. Criminal activity is very low and white guy can walk around any big city during midnight and don't be scared for his life.Kigali isn't cheap but you can find pretty much anything there from any sort of restaurant to casino or nightclub. There are a couple of safari parks but those aren't impressive compared to ones in Kenya or Tanzania. But if you have decent amount of money, you can visit gorillas high in the mountains.I'd give Rwanda 9/10 if you want to rate countries in Central Africa.
>>1834540I am slav, I'm poor by western Europe standards, not by afrocan
>>1834752You are not that rich in most African capitals, it tends to get cheaper in the bush
>>1834611Can foreigners open businesses and buy property there?
>>1834761Yes and yes.
>>1834752go to SEA asia or something, or latin america. africa really isn't a place to find girls. the cities are expensive and the bush is not somewhere you will find girls. Go to colombia or dominican republic
>>1834784SEA is overrun with fat German and Anglo women
>>1834792Yes we might be trying to avoid this here
>>1834764What do Rwandans think of wypipo?
>>1834806During my year and a half in Rwanda, I haven't noticed any aggression or disgust towards whites. Some locals do consider them as walking wallets full of money though. So foreigners should be careful while doing business with them, it's easy to be fooled by some tricky motherfucker because you do not know how things work in there.Otherwise, locals are pretty chill and friendly, even in distant regions of the country.
>>1834792Go to haiti, nice weather
>>1834811I would like to do business there. Thanks for the info broseph. Think I'll go there for tourism first. Any place you'd recommend in particular.?
>>1834852Honestly, there aren't many interesting places to visit there for tourists.Like I said, there are a couple of national parks, Akagera is a good example. But those aren't really special unless you're really into typical african wildlife because you can't find those anywhere else in Rwanda at all.Gorillas park is a special thing because they are considered as national treasure there and it costs around $1500 per person to visit them. If you have spare money, go for it. people say it's worth it but not my kind of thing.There are also some good resorts near lake Kivu. Those are pretty popular among tourists and wealthy locals.Also, I'd highly recommend to find someone in Rwanda to assist if you really want to start business there. Locals know all the tricks and are extremely useful to make some things less complicated. Good luck anyway.
>>1834848Isn't Haiti dangerous?
>>1834858You're doing it wrong. YOU'RE supposed to take anons money to help him set up a business using YOUR local contacts and at that point you can help him actually make money or be one of the foreign grifter douchebags that litter the continent
>>1834862Well, it depends on what kind of business he's interested in. Sure I still have some local contacts but I've been involved in not so common type of business. Well for a regular person anyway, in Central Africa it's very common.
>>1834867Based brick maker
>>1834867how about importing Rwandan coffee? I'm a master roaster and would like to get a hand on specialty green coffee from Rwanda.
>>1835400Not in Rwanda but coffee prices are shit right now, don't know how this affects your end. I guess a good time to buy? Really might as well hit up a couple places to get it if you can.
>>1835408>Not in Rwanda but coffee prices are shit right nowcompletely the opposite on my endI'm in Brazil and exporting most of my stuff, price hike has been absurd, specially with the US dollar being so strong. I'm talking about specialty coffee though, not commodity level coffee ("traditional" coffee). Europeans too have been asking for more and more of our coffee I even had to hire a trainee to start roasting with me. Consumption of coffee (and alcohol) has increased a lot since the lockdowns it seems.
>>1835400As far as I know coffee market is filled with local companies.Can't really tell if there is any place for foreign operators left. But at least customs fees are reasonable in Rwanda compared to DRC or Tanzania.Coffee is one of the few things Rwanda produces so it can be tricky to get into this business. Not impossible but like I previously said local help would increase the chances of success.
I want more info on being a white expat in Cabo Verde, Angola, Mozambique, São Tomé etc.If I were to realistically know Brazilian Portuguese at a fluent level, how liveable are all these countries (in either urban or rural areas)? How are whites treated? Any anecdotal experience from any of these places?
Safaris are pretty great. Expensive, but great nonetheless
>>1828912What about for flora and fawna?
>>1834784>and the bush is not somewhere you will find girls.>no zebra bitchEddieeeeee! I want half!!!
>>1836201The ones that do move to other countries. The women there though are very trad.
My mom and I (F) are thinking of going to South Africa post-corona. Is it safe for just the two of us or should we go as a bigger group? Visiting Cape Town, or Cape Town plus the Garden Route.
>>1836485You have a rape fantasy?
>>1836623You're saying we should bring my brother. Got it.
>>1836729And don't go wandering about in back alleys. SA is a dangerous place, even if you bring 3 brothers.
>>1836745What should her brothers do while she and her mom are out with the locals?
>>1836485Go for it. One of the most stunning countries on the planet. But take Ubers everywhere. Go to destinations you've planned to go to. Don't go rambling around randomly.
>>1836782You forgot to tell them to take prep for when they're raped.
>>1835427Tanzania is safe for people from America?
>>1836485Post your pic
>>1836837It's relatively safe unless you have endless desire for travelling outside of big cities during night hours. And even in big cities such hours aren't really safe outside of your hotel room.Can easily get robbed and that's not a pleasant experience to be honest.
>>1836845If a job is offering a guard at home... Then is very dangerous right? In the rural area.
>>1836857Not really then. Overall, Tanzania is an alright place to live and work. Can't compare to complete shitholes like DRC. Still it's not completely safe like Rwanda or Burundi so you should keep an eye on things around.
>>1836860Haveu been to Tanzania? Can give moar info about security, health facilities and situations. How can arrive there without passing USA and EU?
In terms of sub sahara, Outside of the unique wildlife there isn’t much there It’s extremely dangerous and the cities suck. South Africa is decent but it’s not very safe.
I went to Senegal to do some fishing, in 2005-2006
>>1837590Have you actually been in there or just assuming things?
>>1837636He's right in that the cities generally don't have much to offer - or take some time to get to know well enough to discover the fun stuff - and there's no-go zones due to local insurgents, but most of it is sufficiently safe and there's plenty to discover that isn't wildlife.
>>1837636Haha bro I’ve been to 40+ countries in the last 7 years. If you want to go to Africa then go ahead lmao don’t get mad when you get murdered
>>1837611Neat; I used to pay to go out with fishermen in Casamance but they never let me do any fishing. Did you charter a boat?
>>1837984Likewise. 11 of those were African countries. Did not encounter a single instance of violence during a combined total of 6 months worth of travelling.
>>1837995My uncle lived there for a small while and built a small boat, that’s pretty much it. Fun times bringing back the fish and grill it on the barbie with some onions sauce.
>>1838011>11 of those were African countries.Nice. Where'd you visit? Have any favorites?
>>1838155Kenia, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast and Ghana. Favourite was probably Ethiopia for its diversity. Montagnes region in Ivory Coast had some pretty cool scenery as well - by extension the mountains around Mt Nimba are all quite nice. Ghana had some nice beaches. Wildlife was best in Tanzania, even if Ethiopia had some cool endemic critters as well.
>>1838200>by extension the mountains around Mt Nimba are all quite niceNot for much longer because some Jews are about to cut the mountain down, congratulations on seeing it before it's ruined
>>1828051Idk but I'm hostile with them
>>1838229Why? It's a city, not an active war zone. Fairly simple safety measures should suffice in the tourist areas, otherwise it wouldn't have such a prosperous tourism industry, no?
>>1838205What do you mean?
>>1828234*laughs in north africa*
>no ignorant retards ittthanks frens hope we see each other in africa one day
>>1836729Prob won't do you any good especially if he is a Swede. Unless he likes to watch
>>1827383Yes if you're not a retard. Just keep your wits about you and you'll have plenty of fun. It's a fun city. If you want somewhere more relaxed then hit up Abuja, Calabar or Jos.
>>1834487We are, we have very heavy in group preference for our own ethnic groups or "tribes". That only applies to locals though, it's the opposite with foreigners.
>>1834752Mate you'll be fine in Africa. Every chick wants some white cock. Just take the regular precautions and play safe.
>>1827773>Instagram trap townI prefer Essaouira and Fez
>>1834540>Sexual liberation there is only just beginning>HIV is a MASSIVE problemI wonder how you get these two ideas to go together
>>1839221You Ugandan? Why is it not the same for foreigners?
>>1839344Nah, Nigerian. We just have a bias towards you guys. I guess because the foreigners who do come tend to be well off, more educated, exoticism etc. It's generally that way across the continent.
>>1839458I’m black British, would that be exotic enough?
>>1827378NEVER go to south africa, shittiest place and they straight up kill you
>>1839854You're black and you live in Britain*
>>1839867>i get my news from FOX and facebook. wearing a face mask is a liberal agenda!
>>1839936Can you just shut the fuck up about facemasks already?
>>1839854Yeah but not as much as if you looked completely exotic.
>>1840793Are people really that obsessed with skin colour there?
>>1839926Exactly that makes me a black Brit.>>1839933Why would I permanently live in Africa when me and my parent a were born in the midlands???
>>1840815>Black>Parent (singular)Can't tell if this is bait but kek
>>1840816i meant parents
>>1840809No, people don't really care at all desu. What I meant to say is that in some places, you might pass as a local depending on how you dress and your mannerisms.
>>1840815Don't reply to retards
>>1827383Port Harcourt > Abuja > Ibadan > L*gos
>>1827378Has anyone here been to Mali recently, or recent past years? Mali is one of the top in my bucketlist and I've always wanted to visit Dogon. I know it's not advised to travel there atm but I heard it only applies if going to Timbuktu? So how safe is it?
>>1841330Yeah early 2019 I drove through from Ivory Coast to Guinea. Roads were really good, no one asked for a bribe. Probably not a good idea now because there's political angst.
>>1841186I’m probably the whitest acting black man on earth
>>1841330The south is perfectly safe. Dunno what their covid situation is but on a normal year there are literally hundreds of white overlanders cruising around the south. I visited briefly a couple years back and stayed with a Dutchman who runs a campground and grows bananas. Good time.
What part of Africa do women look like this??
>>1834859>Isn't Haiti dangerous?Yes
>>1837590>In terms of sub sahara, Outside of the unique wildlife there isn’t much there>It’s extremely dangerous and the cities suck.Are there *any* good cities in Sub-Saharan Africa? I can't really think of any off the top of my head.South Africa seems to be the only country with any semblance of decent cities -- Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria, and Durban (guessing about all of those) -- but even still, the crime rates in South Africa are unsettling, to say the least.
imagine actually considering going to Africa. There is a reason all of civilized humanity walked away from that steaming pile of shit.
>>1843235You sound like a faggot
>>1843086I’ve been to a handful. They aren’t clean, fashionable metropoles; your typical sub-Saharan city is half slum, half boring concrete. But the payoff is a good music/nightlife scene and interesting street food. True they are overall shitty but enjoyable all the same.
>>1827643I hope this is true
>>1843235>imagine actually considering going to Africa. There is a reason all of civilized humanity walked away from that steaming pile of shit.Clearly you have a American level of understanding
>>1843546give trolls more attention; they’ll realize they are wrong and go away.
>>1843407Are there any you can recommend? Is Cape Town worthwhile?
>>1844785Not him, but Cape Town is comfy AF and is not your typical "sub-saharan city"
>>1844818George is better.
>>1844828Lots of very groovy cities and villages in South Africa for sure, but you can't really compare a town of 150K with one that is much larger.
>>1844828>>1844834Please tell me moreI would love to spend a few weeks in an African city (or multiple cities/countries) to see go on safaris with my camera gear and have sex with black women.
>>1844871Too big a topic and too vague a question. So I will narrow it down for you. The cape province have lots of tiny villages and towns that are very gentrified. Pic related is Franschoek.All of these places have wineyards, fancy restaurants, excellent produce, colonial architecture, and some places have all this + coastline. Reasonably cheap living too (meaning, luxury is less here than in Europe or the US). Check out the Garden Route on Google.
>>1827378Did you bless the rains down in Africa?
I absolutely need to go back to Africa. Went to Morocco last year and it was a beautiful experience. I don't even care about traveling anywhere else then in Africa desuWhich French speaking country is the best? I was thinking about Senegal.
>>1845249>Which French speaking country is the best? I was thinking about Senegal.You already went to it (Morocco)
>>1845281I was actually thinking about building a villa there in the next 2 years. Might be the best choice then
>>1845341Living in a Moroccan riad would be super comfyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riad_(architecture)
>>1839227Fez sucks ass. Merzouga master race.
>>1836860I've heard Burundi isn't that safe? Isn't it poor even compared to Africa standards?
>>1845372Holy shit, how is this possible in 2020?
>>1845388Haha!That also makes me figure that countries such as Zimbabwe totally make up their statistics.>>1844879Thanks for the tip -- it sounds really nice. The only problem for me is that if I solotravel, I wonder if it would be very boring.I have also thought about this:>go to tanzania to see kilimanjaro (if I get a promotion in the next year I will try to climb it and arrange it on a trail that gives you a lot of days for the trek)>safari to ngorongoro or somewhere else nice>spend the rest of the time on ZanzibarIs Tanzania alright compared to South Africa? It seems Zanzibar might have a nice nightlife.
>>1845364I had the opportunity to buy one for 200k actually. The one I spent my trip in, managed by a couple from my hometown. I could still buy it but I'd need to live there so idk about that
>>1845482(Move there permanently I mean, to look after the place and the clients. I could easily pay some old guy to watch over a villa but I wouldn't 100% trust them with a clientele)
>>1845484In theory it sounds great, but I might be wary of property rights (specifically for foreigners) in Morocco without having done any research into the topic.
>>1845249Senegal is a kick in the nuts but it’s beautiful. Mauritania is chill and worthwhile. Guinea, Benin and Cameroon all look awesome; they’re Francophone.Though you’re right that Morocco is the best country in Francophonie; I’d be happy if I could just go back there every year.
>>1827638Its a bit off topic but does anyone have a link to his first trip thread through central asia?Was one of the most inspiring trips ive ever read on trv and I would love to replicate it once the ronas over
>>1836485 Hope you have a body guard. If south africa had accurate statistics it would be the rape capital of the world.South Africa is visually stunning but you must always have your guard up.
>>1846761>garden route>rapeoy vey. You are right. 20 seconds after this pic was taken, these posh garden route wine tasters were forced, at gun-point, to rape each other. It was another shoah.
>>1841425Did you rent a car? or purchase some cheap shit? Ive done the same from mexico to panama but i just bought a shitty little microwave for like 500€, I had the whole exhaust fall of in the middle of guatemala city and again in san salvador so i might rent instead this time