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São Tomé and Principe – “Africa’s Galápagos”

By Alice Grahns - 29th June 2018

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From São Tomé and Principe – “Africa’s Galápagos” – to the world’s largest water fall, Iguazú Falls, Alice Gråhns reports on some secluded holidays for nature lovers. Principe erupts from the Atlantic, vertiginous incisors of jungle-clad rock spiking towards the gods is a Unesco biosphere reserve and is “the planet’s… perhaps most discreet wilderness retreat. The country is sometimes called “Africa’s Galápagos”, but that short-changes these two small islands that have similar numbers of endemic species in just an eighth of the space.


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By Marcela Kunova - 20th April 2017

Nicola Shepherd, founder and CEO of The Exploration Company, organises unusual trips for HNW and UHNW clients ranging from birthday parties at an Indian Maharajah's palace to reliving Sir Vivian Fuchs's 1950s expedition to the South Pole. Citywealth caught ...

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