Back in Luanda after two years!

I touched down in Luanda on the evening of Tuesday 31 May 2016. This is my first time back in Angola since I left Luanda International School in July 2014. The first thing that struck me was how visible the impact of the current financial crisis is. My flight was with Brussels Airlines, and was […]

My visit to an Angolan minefield

A few years ago, while writing the second edition of the Bradt Travel Guide to Angola, I was able to visit a minefield in Cuando Cubango Province. This minefield was around Cuito Cuanavale town, which is still being cleared by The HALO Trust. Cuito Cuanavale is a small settlement in the south-east of Angola, but […]