Essential  visa health and safatey information.

Department of State Travel Advisories including political and safatey notices, visa requirements and addresses for Consulates and Embassies

Center for Disease Control Travel Information: Southern Africa: East Africa - includes vaccination recommendations.
Maps and Country Specific Information:

Mbendi - on line encyclopedia of African countries

Maps of Africa CIA map libary at the University of Texas.

Microsft Expedia- Click and zoom maps anywhere in the world.

Virtual Zimbabwe

Web Guide to Uganda

Web Guide to Zambia

Useful Travel Information:

Currency Converter

U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs - other official travel information

South African Railways Passenger Service - schedules

Mark and Delia Owens Foundation

TravelAssist Magazine

For prompt service for all visa requirements, Cape to Cairo recommends G-3 Visas and Passports

Travel Writing and On Line Travelogues:

Greatest Escapes   Great General travel writing.

Mike and Sigrid's Africa Tour Photographic journal of a safari in Botswana and Zimbabwe.

Journal of African Travel Writing

Notes from Peer Hansen's trip to East Africa

Ian Simmins Diary: including Victoria Falls

The opinionated traveler - excellent general travel reviews

Maasai on the Lawn: Tourist Realism in East Africa - A provocative anthroplogical study of tourism.