You must have seen it the news already. On July 9 2011, Southern Sudan became the newest nation in Africa and in the world. (See details in BBC, CNN, and Daily Nation). For the people of Southern Sudan, congratulations, it has been a long walk to freedom.
For travel enthusiasts, you may be happy to know that Southern Sudan provides you an incredibly rich experience, one that rivals or even surpasses other more established African destinations like Kenya, Tanzania, South Africa, Botswana, etc. This is despite the country’s prolonged civil war with its northern neighbor in the recent past. To this, add the fact that country is virtually a virgin destination, and you get a perfect reason for traveling to Southern Sudan now.
Here are 5 good reasons you should start planning your trip to Southern Sudan today. Continue reading