To see where I have been so far, check out my map as I count down the final 93 countries on the road to all 193 UN countries. Angola is my 119th country.
Angola can be found on the Atlantic Ocean in the southern part of Africa. Angola was colonized by Portugal and was wracked by a brutal and long civil war. Today, it is a wealthy petrol-state but it is a country of extreme haves and have-nots. Angola is virtually untouched by tourism, and until just recently, it was one of the more difficult visas to get in Africa.
Once I learned of the more lenient visa protocols I added on a side trip to Angola when visiting four other countries in Africa. It was a brief visit with a day spent visiting the city and another day visiting shipwreck beach. This country has a lot of potential from a tourism perspective if they expand the tourist infrastructure and provide more competitive prices.
Angola – 119th Country