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Al-Madinah (Medina In Tunis)

8. December 2009

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Crown of Tunis: Al-Madinah In the heart of Tunis the Capital of Tunisia we have the Al-Madinah or Medina in Tunis. The Coronet of Tunisia it is a city within a city with the essence of ancient times, culture and traditions. It brings to us the Arabic and Islamic culture and ethnicity. Still here all the customs and mores of those times are practiced. The civilization has endured to be the testimony and memorial of the far rich and colorful culture of Islam. The medina of Tunis has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979. Tunis situated on Mediterranean sea gulf, behind the Lake of Tunis, the city extends with coastal plains and hills around. At the hub of city lays old Al-Medina, a dense agglomeration of passages, alleys, there traditional arts and crafts, old trade practices and intense  [...]

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Matmata And Its Ancient Structure

7. December 2009

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Matmata the place of past underground dwellings and Future with Star wars. Matmata is a place when you visit you have dilemma of its ancient structure or do you see it as high tech modern scene of Star Wars. Here lays the scenic beauty of old times and also a finest example of human’s of there survival and brilliance and mastery over the construction and housing and development. Jewel in the crown of Tunisia is the village Matmata that attracts lots of tourist for the part it plays in the movie Star Wars. Also the visitors who are interested in buildings and constructions find it one of the most amazing, striking and over all spectacular form of underground dwellings of human beings. To reach Matmata you can reach Tunis Carthage International Airport and from there you have  [...]

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Hunter Packs Of Madikwe

7. December 2009

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Country Info South Africa is located at the southernmost tip of the African continent. Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe are its northern neighbours while Mozambique and Swaziland lie to its east. Lesotho is wholly surrounded by South Africa. To the east, south and west, South Africa is flanked by the Indian Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean. The area of South Africa is 12,21,037 square kilometers. South Africa has three national territories namely, Pretoria (executive), cape Town (legislative) and Bloemfontein (judicial). Madikwe Game Reserve Madikwe game Reserve, one of South Africa’s largest wildlife destinations, is located 90 kilometres north of the small commercial town of Zeerust in the North West Province of South Africa bordering Botswana. The reserve is spread over an area of 75,000  [...]

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Winter Migrants At Djoudj Sanctuary

7. December 2009

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Common Info Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary is located in the extreme north-western part of Senegal in west Africa, near the Mauritania border and in the delta of River Senegal. It is 60 kilometres north-east to Saint Louis. It is a wetland habitat that supports a wide range of migratory avifauna including those across the Sahara. Set up in 1962, the area was declared a national bird sanctuary in 1971. In 1977, it was designated as the Wetland of International Importance under the Ramsar Convention. The sanctuary has been designated as a World Heritage Site in 2001. It was also added to the World Heritage Site in Danger in 2006 but was later de-tagged in 2006. The local Wolof, Halpulaar, Haratin and Sarakolé people live in human settlements in Ddoudj National Bird Sanctuary. Country Info Senegal  [...]

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Maasai Mara National Reserve In Kenya

6. December 2009

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Maasai Mara National Reserve In Kenya
Reserving Wildlife: Maasai Mara National Reserve Known for its rich wildlife, it is one of the most popular reserves in Kenya and among all, here you could be able to take a look at game population. Extended upto 1530km² in south-western Kenya, it has derived its name from the indigenous people called Masai and the nearby Mara River. The place, during the months of July to October witnesses an intense migration of many animals from the Serengeti. The place is located in the Rift Valley, and its surrounding areas are totally forested. The rolling grass land is chief attraction of the reserve and the magnificent beauty of Mara River is ultimate. Came into existence in the year 1961, the site is fairly accomplishing its duty of defending the wildlife from cruelty of hunters. The place  [...]

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Table Mountain: The Flat Topped Mountain With Unusual Sandstone Crust

4. December 2009

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Table Mountain: The Flat Topped Mountain With Unusual Sandstone Crust
Table Mountain is uniquely flat topped and forms a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town. The mountain is given extreme importance as it is featured in the flag of Cape Town because of its distinct characteristic of being flat topped. The mountain is a major tourist attraction, cableway or hiking to the top you can use any of the either way to get into top. The mountain is a significant part of the Table Mountain National park. Where it is located Table Mountain occupies the northern end of Sandstone Mountain which forms the spine of the peninsula. Table Mountain, however, stands in the middle of Cape Town, defining the downtown area. Things you must know about the mountain The Table Mountain is a level plateau of somewhere 3km from side to side, enclosed by steep cliffs.  [...]

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A Gorge That Is Gorgeous: Fish River Canyon

4. December 2009

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A Gorge That Is Gorgeous: Fish River Canyon
The Fish River Canyon is the largest in Africa and second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It also boasts to be the second largest Canyon in the world, but no comparisons to it when it comes to paradise for photographers. The clicks will keep on clicking the minute you enter in gorge. The Fish river is the longest river in Namibia which ends at Ai-Ais the hot springs. The whole gorge is 160km in length and is 127km wide. The picturesque inner canyon is marvelous 550m profound. The composition of this grandeur started about 1.8 millions years ago with sandstone, shale and laves deposits. Over the past 50 million years the canyon has developed to be the most imposing and striking gorge in the world. It brings the excitement and thrill to the adventurous hikers making them  [...]

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Etosha National Park: Africa’s Most Intriguing Wildlife Sanctuary

4. December 2009

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Etosha is one of the most prominent wildlife sanctuary of the Africa and was proclaimed a game reserve in 1907, it was reestablished in June 20 1975 and it is now governed by Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Namibia. The place derives it name from the climatic condition prevailing over there, Etosha means ‘place of dry water’ and is centered around hug cal Crete depression of 5,000 sq km and spread around an area of 22,750 sq km. home to astonishing 114 mammal species, 340 bird species, 110 reptile species, 16 amphibian species and the list doesn’t end here surprisingly 1 specie of fish is also found here. Etosha pan was one the choosen site for South African Regional Science Initiative (SAFARI 2000). The park has been well maintained and the wildlife has protected really well in  [...]

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Hassan Tower: Finest Piece Of Moroccan Architecture

4. December 2009

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Hassan Tower: Finest Piece Of Moroccan Architecture
The Hassan Tower is an incomplete minaret of Hassan mosque which was contructed with the intension of making largest minaret in the Islamic world. This unfinished tower roars the great style and design of Moroccans, though incomplete it completely wins the minds of visitors. Standing tall in Rabat, the imperial city of North African kingdom this structure has always been special place of visit in Morocco. This eight century old tower, adorned by beautiful gardens around it, was listed as world heritage site by UNESCO in the year 1995. The site also houses the Mosque and Mausoulem of Mohammed V and it is the place where he on retuning from exile, gathered thousands of Moroccans to thank God who gifted independence of their country to them.  It  is among the few sacred sites where non Muslims  [...]

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Liwonde National Park: Malawi’s Best For Flora And Fauna

4. December 2009

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Liwonde National Park: Malawi’s Best For Flora And Fauna
Excellent environment and great wildlife and plant reserve makes Liwonde National Park favorite destination for the flora and fauna lovers, it’s the place where you can find the animals in their real physical condition without the interference of the humans. Stretched over 550 sq km and runs through savanna and mopane woodland on the floodplains of   river Shire and Lake Malombe in the south of the country, it’s a real delight for people who are fond of their mother nature. The park is long, thin and flat and has hills in the southern tip. Unlike other parks this one is extremely peaceful and uncommercialised. The park has seriously taken up the conservation programs and plans to transfer some females in the near future. One the best attribute of this national park is that animals can  [...]

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