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In The Humpback Whale’s Playground

15. December 2009

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In The Humpback Whale’s Playground
Country Info Republic of Madagascar (formerly Malagasy) is an island nation of Africa located off the southeaster coast of the ‘Black Continent’ in the Indian Ocean. The main island of the country which is also called Madagascar is the fourth largest island (Area: 587041 square kilometres) in the world and is famous for its flora and fauna species majority of which are endemic to the country itself. Madagascar is one of the poorest country’s in the world. National capital is Antananarivo. Humpback whale The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species found in various oceans and seas around the world. Humpback whale has a special body shape comprising very long pectoral fins and a knobbly head. Often found in state of animation, the  [...]

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Morocco Tourism - Sands And Birds

15. December 2009

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Morocco Tourism – Sands And Birds
Country Info Morocco is located in North western Africa (a Northern African State) covering an area of 4,47,000 square kilometers and boasts of a population of 32. Morocco is bordered by Algeria in the east and Western Sahara to the south (sovereignty of Western Sahara is subject to dispute, however). The Strait of Gibraltar separates Morocco from spain in the north. Atlantic Ocean lies to the west and north-western side of Morocco while Mediterranean Sea lies to the northeast. The Canary Islands are located off the Moroccan coast. National capital is Rabat. Merzouga Merzouga is a small village located in the southeastern part of Morocco, just about 20 kilometers from the Algerian border. Merzouga is known for Erg Chebbi, one of the best tourist sites here (erg is a flat area of a desert  [...]

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Welcome To The Permanent Desert Lake Turkana, Kenya

14. December 2009

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Welcome To The Permanent Desert Lake Turkana, Kenya
The place is something which you would not have even imagined in your dreams; it’s the place where you find how life forms struggle to exist. Sitting at a comfortable couch and moving in a warm luxury car you cannot figure out how difficult it is for people in some parts of the world to manage some food and decent amount of clean water to sustain their lives. This place is more and unconnected than you would from collecting the data about the closest city and nearest airport. Lake Turkana is some 466 miles from Nairobi. It is also largest alkaline lake in the world apart from being the largest permanent desert lake. The place is really hot and the lands are barren making you ponder for hours that was it really fertile and the area was amazing place to place as claimed by historians. The  [...]

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Picturesque Blyde River Canyon

14. December 2009

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Picturesque Blyde River Canyon The natural wonder located in South Africa’s Mpumalanga is the world’s third largest canyon after Grand Canyon of USA and Namibia’s Fish River Canyon. Deep by 2500 feet and lengthy by 26 kilometers, the canyon is made up of red-colored sandstones. Three Rondavels is one of the best views offered by the canyon vicinity. Renamed as Motlatse, its magnificent mountain scenery and the surrounding see sights are the best reasons to be there at least once in lifetime. The canyon passes from the Drakensberg Mountain Range and it also contains Lowveld Riparian Forest that is extended upto 100 hectares. The vicinity also locates as Swadini dam and you can also enjoy boating in the dam locality. Its nearby Kadishi waterfall is also the second tallest tufa waterfall  [...]

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Simon’s Town: Welcome To The Penguin’s Town

14. December 2009

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Simon’s Town is one of the most charming places in South Africa. It is situated somewhere around 40km away from the city. The town is the important base of South African Navy. Its one small beautiful town that we use to hear in the bed time stories, small houses and cottages, shops, cafeteria and restaurants on road sides. The seaside location is so beautiful that even best of adjectives cannot describe its beauty. Where it is located It lies on the eastern side of Cape Peninsula and False Bay’s shores, South Africa. From the pages of past Simon van der Stel, a Dutch man is behind the discovery of this beautiful place; he was the governor of the Cape Colony (1677-1687). He surveyed the place and considered it as a secure harbor for winters the days between May and September. More  [...]

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Harar Jugol: The Fortified Historic Town

14. December 2009

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You would get to know your unawareness about the great Ethiopian culture once you reach this place. This place is a great venue to learn African Islamic development. The country Ethiopia itself remained unexplored for many years. The town Harar Jugol recently in 2006 got added to the World Heritage list by UNESCO. It lies nearly 500km to Addis Abaga on a hilltop at an altitude of 1900m. The city has a population of 122000 and is ranked fourth among the holiest city of Islam. There are 82 mosques with three of them as old as that of 10th century and 102 shrines fulfilling the religious needs of people. The place has been listed in World Heritage list because of its cultural significance but not many people know that this place is also famous for its distinct coffee. There are many ethnic  [...]

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Serengeti National Park: Tanzania’s Largest Park

13. December 2009

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You always wish to venture into a place from where you can carry lot of interesting stories to tell your friends and kids. African Safari in someway or the other promises all the adventure that other destination just boasts, it is the place where you would find the wild side of the earth. Serengeti the Tanzanian National Park should be your place to visit if you want to fulfill your instincts of watching wildlife unperturbed. In the local Maasai language Serengeti means ‘endless plains’, the park covers an area of about 15000sq km. It is the largest reserve in Tanzania and also counted among the world famous national parks. It was first established as a game reserve in 1921 and then in the year 1951 it was proclaimed as a national park. You should come here not only to enjoy flora and fauna  [...]

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Elands Bay: A Surfer’s Paradise

11. December 2009

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The place must be visited by those who love to do wild surfing, this place is something 3hr away from the Cape Town and it has managed to stay away from the cacophony of the city. The people from cities if feel like getting a break from their usual life they come here to unwind themselves. The beaches are really pleasant and you can spend hours sitting here and gazing hours at the beautiful sea. In this place you would be able to find restaurants to eat wonderful sea foods and those who have ate here says the food brings them back again to the place so no guesses that you would find something great to eat as well. The place as believed is not dominated by locals; you would find people from many places. The place is also known for the variety of birds that can be seen here. More than 240  [...]

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The Wine And Ravine Of Constantia

10. December 2009

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Flanked by the Table Mountain National Park on either side, Constantia Valley is positioned in the heart of the isthmus of Cape Town, which is just 20 minutes away from Cape Town. This vicinity is known as the origin of wine farming in the country of South Africa. The awe-inspiring vistas of this vale where protracted vineyards reaches up to the peaks is quite inimitable in today’s congested and teeming earth. For those who are still wondering what Constantia is, it is a series of five ravines – Groot Constantia, Klein Constantia, Buitenverwachting, Constantia Uitsig, and Steenberg. While traveling toward Cape Town, you will encounter each of these in a row. Along with its common practice of producing universal wine, it also serves the saccharine dessert wine of Constantia. Is  [...]

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Enjoy The Fourth World

10. December 2009

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Enjoy The Fourth World
Cape Town is the best and well known location in South Africa. People love to go and enjoy the life in Cape Town where you will see many locations to feel like you are on the ninth sky. Exploring Cape Town one more place that is popular and eco-friendly that attracts tourists to come and spent a day with it is The Fourth Beach. You will get many beaches in Cape Town but one which is famous and have something that makes it special in the globe is one and only Fourth Beach. This beach is considered as one of the world’s best beaches. You will unable to see the sand of Fourth beach as it remains jam packed with umbrellas, beach towels, chairs, and bodies. Even you will find celebrities at this beach who comes to make their mood and do sunbathe. This beach has been given a title which  [...]

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