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Africa’s finest - Ethiopia

15. July 2010

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Africa’s finest – Ethiopia
Ethiopia is a country that is situated in the horn of Africa.  After Nigeria, this country is the most populated, in the whole of Africa. Eritrea lies to the north and Kenya to the south. Sudan lies to the west of the country and Somalia lies to the east. Also the country is the second oldest country which is and official Christian nation after Armenia. Ethiopia was never colonized which is one unique thing about this country compared to most African countries although it was under Italian military occupation for a period of five years. The country is quite historical. In fact its name was Abyssinia.  Which is Turkish; for land of the habesha people. The climate here is a tropical monsoon with lots of variation. Even thought it is close o the equator, the climate is cooler than most other  [...]

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Amazing Malawi

13. July 2010

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Amazing Malawi
Malawi is a landlocked area on Nyasalanad, the south eastern region of Africa.  Zambia, Tanzania and Mozambique lie to the east, the south and the Westlake Malawi separates Tanzania from Mozambique. The capital of this country is a city called Maravi. Malawi was first colonized by he British .when it got its independence in the nineteen sixties; it became a single party state. Amongst the densely populated countries , Malazi is the last developed. There is a lot of rural population and the economy is based primarily on agriculture. The people of the region used to be hunter-gatherers. The climate here is quite hot; especially in the low lying area of the country. However the northern highlands have a temperate climate. Between Novembers an April, there are rains and thunderstorms and March  [...]

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Get acquainted with the God city of Luxor

8. July 2010

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Get acquainted with the God city of Luxor
Luxor is a city in Egypt which is famous for being the worlds greatest open air museum. The city has the site of the Ancient Egyptian city of Thebes. Where the temple ruins of Kanark and Luxor are, lies the river Nile. And on the other side of the river, lies the valley of kings, the valley of queens and the Necropolis. Because of these sites, the city of Luxor has become very popular amongst tourists. Luxor used to be the ancient city of Thebes in Egypt. The city was said to have been blessed by Amon -Ra. Also called 'city of the scepter' and 'the shrine'. Thebes was known as 'the city of hundred gates' and 'southern Heliopolis'. This was the main venue for the worship of the sun God Ra. Luxor, Memphis and Heliopolis were the three distinguished cities in Egypt at this time. The earlier town  [...]

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Surprise yourself in the lovely city of Tunis

6. July 2010

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Surprise yourself in the lovely city of Tunis
While you are in Tunisia, whether you are here to go visit other famous attractions; or your just stopping by; the city of Tunis is admirably warm with good food, good places to live and lovely things to see. Let us find out a little more about the picturesque city of Tunis. The famous ancient city of 'Carthage' is easily accessible from Tunis. Tunis is world famous for its Souq where you get authentic products and provides you with the most hassle free experience in all of north Africa. The city of Tunis is divided into two parts. One is the old city of Medina and the new city or ville nouvelle. Moving around in Tunis is easy because of its well developed metro system. And the main hub for changing your metro train is the very center of the city which is the Place De la Republique. You can  [...]

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Savor Mozambique in its finest !

1. July 2010

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Savor Mozambique in its finest !
So you have been to the romantic places and the wildlife preserves. Get yourself up and come to the place where the people are sweet, the land is fun; the locals are warm and welcoming, and the sun shines in its most beautiful yellow ! Mozambique is a beautiful county in south east Africa. This place was first discovered by Vasco Da Gama and later colonized by Portugal. In about 1975, Mozambique got its independence. Mozambique has a tropical climate so if it would be a good idea to go there anytime between April and September. The country has many lovely beaches with amazing coral reefs. Let us look at Pemba which is a beautiful port town in the capital of the Cabo Delgado province which lies in the north of Mozambique. The town is filled with banks, Patisserie, restaurants and supermarkets  [...]

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The Eye of Africa

29. June 2010

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The Eye of Africa
If an astronaut were to take a pause and may be look at the Sahara Desert of Mauritania, he or she would sure see a mysterious depression that could very well be mistaken for a very big eye! If you were to look at pictures or zoom in with Google earth, you would then see that the surrounding cliffs; make up the rest of the eye shape. This strange phenomenon is actually a Richat structure (a prominent circular feature in the Sahara desert that resembles; most conspicuously; a bulls eye). It is all the more noticeable as the remaining expanse of desert is rather featureless. This structure was formed due to symmetrical uplifting of 'underlying geology'. Hence, due to the thousands of years of erosion, this is visible now. However, this explanation is not accepted all over by the scientific community,  [...]

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Get delighted in Mahebourg, Mauritius.

24. June 2010

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Get delighted in Mahebourg, Mauritius.
Mahebourg is a small city on the south-eastern coast of the island of Mauritius. The city has always been known for having a high profile tourist clientèle. This is because the tourist destination are serene and lovely and offer an experience that is available nowhere else on the planet. The city has a rich history associated with it. When the colonists first arrived in Mauritius, then entered through this city. There are places in the city which are said to be exactly alike what the city was during the medieval times. The city is rich is flora and fauna and you can even get a specialized tour in the Airgetta birds sanctuary. Fishing is big here in Mauritius and fishermen usually make their catch on an everyday basis. Historical weapons and other such artifacts and remains from the colonial  [...]

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Cape Town, Nightclubs

22. June 2010

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Cape Town, Nightclubs
Can't get any sleep at night because you are one of those people who love going out at night to chill out and may be even shake a leg ? Get your dancing shoes and your club wear to come to the lovely Cape Town. This fun city is filled with discotheques and clubs with live music. There is always something big thats happening in the Cape Town nightlife. Usually catching up on the 'Cape Time's on Friday , lets you in on whats hot and happening over the weekend. The city has a very laid back and relaxed attitude. Not being completely commercialized, there aren't hundreds of clubs and bars around every corner of town. Although there are more than enough, to keep the people more than on their feet and happy, whether they are the local folk or tourists!! Opium, one of the most popular clubs is  [...]

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Amazing FIFA 2010 World Cup Host - South Africa (Part II)

17. June 2010

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Amazing FIFA 2010 World Cup Host – South Africa (Part II)
So you’re in Africa! Whether for the world cup or just sight seeing, get excited and cheer for your favorite team  and while you are  in the city till the next match. Make the most of your stay here in Africa’s beautiful cities. Bask in its varied, exotic wildlife and earthy culture and renew yourself in what this enjoyable and warm country has to offer. Part one gave you a lowdown on what’s the most happening in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Cape Town, Durban and Pretoria . Now lets take a look at what’s hot in other footballing cities in Africa. Port Elizabeth Located at the end of the picturesque Garden Route along the Cape coast, this city is one of South Africa's major destinations for tourists, many of whom come simply to enjoy the many fine beaches in the city. This city is also  [...]

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Amazing FIFA 2010 World Cup host - South Africa

14. June 2010

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Amazing FIFA 2010 World Cup host – South Africa
With the world cup fever in full swing , perhaps Africa is the best place to be.. it serves two purposes – you get to watch some crazy football and do a wildlife safari – all in a days work ! The matches of the FIFA world cup  2010 are to be held in 9 cities in Africa. So, while you are at it , why not  savor the rich culture and get involved in everything that these extra ordinary cities have to offer! Johannesburg Also called Jo'burg, Jozi, Egoli or the city of gold, Johannesburg is the largest and wealthiest of South Africa’s cities Once in the city, you definitely should check out the Apartheid museum and the Hector Pieterson museum . When its time for family funyou might consider a trip to the Johannesburg Zoo; one of the largest zoos in south Africa. If you are an art enthusiast  [...]

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