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Things To Do in Mauritania

4. June 2010

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Things To Do in Mauritania
The most popular thing to do in Mauritania is exploring its coastline, which is 800km long and is merely a sandy beach. The coastline hardly has any vegetation. However, it supports an astonishingly varied and huge population of birds. When it comes to inland, this landscape is nothing, but an empty desert. Discover Nouâdhibou,the centre of the fishing industry and the port. It was situated on the peninsula at the northernmost end of the Bay of Levrier. Since the waters here are rich in the fish content, few of the coastal stretches are always inhabited by the locals, inspite of the fact that there is a scarcity of fresh water. If it is possible, take some time out and meet the tribal people, who have survived all through a symbiotic relationship with the wild dolphins, in the middle of  [...]

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NATURE V/S NURTURE

3. June 2010

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NATURE V/S NURTURE
‘Survival of the fittest’ is the motto that the world has been functioning on for a while now. The species that can outdo the other becomes the dominant one. This rule, however, has been seen more clearly in the case of the animal kingdom. The lion is an animal that is on the top of nature’s food pyramid. It preys upon other carnivores and herbivores, but is rarely preyed on by anyone else (well, except humans). This is a well established fact over the years, and there had never been any reason to believe otherwise. Well, now there is. Who is Kamunyak? Kamunyak, as she was nicknamed, is a lioness in the Samburu Game Reserve of Central Kenya, East Africa; who adopted a young Oryx calf and shocked the world. The name Kamunyak means ‘The Blessed One’. She was nicknamed by the locals  [...]

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Mauritania - most dramatic country in Africa

27. May 2010

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Mauritania – most dramatic country in Africa
Mauritania is known as the most dramatic country all over Africa. It was officially known as the Islamic Republic of Mauritania and is located on the coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. Mauritania is bordered by Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara, and Algeria. It is named after the very old Berber kingdom, and has a rough and long history that is full of sufferance – numerous have tried to win over it, however succeeded merely for a small span of time. Mauritania was declared as an independent state in the year 1960 and even today doesn't guarantee peaceful, idyllic life. With poorly developed road and rail network, Mauritania is surprisingly one of the few most modern countries in the continent of Africa. A trip to Mauritania offers extraordinary experience of the typical medieval lifestyle. Mauritania  [...]

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Blue Marine Safari in Mauritius

24. May 2010

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Blue Marine Safari in Mauritius
Mauritius has been a favorite tourist destination for numerous overseas visitor, for many years. Blue Marine Safari is one of the prime tourist attractions in this magnificent island country. It is mainly an exclusive submarine which endows international tourists and the locals, with the submerged tour of huge Indian Ocean. This entire experience is worth giving a try, and I am sure that you will cherish memories of this safari throughout your life. The Blue Safari in Mauritius is operational at a depth of around 35 m under azure waters of Indian Ocean. The submarines are normally air-conditioned and quite comfortable. It provides excellent view of the marine life and gives an oppurtunity to discover the submerged underwater natural beauty. Blue Marine Safari tour is well designed, and has  [...]

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La Vanille Crocodile Park, Mauritius

20. May 2010

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La Vanille Crocodile Park, Mauritius
The La Vanille Crocodile Park is located in the fame-fatal rain forests of Mauritius. This park is known to be one of the numerous popular tourist attractions in Mauritius. It is an important tourist center in the entire of southern Mauritius. Owing to the atmosphere of this place the rain forest is regarded as the focal point of the tropical flora, in addition this forest contains shelters more than 1000 wild Nile crocodiles as well as various types of animals for example: stags, monkeys, fruit bats and the tortoises. Furthermore, experiencing a leisure walk all through these rain forests will certainly make you feel thrilled and simultaneously a little scared . It will also provide you with an opportunity to explore deep into the centre of of the park. The La Vanille Crocodile Park lies  [...]

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Black River Gorge National Park, Mauritius

17. May 2010

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Black River Gorge National Park, Mauritius
Mauritius is well-known all over the world for its natural exquisiteness. The tropical weather conditions ensure that this island country has a huge forest cover, fruit orchards as well as palm groves. The Black River Gorges locale of Mauritius is renowned as a paradise for the bird watchers, with numerous species of the birds, which inhabited the highlands of this national park. The region of Black River Gorges was confirmed as a national park in the year 1994. In addition, it is as renowned for the waterfalls, vapor covered slopes of the hill as well as clear pools, and also for its wildlife. Furthermore, the Black River Gorges National Park is located on a plateau, which is a little higher than the neighboring plains; as a result the temperature is lower at the Black River Gorges than at  [...]

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Essaouira Gnaoua Festival – the best of its kind in Morocco

13. May 2010

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Essaouira Gnaoua Festival – the best of its kind in Morocco
The Essaouira gnaoua festival is been celebrated in Essaouira. It is a quaint port that is been painted in white and blue color, moreover is an idyllic resort for the majority of the travelers. As any traveler would dream this place is quite laid-back as well as vibrant, it is distinctive yet comforting. Within this astonishing melting pot of jazz, music, rock, as well as world musicians craft innovative fusions in the theater as well as share the musical cultures. In addition, the performances during Essaouira gnaoua festival are generally organized in afternoons and in evenings, which gives you abundance of time for relaxing and enjoying the tranquil charisma of Essaouira all through the day. This festival is regarded as one of the few major festivals that are celebrated in Morocco. In addition,  [...]

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El Ghriba Synagogue – the celebration of feminism

10. May 2010

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El Ghriba Synagogue – the celebration of feminism
All through the male conquered Jewish religion it is good to come across a festival that celebrates feminism. This El Ghriba festival for the most park takes place at the renowned synagogue that is located in the township of Hara Sghira (the Small Ghetto, at the present officially known as Erriadh) on top of the island of the Djerba, off the coastline of Tunisia. In addition, El Ghriba has been a milestone on this island since the early BC 7th century as well as is a situate of the Jewish pilgrimage each year on the regular Jewish holiday of the Lag B'Omer, which usually takes place all through the month of May. Legends of El Ghriba One legend tells that a pious woman, a recluse named Ghriba, was killed in a house fire. When her body was removed from the ashes it was found to be undamaged  [...]

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Churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia

6. May 2010

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Churches of Lalibela in Ethiopia
Repeatedly portrayed as the eighth wonder of the world, the renowned churches of Lalibela are balanced high on the mountains in Ethiopia. In addition carved as of the living rock, these churches are nestling at the side of a long-established village, which is for all times crowded by means of bee hive huts. Furthermore the location of these churches is far-flung as well as isolated, on the other hand these rocky slopes that gaze out beyond huge horizons of the green as well as brown foothills, which are overflowing with humanity. Numerous generations of the priests, dazzling in their robes as well as with the ornamental crosses held in hand, have a propensity to these churches, whilst crowds of pilgrims arrive here for worshipping. Following in their footsteps, it is sure that you will pass  [...]

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Festival of the Oasis – occasion for staring at the Camel racing

3. May 2010

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Festival of the Oasis – occasion for staring at the Camel racing
Tozeur, which is a popular town in Tunisia, is regarded as excellent tourists destination intended for the Saharan tourism, in addition the town every year hosts the International Festival of the Oasis that generally takes place in the month of December every year and continues for almost 3 days. This festival encloses camel racing, traditional dance, storytelling, music shows as well as various other folkloric events. In addition the most important highlights of this conventional Bedouin desert event are the popular camel races. Moreover this is an astonishing sport to stare at – the camels are by no means built for the swiftness, as well as to witness them racing all across the rising and falling dunes of this desert is an only one of its kind (as well as humorous) scene. The huge white  [...]

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