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  • Robben Island: Imprison yourself in exile beauty

    1. March 2010

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    Inscribed in 1999 as UNESCO World Heritage Site, Robben Island is the landmark in history and a place that has emerged as the beauty beyond of its past history of cruelty on it. Robben Island a place for exile and banishment, for isolation and imprisonment, here political troublemakers, unwanted of society and social outcasts were send. The island has been used as prison for ages since yore, and it cane under the eye of world for the institutional brutality during apartheid years of South Africa. “Today when I look at Robben Island, I see it as a celebration of the struggle and a symbol of the finest qualities of the human spirit, rather than as a monument to the brutal tyranny and oppression of apartheid. It is true that Robben Island was once a place of darkness, but out of that  [...]

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    The Sun Never Sets in Sun City

    22. February 2010

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    The Sun Never Sets in Sun City
    Sun City is renowned the world over as Africa’s best holiday resort. It offers diverse entertainment hubs and places to relax. There is some activity in store for everyone. Most attractions at Sun City are world famous. Sun City Resort is unique in nature with its own African culture. Visiting this resort is dreamlike where you can indulge yourself in every desire. There are four premier hotels, including the majestic Palace of the Lost City. This hotel is like a jewel. The surroundings comprise of the beautiful rain forests. The design of the hotel is intended to draw feelings of opulence and awe. Each of the four hotels has a unique style of accommodation with characteristic ambience and style. Cabanas offers you your money’s worth with luxurious accommodation for your entire  [...]

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    The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

    12. February 2010

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    The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre
    The Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre is situated at the base of the Drakensberg escarpment in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. The centre for rehabilitation is in close proximity to the Kruger National Park. The centre is a perfect breeding ground for injured and abandoned wildlife. Tremendous care is imparted to the wildlife from all over South Africa. The wildlife is not housed permanently. They are released in their natural habitats once they are fully fit. Some injuries are permanent in nature. Such species cannot be returned to their natural habitats. In such cases, they serve as a means of study and research. Some of the wildlife species are cared for because they belong to the endangered species. These species undergo specific breeding programs. The crowned eagle  [...]

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    African Elephants at the Addo National Park

    9. February 2010

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    African Elephants at the Addo National Park
    The Addo Elephant National Park is located in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The area is rustic in nature. Travelers visiting the park stand a chance to see the largest land mammal in the world. The entire park is free from the deadly malaria. The Addo Park has authentic expanses of African bushveld. The park, situated near Port Elizabeth, has the highest density of elephants in the world. The visit is sure to have a lasting and unforgettable impression on the mind. The park is also famous for the myriad species of birds. Some of the popular species include ostriches, eagles, sunbirds, and secretary birds. Also popular are the flightless dung beetle, cape buffalo, and antelope. When you hear the black-backed jackal, you know it is evening. Similarly, the francolin’s call  [...]

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    Robben Island – ‘A Lonely Place’

    11. January 2010

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    Robben Island – ‘A Lonely Place’
    Symbolizes as 'the Indestructibility of the Spirit of Resistance against Colonialism, Injustice and Oppression’ Robben Island, twelve kilometers away from Cape Town has witnessed the stories of banishment, injustice and cruelty done for nearly four hundred years on the people. The town was home for such people who had gone through discrimination, injustice and banishment who were regarded as political troublemakers, social outcasts and the unwanted of society by the rulers. The island got famous internationally for its institutional brutality done during the Apartheid years. Robben Island was a prison where most of the freedom thinkers and politician were born. The people who ran the Island and the prison were given duty to break the inner strength, make them aimless in life and to  [...]

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    Explore The Untouched Shorelines Of Liberia

    7. January 2010

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    Explore The Untouched Shorelines Of Liberia
    Liberia is formally acknowledged as the Republic of Liberia. It is a nation located on the western coast of Africa. The country is surrounded by Sierra Leone, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea, also the Atlantic Ocean. Since the year 2008 Census, the total population of the country is approximately 3,476,608 people, whereas the land area of the country is around 43,000 sq miles. The capital of Liberia is Monrovia. The country has a scorching equatorial type of weather with the majority precipitation taking place in the summer season with cruel harmattan storms in the arid season. The uttermost populated Pepper Coastline of Liberia is poised of regularly mangrove wooded areas at the same time as the thinly occupied inland is afforested, afterward notching drier grassland’s plateau. The times  [...]

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    Whale Wealthy Plettenberg Bay

    29. December 2009

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    Whale Wealthy Plettenberg Bay
    South Africa is full of many magnificent places however; Plettenberg Bay has become one of the most stunning tourist spots due to its wealth of whales. Be there to enjoy the thrilling holidays of your entire lifetime. The explorer from Portuguese named it as ‘baia Formosa’ and the vicinity is surrounded by attractive Tsitsikamma and Outeniqua mountains, beautiful rivers, beaches and of course the Robberg Nature reserve.  The Humpback and Southern Right whales could be seen during the months of June and November however, whales like Bryde, Minke and Orcas could be observed year’s all the 12 months. The South African waters contain approximately 37 dolphin and whale species. Ample forms of marine creatures could be witnessed in the bay and one can take land routes, water paths, or air  [...]

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    An Untamed Shoreline’s Natural World Banquet

    28. December 2009

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    An Untamed Shoreline’s Natural World Banquet
    The Sardine-Run Expedition is an only one of its kind journey discovering the twelve-monthly sardine immigration on the South Africa's rocky untamed Coast. Sardine passion hits the Wild Coast a moment or two in June/July every year. The "run" or immigration of sardines starts off the breezy waters in the south of the African continent wherever they structure into a number of huge swirling shoals. The sardines at that time run in the north east direction hooked on the Indian Ocean’s temperate as well as mass into what natural world motion picture producer Peter Lamberti has hailed as "The Greatest Shoal on Earth". What creates this such a impressive demonstration is not merely the gigantic bearing of silvery sardines but most importantly the legions of killers that gather together as a  [...]

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    Diverse Seasons In Kruger National Park

    28. December 2009

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    Diverse Seasons In Kruger National Park
    It usually muddles up the traveler when it comes to select the best time to go on safari. Just imagine you want to sight the wildlife in a particular forest and you land in the time of heavy rainfall. Do you think you will able to watch the glimpse of any wildlife? Due to heavy rainfall like human beings even they find shelter. Thus, makes your entire journey fizzle. So it is very much important to have complete information about the seasons in which you would like to freak in. Possessing a land of about twenty thousand sq km the Kruger National Park flourishes with an amazing flora and fauna that is carved up in fourteen different ecozones. Lying in the north –east of South Africa, Kruger Park travels parallel to the border of Mozambique in the east, Zimbabwe in the north, and the Crocodile  [...]

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    Deep Into The South African Caves

    28. December 2009

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    Deep Into The South African Caves
    Africa is a place where you can experience the ancient days. Africa is a set of historical monuments and if I talk about the caves of South Africa, no doubt, it will be endless. When tourists plan to visit South Africa, their initial locations on the list remains of Cape Town, Winelands, Robben Island or the Garden Route. But if you are a real lover who love to explore the nature and history then here South Africa is waiting for you. If you are planning for a trip then do think about the South Africa where you will meet the deep, gigantic, pre-historic, amazing caves. These caves will definitely fasten your heart beats and may be a little scary but it is an interesting and fabulous one. Those who are crazy to see such mind blowing, spectacular historical wonder must visit to South Africa  [...]

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