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Saluting The Thrill And Excitement Of Table Mountain

9. December 2009

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Table Mountain’s welcome you to god’s definition of fun, ecstasy, amusement and exuberance. It’s the expression of joy and pleasure to be on the top of Table Mountain. Cape Town is South Africa’s ‘Mother City’ and Table Mountain is its Lap. Being short listed as the World Natural Heritage Site, a prominent landmark of South Africa. Table Mountain is flat-topped mountain with level plateau of approximately three kilometers from side to side with steep cliffs on side with beautiful valleys and forested area. Table Mountain is surrounded by waters of the Atlantic Ocean in west and warmer waters of False Bay. The plateau is flanked by Devil’s Peak in east and in west is The Lion’s Head, adding to the striking backdrop to Cape Town. The sensational Table Bay Harbor and Signal Hill  [...]

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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 hectares  [...]

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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. With  [...]

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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 feel home  [...]

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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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Cape Point: The Scenic Landform

3. December 2009

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Cape Point: The Scenic Landform
Cape Point a promontory located at the southeast corner of the Cape peninsula characterized by towering sea cliffs is an extremely scenic landform and the mountains stretches for about 30 km across the southwestern tip of the African continent in the Republic of South Africa. The famous Table Mountain and the well known city Cape Town are in the same peninsula. When the former Russian President Vladimir Putin was here he ensured that he doesn’t return without visiting this distinctly beautiful place. Cape Point is the site of one of the Global Atmosphere watch’s research stations which has been established to research on the degrading atmosphere. This place was used to spy   on the icebergs from Antarctica in the early years of 20th century. Location The cape is situated at 34° 21′  [...]

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Anglo- Boer War Museum Gets You Into Insight Of The Most Horrifying War

3. December 2009

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The Anglo- Boer War broke out in 1899 with the British retaliation against the then President Paul Kruger’s to grant political rights to the English outsiders in Transvaal ‘the gold and diamond destination’ and lasted for 3 year. The war snatched life of 20,000 people and destroyed the farms of Boer. The War Museum in Bloemfontein gives great knowledge of the Boer War through its fascinating art collection, dioramas and exhibits and helps visitors to imagine and understand the background against which the war took place. A century has passed since the occurrence of the war but still it oscillates in the minds of the people which can be derived from the fact that books continue to publish on this piece of history, memorabilia associated with it are still much sought after by the avid  [...]

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In The Rising Side Of Okavango Delta

26. November 2009

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In The Rising Side Of Okavango Delta
Moremi Wildlife Reserve named after Chief Moremi of the Batawana tribe and gave the name as Moremi Wildlife Reserve in the year 1963. It covers the east side of Okavango Delta and 1000 square kilometers of grassy flood plains. It was created as national park initially it was a Game Reserve. BaSarwa and Bushmen were the two tribes allowed to stay there in the reserve. It is combined of permanent water and dry areas which makes this island reserve more eyes catching. It is covered with mopane woodland, acacia forests, floodplains and lagoons. Only 30% of the Okavango Delta is covered with Reserve. Chiefs Island and Moremi Tongue are the geographical features of the Reserve. The reserve consists of network of waterways surrounding two large land masses. Experience the Savannah Game view site  [...]

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