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

    Thu, Jun 17, 2010

    South Africa



    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 known as the water sports capital of South Africa and boasts an ever-increasing number of water sports events annually. Algoa bay is home to many water sports like scuba diving, fishing charters, surfing, windsurfing, kiteboarding to name but a few. You just cannot miss the dolphins and whale watching tours offered from the harbor.

    Bloemfontein

    Also known as, the city of roses, this city has a host of museums and memorials. While here, you simply cannot afford to miss going to the waterfront, maybe even play a round of golf and visit one of the numerous game reserves.

    Rustenburg

    As a tourist, you are always looking for something unique and character. This city has a multitude of sites with cultural and historical significance. The area also has archaeological remains from the Iron Age and Stone Age.

    This city is located on major highway routes making it a hub for tourist activities. Catch a glimpse of the Voortrekker girl and the Anglican and Dutch reformed churches. The best-known attractions by far are the Kgaswane Game Reserve, the Madikwe Game Reserve are where you can experience true wildlife.

    Nelspruit

    This city is a major stopover point of tourists traveling to the Kruger National Park and to Mozambique. Unwind at the Emnotweni casino, which is situated on the way to Whiteriver. This city is also famous for its tourist attractions. While you are in this city, you may want to consider visiting the Blyde River Canyon and Bourke’s Luck Potholes.

    Polokwane

    The city has the bakone Malaya Northern Sotho Open air Museum. The museum is still occupied by members of the tribe. The uniqueness about this open-air museum is that it has archeological sites with remains of iron and copper smelting installation as well as rock paintings from 1000 B.C

    The country’s first gold crushing site and its first gold crushing plant are marked by monuments. Do not miss the Bird and Reptile Park, which is home to over 280 species of birds.Moletzie bird sanctuary is home to exotic birds like Cape vulture, the modjardji rainforest and Cheune crocodile farm provides environments to interact with exotic animals and learn about then and have fun.


    Now that you have been informed on what you could do in these beautiful cities, there is only excitement to look forward to and experience the true Africa.

    Amazing FIFA 2010 World Cup Host - South Africa




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