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    Astonishing Life Of The Sans-Bushmen Of Kalahari

    Thursday, December 17, 2009

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    Astonishing Life Of The Sans-Bushmen Of Kalahari
    The original people of southern section of Africa, whose terrain extents to the  most regions of Zimbabwe Lesotho, South Africa, Mozambique, Nambia, Swaziland,Angola as well as Botswana. The natives here are referred by various names such as San, Bushmen, Sho, Basarwa, Khwe as well as Kung. Traditionally, these native people are especially hunter as well as the gatherers, they are also a branch of the Khoisan group and they are connected to the conventionally rustic Khoikhoi. In the early 1950s, in the course of the 1990s, they toggled to farming. It was the result of the government permitted upgrading programs as well as the greater than before risks of gathering and also hunting lifestyle in the countenance of technological expansion. The Bushmen have offered an affluence of information  [...]

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    Stone Town – The Cultural Capital Of Zanzibar

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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    Stone Town – The Cultural Capital Of Zanzibar
    Stone town is considered as ethnically, traditionally and architecturally vital capital town of the Zanzibar Island designated as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2000. In the Stone Town one can kill time by drifting through the slim labyrinthine roads and alleyways where lichens and mosses adhere to old soggy rickety coral ribbed walls. Sunlight gliding through the buildings covers the tiny squares and road side cafes in its soothing radiance. The slim lanes pass amid thousands of buildings of shops, markets stalls, internet café and restaurants which strive to stand along different cultural structures and monuments. The people are fun loving, enjoy international soccer games roadside, kids giggle and play around the streets and elderly sit aside and discuss things of domestic, national  [...]

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    A Gorge That Is Gorgeous: Fish River Canyon

    Friday, December 4, 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  [...]

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