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    Watamu National Marine Park: Explore The Under Water Mysteries

    Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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    Watamu National Marine Park: Explore The Under Water Mysteries
    The Watamu National Marine Park is Kenya first and finest Marine Park; along with the Reserve system it has Mida Creek, Whale Island, and vital turtle breeding region. There are many dive sites both outside and inside the park. The Watamu National Park was established in the year 1968, covers an area of 10sq km and part of the prestigious World Biosphere Reserve recognized by the UN. Where it is located It is located at 14 miles south of Malindi, the park starts from the mouth of the Mida Creek in the southern end and stretches to Turtle Bay’s north. Features of the Watamu National Park The park has astonishing amount of coral reefs forming great biological and physical atmosphere in the region. There are around 150 species of soft and hard corals, brain corals, fan corals and  [...]

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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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    Experience Adventure At Amboseli National Park In Kenya

    Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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    Experience Adventure At Amboseli National Park In Kenya
    Amboseli National Park was formally called as Maasai Amboseli Game Reserve located Kajiado District, Rift valley Province in Kenya and spread around 39,206 hectares and 8000 square kilometers across Kenya-Tanzania border. This is one of the most superlative national parks which are fascinated because of its low rainfall area. Maasai is the local tribe located here the culture of this tribe and intensive agriculture along the system of swamps which attracts the tourists from all countries. It is located 260 kilometers away from the capital city of Nairobi. Amboseli National Park is the third most visited park after Maasai Mara National Reserve and Nakuru National Park. Joseph Thompson was the first European to break through Maasai region in the year 1883. After entering the Maasai region  [...]

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