Table Mountain and Cape Town

Table Mountain

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This flat topped mountain in Cape Town stretches over the whole of Cape Town and can be seen from the sailing ships that anchors here. Table Mountain is more than a natural wonder . It is the most important landmark for the country of South Africa and also features in the national flag. The mountain is a source of natural activities from hiking to trailing, or exploring the National Park at the top of the table mountain. If you think hiking here is a difficult proposition try out the cable car rides. They provide you a full view of the surrounding cliffs, the sea and the vast expanse of nature that is the Table Mountain. You wouldn’t know from where it begins and end . The cableway was launched in 1929. Now there are two cable cars on the run. However the Cable Car operates only when the weather is not turbulent. Continue reading “Table Mountain” »

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What Are Africa’s Best Beach Resorts?

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It’s hard to find better sun than you can find in Africa. That’s why it’s not surprising that some of the best resorts around can be found in Africa. But the beauty of Africa isn’t just locked in its beaches. Boasting some of the most magnificent landscapes you’re ever likely to see, it’s a great place to explore, especially when taking in the majestic sight of Africa’s wild game. Continue reading “What Are Africa’s Best Beach Resorts?” »

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Hermanus Bay

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The Bay of Hermanus is situated on the southern shoreline of the Federal Republic of South Africa. Despite the fact that the area is a small one, people from far and near have not ceased in continuing to visit this alluring tourist destination. With distance of about 115 kilometers from Cape Town, this bay is popular for its attractive beach where whales are available for watching. Continue reading “Hermanus Bay” »

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Cape Town TOP tourist attractions

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Boulders Beach, Kalk Bay and Muizenberg

Boulders Beach has achieved international fame for its colony of African Penguins. No visit can be complete without going to this beach. Whole day can be spent here with these beautiful creatures. It is a memorable experience to move through the streets of Kalk bay and enjoy seaside experience of the town. Muizenberg is well known for beautiful and colorful beach houses overlooking the ocean. It would be worthwhile to get away from your daily routine and spend quality time at this fascinating place. Continue reading “Cape Town TOP tourist attractions” »

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The Best of Johannesburg

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Once a city of gold seekers, Johannesburg is now a city of trees with over 10 million of them inside its parameters. It is thus one of the greenest urban spaces in the world, but don’t let this fool you. The city is a hectic, multicultural maze with one of the most diverse populations in South Africa and a sensational street life. This vibrant cosmopolitan city can thus be initially overawing, but its many unique aspects mean that it’s well worth it. cheap flights to Johannesburg make it the ideal starting point for South African exploration. Here is a rundown of what do whilst you’re there. Continue reading “The Best of Johannesburg” »

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Mauritius

Beat the African Drum in Mauritius

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It’s fiesta time once more. Head towards Africa and feel the pleasure in this continent. Reach Mauritius the land of beautiful scenery and an island of wonder. The very name Mauritius brings a lot of extravagant greenery in your mind. There are the lovely sandy lands, beautiful beaches, the sea with its unique cobalt blue color and sun bathing and sun coloring. With a culture loaded with diverse forms Mauritius is a place to visit not just once in life. Continue reading “Beat the African Drum in Mauritius” »

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The Land of Mixed Cultures – Tunisia

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Traveling is often triggered by passion or just through instincts where the latter has more chances of gifting you something unexpected and more than you bargained for. Traveling first of all is pleasing to the mind, but some are really captivating and remain forever in our hearts. Tunisia is one such destination that carves deep impressions onto one’s mind. The sunny beaches in Tunisia are flocked by plenty of foreign tourists worldwide, particularly the vast majority belonging to Europe, perhaps evoking the possibility of a distant link between Africa and Europe, and the history pages were right. Tunisia’s rich heritage attributable to its past history and culture makes it a must visit place. Continue reading “The Land of Mixed Cultures – Tunisia” »

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Kasubi Tombs: The live burial zone

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Still active despite being first established in the 13th century AD, the area of Kasubi Tombs is the sacred place of rites as well as rituals for the Ganda culture that is being practiced by the royal family. The site even today holds the burial chambers of the previous four kings (Kabakas) of the Buganda. So, it is a royal enclosure that is nestled on the Kasubi Hill at Uganda’s Kampala. These royal Kasubi tombs stand as the symbol of the history as well as culture of the East Africa and are also the standard masterpieces that in detail reveal the traditional structural design of the Ganda culture. As per this culture, the tradition holds that the Kabakas are buried at a different site from their palace, which becomes his royal shrine housing also his jaw bone. And there is not doubt that it is now the UNESCO World Heritage site. Continue reading “Kasubi Tombs: The live burial zone” »

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Sabratha: Treasure of the Tripolitana in Libya

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Nestled in the modern Libya’s Az Zawiyah province, Sabratha is the ancient land that today boasts a myriad of ruins of an old civilization that used to thrive here around 500 BC. This UNESCO World Heritage Site along with the famous Leptis Magna as well as Oea forms the Tripolis that means a set of three towns that is also called Tripolitana. To be very precise, the archaeological site of Sabratha expands along the Mediterranean shore making it to reside exactly at 65 km from Tripoli. Continue reading “Sabratha: Treasure of the Tripolitana in Libya” »