Cape Town

Bus Station Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city and its suburbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ Natural WorldCape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain and …

Lemurs

Photo: Mark Garten/UN, Lemurs’ Park Near Antananarivo Lemur = a small primate endemic to the island of Madagascar Lemur’s Parklemurspark.com – Facebook FeaturesIs Ecotourism Benefiting Madagascar’s Black Lemur?Trek with community-protected lemurs in MadagascarEcotourism: How it Helps Lemurs and MadagascarHope for Madagascar and its lemurs – IUCN Blog Elsewhere on the Weblemurconservationnetwork.org IUCN Global Youth Summit …

Madagascar

Photo: Stéphanie Carrière/IRD, Water Alternatives, Irrigated Landscape Madagascar is an island in the Indian Ocean, off the eastern coast of southern Africa, east of Mozambique. It is the fourth largest island in the world. The capital is Antananarivo. [email protected]@[email protected]@ilemadagascar Tourism Portalsmadagascar-tourisme.com – @ilemadagascar Parksfapbm.org/en – @FAPBMMarojejy National ParkMadagascar’s Marine Jewel – the Barren Isles archipelago …

Wild Africa

Photo: lukas.b0, Giraffe Planeta.com continues to update our guide to Wild Africa – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Questions What would locals like visitors to know about responsible travel and wildlife tourism in Africa? Lake ChadBIOsphere and Heritage of Lake Chad (BIOPALT) …

Suez Canal

Photo: NASA Marshall, Space Station Photo Wikipedia: The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in Egypt, connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea through the Isthmus of Suez and dividing Africa and Asia. Constructed by the Suez Canal Company between 1859 and 1869, it officially opened on November 17, 1869. HeadlinesA massive ship …

Freedom Day in South Africa

Photo: GCIS, Freedom Day Celebrations at the Union Buildings, Pretoria. 2014 April 27 is Freedom Day in South Africa. Hashtag: #FreedomDay Elsewhere on the Webmzansigirl.com/freedom-day http://ewn.co.za/2016/04/26/Are-you-free-or-are-you-dom-freedom-day-quiz http://www.sahistory.org.za/dated-event/freedom-day-celebrated-south-africa Embedded Tweets WikipediaFreedom Day Planeta.com

Cape Town Links

Cape Town Flag Links related to Cape Town, South Africa presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesCape Town’s most famous fast foodWill Cape Town be the first city to run out of water?The tale of two slums in South Africa as residents seek to upgrade lives – @thisisplace5 must-have mobile apps for Cape TownEscape to the …

Egypt

Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/aS9qPf6mR9iapim27 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Egypt? WikipediaEgypt Cities Planeta.com

Cape Town’s Table Mountain

Photo: South African Tourism Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/utSxmnkaz96RS2GE9 Table Mountain National Parksanparks.org/parks/table_mountain Cablewaytablemountain.nethealth and safetyfloral [email protected] Wikipedia: Table Mountain (Khoekhoe: Huri ‡oaxa, mountain rising from the sea; Afrikaans: Tafelberg) is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the …