South Africa Links

South Africa Flag What would locals like others know about South Africa? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: 2021 State of the Nation Address (Feb 11)https://www.gov.za/speeches/parliament-briefs-media-2021-state-nation-address-27-jan-2021-0000 HeadlinesThe Pandemic Has Undone National Parks in South Africa – The Atlantic – @AdamWelzOn the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism – @Melanie_vanZylCanned lion hunting damaging Brand SASouth …

Knysna, South Africa

Photo: FlowComm, Knysna Publisher’s note – Kudos to Martin Hatchuel and Greg Vogt for contributions to the wiki page that preceded this guide. We continue to update our guide to Knysna and the surrounding region. Knysna is a historic town built around a beautiful estuary in South Africa. Headinesmillwood-mine-tourSlow Tourism RouteKnysna kicks off #knys1Tourism Needs …

Nelson Mandela

Photo: UN, 1990 We celebrate the life of Nelson Mandela (July 18, 1918 – December 5, 2013) on #MandelaDay, July 18. Nelson Mandel Day (July 18)mandeladay.comFacebookWikipedia Hashtags: #NelsonMandela FacebookNelson Mandela FlickrMandela Day Embedded Tweets [email protected] Headlineshttp://www.mzansigirl.com/shadow-boxer-mandelaMadiba, I let you go10 of the most interesting things Nelson Mandela ever said – Washington PostNelson Mandela was Africa’s …

Cape Town Links

Cape Town Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Cape Town, South Africa? Presenting relevant links in a 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 …

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

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 …

Ralph Pina

Twitter Avatar Spotlight on Ralph Pina, resident treehugger, hiker, kayaker, IT director, windsurfer, football fanatic, climate hawk Key [email protected] Studies: My studies have thus been a continuous journey in search of answers and understanding our relationship with the ecosphere. Many people ask me why I continue to study and “collect degrees”. Obviously it has little …