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.com Facebook Wikipedia Hashtags: #NelsonMandela Facebook Nelson Mandela Flickr Mandela Day Embedded Tweets #InternationalMandelaDay is celebrated each year on 18 July. This year, in light of the impact of …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: Headlines On the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism – @Melanie_vanZyl Canned lion hunting damaging Brand SA South African Airways ‘is on verge of bankruptcy’ (2017) Convivium Table 2016 What’s wrong with Tourism Day? !Khwa ttu San Spirit Discovered – @westcoastwaysa @KhwattuSan http://www.sabreakingnews.co.za/2015/09/07/sa-lags-behind-in-responsible-tourism June …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Namaqualand Hello, Rainbow Nation. South Africa is bordered to the north lie Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe; to the east are Mozambique and Swaziland; while Lesotho is an independent country wholly surrounded by South African territory. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/6rZehjfxJju6X5zJ8 Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa. July 18, Nelson Mandela Day …

Johannesburg

Photo: Flow Communications, Highway Johannesburg — also known as Jozi, Jo’burg or Egoli — is the most populated city in South Africa. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/4B2B6YJWExKDp4WL6 Photos Planeta.com Johannesburg Links South Africa Cities

Maropeng, Cradle of Humankind

Photo: Flowcomm, Visitors’ Center The Maropeng Visitors Centre – maropeng.co.za – opened in 2005. The site comprises the Sterkfontein Caves, where about 35% of the world’s hominid fossils have been found. Maropeng means “the place where we come from.” The Cradle of Humankind is a paleoanthropological site about 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Johannesburg, …

South African National Parks

Logo South African National Parks – sanparks.org – manages a system of 19 functional national parks in seven of the nine provinces of South Africa with a total area of just over 4 million hectares comprising 67% of the protected areas under state management. Key Links sanparks.org Podcasts Facebook @SANParks About us: SANParks is working …

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 Web mzansigirl.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 Not just a celebration, but rather a day of commemoration #FreedomDay http://t.co/0l521lVLGz pic.twitter.com/Ddr62QLsFf — Rachel's Angels (@RachelsAngels) April 27, 2015 Wikipedia Freedom Day Planeta.com South …

South Africa’s Garden Route

Photo: Tom Steiner, Garden Route South Africa‘s Garden Route is the coastal strip between the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean of the Southern Cape Coast. The area is neither a geographic nor a political region, so the boundaries are open to discussion. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/nourVqpjPL5VmMSk8 The Garden Route straddles the N2 national route and …

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 World Cape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain …