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 …

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 …

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 …

South Africa

Photo: Delyth Angharad, Western Cape 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 Mapsgoo.gl/maps/6rZehjfxJju6X5zJ8 Annual EventsSeptember is Tourism Month in South Africa. July 18, Nelson Mandela Day 2020 …

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 Mapsgoo.gl/maps/nourVqpjPL5VmMSk8 The Garden Route straddles the N2 national route and includes …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in 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 HeadlinesOn the importance of inclusivity and ecotourism – @Melanie_vanZylCanned lion hunting damaging Brand SASouth African Airways ‘is on verge of bankruptcy’ (2017)Convivium Table 2016What’s wrong with Tourism Day?!Khwa ttu San Spirit Discovered – @westcoastwaysa @KhwattuSanhttp://www.sabreakingnews.co.za/2015/09/07/sa-lags-behind-in-responsible-tourismJune …

Durban, South Africa

Photo: South Africa Tourism, Addington Beach South Africa – The Zulu name for the coastal city of Durban is ‘eThekwini’ meaning ‘where the ocean and earth meet.’ Google Maps Natural WorldThe sardine run is an annual phenomenon during the South African winter. Shoals of sardines Sardinops sagax move from the waters of the Eastern Cape to those of KwaZulu-Natal …

Homo Naledi

Buzzwords Spotlight: Homo naledi / South Africa Caveshttp://elifesciences.org – http://elifesciences.org/content/4/e09561http://elifesciences.org/podcast/episode23 (podcast!)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rising_Star_Cavehttp://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-changehttp://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/10/new-human-like-species-homo-naledi-found-in-south-africa.htmlhttp://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/11/science/south-africa-fossils-new-species-human-ancestor-homo-naledi.htmlhttp://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/10/homo-naledi-small-spelunkers-required-how-an-advert-led-to-the-discovery-of-homo-naledihttp://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/homo-naledi-new-ancient-human-like-species-discovered-1.2347235http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/09/homo-naledi-rising-star-cave-hominin/404362Homo naledi: When nationalism, hype and science collidehttps://theconversation.com/homo-naledi-fossil-discovery-a-triumph-for-open-access-and-education-47726Ancient human remains raise intriguing questionshttp://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/201843287/hanging-out-with-homo-naledi Embedded Tweets Planeta.com