South Africa Links

South Africa Flag What would locals like visitors to 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …