Africa: Culture, Wildlife and Places

Victoria Falls

Home to vast deserts, tropical rain forests, mountains and grasslands, Africa’s most well-known natural phenomenon is Victoria Falls. Created as the Zambezi River plunges over an approximately 100 metre vertical chasm spanning 1700 metres, there’s good reason Vic Falls as [...]

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Sossusvlei

Situated in the Namib-Naukluft National Park, one of Africa’s largest conservation areas, sits the Soussevlei, an ecosystem and biosphere like no other in the world. Translated literally to “dead-end marsh,” the term Sossusvlei has evolved to refer to the whole [...]

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Okavango Delta

Usually when one visualizes a river delta, the image is of a broad expanse of intricately woven waterways leading to open water, like the deltas of the Mississippi or Nile. In Botswana, the Okavango’s delta empties inland, fanning out through [...]

Okavango Delta2018-10-16T17:27:18+00:00

Groot Constantia

What do Napoleon, Charles Dickens, Frederick the Great of Prussia, King Louis Philippe of France, Count Otto von Bismarck, and Lady Jane Franklin (2nd wife of explorer John Franklin) have in common? Wine. They shared a passion for the sweet [...]

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Fish Canyon

Namibia is purported to have some of the most beautiful postage stamps in the world. But what’s more fascinating are the stories behind the artful images they depict—plant and animal life, traditional cultures, history and landmark events. Many people are [...]

Fish Canyon2018-10-16T17:29:37+00:00

Zebras

Namibia is purported to have some of the most beautiful postage stamps in the world. But what’s more fascinating are the stories behind the artful images they depict—plant and animal life, traditional cultures, history and landmark events. Many people are [...]

Zebras2018-10-16T17:31:51+00:00

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