Category Africa

The living Africa

It is generally believed that human life first began on the continent of Africa – some 7 million years ago. Today, Africa is a continent with a fascinating diversity of peoples, who make up about 10% of the world population. These peoples together make up about 50 nations and some of these have 20 or more different ethnic groups living within their boundaries. Thanks to this diversity, at least 1,000 different languages have been identified in Africa reflecting unmatched ethnic diversity of this continent

The majority of the countries in Africa are inhabited by peoples of African origin. Some ethnic groups have been affected by the migration of Arab peoples into northern Africa...


Africa Tours

The word “tour” can conjure up images of inebriated sports-fans or busloads of the blue rinse brigade complete with walking frames all being shepherded by a stern, clip-board wielding, dictator. However to dispel these ghastly images, let me introduce you to very rare Africa Tours – which we like to call our Pink Diamond Safaris.

Africa is of course well known for its prodigious diamond production. What is not necessarily as well known is that Australia is a source of the rare and infinitely more valuable pink diamonds. Destinations Africa Pink Diamond Safaris would constitute similarly unique Africa tours

As you tour Africa, your itinerary can even include a diamond workshop visit – watch rough diamonds as they are transformed into creations of fire and light by a team ...


Upington South Africa

South Africa draws in tourists like bees to honey. For the reason there are countless low cost airlines offering cheap flights to South Africa nearly throughout the year. Upington is a tourist’s hotspot. Tourists both local and overseas come to enjoy sunshine, friendly people, the unique tribal life of San and Nama Bushmen around Upington, the marvel of the mighty Orange river, wine tours and canoeing down the Orange river. Situated on the banks of the Orange River, Upington is surrounded by bright green vineyards. The Orange River Wine Cellar is the largest wine co-operative in South Africa. For all wine connoisseurs, spend the day at Orange River Wine Cellars.  You could do a wine tasting in town at a co-op of five different wine cellars...


Volunteer in Africa

Volunteering in Africa is a new trend that is rising in the world. Many people are looking to Africa and find ways to help the local communities. Volunteering in Africa provides a host of new opportunities and challenges to whomever who wants to volunteer abroad. Africa is the second largest continent in the world. Second to Asia, it has a billion people with a diverse set of cultures. There are over 1000 languages spoken from Kiswahili to Arabic. Sudan is the largest country while Seychelles is the smallest.  The main official languages spoken are English, French and Spanish. There are also two main religions which are, Christianity and Islam, although there are many more traditional religions or folk religions...


The Mother Land Africa

Travel Africa
by feztoo

There has been a lot going on in Africa lately and not too much have been good. Killings and the raping of the black woman it all seems so insane. But yet little has been done as far as support for the mother land. And to me the big question is why? As we look at this world today we see so many countries in turmoil and most of them because of internal civil war but some are having a little help from out side sources. And it all boils down to resources one faction wants to control it and not share in the wealth. Just like in Africa, a place rich in resources as well as beauty and wonder.

The mother land of life an all its wonder as we know of it. The epic center of all wonders a fantasy as well as true joy of the heart. But why is there so little help for Africa...


Apartheid in South Africa

Apartheid literally translates as “apartness” from Afrikaans. Apartheid was a system of racial segregation that was enforced in South Africa from 1948 to 1994.

Racial segregation and the dominance of whites had been traditionally accepted in South Africa prior to 1948, but the general election of that year, Daniel F. Malan officially included the policy of apartheid in the Afrikaner Nationalist party platform, bringing his party to power for the first time. Although most white acquiesced in the policy, there was bitter and sometimes bloody dissension over the degree and stringency of its implementation.

Under apartheid, people were legally classified into a racial group – the main one being White, Black, Indian and Coloured – and were geographically,...


One Of The Best Travel Destinations

One of the highly endorsed tourism resorts in the world is South Africa. If you want to experience any thing in life, it is recommended that you seek flights to South Africa to make your dreams come true. Especially if you are intending to travel for tourism purpose travel to South Africa. South Africa is an awesome tourist destination and has got some thing to offer every one. It is also known the travel capital of the world, located in the heart of Africa and which through out the year receives millions of travelers who seek cheap flights to South Africa for tourism purpose. The travelers get to experience the unique and new class of traveling and visiting South Africa is a tremendous experience which all the people, i.e...


Algeria, Africa

Travel Africa
by Paul-W

Algeria formally the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria is a country in northward Africa, and the second largest country on the African continent, Sudan being the largest. It is bordered by Tunisia in the northeast, Libya inside the east, Niger in the southeast, Mali and Mauritania in the southwest, and Morocco as well as a few kilometers of its annexed province, Western Sahara, in the west. Constitutionally, it is defined as an Islamic, Arab, and Amazigh (Berber) area.

The name Algeria is inferred from the name of the city of Algiers, caused by the Arabic word al-jaza’ir, which translates as the islands, bringing up to the four islands which one lay off that city’s coast until getting part of the mainland in 1525; al-jaza’ir is itself short for the older name jaza’ir bani...


Where can I travel in Chad?

Traveling to Africa is usually a sensitive matter to some people. Not every one looks forward to traveling her mainly because of its reputation with famine, poverty and war. Well, Africa has much to offer the traveler and the beautiful landscapes and attractions will invite you to want to see more. Chad is a particular country of interest, officially known as the Republic of Chad it’s a landlocked country in central Africa. It has a total population exceeding 10 million people and the official languages here are French and Arabic. You can get in by plane with Air France that has daily flights from Paris. Despite having a reputation for civil warfare, Chad has a lot of things to see and do...


Travel Guides To African Safari

Located at the bottom of Africa, Republic of South Africa is a large country with beautiful tropical coastlines and deserts. It has five great safaris, spectacular infrastructure and unique tradition. Those are the reasons why South Africa attracts millions of tourists each year.


A SA vacation provides for each and every, genuinely African Safari in Kruger nationalistic park, unbelievable South beach vacations together with the seashore and connoisseur of good food fare in the sophisticated and attractive Cape Town, let alone the distinguished lay out of Africa family line vacations in this family-affable place.


Mounts and Beaches


Tramp through spectacular Drakensberg mounts or try out the taste of various kinds of wines at the dignified, complex wine lands of th...