Paddle for 67 KM to raise funds for Shongwein Resource Reserve

On Mandela Day (July 19), Conservation Guardians – http://conservationguardians.blogspot.com – hosts PADDLE FOR 67 KM to raise funds for a beautiful pristine reserve that needs your help. Conservation Guardians has been awarded the massive challenge of rescuing the Shongwein Resource Reserve, 1,700 hectares of pristine biodiversity and home to 12 Giraffe, 12 Buffalo and a …

South Africa Links

Photo: Martin Heigan, Hartebeesthoek Telescope Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.iol.co.za/news/opinion/canned-lion-hunting-damaging-brand-sa-11564974 http://www.bbc.com/news/business-40813582 https://offbeetblog.com/2016/10/25/convivium-table-2016 What’s wrong with Tourism Day? !Khwa ttu San Spirit Discovered – @westcoastwaysa @KhwattuSan Outbounding http://www.sabreakingnews.co.za/2015/09/07/sa-lags-behind-in-responsible-tourism http://www.nspca.co.za/clientdata/10072/uploads/pdfs/welfare%20of%20elephants%20in%20captivity%20in%20south%20africa%20jun%202015.pdf http://www.cannedlion.org/blog/saa-promoting-lion-park http://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/10-coastal-towns-we-love http://www.southafrica.net/blog/en/posts/entry/its-time-to-rethink-travel-e-tourism-africa-summit-2014 Fred Brownell: The man who made South Africa’s flag http://www.news24.com/Travel/South-Africa/Four-new-nature-reserves-for-Eastern-Cape-20140106 http://www.thistourismweek.co.za/newsletters/marketing-south-africa-join-the-conversation http://www.thistourismweek.co.za/newsletters/boldly-going-where-tourism-hasnt-gone-before http://www.ralphpina.com/2013/04/karoo-mtb-tour How do we cultivate South …

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) http://www.mandeladay.com Facebook Wikipedia Hashtag: #MandelaDay Facebook nelsonmandela Flickr Mandela Day Twitter @NelsonMandela Headlines http://www.mzansigirl.com/shadow-boxer-mandela Madiba, I let you go 10 of the most interesting things Nelson Mandela ever said …

Homo Naledi

Buzzwords Spotlight: Homo naledi / South Africa Caves http://elifesciences.org – http://elifesciences.org/content/4/e09561 http://elifesciences.org/podcast/episode23 (podcast!) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rising_Star_Cave http://news.nationalgeographic.com/2015/09/150910-human-evolution-change http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/10/new-human-like-species-homo-naledi-found-in-south-africa.html http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/11/science/south-africa-fossils-new-species-human-ancestor-homo-naledi.html http://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/sep/10/homo-naledi-small-spelunkers-required-how-an-advert-led-to-the-discovery-of-homo-naledi http://www.irishtimes.com/news/science/homo-naledi-new-ancient-human-like-species-discovered-1.2347235 http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2015/09/homo-naledi-rising-star-cave-hominin/404362 Homo naledi: When nationalism, hype and science collide https://theconversation.com/homo-naledi-fossil-discovery-a-triumph-for-open-access-and-education-47726 Ancient human remains raise intriguing questions http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/morningreport/audio/201843287/hanging-out-with-homo-naledi Embedded Tweets Meet Homo naledi at http://t.co/pXJC21Prf0 #naledifossils #almosthuman #Homonaledi pic.twitter.com/9F0eWni4xP — eLife – the journal (@eLife) September 10, …

South Africa

Photo: Martin Heigan, Blyde River Canyon Sunset 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. Annual Events September is Tourism Month in South Africa Celebrations https://planeta.com/nelson-mandela (July 18) Cities …

Uganda Links

Uganda Flag Links related to Uganda Headlines Discrimination and the forgotten pygmy tribes of Uganda – @CharlotteStaff @lauragrb – Outbounding Uganda: the human story behind gorilla tourism – Outbounding How Uganda emerged from chaos to become a tourist destination once more Maps reveal what motivates people to take resources from flagship national park Uganda tops …

Maghreb

Graphic: Wikipedia The Maghreb (Arabic: المغرب‎‎), also known as the Berber world, is a major region of North Africa that consists primarily of the countries Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya and Mauritania. It additionally includes the disputed territories of Western Sahara (mostly controlled by Morocco) and the cities of Melilla and Ceuta (both controlled by Spain …

Indaba Travel Conference 2018

This week Durban, South Africa hosts the Indaba Travel Conference. Hashtag: #indaba2018 Key Links https://www.indaba-southafrica.co.za https://www.facebook.com/pg/travelindaba @travel_indaba Questions Is there live and recorded video from the event? Yes on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/travelindaba/videos Is there a directory of exhibitors? How is the wi-fi at the @DurbanICC Where are your favorite apps, websites, Twitter accounts, LinkedIn pages and Facebook …

Indaba

Lingo Cards Indaba = Gathering or meeting. The term has found widespread use throughout southern Africa Durban, South Africa hosts the Indaba Travel Conference. Key Links https://www.indaba-southafrica.co.za @travel_indaba Planeta.com Indaba Travel Conference 2018 Indaba 2011 Durban South Africa

Tunisia Links

Tunisia Flag Links related to Tunisia features http://deadline.com/2015/12/star-wars-george-lucas-tatooine-tunisia-win-the-nobel-peace-prize-may-the-force-be-with-you-1201673750 New ecotourism project to see the day in north western Tunisia http://skift.com/2013/02/07/so-whos-lying-about-tunisias-tourism-numbers-you-decide listen http://www.shemsfm.net/ar Tunisia – after the revolution – Street protests in Tunisia in February 2011 sparked uprisings across the region. How has Tunisia, alone of all the Arab Spring countries, managed to stay on a …