Tsitsikamma

Photo: Chris Bloom, Storms River Mouth South Africa – Spotlight on Tsitsikamma National Park, a protected area on the Garden Route, Western Cape and Eastern Cape, South Africa. It is a coastal reserve well known for its indigenous forests, dramatic coastline, and the Otter Trail. In 2009 it was amalgamated with the Wilderness National Park …

South African National Parks

Logo South African National Parks – sanparks.org – manages a system of 19 functional national parks in seven of the nine provinces of South Africa with a total area of just over 4 million hectares comprising 67% of the protected areas under state management. Key Links sanparks.org Podcasts Facebook @SANParks About us: SANParks is working …

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 Maps goo.gl/maps/nourVqpjPL5VmMSk8 The Garden Route straddles the N2 national route and …

Wild Kenya

Kenya Flag Planeta.com spotlights biodiversity and conservation in Kenya. This page collects relevant links and resources related to the parks and reserves, archaeological sites, and world heritage sites across the country. Suggestions are welcome. Headlines Kenya: Security Fears Has Cost Us 50 Percent of Tourists Visiting Our Parks Poaching: Kenya ‘sleeping on the job’ Twitter …

Morocco Links

Morocco Flag Links related to Morocco presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Trekking in Morocco’s Magical Sahara Desert Moroccan Musician Samir LanGus — (Another) Ambassador of Peace Recommended Listening Morocco’s Sufi trance masters – Discover hypnotic rhythms, trance dancing, and Sufi ritual with the Fez Hamadacha, one Morocco’s important Sufi Brotherhoods reflecting the Islamic diversity …

Nairobi

Photo: Francisco Anzola, Ambassadeur Nairobi is the capital and largest city of Kenya. The name “Nairobi” comes from the Maasai phrase Enkare Nyrobi, which translates to “cold water.” Main street: Kenyatta Avenue! Google Maps goo.gl/maps/7AukawSVHJiMQTBA6 In addition to its urban core, the city has Nairobi National Park, a large game reserve known for breeding endangered …

Kenya Links

Kenya Flag Links related to Kenya presented in somewhat random format: Headlines Kenya suffers worst locust infestation in 70 years as millions of insects swarm farmland – Guardian The dark and white side of conservation in Kenya Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park sad-times-for-wildlife-as-nema-approves-sgr-in-park-experts opposing-camps-to-hold-dialogue-on-railway-through-nairobi-national-park Kenya’s Tourism Sector Continues to Enjoy Revival …

Kenya

Photo: World Bank Kenya lies on the equator with the Indian Ocean to the southeast, Tanzania to the south, Uganda to the west, South Sudan to the northwest, Ethiopia to the north and Somalia to the northeast. The capital and largest city is Nairobi. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/ve5qvzR4iPGHN4ka6 Cities Nairobi Parks Serengeti Planeta.com Kenya Links Wild …