Cango Caves

Photo: Delyth Angharad, Caves Kudos to Delyth Angharad (@welshpixie) for sharing photos of the Cango Caves located in foothills of the Swartberg Range near the town of Oudtshoorn, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Cango Caves is the only show cave in Africa which offers a choice of easy or adventurous guided tours …

South African National Parks

Logo South African National Parks – https://www.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 Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: 2019 General Election, May 8 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_South_African_general_election http://www.electionguide.org/elections/id/2721/ Spotlight: TBCSA We serve to unite and influence the diverse Travel & Tourism sector http://www.tbcsa.travel – @TBCZA 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 …

Freedom Day in South Africa

South Africa Flag April 27 Freedom Day (South Africa) mzansigirl.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 #FreedomDay Embedded Tweets Not just a celebration, but rather a day of commemoration #FreedomDay http://t.co/0l521lVLGz pic.twitter.com/Ddr62QLsFf — Rachel's Angels (@RachelsAngels) April 27, 2015 Planeta.com South Africa Freedom 04 • April • Abril

Mossel Bay Archaeology

Photo: Allan Watt, Pinnacle Point Publisher’s note: Most of the text on this page and links were composed earlier by Martin Hatchuel on the Planeta Wiki. The Pinnacle Point caves near Mossel Bay are the focus of the largest archaeological project of its kind in the world today – The Mossel Bay Archaeology Project (MAP), …

Day Zero

Buzzwords Day Zero = Water shutoff in Cape Town, South Africa The Cape Town water crisis in South Africa began in 2015, resulting in a severe water shortage in the region. In early 2018, the dam levels were predicted to decline to critically low levels by April, the City announced plans for “Day Zero”, when …

Cape Town’s Table Mountain

Photo: South African Tourism 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 cableway or hiking to the top The mountain forms part …

Kogelberg, South Africa

Photo: Delyth Angharad, Kogelberg Kogelberg Nature Reserve is a nature reserve of 3,000 ha comprising the Kogelberg Mountain Range, to the east of Cape Town, South Africa. With about 1,600 plant species, it contains a floral diversity per unit area that is greater than anywhere else in the world. The 100,000 hectare UNESCO designated Kogelberg …

Indaba Travel Conference 2019

Hashtags Durban, South Africa hosts the 2019 Indaba Travel Conference. Hashtag: #indaba2019 The event takes place May 2-4 at the Inkosi Albert Luthuli International Convention Centre. Also in May, South Africa’s national election takes place on May 8. Key Links indaba-southafrica.co.za Facebook @travel_indaba Media releases 2019-africa-s-travel-indaba-date-brought-forward Questions Is there live and recorded video from the …