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 …

Marrakech

Photo: Carlos ZGZ, Marjorelle Marrakech (also spelled Marrakesh) is located 580 km (360 mi) southwest of Tangier, 327 km (203 mi) southwest of the Moroccan capital of Rabat, 239 km (149 mi) south of Casablanca, and 246 km (153 mi) northeast of Agadir. Jardin Majorelle The Jardin Majorelle is one of the most visited sites …

Egypt

Photo: NASA Goddard, Egypt Egypt is bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, the Gaza Strip and Israel to the northeast, the Red Sea to the east, Sudan to the south and Libya to the west. 2018 Events Egypt hosts the 14th Biodiversity COP, hashtag #COP14, November 11-29. Happening Now: Biodiversity #EgyptCOP14 Questions What …

Libya

Photo: Abdulsalam – Ptolemais Libya is a country in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. Photos Wikipedia Libya Libyan Desert Planeta.com Africa

Niger

Photo Niger is a land-locked country bordering Nigeria and Benin to the south, Burkina Faso and Mali to the west, Algeria and Libya to the north and Chad to the east. The capital is Niamey The Niger river is far more famous than the country as it winds its way through Guinea, Mali, Niger and …

Sierra Leone

Photo Sierra Leone is bordered by Guinea in the northeast, Liberia in the southeast and the Atlantic Ocean in the southwest. Headlines http://slconcordtimes.com/tourism-ministry-holds-workshop-on-draft-eco-tourism-policy Government http://www.statehouse.gov.sl Tourism Portals http://www.visitsierraleone.org – https://www.facebook.com/visitsierraleone Listening Afropop Worldwide Proving the Bubu Myth: Janka Nabay, War and Witchcraft in Sierra Leone https://soundcloud.com/afropop-worldwide/proving-the-bubu-myth-2 Wikipedia Sierra Leone Planeta.com Africa Africa Links

Zimbabwe

Photo: Vince O’Sullivan Zimbabwe is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east. Recommended Listening Akashinga: ‘the brave ones’ protecting Africa’s iconic animals – In the north of Zimbabwe, a group of local women rangers are changing the game when it comes to …

Nigeria

Photo: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture Nigeria is located in West Africa and shares land borders with the Republic of Benin in the west, Chad and Cameroon in the east, and Niger in the north. Its coast in the south lies on the Gulf of Guinea on the Atlantic Ocean. Planeta.com Nigeria Links Africa

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in west Africa. It is surrounded by six countries: Mali to the north, Niger to the east, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Côte d’Ivoire to the southwest. The capital is Ouagadougou. Formerly called the Republic of Upper Volta, it was renamed in 1984 …

Virunga National Park

Photo: Ludovic Herlimann, Gorillas Virunga National Park is Africa’s oldest national park and is also the continent’s most biologically diverse protected area. The 78,00 square kilometer World Heritage Site lies on the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Key Links Virunga.org http://virunga.org https://www.youtube.com/user/gorillacd https://www.facebook.com/virunga https://twitter.com/gorillacd #42WHC Intense debates on the conservation of Virunga …