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 …

Cape Town

Bus Station Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city and its suburbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ Natural World Cape Town is famous for its harbor as well as landmarks Table Mountain …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: 2019 General Election, May 8 electionguide.org https://www.elections.org.za/content/Elections/Election-results South Africa election: everything you need to know – Guardian 2019 Election Results – Where to find them online – My Broadband 2019_South_African_general_election – Wikipedia https://elections.timeslive.co.za/results https://www.iol.co.za/trends/elections2019 2019 General Election Headlines Follow all the 2019 election …

Cape Town Links

Cape Town Flag Links related to Cape Town, South Africa presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Will Cape Town be the first city to run out of water? The tale of two slums in South Africa as residents seek to upgrade lives – @thisisplace 5 must-have mobile apps for Cape Town Escape to the Cape, …

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 July 18 Nelson Mandela Cities …

Karoo

The Karoo is a semi desert natural region of South Africa. Headlines The ‘firewalkers’ of Karoo: Dinosaurs and other animals left tracks in a ‘land of fire’ Karoo MTB Tour – Ralph Pina Elsewhere on the Web http://karoospace.co.za YouTube https://youtu.be/x9x8ifxI1qY Wikipedia Karoo Planeta South Africa South Africa Links Deserts

Apartheid

Buzzwords Apartheid = (in South Africa) a policy or system of segregation or discrimination on grounds of race Places: Apartheid Museum Apartheid Museum website: Flow brings the past into the future (1/2) The Apartheid Museum is home to some of the most significant relics from our country’s past. We were tasked with rebuilding the museum’s …

CapeTown7s

Cape Town, South Africa December 13-15 http://www.capetown7s.com: the Mother City will once again host over 115,000 rugby fans from all over the world as the Cape Town leg of the International HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series comes to South Africa. The world’s fittest and fastest rugby players will entertain capacity crowds as they fight for …

Ralph Pina

Twitter Avatar Spotlight on Ralph Pina, resident treehugger, hiker, kayaker, IT director, windsurfer, football fanatic, climate hawk Key Links ralphpina.com Flickr YouTube @ralphpina Tweets by ralphpina Studies: My studies have thus been a continuous journey in search of answers and understanding our relationship with the ecosphere. Many people ask me why I continue to study …