Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains

Image: British Library, The Gold Fields UNESCO: The area in question is contained within what geologists refer to as the Barberton Mountain Land (BML), also known as the Barberton Greenstone Belt or more technically, the Barberton Supergroup geological formation. Its varied geology gives rise to steeply incised mountainous terrain that stretches from the Lochiel Plateau …

Helderberg Nature Reserve

Photo: Delyth Angharad Helderberg Nature Reserve is a 398-hectare nature reserve in Cape Town, South Africa. This nature reserve is located on the southern slopes of the Helderberg mountains. Its 398 hectares consist mostly of “Kogelberg Sandstone Fynbos” with smaller patches of “Boland Granite Fynbos” and “Southern Afrotemperate Forest.” The visitor center is open daily …

Garden Route

Photo: Tom Steiner, Garden Route The ‘Garden Route’ is the coastal strip between the Outeniqua Mountains and the Indian Ocean of the Southern Cape Coast of South Africa. The area is neither a geographic nor a political region, so the boundaries are open to debate. The Garden Route straddles the N2 national route and includes …

CapeTown7s

Cape Town, South Africa December 8-9 http://www.capetown7s.com: On 8 and 9 December, 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 …

South Africa Links

South Africa Flag Links related to South Africa in somewhat random fashion: 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 June 2015 (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 …

Freedom Day in South Africa

South Africa Flag April 27 Freedom Day (South Africa) http://www.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

Cape Town

Local Guide in Cape Town Cape Town (Afrikaans: Stad Kaapstad; Xhosa: IsiXeko saseKapa) is the metropolitan municipality which governs the city of Cape Town, South Africa and its suburbs and exurbs. We’d like to explore this further: Cape Town is located on an underground river called Camissa, meaning ‘place of sweet waters.’ In 2018 are reports of …

Captive Lion Breeding and Canned Lion Hunting: Damaging Brand South Africa?

Cover image New report: Captive Lion Breeding, Canned Lion Hunting and the Lion Bone Trade: Damaging Brand South Africa, published by the Campaign Against Canned Hunting (CACH) UK — http://www.cannedlion.org –, in association with a Netherlands based NGO and partner of CACH, SPOTS — www.stichtingspots.nl — is having ever-widening negative ramifications for Brand South Africa. …

South African National Parks

Elsewhere on the Web 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 https://www.sanparks.org https://www.sanparks.org/podcasts https://www.facebook.com/South.African.National.Parks https://twitter.com/SANParks About us: …