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The Ngorongoro crater: animal paradise

Located 180 km west of Arusha in Tanzania, the Ngorongoro crater is a large circular caldera. Located in the heart of the Ngorongoro massif in northern Tanzania, in the eastern branch of the Great Rift Valley. This now extinct crater ...

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Mafia Island: an authentic place with little tourism

The island of Mafia is part of the Zanzibar archipelago, an archipelago located along the coast of Tanzania made up of a multitude of small islands and three main islands: Zanzibar, Pemba and Mafia. The island of Mafia, which is ...

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The climate of Tanzania: when to go to Tanzania

Tanzania is located just south of the equator, but the equatorial climate affects only small areas at the northern end of the country. Most of Tanzania is mainly affected by a tropical climate with two seasons clearly differentiated according to ...

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Tanzania: imposing volcanoes and vast savannas

Tanzania is an independent state of East Africa, located along the shores of the Indian ocean. This African state was formed in 1964 by the union of the old British colonies of Zanzibar and Tanganyika. The country is historically oriented ...

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The climate of Zanzibar: when to go to Zanzibar

The island of Zanzibar is located about 60 km off the coast of Tanzania, geographically the island is located in the equatorial area, just over 6 ° latitude south of the Equator. The location of the island close to the ...

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Zanzibar: the island of spices and beaches

The island of Zanzibar, also known by the name of Unguja, is the largest island of the archipelago of the same name which is also made up of the other two large islands of Pemba and Mafia and dozens of ...

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Travel to South Africa: an itinerary in spectacular nature

Namaqualand, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

THE KALAHARI, THE NAMAQUALAND AND THE CEDERBERG <<<< Go back to the itinerary in NAMIBIA Travel to South Africa TRAVEL DIARY IN SOUTH AFRICA ITINERARY OF THE TRAVEL TO SOUTH AFRICA: NORTHERN CAPE August 15 KGALAGADI TRANSFRONTIER PARK (150 km) ...

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Cederberg: spectacular landscape and strange rocks

Cederberg, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini...

The mountains and the Cederberg nature reserve are located near Clanwilliam, about 300/250 kilometers north of Cape Town. This mountain range extends in the southern part of South Africa from north to south for about 50 km. The name of ...

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The province of Northern Cape, South Africa

Namaqualand, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Northern Cape is by extension the largest province in South Africa (it is largest than Germany). But with just over a million inhabitants, it is the least populated province in the country. The Northern Cape, whose capital is the ...

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The province of Western Cape, South Africa

Cape Point, Cape of Good Hope Nature Reserve, Table Mountain National Park, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The Western Cape is a province of South Africa that occupies the southwestern part of the country. This area of the country was the first area in South Africa to be colonized by Europeans. In fact, it was colonized in ...

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Cape Town Penguins: Boulders Beach

Penguins at Foxy Beach, Boulders Beach, Cape Town, South Africa. Autore e Copyright Marco Ramerini

Among the best known attractions of Cape Town there is certainly the penguins beach of Boulders Beach. This beach is located along the east coast of the Cape peninsula, just south of the inhabited center of Simon’s Town. The coast ...

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The climate of Senegal: when to go to Senegal

The climate of Senegal is tropical, differentiated in two seasons based on the rains. During the dry and hot season, which corresponds to the months between November and June, along the coasts, the trade winds blow which bring refreshment. While ...

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Senegal: borderland between the desert and the forest

Senegal is a state of northwestern Africa located along the coast of the Atlantic ocean. Ancient French colony is now an overwhelmingly Muslim state (94%) with a small Christian minority (5%). Almost half of the population is of Wolof ethnicity ...

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Travel to Namibia: Namib and the Fish River Canyon

Namib Desert, Namib-Naukluft, Namibia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

The itinerary of the travel to Namibia and South Africa was designed and prepared several months before leaving. Being our first experience in Southern Africa, we decided to travel in peace by relying on an expert local guide. For the ...

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The climate of Mozambique: when to go to Mozambique

The climate of Mozambique is humid tropical climate in the northern and central areas, tropical altitude climate in the areas close to the border with Zimbabwe, and dry sub-tropical climate in the southern regions. The country has a rather homogeneous ...

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Mozambique: eco-tourism and historical attractions

Mozambique (República de Moçambique) is a presidential republic of south-eastern Africa. The country is located along the east African coast and is washed by the waters of the Indian ocean, its coastline stretches for over 2,300 km. Inland Mozambique is ...

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Rodrigues: a piece of paradise in the Indian Ocean

Rodrigues Island is a small island in the Indian Ocean which is located about 560 km east of the island of Mauritius. The island belongs politically to the Republic of Mauritius and covers a little over 100 sq km. Rodrigues ...

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Climate of Morocco: when to go to Morocco

The climate of Morocco can be divided into four climatic areas. In the north between the Rif mountains and the coast, the climate is Mediterranean. While along the western coast the climate is oceanic. In the mountainous areas of the ...

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Morocco: imperial cities, mountains and deserts

Morocco (Al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya), is a kingdom of northwestern Africa, located at the western end of the Mediterranean Sea and overlooking a long coast on the Atlantic Ocean. The country is separated from the European continent by the Strait of Gibraltar, ...

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Nosy Be: the island of perfumes and lemurs

Nosy Be is a small island located in the Mozambique channel just 8 kilometers from the northwestern coast of the large African island of Madagascar. Nosy Be measures 321 sq km and is an island of volcanic origin. The island ...

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Madagascar attractions: a paradise on earth

TOURIST ATTRACTIONS OF MADAGASCAR Natural beauty and ecological diversity are exceptional characteristics that have given Madagascar the nickname “eighth continent”. This is because the island thanks to these peculiarities is a world in itself. Home to baobabs and orchids, a ...

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Ghana: the Gold Coast and the kingdom of the Ashanti

Ghana is a West African state bordering the Gulf of Guinea. This country formerly known as the Gold Coast was a British colony until 1957. The territory of Ghana has seen numerous African kingdoms and empires develop. The most powerful ...

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The climate of Ethiopia: when to go to Ethiopia

This African country is a vast and very varied country, and consequently the climate of Ethiopia also varies considerably from place to place. There are areas of extreme dryness such as the Danakil belt and the Ogaden plateaus on the ...

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Ethiopia: from the highlands of the Rift Valley to Danakil

Ethiopia (Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia) is an East African republic which, after the independence of Eritrea, has no outlet to the sea. The country is bordered by Sudan to the west, Eritrea to the north, Djibouti and Somalia to ...

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The climate of Chad: when to go to Chad

Chad, due to its extension from north to south, has different types of climate, the climates vary mainly according to the amount of rain, the north and part of the center of the country is subject to the desert climate, ...

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Chad: spectacular desert landscapes and a large lake

Chad (République du Tchad, Jumhūriyyat Tshād), is a presidential republic of Saharan Africa, whose capital is N’Djamena. The country is a former French colony that borders Libya to the north, Niger to the west, Nigeria and Cameroon to the south, ...

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Boa Vista: beaches, dunes and turtles

Boa Vista is the easternmost island of the Cape Verde archipelago. This means that it is the closest to Africa, it is in fact about 570 km from the African continent. Vaguely rounded in shape, it covers an area of ...

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Flowering desert: a spectacle of nature

Namaqualand, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Deserts are inhospitable areas of the earth characterized by great aridity. In these regions there is very little rainfall and life forms, both animal and vegetable, have to face some of the most hostile conditions on the planet. In deserts, ...

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The most spectacular waterfalls in the world

Garganta del Diablo, Iguazú Falls, Brazil-Argentina. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The waterfalls are among the most exciting spectacles of nature. Almost every nation on Earth has waterfalls. There are waterfalls of a few meters high up to waterfalls that approach the kilometer in height. A waterfall is formed when the ...

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Franschhoek: vineyards and fine South African wines

Boschendal, Franschhoek, South Africa. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

The city of Franschhoek is located in the center of the Cape Winelands, just 60 km from Cape Town. This town is surrounded by an idyllic landscape made up mainly of hills, vineyards, mountains and cultivated fields. The city is ...

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