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Africa: travel & holiday

Africa is the second largest continent after Asia the largest continent in the world. It covers about 30,244,050 square kilometers (mainland and islands combined), which is 20.3% of the total land surface of the earth. There are more than 800 million people - about one-seventh of the world living here. The name Africa was in antiquity first reserved for the area of ​​present-day Tunisia. Later, the entire coastal strip was called Africa and in the time of discovery was the continent thus indicated.

The name Africa would be derived from the Phoenician word afrid. But others argue that the name Africa can be traced to the Amazigh Essential goddess Ifri (which means cave, singular Ifri). This goddess was later taken over by the Romans.

Almost the whole of Africa belongs to the Third World.

Last added destinations in Africa

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Anse Aux Pins and Turtle Bay

Seychelles

This long stretch of coastline stretching along the south-eastern coast of Mahé and including Turtle Bay, has narrow beaches and shallow waters that lie close to the coastal road. At low tide, it is interesting to walk on the sand and rocky...

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Cathedral of the Virgin Mary

Victoria, Seychelles

This imposing Cathedral is the Mother Church of the Catholic Diocese in Seychelles. Constructed on the site where Father Leon of Avanchers built the first vault in March 1851 that was devoted to the Virgin of the immaculate conception, the Cathedral...

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Presidential Palace

Libreville, Gabon

Built by President Bongo in the 1970s, the Palais Présidentiel is a shrine of opulence, but visitors will have to be content to admire it from the outside.

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Ksar Char Bagh

Marrakech, Morocco

One of the most luxurious and therefore most expensive hotels in Marrakech. For all the water, the beautiful nature and excellent friendly service, you must dig deep into your pockets, but you also have fantastic accommodations. The Ksar Char Bagh...

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Devil's Pool

Zambia

At about 100 meters, at the edge of the Victoria Falls is Devil's Pool. A delicious hot spring where, despite the sound of the falls, people come to relax and enjoy nature. It's a strange experience to sit in a hot tub at that height with so much...

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Karthala Vulkaan

Moroni, Comoros

The Karthala Volcano is the southernmost and largest of the two shield volcanoes that together form the island of Grand Comore. The inhabitants of the Comoros Island also have this under the name Ngazidja Island. The top of the Karthala is less...

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Cango Wildlife Ranch

Oudtshoorn, South Africa

Situated just 3km outside of the picturesque Karoo town of Oudtshoorn, the Cango Wildlife Ranch offers sanctuary to some of the world's most endangered species and a port to visitors. Welcome to the Cango Wildlife Ranch, the oldest and largest...

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Massiwa Wrak

Mitsamiouli, Comoros

Another exceptional dive is the wreck of the “Massiwa”, a 260-foot cargo ship located north of the island. The dive is carried out fully inside the wreck.

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Royal Livingstone Hotel

Livingstone, Zambia

The Royal Livingstone is a luxurious 5*plus Hotel situated on the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls. The hotel stretches along the banks of the Zambezi River, just a short walk to the entrance of The Victoria Falls. The Royal Livingstone...

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Kasbah Tamadot

Marrakech, Morocco

As part of our commitment to the community, Kasbah Tamadot actively approached the leaders of the local communities to offer villagers the opportunity to work at Kasbah Tamadot. Most had never worked in a hotel before, let alone spoke English,...

Photos of Africa

Room in the hotel.

Room

(© treave.com)

The view of the park from the roof of the Cairo Pharaoh Egypt Hote

View

(© Pharao Egypt Hote)

One of the apartments at the Grand Oasis.

Apartment

(© Grand Oasis)

The Victoria Falls in Zambia

Victoria Falls

(© treave.com)

The town of Springbok in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

Springbok

(© Peter)

One of the rooms in Mount Nelson Hotel

Room

(© Mount Nelson Hotel)

A crocodile pulls jobs.

Crocodile

(© Cango Wildlife)

Nature near Stellenbosch.

Stellenbosch

(© Ronald)

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