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Adventure sports in Uganda

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If adventure travellers are looking for an exciting place for getting great adventure travels experiences, they should go to Uganda.

Since many years, Uganda is a world class rafting and kayaking destination, thanks to some of its water bodies that are popular spots for adventure tourism. Uganga is mainly drained within the Nile river from Lake Victoria to Lake Kyoga.White water…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on November 25, 2016 at 8:36am — No Comments

Discovering San Pedro, Côte d'Ivoire

We present San Pédro as an important recomended destination for adventure travellers who love beaches.It's also a great place for camping.

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San-Pédro is a city in southwestern Côte d'Ivoire. It is the nation's second largest port and the seat of Bas-Sassandra District and San-Pédro Region. San Pédro is known for its beaches.

Northwest of the city lies the Taï National Park,…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on July 26, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Discovering Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania

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The Ngorongoro Conservation Area is one of the most famous conservation areas in Tanzania. It's also a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is located 180 km west of Arusha in the Crater Highlands area of Tanzania. The area is named after Ngorongoro Crater, a large volcanic caldera within the area. The conservation area is administered by the Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority, an arm of the…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on July 23, 2016 at 11:30am — No Comments

Adventure sports in Zambia

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Through Zambezi, Kafue Kabompo, Lungwebungu, Kafue and Luangwa rivers, and many lakes, Zambia is an ideal country for adventure sports such as rafting and kayaking. Consequently, many rafters and kayakers choose Zambia to practize rafting and kayak. The best and most popular place in Zambia for whitewater rafting, kayaking and other adventure activities is the Victoria Falls, because of the speed…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on July 12, 2016 at 8:00am — No Comments

Discovering Lalibella, Ethiopia

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Lalibella is a city situated in northern Ethiopia, famous for its monolithic churches. It's also a centre of pilgrimage for Ethiopian Orthodox Christians.  Lalibella is considered as "The Jerusalem of Africa". Ethiopia is one of the earliest nations to adopt Christianity in the first half of the fourth century, and its historical roots date to the time of the…

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Discovering Akagera National Park, Rwanda

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Akagera National Park covers 1,200 km² in eastern Rwanda. It was founded in 1934 to protect animals and vegetation in three ecoregions: savannah, mountain and swamp. The park is named for the Kagera River which flows along its eastern boundary feeding into several lakes the largest of which is Lake Ihema. The complex system of lakes and linking papyrus swamps makes up over 1/3 of the park and is…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on July 3, 2016 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Discovering Queen Elizabeth National Park, Uganda

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Queen Elizabeth National Park, the most visited National Park in Uganda, is situated in Western Uganda. It is approximately 376 kilometres, by road, south-west of Kampala, Uganda's capital and largest city. The park was founded in 1952 as Kazinga National Park. It was renamed in 1954 to commemorate a visit by Queen Elizabeth II.

Queen Elizabeth National Park occupies a land of 1,978 square…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on July 3, 2016 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Trekking in Rwenzori National Park, Uganda

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We propose a documentary of a trekking experience in Uganda.

The Rwenzori Mountains is a mountain range of eastern Africa, located on the border between Uganda and Congo-Kinshasa. The Rwenzori mountains support glaciers and are one source of the river Nile. Rwenrori Mountains are also called "Mountains of Moon".

The Rwenzori Mountains reach heights up to 5,109 metres.…

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Discovering Danakil Depression, Ethiopia

The Danakil Depression is one of the most extraordinary natural attraction in Ethiopia. Many adventure tourists will discover an ideal place for trekking and nature watching.

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The Danakil Depression is the northern part of the Afar Triangle or Afar Depression, a geological depression that has resulted from the presence of three tectonic plates in the Horn of Africa. The Danakil…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on June 6, 2016 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Flag of the United States

Adopted: July 4th, 1960

Symbolism

White signifies purity and innocence, Red, hardiness & valour, and Blue, the colour of the Chief, signifies vigilance, perseverance & justice.

Historical flags

Grand Union flag: December 3, 1775…

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Flag of Canada

Adopted: February 15, 1965

Historical flags

Flag of England, used during the English colonization of the Americas before the Act of Union (1497-1707)

Flag of Scotland, used during the Scottish colonization of the Americas before the Act of Union …

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Zanzibari cuisine

 

Tanzania

Tanzania cuisine…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on June 10, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Discovering Tanzania's nature

Many visitors choose Tanzania as destination, because of its Beauty of Nature. Tanzania has a great potential to become an important adventure tourism destination. Ecotourism has also a potential growth in Tanzania.

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on June 8, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Discovering Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

Mount Kilimanjaro is the National Symbol of Tanzania. It offers a majestic scene to adventure travellers. The landscape on Kilimanjaro is also very beautiful.

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Mount Kilimanjaro is a currently inactive strato-volcano in northern Tanzania, near the border…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on June 8, 2015 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Discovering Volubilis, Morocco

Volubilis is a partly excavated Roman city in Morocco situated near Meknes between Fes and Rabat. Built in a fertile agricultural area, it was developed from the 3rd century BC onwards as a Phoenician (and later Carthaginian) settlement. It grew rapidly under Roman rule from the 1st century AD onwards and expanded to cover about 40 hectares (100 acres) with a 2.6 km (1.6 mi) circuit of walls. The city gained a number of major public buildings in…

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Flag of Ghana

Adopted: 1957 (re-adopted in 1966)

Symbolism

The red represents the blood of those who died in the country's struggle for independence from the United Kingdom, the gold represents the mineral wealth of the country, the green symbolises the country's rich forests and natural wealth, and the black star is the symbol of African emancipation.

Historical…

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Added by Félix Hervé Caroll on May 31, 2015 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Flag of Burkina Faso

Adopted: August 4, 1984

Symbolism

The red is said to symbolize the revolution and the green the abundance of agricultural and natural riches. The yellow star placed over the red and green stripes is the guiding light of the revolution.

Historical flags

Flag of Upper Volta (1960 -…

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Flag of Congo-Brazzaville

Adopted: September 15, 1959 (re-adopted on June 10, 1991)

Symbolism

The green epitomizes the agriculture and forests of the Congo, while the yellow represents the "friendship and nobility" of the Congolese people and red the struggle for freedom.

Historical flags

Flag of the Kingdom of Kongo (17th century)…

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Flag of Congo-Kinshasa

Adopted: February 20, 2006

Symbolism

Sky blue stands for peace, red "the blood of the country's martyrs, yellow the country's wealth; and the star a radiant future for the country.

Historical flags

Flag of Association Internationale Africaine, the Congo Free State (1877 – 1908) and the Belgian Congo (1908 – June…

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Flag of Armenia

Adopted: August 24, 1990

Symbolism

The red emblematizes the Armenian Highland, the Armenian people's continued struggle for survival, maintenance of the Christian faith, Armenia's independence and freedom. The blue emblematizes the will of the people of Armenia to live beneath peaceful skies. The orange emblematizes the creative talent and hard-working nature of the people of Armenia.…

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