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  • Kadealo, African Trees

    Check out these iconic African trees

    Courtesy of vil.sandi/Flickr African Tree: Baobab (Adansonia Digitata) Other names include Boab, Boaboa, Tabaldi, Bottle tree, Upside-down tree and monkey bread tree. These trees hold somewhat of an iconic status in Africa – especially Madagascar, where 6 indigenous species belong to that island alone – which have a characteristic look about them where they look like they are growing upside down, with the roots at the top which are actually its branches. The trees are known for their fire-resistant bark and have a remarkable drought resistance. These giants grow up to 30 metres high, and carbon [...]

  • Kadealo, African Natural Wonders

    25 African natural wonders for your bucket list

    Courtesy of ER Bauer/Flickr African Natural Wonder: Sossusvlei, Namibia With its iconic red sand dunes, that are constantly moulded into different shapes and patterns by the wind, Sossuvlei is one of the most photogenic wonders of Africa. The sand dunes are in fact some of the largest in the world, and the salt and clay pan at the end of the Tsauchab River is where Soussusvlei gets its name from: In Nama and Afrikaans it means “dead-end” and “marsh”. The iconic red dunes of Soussusvlei are formed through a geological process that has been taking place [...]

  • Kadealo, African Waterfalls, Rivers and Lakes

    Magnificent African waterfalls, rivers and lakes

    Courtesy of Max R - ooyooy/Flickr African River: Niger River The Niger is the third largest river in Africa, only behind the Nile and the Congo rivers, at 4,180km. Its source lies in the Guinea Highlands in southern Guinea. It runs through Mali, Niger, down the border with Benin before flowing through Nigeria and out into the Atlantic ocean via an eneormous delta, which is known as the Niger Delta, or sometimes the Oil Rivers. The Niger is uniquely shaped for such a large river, almost like a crescent or boomerang shape. This is because the [...]

  • Kadealo, African Hotel

    Top 25 luxury African hotels for a perfect stay

    South Africa Courtesy of capegrace.com Luxury African Hotels: Cape Grace, Cape Town This 5-star hotel is particularly special for its location: In a serene, private quay serving as an international yacht marina on Cape Town's main harbour. It opened its doors in 1996 and has gradually built up its capacity to an impressive 120 rooms and 13 luxury suites. The hotel also has numerous banqueting rooms ideal for smaller groups or business meetings. These rooms include a wine and whiskey bar, a restaurant, and a conservatory. It also includes a boardroom that can accommodate [...]

  • Kadealo, Travel tips, African Safari, What to expect on a Safari Experience

    Useful travel tips for an African safari

    Africa is as beautiful and majestic as it is wild and diverse, and it has the ability to evoke emotions from within that we never thought possible. Africa almost literally has it all: From the grasslands of the Savannas and the desert landscapes of the Sahara to the tropical white sandy beaches of Africa’s tropical islands, each sight will most certainly leave a lasting impression upon you. The main issue that people seem to have with Africa, is that they believe the media and fall into the trap of categorizing Africa as one entity. Africa is comprised of more [...]

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