Whenever Africa is mentioned, most people think of roaming animals and jeep safaris. Whilst Africa has much more to offer than animals, the beauty that nature has bestowed on this continent cannot be overlooked. The animal inhabitants of Africa are amongst the most varied and beautiful in the world. Most of us know that Africa is home to the magnificent giraffe and the impressive cheetah. However, there is also a wider range of animals that live in Africa.
These include gazelles, crocodiles and the mighty hippopotamus. In some desert parts of Africa there are camels that roam freely. The image of these animals is a common feature in African films.
When you think of Africa you think seriously large. From the continental land mass to its individual parts, the scale is massive. Besides having the second largest continental surface area, containing 54 nations within its boundaries, it is also home to the River Nile, the longest river in the world, and also some very large lakes. As well as huge deserts, rivers and lakes, the continent also has high mountains containing igneous rocks and large swathes of ecologically important rain forest.
The Sahara Desert is Africa’s best known and biggest desert. In fact, it is the most expansive arid region on the planet.
Home to 54 countries, Africa has something
For this issue, we picked some
of the Most Beautiful places to visit
- Victoria Falls, Zambia and Zimbabwe
- Bo-Kaap, South Africa
- Avenue of the Baobabs, Madagascar
- Abu Simbel, Egypt
- Bandiagara, Mali
- Zanzibar, Tanzania
- Le Morne Brabant, Mauritius
- Mt. Stanley, DR
- Virunga National Park,DRC
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