News and tips from African continent
In our blog you can find news and curiosities about Africa, in particular we will pay attention to the countries we cross with our trip.
During the trips you can follow us day by day and find out what Africa has in store for us.
If you have any curiosity or would like information on certain topics, do not hesitate to contact us.
Cape to Cairo Stage 1-A: From Cape to Victoria Falls via Botswana
Stage 1-A from Cape Town to Cairo: From Cape Town to Livingstone Our trans-African journey that will take us to Cairo starts from the beautiful city of Cape Town in South Africa, and during our first stop we will explore 3 different states: South Africa, Botswana and Zambia. In South Africa, after having explored the Cape Peninsula, we will go up north […]
The battle of Kadesh: epic victory or mere propaganda?
Ramses II, also known as Ramesses the Great, was one of the most important pharaohs in the glorious history of ancient Egypt, no one was more celebrated than Ramesses II. Ramses was a great military commander, a warrior king who waged successful struggles against Libya, Nubia and the Hittites. Numerous documents and engravings testify how Ramses regularly turned defeat into victory thanks […]
The Kudu is a tall and majestic antelope, boasts beautiful spiral horns that can grow up to 180 cm and is a very widespread animal both in the reserves of Southern Africa and in those of East Africa. There are two species of Kudu the Greater Kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, and the Lesser Kudu, Tragelaphus Imberbis. Both species have spiral horns, only for […]
Grand Egyptian Museum of Cairo
The new museum dedicated to the archaeological wonders of ancient Egypt should finally open between April and September 2021, after years of delays and postponements, and by the time we reach Cairo we will have the pleasure of being among the first to be able to visit it. The structure of the new Great Egyptian Museum covers an area of about 500,000 […]
Lion: the undisputed king of the savannah
The lion is the largest African carnivore and one of the largest terrestrial carnivores in general; among the big Panthera cats it is second only to the tiger; along with elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard, it is one of the so-called Big Five. It has a strong, massive body, with a powerful muscles structure especially in the male, while the female has […]
Annual SANParks report
SANParks is a public entity under the jurisdiction of the Department of Environmental Affairs in South Africa, SANParks manages a system of 20 functional national parks in seven of the nine provinces of South Africa with a total area of just over 4 million hectares, 40,000 sqkm, comprising 67% of the protected areas under state management. The SANParks of today is recognised […]