Saturday, March 23, 2019

Wonders of Africa

Most interesting wonders in Africa

Ouzoud Falls

Long, long ago a spring created a natural barrage of reddish brown calcareous tufa. Now El Abid River falls over this giant barrier, forming...

Mount Nyiragongo – volcano with lava lake

There is a place like hell on Earth - crater of Mount Nyiragongo. This is very unusual place with the world's largest lava lake,...

Augrabies Falls

An unusual and magnificent monument of nature of South Africa is Augrabies Falls. Here the mighty Orange River (Gariep River) plunges into a chasm,...

Erta Ale

The longest living lava lake in the world is found in the crater of Erta Ale - a very remote volcano in Ethiopia. Visitors...

Popa Falls (Popa Rapids)

In the dry flatlands of the "panhandle" of Namibia - Caprivi Strip - is located an unexpected natural landmark - Popa Falls, a line...

Epupa Falls

They might not be the largest falls in Africa, but... Epupa Falls belong to the most beautiful ones. The mighty Kunene River here divides into...

Merelani Hills – the only find of tanzanite

There is only one place on Earth where is found a gorgeous gemstone - tanzanite, which is found in Merelani Hills, Tanzania. Thousands of...

Blue garnets of Bekily

In Madagascar is the only known place on the planet where are found some of the most amazing gemstones - blue garnets, which change...

Goualougo Triangle – the realm of chimpanzees

There is a unique forest in a faraway corner of the Republic of Congo. This forest - nicknamed Goualougo Triangle - is pristine. People...

Kitum Cave – salt mine of elephants

Some of world's most unusual caves are located at the foot of Mount Elgon. Here, in thick forests among the trees are hidden some...