Saturday, September 22, 2018

Wonders of Africa

Most interesting wonders in Africa

Modjadji cycad forest

There are not many pure stands of cycads in the world. One of the most impressive ones is Modjadji Cycad forest in South Africa...

Abanda Caves – caves of unique bat-eating crocodiles

Group of caves in the rainforest of eastern Gabon - Abanda Caves - has a very special secret. Here, in eternal darkness lives a...

Ol Doinyo Lengai

There is only one volcano in the world which is erupting carbonatite lava: Ol Doinyo Lengai in Tanzania. This is not just another dry...

Oklo Mines – the only natural nuclear reactor

First time when humans launched a nuclear chain reaction was in 1942, in Chicago. But there is one place on Earth where nature itself...

Daallo Frankincense Forest

Most of Somalia is dry, deserted land but there is a compensation for this - the unique forest at the northern side of Cal...

Hammam Meskhoutine (Hammam Meskoutine)

The amazing Hammam Meskhoutine springs are well known since the antiquity. These hot springs have formed numerous amazing travertine formations including approximately 30 m...

Gouina Falls

It seems - not much time is left to enjoy the beauty of the mighty Gouina Falls in Mali. By the 2017 most of...

Caverne Patate

The longest known cave in the Republic of Mauritius is Caverne Patate in the remote Rodrigues island. This cave is 1 140 m long...

Wadi El Rayan Falls

It is well possible that Wadi El Rayan Falls are the only waterfalls in Egypt. These falls were created by human activities some decades...

Tugela Falls

Most rivers flow away from the giant Drakensberg escarpment near the north-eastern borders of Lesotho. Happily there is one stream which bravely flows towards...