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Lake Malawi

Lake Malawi is the African Great Lakes, and lakes south of the Great Rift Valley system in East Africa. This lake, the third largest in Africa and the eighth largest lake in the world, situated between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania. This is the second deepest lake in Africa, despite the quiet north coast gave no indication of depth. Tropical waters is a great lake reported habitats of fish species more than any other collection of fresh water on Earth, including more than 1000 species of cichlids.

Lake Malawi officially declared as a reserve by the Government of Mozambique on June 10, 2011 in an effort to protect one of the largest freshwater lake and bio-diverse in the world. Lake Malawi or Lake Nyaza has a depth of 706 meters with a total lake surface area of about 29,600 square kilometers. Lake Malawi or Nyaza alone was estimated to be at least around 40,000 years.

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The Serengeti

The Serengeti ecosystem is a geographical region in Africa. It is located in northern Tanzania and extends to the south-western Kenya between latitudes 1 and 3 S and longitudes 34 and 36 E. It covers about 30,000 km2 (12,000 sq mi). Serengeti hosts the largest mammal migration in the world, which is one of the top ten travel wonders of the natural world. This region contains several national parks and game reserves. Serengeti comes from Maasai language Maa, special, "Serengit" which means "eternal Plains".

Approximately 70 larger mammal and some 500 species of avifauna found there. High diversity in terms of species is a function of habitats ranging from forest streams, swamps, kopjes, prairies and forests Blue Wildebeests, gazelles, zebras and buffalos are some large mammals commonly found in this region.

In October, nearly 2 million herbivores migrate from hills to the mainland by crossing the Mara River. Approximately 250 thousand wildebeest die in the migration from Tanzania to Kenya with a distance of 800 km. They died of hunger, thirst, exhaustion, or predation predators. Witnessed the migration of creatures which are very exotic and wonderful imagination brings us into the world of animals.

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World tourism will discuss about Jamaica. Jamaica officially the Commonwealth of Jamaica, is an island nation of the Greater Antilles, 234 kilometers (145 miles) long, up to 80 kilometers (50 miles) wide, and 10 990 square kilometers (4240 square miles) in area. The indigenous Arawakan-speaking Taíno name for the island Xaymaca, which means "Land of Wood and Water" or "Land of Springs". It is located in the Caribbean Sea, about 145 kilometers (90 miles) south of Cuba and 191 kilometers (119 miles) west of Hispaniola, the island nation-state to hide from Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

Jamaica is the third largest island in the Caribbean. Jamaica has the seventh largest natural harbor in the world, Kingston Harbour. It is located between latitudes 17 ° and 19 ° N, and longitudes 76 ° and 79 ° B. Mountains, including the Blue Mountains, dominating the land. They are surrounded by narrow coastal plains. Tourist attractions include Dunn's River Falls in St. Ann, YS Falls in St Elizabeth, the Blue Lagoon in Portland, and Port Royal, which is the location of the earthquake that helped form the island of Palisadoes. Head towns and cities including the capital Kingston, Portmore, Spanish Town, Mandeville, Ocho Rios, Port Antonio, Negril and Montego Bay.

The climate in Jamaica is tropical, with hot and humid weather, although higher inland regions warmer. Hurricane Charlie and Gilbert hit Jamaica directly in 1951 and 1988, respectively, causing major damage and many deaths. Some areas on the south coast, such as the Liguanea Plain and the Pedro Plains, relatively dry rain-shadow areas. Jamaica lies in the hurricane belt of the Atlantic Ocean and because of this, the island is sometimes suffered significant storm damage. In early 2000 (decade), hurricanes Ivan, Dean, and Gustav also brought severe weather to the island.

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Marrakech or Marrakesh

Marrakech or Marrakesh known as the "Red City", is the most important former imperial city in Morocco's history. The city of Marrakesh is the capital of the mid-southwestern economic region of Marrakech-Tensift-Al Haouz, near the foothills of the snow-capped Atlas Mountains, being also the 2nd largest city in Morocco.

Marrakech has the largest traditional market (souk) in Morocco and also has one of the busiest squares in Africa and the world, Djemaa el Fna. The square bustles with acrobats, story-tellers, water sellers, dancers and musicians. By night food stalls open in the square turning it into a huge busy open-air restaurant.

Behind it all turned out to Marrakech is the perfect honeymoon destination. Honeymooners can relax and unwind, while enjoying superb cultural attractions and scenery very beautiful city. In addition Honeymooners can taste the delicious local cuisine and can be romantic camel ride around the city.

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The Seychelles - The Honeymoon Favorites

The Seychelles. Listeni Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago consisting of an archipelago of 115 islands in the Indian Ocean in the Indian Ocean, about 1,600 km east of mainland Africa, northeast of Madagascar. Neighboring countries and territories are Mauritius and Reunion in the south, Comoros and Mayotte to the southwest, and the Maldives to the northeast.

Seychelles islands are blessed with a warm climate year-round, tropical, always a good time to visit, although different times of year may be more suitable for particular interests.

This area is a local favorite and is ranked first for many honeymoon couples. Located in the Indian Ocean, where it menawakan beach with white sand, clear sea, and some unique fresh food.

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Garden Route

Garden Route is a series of views of the bay, cliffs, beaches and cities, extending hundreds of kilometers from Heidelberg. Garden Route offers you beautiful scenery and the natural appearance of African green.

Garden Route includes one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline, the starting point is constantly contested as towns such as Witsand, Stilbaai and Albertinia join the route which winds the road for some 200 km via George, Wilderness, Sedgefield and Knysna on to Plettenberg Bay peaked at Tstisikamma Forest - a fairyland of giant tree ferns and bird life.

Mountains crowd close to the shoreline dotted with beaches and bays, and vividly colored wild flowers pleasing to the eye. Between Heidelberg and Storms River, Garden Route runs parallel to a coastline featuring lakes, mountains, indigenous forests is high, yellow-colored rivers and golden beaches. Winding roads followed by hikers, the forests invite long, leisurely drives, and lakes and rivers lend themselves to swimming boating and fishing. A variety of leisure options, spectacular scenery and mild climate guarantee an unforgettable holiday experience when visiting the Garden Route in South Africa.

An important geological feature is the Cango Caves, a series of caves and natural space dug out of limestone, situated outside the town of Oudtshoorn. Cango Caves among the ten most-visited attractions of South Africa. Oudtshoorn itself, the heart of the ostrich feather industry when in its hey day the late 1800s and early 1900s, is worth a visit. The, stately old feather palaces are still to be seen, while ostrich farms, now involved in commercial production of meat, skins, eggs and feathers, can be toured, with the possibility of an ostrich ride.

Ten nature reserves embrace the varied ecosystems of the region as well as unique marine reserves, home to soft coral reefs, dolphins, seals and a host of other marine life. Various bays along the Garden Route are nurseries to the endangered Southern Right Whale which come there to calve in the winter and spring (July-December).

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Cradle of Humankind

Cradle of Humankind is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO first named in 1999, about 50 kilometers northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa in Gauteng Province. This site currently occupies 47 000 hectares (180 sq mi), contains a complex of limestone caves, including the Sterkfontein Caves, where 2.3 million years old fossil Australopithecus africanus (nicknamed "Mrs. Ples") was discovered in 1947 by Dr Robert Broom. and John T. Robinson.

In this place, you can learn about the various relics of our ancestors, in the cultural heritage of this world, you will be treated to a variety of discoveries of human anthropology that is stored in the Sterkfontein Caves.

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Sun City

Sun City is a luxury casino and resort, situated in the North West Province of South Africa. It is located about two hours' drive from Johannesburg, near the city of Rustenburg. The complex borders the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. And It was officially opened on 7 December 1979.

This place is the most complete tourist complex in South Africa, where there is a five-star hotel facilities, golf courses, parasailing, bar, and various other glamorous places of entertainment that can only be enjoyed by tourists top level. And its relatively close location to the large metropolitan areas of Pretoria and Johannesburg, ensured that Sun City soon became (and stayed) a popular holiday and weekend destination. Many famous performers such as Dame Kiri Janette Te Kanawa, Elaine Page, Frank Sinatra, Queen, Elton John, Sarah Brightman, Julio Iglesias, The O'Jays, Boney M., Black Sabbath, Rod Stewart, Tina Turner, Dionne Warwick, Laura Branigan and Thomas Anders (of Modern Talking fame) also performed at the 'Sun City Super Bowl', a large auditorium which seats 6,230. Sun City also became the site of several important Heavyweight boxing matches during the late 1970s and early 1980s. One such boxer was Gerrie Coetzee, who later (1983) became heavyweight world champion.

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Durban beach

Durban beach is one of the most attractive tourist beaches and famous in South Africa. With the waves being and clear water make this beach as a tourist favorite and most sought after in South Africa. And the favorite beach locations visited in Durban is the Umhlanga Beach, Amanzimtoti, and Ballito Beach. The beauty of sun, sea and pasirlah the main attraction of this beach.

To be able to go to this place, then you have to drive to the beach, but the clean blue water, white sand and not too many people are part ternyaman Sardini coast. The beach is much better than the beaches in mainland Italy.

This place also has many theaters, night clubs, discos like other metropolitan airport highway in the world. Durban has the largest playground in Africa, namely Ushaka Marine World. In the playground there are aquariums, which is one of the five largest aquarium in the world.

Shaka Marine World offers a variety of entertainment venues, such as restaurants, shops, action dolphin show, water rides and an aquarium built on a sinking ship. Durban has a special attraction, where a beautiful meeting of the Indian Ocean with a wide golden beaches.

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Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

Victoria & Alfred Waterfront in the historic heart of Cape Town's working harbor the most visited destination of South Africa, has the highest rate of foreign tourist attraction across the country. Situated between Robben Island and Table Mountain and set against the backdrop of sea and mountain views, it offers a wide selection of shopping and entertainment to visitors, mixed with office locations, Somerset Hospital, hotels (such as the Breakwater Lodge history - once a 19th-century prison) and luxury apartments in the residential marina.

And this is a paradise for shopping lovers who was vacationing in southern Africa, in this place you can find various souvenir products typical of South Africa as well as a variety of products world-renowned fashion designer.

Waterfront offers over 250 shops from designer boutiques to craft stalls, a number of restaurants and coffee shops and many other activities, including fun activities for children. Children will love the Two Oceans Aquarium and Telkom Exploratorium. SA Maritum museum has interactive displays, the history of local shipwrecks and more and the new Nelson Mandela Gateway in the Clock Tower Precinct historical exhibits and educational material relating to Robben Island.

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Kruger National Park

Kruger National Park is one of the largest game reserve in Africa and one of the Best Tour in South Africa. It covers 19,485 square kilometers (7523 square miles) and extends 360 kilometers (220 miles) from north to south and 65 kilometers (40 miles) from east to west.

To the west and south of the Kruger National Park are the two provinces of South Africa's Limpopo and Mpumalanga. In the north is Zimbabwe, and in the east is Mozambique. Now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park, a peace park that links Kruger National Park with Gonarezhou National Park in Zimbabwe, and with the Limpopo National Park in Mozambique.

Park is part of the Kruger to Canyons Biosphere, an area designated by the United Nations Educational and Scientific Organization (UNESCO) as an International Human and Biosphere Reserve (the "Biosphere").

And here, you can enjoy the atmosphere of the desert and ferociously safana natural life of South Africa along with many wild animals like the typical African Lion, Cheetah, Deer, antelope, hyena, and many more.

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