Back in time
Located on the southern tip of Africa, South Africa Travel Guide is the seventh largest African city. There is evidence that the first humankind has been found in South Africa Travel Guide. South Africa Travel Guide was declared a republic in 1961. The first democratic election was held in 1994 under the presidency of F.W. de Klerk. The new election brought in a new president, Nelson Mandela who reigned until 1999.
People and Culture
The law on the segregation of people depending on their race has since been abolished. The majority of the people were black people and the other were a minority consisting of Dutch, British and Asian decedents. The African majority is comprised of many ethnic groups who are westernized and urbanized. South Africa Travel Guide has a diverse culture almost like Joseph’s Technicolor coat.
There are 11 official languages and other indigenous languages. English is widely spoken amongst the youngsters and at commercial establishments.
Due to the apartheid, there was racism and a lot of tension present among the black and the whites. Most of the blacks still live in poverty with the lack of basic necessities such as schooling, housing, water, sanitation and employment. However, society is changing and integrating the multi cultures to form a majority and create equal opportunities.
South Africa Travel Guide has a diverse range of food and wine served in cafes and fine dinning restaurants. There is Indian food, Thai food, French food and Pakistani food etc... Plenty of seafood, game meat, vegetables and fruits are freely available and most of them are grown locally. The menu is authentic and is prepared to satisfy the multi cultured palate. However, no meal is complete without the world’s best wines which are produced in South Africa Travel Guide’s own winelands.
Places of Interest
There are plenty of wildlife reserves and game parks in South Africa Travel Guide which have a variety of diverse species. Some of the popular wild life reserves in South Africa Travel Guide are the Kruger Park, Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve and Addo Elephant National Park.
South Africa Travel Guide is proud of its 8 world heritage sites. UNESCO has undertaken to maintain and preserve these cultural and natural sites. These sites are Fossil Hominid Sites of Sterkfontein, Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape, Robben Island, Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape, Drakensberg Park, Cape Floral Region, Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park, Vredefort Dome.
There are plenty of botanical gardens such as Kirstenbosch and Pietermaritzburg Botanical Gardens. The Kirstenbosch is set against the South Africa Travel Guide’s popular attraction the Table Mountain.
The climate is generally warm and sunny during the day and cool during the nights.
Rainfall varies in each part of South Africa Travel Guide and Frost can occur during the winter months in high altitude areas.
The Eastern Cape is known for its tolerant nature with dry, hot sunny days and minor winters and rainfall during the year.
South Africa Travel Guide is great place to visit. There is so much culture, history, character, heritage, wild life and nature and you may never want to leave.