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"If I have ever seen magic, It has been in Africa"- John Hemingway(American author)

Africa travel resource
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Africa is a vast continent  having lots of travel resource which, including island groups, holds 53 different countries. Africa stretches from temperate areas in the north to those in the south, and is crossed by the equator. The continent is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea and the Suez Canal.The climate of Africa varies with areas of arid desert to rainforest, to savanna plains and glorious coastal areas. Africa offers numerous cultural experiences, with a diverse cultural history and a dramatic story of colonial occupation to nation state independence. Africa holds a diverse range of wildlife and flora, vibrant cities, and a stunning landscape.



Highlights from Africa:
  • Go for Safari in many national park
  • Mt Kilimanjaro
  • The Egyptian Pyramids
  • Victoria Falls
  • The exotic Flora and Fauna of Madagascar
  • Ngorongoro Crater
  • Discover the origins of Voodoo in Benin
  • Inca trail Trek
  • The Zenzibar Spice Island 
  • Others Adventure activity
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  • Magic of Morocco

African Culture:
Overview:
The culture of Africa is varied and manifold, consisting of a mixture of tribes that each have their own unique characteristics. It is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African Diaspora.
The culture of Africa is varied and manifold, consisting of a mixture of tribes that each have their own unique characteristics. It is a product of the diverse populations that today inhabit the continent of Africa and the African Diaspora
Music forms:
Music is a form of communication and it plays a functional role in African society. Songs accompany marriage, birth, rites of passage, hunting and even political activities. Music is often used in different African cultures to ward off evil spirits and to pay respects to good spirits, the dead and ancestors.
Religion
Religion in Africa is multifaceted and has been a major influence on art, culture and philosophy. Today, the continent's various populations and individuals are mostly adherents of Christianity, Islam, and to a lesser extent several Traditional African religions are present.
African Language:
African languages are whistled to communicate over long distances. Individual languages such as Berber, Arabic, Igbo, Swahili, Hausa, Amharic, and Yoruba are spoken by tens of millions of people. About a hundred of the languages of Africa are widely used for inter-ethnic

African Food and Drink:
Potjiekos ("pot food") is an Afrikaans term for food cooked in layers in a traditional three-legged cast-iron pot, but in essence it's a stew, not much different to the slow-simmered stews of beef, chicken and mutton.There are some different kind of foods as well as drinks with region wise are listed bellow.

North African food:
Olive are an important local harvest in North Africa and olive oil is frequently used in cooking foods.
The food of North Africa has been heavily influenced over the centuries by the ingredients brought by traders, invaders and migrants.
The Arabs introduced spices such as saffron, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves. Sweet pastries and other baked foods were brought by the Ottoman Turks.
Wheat and its by-product, semolina, were introduced early on. The nomadic Berbers adapted semolina into couscous, one of the main staples of the region.

South and East African food:
The domestic pig was originally introduced by the Portuguese from their Asian colonies.
Cattle are regarded as a symbol of wealth across much of Africa. So while farmers may use them for dairy products, often the animals are not used for their meat. Many people in the South and East rely mainly on grains, beans and vegetables, with fish providing protein in coastal, lake or river rigion.
Corn (called 'sweet corn' in the UK) is used as the basis for many meals. Maize flour is cooked with water to form a stiff porridge (called ugali or nsima in certain countries). Sometimes it's made into a dough. This starchy staple is served with sauces.
South Africa's food blends the traditions of many cultures and influences. Maize and soured milk were historically key components of the diet. As Europeans arrived, South African cuisine began to include meat dishes such as sausages and pies. Malays and Indians brought curries and spices.
Arabic influences can be seen in East African cuisine. For example, steamed rice is served with spices such as saffron, cloves and cinnamon. Indian workers and immigrants also brought their foods with them, such as spiced vegetable curries, lentil soups, chapattis and pickles.
Oranges, lemons and limes are frequently used in cooking, while other fruits such as mangoes, papayas and pineapples are eaten for dessert.

West African food:
A typical starchy food is Fufu. This is made from root vegetables such as yams, cocoyams, or cassava. It is normally accompanied by sauces.
The cuisine of West Africa tends to rely on heavy starchy foods (known as carbohydrates), which provide energy. Typically, West Africans will give their meals taste with hot spices and chilli peppers, or sauces such as peanut.
Along coastlines, rivers and lakes, fish are an important source of protein.
 Cattle, goats and sheep are raised (varying by region), though meat is often a luxury for poor living people of Africa.
The staple grain varies from region to region, but maize/corn is common in many areas. Rice dishes are also widely eaten in the region, especially across the dry Sahel belt.

Central African food:
Bumbara is common dish in Zambia.This is typically made by Rice,Peanut butter  and Sugar.
The parts of Central Africa have remained true to their traditional foods, perhaps because until the 19th century, there weren't many external influences on the cuisine.
Meat from livestock can be costly and where they can, families use 'bush meat' from wild animals such as monkey, antelope and wild pig.

Drinks to try in Africa:
Palm wine and locally brewed beers (made from a variety of native plants or crops) are popular beverages. However, water also has a very strong ritual significance in many African nations (particularly in dry areas) and is often the first thing an African host will offer his/her guest.
Apert from this here is some popular African drinks you can try when visit to Africa.
  • Mampoer. (Photo credit to Holger Meier)
  • Umqombothi.
  • Van Der Hum Liqueur.
  • Amarula.
  • Wines.
  • Beer.
  • Springbok (Springbokkies)
  • Witblits. Literally “White lighting” (and also known as firewater), Witblits is a grape-fermented amateur brandy that definitely packs a punch. 
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