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Malawi Dive Sites

Scuba Do Scuba Do is based at the Livingstonia Beach Hotel at Senga Bay. It is a fully equipped scuba diving school, which caters for first time divers. Padi Open Water Diver The modular course is undertaken in a relaxed environment utilising the hotel pool, which lets you practise your scuba diving skills in a controlled environment. There are...

Uganda Travel Facts

Natural Features: Tropical, rainy with two seasons. Semi-arid in the north-east. Mostly plateau with a rim of mountain. Rainy Seasons: Mar - May and Sep -Nov Accommodation: Budget accommodation can be found in all towns but Kampala has the widest range including Namirembe Guest Hostel and Pope Paul Memorial Centre. For more up-range facilities,...

Zambia Travel Facts

Image - Zambia Travel Facts Natural Features: Mostly high plateau with some hills and mountains, Zambia is a land-locked country, sits on undulating plateau, sloping to the south. Areas of high ground include the Copper Belt Highlands and the Nyika plateau on the mostly high plateau with some hills and mountains, Zambia is a land-locked country, sits on undulating plateau,...

Zimbabwe Travel Facts

Natural Features: Tropical, moderated by altitude, with rainy season from November to March Mostly high plateau with higher central plateau. Mountains in the east. Rainy Seasons: November to March Clothing: Zimbabwe boasts of a wide range of tourist attractions. Is a landlocked country in south central Africa, lies entirely within the tropics. It...

Togo Travel Facts

Natural Features: Togo consists of six geographical regions. The coastal region, the Ouatchi plateau, a higher tableland, which is drained by the Mono River. From there the land rises towards the mountains of the Chaine du Togo, which extends across the country from northwest to northeast. Pic Baumann is the highest point in Togo, To the north is...

Tanzania Travel Facts

Natural Features: The Coastal Steppes in North and high plateau in the South; savanna and bush cover half of the country and semi arid desert accounts for the remaining land area while volcanic highlands can be seen on the north east and south west of the country. These include Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa and the highest free...

Swaziland Travel Facts

Natural Features: Varies from tropical to near temperature. Mostly hills and mountains, some moderately sloping planins. Rainy Seasons: May to September Post and Communications: There are no area codes within Swaziland. There is only a country code, which is 268. It is possible to make international calls at the post office in the capital Mbabane...

Sudan Travel Facts

Natural Features: Tropical in South,arid desert in north. Generally flat plain, mountains in east and west. Rainy Seasons: April to October Accommodation: Khartoum and Port Sudan both have a number of medium-sized hotels, including international standard ones. There are a few smaller hotels in the main towns and several hostels. Getting There: Air...

Senegal Travel Facts

Natural Features: Senegal consists mainly of flat plains, cut by three major rivers, the Casamance River, the Gambia River and Senegal River. Rainy Seasons: Jun-Sept There are several international standard hotels and more development is under way, including a number of hotels on the Petite Cote (the stretch of beaches between Dakar and Joal)....

Rwanda Travel Facts

Natural Features: Mostly grassy uplands and hills; relief is mountainous with altitude declining from west to east. Rainy Seasons: Feb-May Accommodation: Top range hotels include the Windsor Umubano hotel, and Hotel des Mille Collines in Kigali. Budget travelers can try Gloria Hotel or La Vedette. Post and Communications: Kigali post office offers...

Reunion Travel Facts

Image - Reunion Travel Facts Natural Features: Mostly rugged and mountainous; fertile lowlands along coast Rainy Seasons: Nov-Apr Culture: French is the official language, but Creole is the most widely spoken. Few speak English. The Catholic faith dominates the island's religious character. Hindus and Muslims follow their respective religions freely and most large towns have...

Nigeria Travel Facts

Natural Features: In the center around Jos is a plateau area with short grasses and open scenery, this is the most pleasant climate in the country. The only mountains are in the far east along the Cameroon border. Cutting northwest to southeast is the Niger River, Africa's third longest river. As you move inland from the Coastal oil- producing...

Niger Travel Facts

Natural Features: It is a land locked country, two-thirds of the country is desert and over half of the country is uninhabitable. The country is mainly flat, only interrupted by the Air Mountain in the north. The country lacks water, with the exception of the south-west districts, which are watered by the Niger and its tributaries and the southern...

Hunting in Mozambique

Hunting in Mozambique Civil war dealt a major blow to Mozambique's top hunting destinations and opportunities were only reopened in 1994. The hunting season stretches from I April to 30 October and there are several large hunting concession areas. Some are in the Marromeu complex and the buffer zones around Reserva do Niassa. Trophy fees range...

Hunting in Botswana

Licences for non Resident/Foreigners This costs considerably more. Special Licences This is for subsistence hunters, these are free but traditional hunting methods must be used. Licence for Citizens of Botswana This costs very little. Hunting Areas Hunting areas consist of communal concessions controlled by Botswana wildlife and National...