Visiting Arli, National Park since 1954

Arli - or Arly - National Park is one of the oldest natural reserves in Burkina Faso. It was established in 1954. A large wild land of 760 sq km stretching to the border with Benin on one side and with Singou Reserve on the other. The latter is a sort of completion of the [...]
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Gaborone

Botswana's capital city, Gaborone rises in a very quiet region. It had always been so. In the past, it used to be the land of wandering shepherds who took their herds along the shores of river Notwane. In the point where this river met river Seshane ruled the Tlokwa tribe, which was famous for the [...]
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Nyungwe Forest National Park

If you come to this part of Africa looking for  something special you must visit Nyungwe Forest National Park. The forest it preserves is maybe the best example of mountain rain forest still existing in the world, and Rwanda has the privilege of having a large part of it in its state territory. Surrounded by [...]
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Mountain Gorilla trekking in Rwanda

What is the difference between a gorilla and a mountain gorilla? The second species is much bigger, and rare. They are, somehow, more beautiful and mysterious and this is why it is very interesting to go admiring them, mainly in Eastern Africa. Tour operators have recently found many ways to let tourists go and meet [...]
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Akagera National Park

Akagera National Park has a troubled history. The local population hardly accepted the existence of this natural area and has been fighting for the land since the beginning. It all started in 1934 when a large natural area -  2500 sq km - was closed in order to protect the precious local fauna. The many [...]
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