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Kolmanskop ghost town in Namibia

Founded in the early 1900s by German miners who found diamonds in the field, it was abandoned 40 years later when the diamond-field started to deplete

The village had a hospital, ballroom, school, casino, etc... And is now a tourist destination

@Jonathan - here is something to add to your collection of wonderful places.
The odd thing is here not a lot of people is aware of this small but incredible park!

mybestplace.com/en/article/cic

Private "zoos" and "sanctuaries" do nothing to help conserve wild populations.

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Eswatini: Number 10 in list of most visited countries in Africa. Eswatini (formerly Swaziland)is landlocked in the center of South Africa.The Southern African country’s draw card is her safari. You can also enjoy many camping and day hikes as you can imagine

There may be yet another 6,000 books still surviving in the other city of Walata. There are 11,000 books in private collections currently in Niger. Finally, in Timbuktu, Mali, there are about 700,000 surviving books from ancient African civilization.

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There are Many old West African families who have private library collections that go back hundreds of years. The Mauritanian cities of Chinguetti and Oudane have a total collection of 3,450 hand written mediaeval books Some dated to the 8th Century AD.

Ethiopia's Abebe Bikila was the first African to win an Olympic gold medal and the first man ever to win two Olympic marathons, 1960 and 1964.

Bikila set up world record in Italy, 1960 when he run barefooted

Cliffs of the Laikipia Plateau, Ol Malo is Northern Kenya’s original luxury bush home.

Karuru Falls; known as the highest and longest waterfall. 🇰🇪

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The South Button Island National Park is the smallest National Park in India with a size of only 5 square kilometres :blobcat:

Kericho Tea Estate in Kenya was the first tea plantation in the world to be awarded the Rainforest Alliance certificate.

The tea Estate is a basis of Kenya’s tea industry, making Kenya world's 3rd largest Tea producer. It has existed since 1924, home to over 50,000 people.

Hell's Gate National Park in Kiambu, Kenya is among the smallest National parks in Africa, covering an area of 68.25 square kilometres. It was established in 1984.

It received the name "Hell's Gate" by British explorers Joseph Thomson and Julian Monroe Fisher in 1883.

Motebong, where most of the Basotho young men spend most of their time throughout the year looking after the family Livestock

Basotho are people of Lesotho

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