Africa Highlights

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Africa is the world’s second largest and most populous continent after Asia. Africa covers about one-fifth of the total land surface of Earth. Africa is the least wealthy continent per capita. Africa is the MUST do overland continent and once visited it will remain in your blood, begging for more visits. Africa is distinctively unique continent among all 7 continents of the world. Africa has a very diverse culture. It is rich in cultural heritage and diversity, a wealth of natural resources, natural wonders, dramatic coastline, amazing wildlife, luscious forests and offers breathtaking tourist attractions. Africa is home to 54 countries.  After 4 years Africa we could have travelled another 4 years in Africa and still not have visited all the places we would have liked to have visited. Africa is an amazing continent that is so different than any of the other 6 continents. Africa is so rich in culture, wildlife and history. Many overlanders will say once you have been to Africa you will return. Africa is the second largest continent in the world and covers just over 20% of the world surface. The major attraction for us were wildlife and the many different cultures and religions. We made it to the most southern Point of Africa Cape Agulhas but unfortunately never to the most Northern Point in Tunisia Ras Ben Sakka. From North to south it is around 8000KM and from East to West around 7500KM. Roughly half way runs the Equator. Africa has a diverse climate range from Tropical to Subarctic, the north mainly desert and arid, central mainly savanna, dense rainforest. Africa boast the largest range of free roaming animals in the world, including Lions-Cheetahs-Elephants-Camels-Giraffes-Rhino’s-Hippo’s-Zebra’s and Buffalo’s.