Travelling to South Africa
September 22 2015 is World Rhino Day, a day of celebration of one of the world's most intriguing
animals, but also one of the most endangered creatures walking the earth.
The Springbok Experience Rugby Museum at the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town has received the Travellers' Choice Award by the travel website, Trip Advisor, and it's been named in the top 1% of world attractions. The establishment celebrates its second birthday on Heritage Day.
The National Heritage Monument in Pretoria encompasses South Africa's history. It features bronze life-size statues of people who have left their mark, from the precolonial era, through the colonial times to the liberation struggle. It should become a must-stop visit for tourists.
Sibella, the first cheetah to be reintroduced into the Great Karoo in 125 years, died at the
mature age of 14 following an injury suffered while hunting a duiker buck. Sibella was
responsible for a significant jump in the local cheetah population, birthing an astonishing 20 cubs.
Tourism Month was launched in Limpopo, where Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom announced that R100-million had been invested in the sector. He encouraged all South Africans to become proud ambassadors through travel, which will engender a sense of pride and belonging.
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