If you believe you know Cape Town, think again! For you’re about to rediscover the Mother City in all its glory! In “I am Cape Town”, Brendon Wainwright uses the Table Mountain National Park as his playground to revisit some of its natural wonders; adding to it a totally new dimension! “I am a self […]
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One thing I love about African safaris is that you never know what’s around the corner. All you can do is sit back, relax… and “expect the unexpected”! This is when real magic happens and you’re in for a treat! At times however, the “unexpected” turns out to be overwhelming and the following African wildlife […]
If you believe your geographical knowledge is as good as Ptolemy’s, or that you’re smarter than Galileo, think again! Because what you’re about to find out will most likely knock your socks off! Do you know how large Africa truly is? REALLY?!
The following Twitter list is based on 3 key metrics: Popularity (measured by the number of Retweets and Likes users get), Reach (measured by the size of their audience), and Relevance (measured by the relevancy of their content). Twitter users are ranked in increasing order of importance, just to make sure you read it until […]
Looking for a new and exciting adventure? These 25+ famous quotes and safari sayings will literally make you fall in love with Africa! 😉 “If I have ever seen magic, it has been in Africa.” * John Hemingway (American author) — “Why is it you can never hope to describe the emotion Africa creates? You […]
Are you searching for specific African online products? What exactly are you looking for? Struggling to get started? Here’s a list of some of the most popular African products and where to buy them online. Arts, Crafts and Sewing Africa Direct – Features the largest online selection of African carvings, masks, baskets, textiles, bead work, […]
While there are certainly other good online sources out there (feel free to share your favorites in the comments section), the following African wildlife list is a great starting point. It provides some of the most popular and trusted African wildlife resources currently available on the Internet! Enjoy and happy exploring! 😉 CAMERAS + […]
There’s a lot of great African wildlife videos out there, but the ones you’re about to see are nothing less than spectacular (definitely some of the best in the past few years)! Enjoy and feel free to add your selection to the list! 😉 1. Escape Plan The following has to be one of the […]
Jambo rafiki! If you’ve been on the website lately, you may have noticed that things don’t necessarily “look” as they should! Different colours, menus, fonts, unusual layouts, messy overall design, etc. “Chillax max”…work is in progress! 😉 We are currently testing some new layout designs to see which ones improve user experience and other metrics! […]
Hidden truths about the Ebola virus outbreak, and what the mainstream media doesn’t want you to know.
Do you know how many active websites there are on the World Wide Web? Over 600 000 000 (depending on the source you read)! And out of those six hundred million websites, how many focus on Africa? OK, that’s a tricky question I agree (and I’ll take a wild guess as it is not easy […]
Jambo rafiki! As you may have noticed, change is in the air and the Africa Freak Blog is undergoing a little “facelift”! Hopefully the new homepage will provide a better navigation experience, especially if you are one of those mobile “freaks” as the blog design is now fully responsive (mobile-friendly). What do you think of […]
Guess who came down for a drink this morning at Djuma Waterhole? Yeah, that’s right: a thirsty elephant! And it even went for a little swim… Spraying some “natural sunscreen” with its trunk… And saying “hi” to its virtual friends! Luckily for me, the whole family joined in for a “splash party” later on in […]