Once upon a time… in a beautiful forest on the magical Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains… writes Sheryn Nader who took these beautiful photographs of nature’s delight in South Africa’s newest world heritage site. Barberton Makhonjwa Mountains in Mpumalanga was officially declared a World Heritage Site in July 2018, becoming South Africa’s 10th World Heritage site, and the […]
Seeing the world is great and all, but South Africa has no shortage when it comes to fun-filled adventures.
Makhonjwa comprises 40% of the Barberton Greenstone Belt, one of the world’s oldest geological structures.
It’s well known that Africa is one of the most — if not THE most — geographically diverse places in the entire world. It should come as no surprise then that it would also feature some of the most interesting and unique mountain ranges and peaks.
Each is unique and offer a range of experiences, including plant life, wildlife, majestic mountain views, cave paintings and more.
Long before the formation of the African continent, the Makhonjwa Mountains pierced the surface of the ocean and witnessed the evolution of life.
New coal mining operations could threaten South Africa’s Mapungubwe World Heritage Site.
The most outstanding sites on an Africa and Middle East vacation are numerous and should not be missed. What’s on your bucket list?
It’s incredible to think that South Africa has Ten sites that have ‘outstanding universal value to humanity’. These places form part of a World Heritage…