Freddie Mercury’s birthplace is holiday hotspot thanks to amazing beaches and food; Emmeline Saunders; Daily Mirror
Africa’s natural World Heritage sites are protected for future generations but remain under threat; Lindsey Smith; EIA
Today (18 April) is World Heritage Day, a chance to celebrate and promote awareness of global cultural and natural heritage and to encourage the preservation and protection of monuments and sites.
Source: Africa’s natural World Heritage sites are protected for future generations but remain under threat – EIA
4 best safari destinations in Africa; Lisa Abdellah; Getaway
Think of safari and Africa is usually the first place that comes to mind due to the Big 5, birdlife and bushveld. These are the best safari experiences in Africa.
View of Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania; Global Times
View of Stone Town of Zanzibar, Tanzania
10 Mountains Around the World Worth Trekking Through For An Unforgettable Adventure; Joshua Sila; The Travel
Tanzania squeezes Maasai by seizing livestock, report says; Wanjohi Kabukuru; AP
The Tanzanian government is seizing livestock from Indigenous Maasai herders in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area in its latest attempt to clear way for tourism and trophy hunting, a report released Thursday said.
Source: Tanzania squeezes Maasai by seizing livestock, report says
Many of the world’s glaciers, from Yosemite to Kilimanjaro, will be gone by 2050; Karen Graham; Digital Journal
Some of the world’s most iconic glaciers are set to disappear by 2050, according to a new study by UNESCO.
Source: Many of the world’s glaciers, from Yosemite to Kilimanjaro, will be gone by 2050
Tap heritage resources, AWHF urges Tanzania; Zephania Ubwani; The Citizen
Tanzania should ensure heritage resources benefits its economy…
Success Stories; Unesco
Source: Success Stories
Tanzania identifies more heritage sites; Zephania Ubwani; The Citizen
Heritage sites across the country continue to elevate tourism and as a result, require even more protection and promotion…
Tanzania installs internet on Mount Kilimanjaro for Insta-ascents; AFP
Tanzania has installed high-speed internet services on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, allowing anyone with a smartphone to tweet, Instagram or WhatsApp their ascent up Africa’s highest mountain. Mount Kilimanjaro is an important source of tourism revenue in Tanzania and neighbouring Kenya, with around 35,000 people attempting to summit it each year.
Source: Tanzania installs internet on Mount Kilimanjaro for Insta-ascents
Tanzania starts moving Maasai out of Ngorongoro reserve; AFP
Tanzania on Thursday began relocating Maasai pastoralists from the famed Ngorongoro conservation area in a move that rights campaigners described as unlawful evictions.
Source: Tanzania starts moving Maasai out of Ngorongoro reserve
New country souvenir, Tanzania, with Geocache of the Week: Uhuru Peak; Adam Brown; Geocaching
Today, Adam brown released a new country/regional souvenir for Tanzania. If you have found a geocache in Tanzania, you automatically receive the souvenir on your profile. Karibu Tanzania! Nestled within the African Great Lakes region, Tanzania is a vast East African country known for its sprawling wilderness and opportunities to see the Big Five (lions, leopards, rhinoceroses, elephants, and African buffalos) on safari.
Source: New country souvenir, Tanzania, with Geocache of the Week: Uhuru Peak
These Unesco World Heritage Sites in Africa are listed as ‘In Danger’; Anita Froneman; Getaway
UNESCO protects heritage of outstanding value to humanity. Africa is home to 98 World Heritage Sites, but several are listed as ‘In Danger’.
Source: These Unesco World Heritage Sites in Africa are listed as ‘In Danger’
8 wonders of the world that climate change could destroy; Ed Cunningham; Time Out
Global warming is transforming the world as we know it.
Source: 8 wonders of the world that climate change could destroy
Tanzania’s big win: Selous to stay on World Heritage Sites list; Bob Karashani; East African
Tanzania accused IUCN and World Heritage Committe of reopening issues that had already been “positively” concluded through dialogue since 2017.
Source: Tanzania’s big win: Selous to stay on World Heritage Sites list
Top 9 Destinations In Africa For A First-Time Visitor; Sarah Kingdom; TravelAwaits
Africa has an array of spectacular destinations, each bursting with color, charm, and culture. Here are the top destinations in Africa for first-time visitors.
Source: Top 9 Destinations In Africa For A First-Time Visitor – TravelAwaits
How to Enjoy the Charms of Zanzibar, According to a Travel + Leisure A-List Advisor; Darren Humphreys; Travel + Leisure
With delicious food markets, stunning beaches, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Zanzibar is an island destination with universal appeal.
Source: How to Enjoy the Charms of Zanzibar, According to a Travel + Leisure A-List Advisor
Oldest hominins of Olduvai Gorge persisted across changing environments; EurekAlert
Olduvai (now Oldupai) Gorge, known as the Cradle of Humankind, is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Tanzania, made famous by Louis and Mary Leakey. New interdisciplinary field work has led to the discovery of the oldest archaeological site in Oldupai Gorge as reported in Nature Communications, which shows that early human used a wide diversity of habitats amidst environmental changes across a 200,000 year-long period.
Source: Oldest hominins of Olduvai Gorge persisted across changing environments