The city of Nairobi was established at the end of the 19th century as a small primitive town that is located on the rout of the railway connecting Uganda with Mombasa in Kenya. The town kept on developing to become the capital of the Eastern Africa British Colony in 1907. In 1963, Nairobi became the capital of the Republic of Kenya and one of the interesting cities many tourists who travel to Kenya would pay a visit.
Djibouti. A small country in Africa. People may know it by its funny name. But, did you know that Djibouti has the second lowest point in the world? Djibouti is affected everyday by its geography, politics, social behavior, religion and economy.Djibouti is a small nation on the Horn of Africa about the size of New Jersey. Djibouti borders the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. It is the lowest point in Africa and the second lowest point in the world! Djibouti is regularly hot and dry. Days that are humid can bring temperatures up to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. When it's colder out, during the cold season that's October- April, temperatures are normally between 80-89 degrees Fahrenheit. Djibouti lacks vegetation, groundwater, and arable land. The average
United States has always been described as the land of opportunity and freedom. Most people who visit America are more likely to stay due to its beauty and the opportunities that are available to succeed, so I was confident than I would be spending most of my life here. By the time I got the U.S, school was about to start. I finished 7th grade before I came to the United States, so I was supposed to be in 8th grade once school starts; however, the principle of the middle school that I was going to attend stated that I was too young to advance to 8th grade; therefore, I have to repeat 7th grade. When I started school, I had to face many challenges since I did not speak English. During the first year of school, I have struggled a lot thought out my classes especially in my English class. Since I did not understand English, I did not understand what my teachers were saying so it was impossible for me to complete the assigned tasks and perform well in class. This situation is basically similar to an American student taking advanced Spanish class for the first time and telling him/her to pass the class without knowing any Spanish at
Overview: Madagascar is known today as one of the most diverse locations on our planet, not only due to the many rare species of primate found in its stunning environment, but also because of the picturesque plant life found all over. Located east of the coast of southern Africa, the large island is a little larger than France but slightly smaller than Texas,” (OVERVIEW) allowing for its rank as the fourth largest island in the world! It has earned so much merit for these two facts (its size and the unique life) that a children’s movie was created in honor of it, and from that several movie and television productions came to life. However, as large as the island is, it remained unknown and untouched by any of the world’s large colonization
Madagascar has a rich history that dates to the 17th and 18th century. If you want to get technical the island of Madagascar was born 160 million years ago as it separated from the African island. About 2000 years ago Madagascar was settled by Indonesians or people that were of mixed Indonesian and African mix. Arab traders arrived around 800AD to 900AD. Merchants began trading along the northern coast. Now the history of Madagascar distinguished clearly by the early isolation of the land mass from the ancient supercontinents containing Africa and India. Human colonization started between 200BC and 500BC. The Island is rich in plants and animal species. The Island is a marvelous example of mixed history of explorers and of government
The Fiji Islands is a very fun but also an interesting place. With several islands to choose from, it is a very tourist attracting place. Not just popular for its beautiful scenery, the Fiji Islands also has wonderful warm weather all year long. Filled with all different cultures, the Fiji Islands have no established language. It is also very perusing because of all its natural resources. Although the Fiji Islands are made up of different islands and cultures it all comes together to make one spectacular place.
Somalia is located in Eastern Africa,bordering the gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia. The country bordering countries are Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.The Gulf of Aden , lies to the North of Somalia separating the country from Yemen.The eastern coast faces directly the Indian Ocean . The country lies Between latitudes two degrees South and twelve degrees North, and longitudes forty one and fifty two East. The country has a total area of 627,337 square kilometers of land and about 10,320 square kilometers of water .Somalia’s climate is tropical with little seasonal change in the temperature, approximately from 75 to 88 Fahrenheit in the low areas, it has two rain seasons with an average annual rainfall estimate of 28 cm . Overall the weather conditions of Somalia through the year remains hot and dry and droughts are very frequent.Somalia’s landscapes are mainly desertic, and the terrain is mostly flat with some plateaus , plains and highlands in the north. The land vegetation is mainly composed by scrublands , also called heathland or chaparral.About 25 percent of the country is desert, usually consisting of gravel mixed with some vegetation and sand and which extend along most of Somalia northern central coast into the interior of the country.
The effect of sugar cane on both the Island of Barbados and England is one that cannot be understated. Sugar cane production completely revolutionized both the economy and the demographics of Barbados, while also elevating England to height of riches never before seen there.
The rainforests of the Atsinanana include six national parks that are placed along the 1,600 kilometre length of eastern Madagascar. These rainforests are mixed with cultural and natural sites. These rainforests are very important for maintaining the environmental processes that is necessary for the survival of Madagascar's unique biodiversity. They display extraordinary examples of developing ecological systems in an area which for 60 million years has developed in isolation. Some of the world’s most diverse, rare and threatened biological communities are in these national parks.
The cuisine of Madagascar is a delectable fusion of Southeast Asian and African cultures. The staple crop of Madagascar is rice, and it is generally eaten with some kind of meat (Bradt and Austin 105). For taste, it is common mix rice with herbs and leaves, however, there are a multitude of other ways to add flavor to the rice. One way is to add Zebu, a type of local beef that is commonly eaten with rice. Other common flavorings include fish, corn, crab, chicken, and potatoes. Because rice is essential to Malagasy cuisine, it is eaten during every meal. Coincidentally, mihinam-bary is a verb in Malagasy which means “to eat a meal,” and it literally translates to “to eat rice” (Bradt and Austin 106). Rice can also be made into rice flour
Samoa, officially the Independent State of Samoa (In Samoan: Malo Sa'oloto Tuto'atasi o Sāmoa), previously known as Western Samoa is an Oceanian nation in the South Pacific Ocean entailing its two primary islands: Upolu and Savai’i. Polynesian explorers were said to have arrived on the island thousands of years ago, however its oldest known site of human occupation was the settlement of Mulifauna on the island of Upolu, which dates back to about 1000 BC. The Samoans have many imperative social and spiritual essentials that form their culture. The Purpose of this essay is to discover particularly the features of clothing, tattoos and warfare.
Experience the enchanting islands of Fiji with Blue Lagoon Cruises. Board the Fiji Princess for a memorable journey through the Mamanuca and Yasawa Islands. Regardless of your physical level BLC offers a variety of options for engagement. From a traditional Lovo meal to guided reef snorkeling tours; hiking, basket weaving or swimming with manta rays, there is a suitable pastime for everyone. Spend your day floating in stunning turquoise water and enjoy a massage on the beach or just soak up the rays on the top deck with your tropical drinks delivered to you with big Fijian smile. The friendly Fijian staff seek to provide their guests with an unforgettable impression of the islands of Fiji.
There are many unique things about the Caribbean. The Caribbean is a very large group of islands and countries, so, there is many things unique about the area. One unique thing is the Caribbean Sea. Another unique thing is the culture in the Caribbean. The last unique thing listed is the tourist attractions in the Caribbean.
At 5,895 meters, Mt. Kilimanjaro is the tallest freestanding mountain. But lately, the glaciers on this towering mountain have been noticeably decreasing. The media has conflicting headlines and theories. Scientists have been studying this problem for many years, the receding glaciers have not been narrowed down to one exact cause. Theories range from climate change to undersurface magma, yet, no one knows how we can limit the melting glaciers.