Saturday, 13 June 2015

Did you know South Africa like this?

See the wonderful sides of South Africa:

10 Interesting Facts About South Africa You Never Knew

1. Table Mountain in Cape Town has been identified as one of the oldest mountains in the world.

Table Mountain Oldest Mountain in The World

2. Table Mountain itself is noted to have over 1500 different species of plant life which is more than England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland combined.

Table Mountain Plant Species

3. South Africa has the longest stretching wine route in the world.

South Africa Winelands

4. The Palace of the Lost City hotel is the biggest theme resort hotel in the entire world and is the largest building project undertaken in the southern hemisphere.

Palace Lost City South Africa
5. The Karoo area is home to some of the greatest dinosaur fossil remains. 
Karoo Fossils Dinosaurs
6. South Africa has the most luxurious train in the entire world, called the Rovos Rail.
Rovos Rail Most Luxury Train In The World
7. South Africa is home to the highest commercial bungy jump in the world, called Bloukrans Bridge Bungy (216 meters)
Bloukrans Bungy Jumping Highest In World
8. South Africa is the only manufacturer of the Mercedes Benz C Class right hand drive cars.
Mercedes Benz C Class Right Hand Drive
9. The only street in the world to house two Nobel Peace prize winners is in Vilakazi Street, Soweto, South Africa. (Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu)
Nelson Mandelas House Vilakazi Street Soweto South Africa
10. Three of the five fastest land animals in the world live in South Africa: the Cheetah, the Wildebeest, and the Lion.
Cheetah Fast Land Animal

GREETINGS,
BARBARA