From the 3,000-carat Cullinan Diamond in South Africa, to Tanzania’s rare Queen of Kilimanjaro tanzanite stone –Africa is known to be home to some of the of the largest and most radiant precious gems ever found. Africa.com takes a closer look at some of the continent’s biggest and best finds.
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Looking at the European Union and the recent eurozone crises, what lessons can Africa learn about forming an economic union, building strong economies, and forming unified leadership?
Rumit Mehta, recently returned from safari in four African countries, shares his extraordinary experiences with Africa.com. This is the fifth in a five part series being released this week (complete with photos!) detailing his travels in Zambia, South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana.
I recently came across a wonderful quote by British author Bill Bryson that summed up the difference between travel and a GOOD travel experience: “I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything.”
My Immersion Journeys staff and I have shared this quote to all our travelers, hoping that their interpretation of travel aligns with what we strive for. Beyond fond memories, travel should ensure a unique experience and foster global citizenship, but above all, travel should enable everyone to be an “explorer” and not merely a tourist.