Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Sightseeing the Continents; the Wonders of Africa

exploring the world's best tourist spots on a Filipino style budget backpacking

"For Africa to me... is more than a glamorous fact. It is a historical truth. No man can know where he is going unless he knows exactly where he has been and exactly how he arrived at his present place." - Maya Angelou

Interesting Facts about the Continent of Africa;
1. Africa is the world's second-largest and second-most-populous continent. Africa's population is the youngest among all the continents; 50% of Africans are 19 years old or younger.
2. Africa is the hottest continent on earth.
3. Africa is home to the worlds biggest animals. The worlds largest land animal is African elephant. The worlds tallest animal is the giraffe. The world's fastest land animal is the cheetah. Worlds largest reptile, the Nile crocodile. The gorilla, which can be found in the continents jungles, is the worlds largest primate.
4. The longest river in the world, the Nile (4,132 miles), is located in Africa. Africa has the world's largest desert, the Sahara, which is almost the size of the United States. 

COUNTRIES OF AFRICAN CONTINENT (22 of 54 = 40.74%)
CENTRALEASTERNNORTHERNSOUTHERNWESTERN
1Angola10Burundi28Algeria34Botswana39Benin
2Cameroon11Comoros29Egypt35Eswatini40Burkina Faso
3Cntrl Afric Rep12Djibouti30Libya36Lesotho41Cape Verde
4Chad13Eritrea31Morocco37Namibia42Cote D'Ivoire
5D.R. of Congo14Ethiopia32Sudan38South Africa43Gambia
6Rep of Congo15Kenya33Tunisia44Ghana
7Equa. Guinea16Madagascar45Guinea
8Gabon17Malawi46Guinea-Bissau
9Sao Tome Prin.18Mauritius47Liberia
19Mozambique48Mali
20Rwanda49Mauritania
21Seychelles50Niger
22Somalia51Nigeria
23South Sudan52Senegal
24Tanzania53Sierra Leone
25Uganda54Togo
26Zambia
27Zimbabwe

Sightseeing the Continents; the Wonders of Africa

Sightseeing the Global wonders of man and nature... Sightseeing the World as we know it...
I wish I have all the time and money to travel and visit them all! 

As of July 2021, I visited 127 out of 193 official states/countries (65.80%) across Seven continents around the world (80 countries remaining)Philippine Passport holders have a free visa / visa-on-arrival privilege on 79 countries. Additional 9 countries if working as a professional in Middle East (GCC) states and another on-condition visa privilege on some countries if holder of visa on Schengen, US or other OECD members.
























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