“HE NOT ONLY EMBODIED UBUNTU, HE TAUGHT MILLIONS TO FIND THAT TRUTH WITHIN THEMSELVES.”
- Barack Obama
“HE IS CHANGING THE RULES OF THE GAME.”
- Rahul Dravid
The above two quotes are on two different people, whom the country is proud of. The very first quote talks about the history of the country, its path of struggle and the achievement of victory. It talks about one of the history’s greatest, Nelson Mandela. Whereas, the second quote describes the modern era of the country, the competitive spirit of the nation, it talks about one of the cricket’s most loved player, AB De Villers.
By now, you would have all guessed the country, right?
Standing at the southernmost region of African continent, South Africa carries the glory of the continent over its shoulders. This ‘rainbow nation’ is the second richest in Africa, as 90% of the world’s platinum is mined from here. It is also the worlds’ second largest producer of fruits. This BRICS country attracts tourists from around the world due to its culture, geographical wonders and wildlife. The country hosts a variety of natural beauty, from mountains to desserts and from green land to wetlands. Table Mountain is one of the oldest in the world. South Africa supports a wide range of wildlife that includes the impala, white rhino, Cape buffalo, giraffes etc. One can enjoy the Cape Peninsula, Wine tours, Hot air balloon, walking safari or a 4*4 gaming trip.
This country with ‘three capital cities’ –Cape town, Bloemfontein & Pretoria have diverse cultural history along with the quirky Johannesburg. Some prominent cultures are Zulu (language spoken by the majority), Xhosa, San culture etc. The younger generation is more inclined towards western music, art and food. This has given rise to a mixed culture, where their traditions are still alive, yet modernization thrives. At Cape Town, you can capture your ‘picture perfect’ whether it’s the celebrity beaches, whale watching, and splendid night life or its world class shopping. The cuisine is diverse from bobotie to boerewors – influenced by Dutch, French and Indian flavors (brought to India recently in the form of Bunny Chow). Popular food bloggers include the likes of Baking ginger and Sarah Graham, who has her own TV show. South African hotels are rich in ambiance & luxury if you choose the Taj, Table Bay Hotels in Cape Town. Other known brands are Radisson Blu, Hilton, Four Seasons, One and Only, Intercontinental, Da Vinci and boutique hotels like the Oyster box. They also have the world’s largest themed resort hotel.
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