Knysna - probably from a Khoikhoi word meaning “ferns”) is a town with 76,431 inhabitants in the Western Cape Province of South Africa and is part of the Garden Route. It lies 34 degrees south of the equator, and is 72 kilometres east from the town of George on the N2 highway, and 25 kilometres west of Plettenberg Bay on the same road.
A warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) took a wrong turn in the Addo elephant park in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa when it crossed the path of a hungry lion (Panthera leo). Photograph: Dr. Trix Jonker/Caters News Agency
Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein (44 letters) is a farm in the North West province of South Africa, located about 200 km west of Pretoria and 20 km east of Lichtenburg. Coordinates: 26°10′S 26°28′E whose 44-character name has entered South African folklore. Translation is "The spring where two buffaloes were cleanly killed with a single shot
The Tugela Falls, the second tallest waterfall in the world located at the Royal Natal National Park in the Kwazulu Natal provice (State) in South Africa. It is a fifty foot wide, five tiered waterfall fed by the Tugela River that begins at 3,110 feet with the tallest single drop of its’ five tiers measuring in at 1,350 feet. Hiking trails in this area pass through some spectacular sights.....