Tragedy has been chewed – SOUTH AFRICA – Mission Africa #3
It is also important to find out about the health coverage of the country of destination and our health insurance. It is also important to seek advice on what food to eat or what hygiene measures to take.
Africa is a continent with a wide diversity of fauna, landscapes, traditions and customs. The contrasts from rural areas to urban areas are remarkable, you can go from a place full of vegetation to large deserts. Special care should be taken with the origin of food and drink.
The recommended vaccinations are those that are recommended because of the probability of contracting the disease in the country of destination. Africa, with its diversity of countries, recommends vaccination against poliomyelitis, yellow fever (for those older than 9 months), tetanus-diphtheria, hepatitis A, typhoid fever, cholera or meningococcal meningitis (in some countries such as Libya).
The information provided by this medium can in no way replace a direct medical care service, nor should it be used for the purpose of making a diagnosis, or choosing a treatment in particular cases.
Group Travel South Africa, Kenya and Zambia September 2022
It is recommended to have the current vaccination schedule up to date (including MMR – measles, rubella and mumps – and polio). In addition, the following vaccines are recommended and can be administered at your health center.
The administration of other vaccines such as rabies, cholera or meningitis will depend on the individual characteristics of the traveler and associated risks (long periods of stay -more than 1 month-, close contact with animals, lodging, health cooperation, visit to endemic rural areas…) and can be administered in an international vaccination center.
In general, most vaccines are administered in health centers by your primary care physician, except for yellow fever, which is administered in international vaccination centers.
A certificate of vaccination is often required for all travelers coming from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission, and sometimes for travelers in transit through such countries (even if only for a few hours at the airport). However, a meeting of yellow fever experts held in 2010 concluded that when airport transit is less than 12 hours, the risk of yellow fever is almost non-existent and therefore a vaccination certificate may not be required. More information about yellow fever
21 months cycling solo to south africa, with asier
A tour to cover the four main points in the Kruger National ParkThe tour starts from Zambia, and the first day, luxury cruise to the Zambe River. A beautiful sunset welcomes you. The next day, visit the three largest waterfalls in the world, ‘Victoria Falls’. Visit the surrounding town markets and enjoy your meal while enjoying the spectacular view of the waterfall.
On the third day, cross the border on a day trip to Botswana. Enjoy a tour of Chobe National Park in Botswana, the elephant haven, after enjoying a game viewing cruise on the Chobe River.
To end the tour, visit Kruger National Park, which is famous for seeing the Big Five in South Africa. We had enough time to drive game for 3 nights. Relax in one of our luxurious lodges. A space where nature and luxury are united is comfort itself.
Victoria Falls is also on the way to this river. On the first day of the tour, take a boat ride on the Zambezi River to observe animals such as hippos and watch the sunset on the horizon.
Podcast #58: Crossing Africa, from Egypt to South Africa, solo.
Where it is located on the map – As its name rightly suggests, it lies entirely south of Africa. From its northern border, it is bordered from west to east by Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The oceans surrounding the country are the Atlantic Ocean and the Indian Ocean. The southernmost point of Africa is called Cape Agulhas (Cape Agulhas), where both oceans meet.
Capital and main cities – Interestingly, South Africa has 3 capitals. Pretoria is the administrative capital of South Africa, Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein is the judicial capital. As for its main cities, they are: Johannesburg (5 905 552 inhabitants), Cape Town (4 713 576 inhabitants), Pretoria (3 862 352 inhabitants), Durban (3 793 580 inhabitants), Port Elizabeth (967 677 inhabitants), Bloemfontein (463 064 inhabitants), Nelspruit (110 159 inhabitants) and Kimberley (225 160 inhabitants).
Nelson Mandela – Nelson Mandela’s role in South Africa was fundamental. He was president of the country from 1994 to 1999 and transformed South Africa completely. He made South Africa a multicultural country, full of color. He was the father of the Rainbow Nation. For all his achievements and dedication to the peaceful union of the country and acceptance of all races, he became an example to the whole world. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.