Views of the Machampane River at Machampane Wilderness Camp / Luxury Tented Camp in Parque Nacional do Limpopo in the Mozambique sector of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park / Transfrontier Conservation Area adjacent to the Kruger National Park in South Africa.
The Machampane luxury tented camp is on the banks of the Machampane River. The source of the river being in the Lebombo Mountains in the Kruger National Park in South Africa. It flows through Mozambique from the Giriyondo Border Post, past the Machampane Wilderness Camp and into the Massingir Dam. The camp accommodates a maximum of 10 guests. From the camp visitors can take guided walks and enjoy excellent game viewing and bird-watching opportunities through the pristine wilderness.
Welcome to Africa, AKA the motherland! Check out African Internet Radio while you're scoping the panoramas.The earliest fossil of the homo sapiens family (human beings) was found in Ethiopia, dating back more than 200,000 years. Compared to this length of time, even the "ancient Sumerians" from 6000 B.C. are drooling toddlers.Let's mention a few African heroes you may have heard of, for inspiration in the face of the continued economic inequality and violence which plague Africa today: Nelson Mandela, first democratically elected President of South Africa, who fought against apartheid and served 27 years in prison while advocating freedom and peace. Haile Salassie, Emperor of Ethiopia, who resisted Mussolini and the fascist Italian invasion of WWII, and who is worshipped as an incarnation of God by the Rastafari movement. Kwame Nkrumah, first Prime Minister of Ghana, advocate of uniting Africa in Pan-Africanism. Fela Kuti, inventor of Afrobeat music, who declared his home to be an independent state, ran for president of Nigeria, and to whose funeral ONE MILLION PEOPLE came to pay their respects.In June 2001 the African Union was formed, consisting of 53 African States organized, like in the EU, around common economic and political development.Text by Steve Smith.