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Tales from Africa

You want to know about Africa, it’s history, the folklore, the interesting facts. You want to understand this fascinating continent. This page is dedicated to stories and blogs that give you an insight into the legends. Read our tales from Africa. Tales that tell you facts about wildlife you didn’t know. And that take you into the mind of the people that call Africa home.

Stories from the wild

Africa has 54 official countries and thousands of ethnic groups. They number in total over 1.3 billion people. Some of these are westernized, but most live in very recognizable tribal or cultural settings. Imagine the stories they have to tell! Stories about their daily life, about their history. And legends about the past. In our blogs we touch upon these magical tales from Africa. We will regularly share with you our wonderful legends about our past and present, and about the wildlife that is still so abundant.

Facts from the wild

Do you want practical tips and information or learn about the life of an ostrich? We have our e-books to cover some typical topics, for instance how a safari works, practical tips for self-driving or which countries have opened up again during the Covid-pandemic. However, there are lots of interesting fun-facts about the people and the wildlife of Africa. Did you know there are penguins living in South Africa or that each zebra has different stripes on his butt? Read our tales from Africa. Some of these tales from Africa are blogs about these facts from the wild.

Read our latest tale from Africa

The vulture and the Tortoise

Why the tortoise’s shell is cracked In the beginning of time the tortoise and the vulture were best friends and would meet up regularly for a beer and braai. Because the vulture could fly, he was always visiting the tortoise at his home. After a while it upset the tortoise that he was so slow and therefore unable to travel to his friend’s house. He was concerned that he might lose his friendship with the vulture because he never went to visit him at his house. What could he do to avoid his friend getting agitated by the fact he…

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