We’re giving away a free trip to South Africa (seriously!) for one of our loyal Facebook fans as the first of six trip giveaways in 2012. For many people, this might be the first time they’ve considered a trip to South Africa. But whether you’ve been dreaming of taking a trip there for a lifetime, or this is your first time considering it, no one should miss out on this fantastic destination.
So I wanted to give travelers a little taste of what South Africa’s like and if this whets your appetite to go on safari, then you’re in luck. Click over to our Facebook page and enter to win a trip for two (a $8,600 value!) to this fascinating and one-of-a-kind destination.
is the second most populated city in South Africa and one of the most multicultural and interesting cities in the world.
Located on the Cape Peninsula, the first records of occupation in Cape Town date back somewhere between 12,000 and 15,000 years ago.
Baboons are some of the world’s largest species of monkeys and can live for up to 30 years.
The Greater Flamingo
and the Lesser Flamingo both make Africa their home, and it has yet to be discovered why these flamingos often stand on one foot at a time.
Did you know the word “hippo” comes from the term “river horse?” Hippos communicate to each other verbally, so do you think these two are talking or playing?
When the cheetah
runs, it can reach speeds of 70 to 75 mph — that’s highway speed for most cars!
are very social creatures, and often travel in large groups called prides, where the females are the primary hunters.
And there’s more where that came from! Enter our Facebook contest for your chance to travel to South Africa, and see all this and more for yourself.
All images attributed to South African Tourism