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GISAKURA Rwanda (Xinhua) --
Farmers pick tea leaves at a tea plantation in Gisakura, southwestern
Rwanda. The tea plantation safari also takes place in many locations across
Rwanda with one major place being Nyungwe national park, Gisovu and Gisakura.
For the tea lovers, you can pay a visit to this huge tea plantation and is
perhaps one of the best things that will happen to you a long time to come.
You walk into this tea estate to adventure close the variety of parallel
ridges of tea plus the attractive mountains that provide a beautiful back
drop for the plantation.XINHUA PHOTO
- LYU TIANRAN
magic of unique and beautiful African landscapes
LA DIGUE Seychelles (Xinhua) --
La Digue is the third largest inhabited island of the Seychelles
in terms of population, lying east of Praslin and west of Felicite Island.
In terms of size it is the fourth largest granitic island of Seychelles
after Mahé, Praslin and Silhouette Island. It has a population of 2,800
people, who mostly live in the west coast villages of La Passe. Today, the
island's main industry is tourism, and it is known for its beaches,
especially Anse Source d'Argent and Grand Anse. In former times, copra and
vanilla production were mainstays of the local economy, which is
commemorated in the island's museum.
XINHUA PHOTO - LYU SHUAI
VICTORIA FALLS Zambia (Xinhua)
-- The Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the
World, offers breath-taking views that are almost too spectacular and
majestic to describe. Unique attractions on the Zambian side include the
Boiling Pot and The Devil’s Pool. The Falls are 1.7 km wide with a volume of
between 20,000 and 700,000 cubic metres per minute falling down a vertical
drop of 100 metres. The spray of the Falls can be clearly seen from a
distance of 30km and hence its local name, Mosi-oa-Tunya, "The smoke that
thunders". XINHUA PHOTO - CHEN
WATAMU Kenya Noth Coast (Xinhua)
-- Watamu is a small coastal town in Kenya, north of Mombasa. It’s
known for Watamu Marine National Park and Reserve, which has three bays:
Watamu, Blue Lagoon and Turtle. Sandy beaches and coral gardens are the
defining features. Seabirds, as well as green and hawksbill turtles, inhabit
Mida Creek with its sand flats and mangrove forest.
XINHUA PHOTO - LI YAN