Many people love to travel abroad to various countries. There are big and small counties on all continents of the world, however usually only bigger countries are known to most of the people. More often people tend to travel to neighboring countries or countries that are not far away from homeland. Sometimes people travel to resorts or travel destinations that are advertised on TV commercials, magazines, newspapers or internet websites. However, there are lot of very unique travel destinations that most people do not really know of unless they are geographers or avid travelers. For example, countries like Seychelles, Montenegro, Vanuatu, Slovenia, Andorra and Mauritius.
On African continent there are many well known countries that are large and with a large population, for example countries like South Africa, Angola, Kenya, Algeria, Ethiopia, Congo, Egypt, Nigeria, Morocco and Senegal. However, in Africa, there are also some small and less known countries, for example counties like Seychelles, Mauritius and Cape Verde. All those countries have very small population, except Mauritius which has a population of over one million people.
Republic of Seychelles is an archipelago nation of one hundred and fifteen islands in the Indian Ocean. Seychelles is located in the east of mainland Africa. The population of Seychelles is about ninety thousand people, which happens to be the smallest population of all countries in the African continent. The official languages of the Republic of Seychelles are English, French and Seychellois Creole. The currency of the Republic of Seychelles is Seychellois rupee. Seychelles is a great tourist destination and also has majority of the economy based on tourism. The capital of the Republic of Seychelles is called Victoria. The population of the city Victoria is about twenty five thousand people, which is approximately one third of the population of the whole Seychelles. Since the majority of the economy of Seychelles is based on tourism, the country has a lot of great and premium quality beach resorts. Gorgeous mother nature as well as distinctive wildlife attract a large amount of tourist in addition. In Seychelles there are many rare types of animals and marine life, including even giant tortoises. Entire all Republic of Seychelles is a great holiday destination along with stunning beaches, nature, wild life as well as great cuisine.
Republic of Cape Verde is another archipelago nation located in the North Atlantic Ocean off the western coast of Africa. The population of Cape Verde is about five hundred thousand people. The official languages of the Republic of Cape Verde are Portuguese and Cape Verdean Creole. The currency of the Republic of Cape Verde is Cape Verdean escudo. Cape Verde has a lot of very beautiful beaches and great resorts. Most of the economy of the country is based on service-oriented sectors like commerce, transport and public services. Having said that tourism yet plays an important part on the country economy of the republic. The capital of the Republic of Cape Verde is called Praia. The population of the city Praia is about one hundred twenty five thousand people in general, that’s approximately one forth of the population of the whole country. In Cape Verde there are many rare types of plants, animals, birds and marine life. Also in Cape Verde there is a large number of endemic species, many of which are endangered. For example, endemic birds like Raso Lark, Cape Verde Warbler and Iago Sparrow and endemic reptiles like Cape Verde Giant Gecko. Over all Republic of Cape Verde can be a very nice tourist destination for anyone who appreciates beautiful beaches, unique wildlife and marine life, exotic plants and flowers and of course unique cuisine.
Republic of Mauritius is an island nation from the coast of the African continent within the south west Indian Ocean. The population of Mauritius is about one million and three hundred thousand people. The official language of the Republic of Mauritius is English. The currency of the Republic of Mauritius is Mauritian rupee. Mauritius is a great holiday destination and also has the vast majority of the economy based on tourism. The capital of the Republic of Mauritius is called Port Louis. The population of the city Port Louis is about one hundred and fifty thousand people. Since majority of the economy of Mauritius is based on tourism, the country has a lot of great and high quality beach resorts as well as many other great tourist areas like restaurants, shopping centers, parks, forests and museums. However, beautiful nature and diverse wildlife also attract a large amount of tourist to Mauritius. In Mauritius there is a large number of endemic species, many of which are endangered. There are many endemic mammals, birds, reptiles, marine life and even flora in Mauritius. For example, endemic fruit bats like Rodrigues Flying Fox and Mauritian Flying Fox. Beautiful endemic birds like Mascarene White-eye, Mauritius Kestrel and Pink Pigeon. And endemic reptiles like Round Island keel-scaled boa and Mauritius Accidental Gecko. Over all Republic of Mauritius is truly unique travel destination. So weather you want to sunbathe on spectacular beaches, swim in beautiful Indian ocean, look at rare and never seen before wildlife, marine life and flora or eat unique and great tasting cuisine, than Republic of Mauritius is the right place for you.
African continent is a very unique place. A lot of African countries are favored with gorgeous mother nature and certainly exotic wildlife and marine life. That’s probably why so many African countries are well known travel destinations to millions of people from all over the world. Having said that, sadly not so many people know about small African countries like Seychelles, Mauritius and Cape Verde. After all, those three African countries have got probably the most spectacular land in the whole African continent. Seychelles, Mauritius and Cape Verde are undoubtedly great suitable alternatives to more well known African travel destinations like South Africa or Egypt and probably will become more and more famous in the future. However, in the mean time Seychelles, Mauritius and Cape Verde are still unique travel destinations.