Little African kingdom

Africa: Swaziland

Swaziland: poverty and pure nature

Swaziland is the second smallest country in Africa. In Milwane Wildlife Sanctuary you can live country-specific and you can discover the nature by foot or by bike. You can also relax with warthogs on the campfire.

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary is the oldest protected park in Swaziland. It is 4.560 hectares large and privat, founded in 1950. You can live country-specific in straw huts and it is very comfortable at the same time. It is just a little bit noisy. Don’t forget your earplugs.
Overnight stay: http://biggameparks.org/properties/mlilwane-wildlife-sanctuary-2

Straw hut of Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Sleeping warthogs Warzenschweine on the campfire

Wildlife

The landscape is hilly and there is a lot of grass and wood. There are no dangerous predators. By foot or by bike you can explore the area. There are some hiking trails. You will see antelopes, zebras, warthogs and giraffes.

Mlilwane Wildlife Sanctuary
Warthog
Zebra

Swasiland: one of the least developed countries in the world

Swasiland borders South Africa and Mozambique. With an area of 17.400 square kilometers it is the second smallest country in Africa. It is an absolute monarchy. The country is very less developed, nearly 70 percent of the people are living in poverty. Sexual violence is very common. According to UNICEF Swasiland has one of the highest Aids-rates in the word. Women have not a lot of rights. Ethnical and sexual minorities are discriminated by the government. Maybe tourism can help  the country with developing and opening for more modern ideas like equality.

Market in Swasiland
Showers in Swasiland

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