Tuesday, 1 April 2014

A is for Angola #atozchallenge


 I bet you didn’t know (me neither) that the official language in Angola is Portuguese, but they also speak Bantu and other African languages.

From Wikipedia.com

One of Angola's natural wonders, the Ruacana Falls, is found here and shares a border with Namibia (ever heard of this African country?). Isn't it beautiful? All pictures taken from Bing.com




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42 comments:

  1. I never knew that. Thanks for sharing this awesome piece of information. I love the pictures.

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Sunday Visitor. Angola looks like a place I'd like to visit.

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  2. Hi Nana. Would love to see Africa...someday hopefully. The falls are beautiful.
    Shells–Tales–Sails

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    1. It's a wonderful place to visit. So many things to see and do.
      NanaPrah

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  3. Portuguese? That's surprising, thanks for sharing these cool facts and beautiful sites Nana.

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    1. I was surprised about the Portuguese too, but I shouldn't have. They settle in Ghana for a little while too.

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  4. Hello, Nana,
    Great theme; I look forward to this journey through continents, countries, recipes and more; but mostly to doing it with new friends.

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  5. Thanks, Inge. It's going to be a fantastic month.

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  6. Looks beautiful! So I'll be traveling with you to pretty places in April?

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    1. I'll be glad to have you along Aditi. We'll be meeting some great African writers too.

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  7. Oh my goodness! Those falls are amazingly marvelous and beautiful! Angola appears to be an exciting travel destination. Never knew they spoke Portuguese there.

    MJ, A to Z Challenge Co-Host
    Writing Tips
    Effectively Human
    Lots of Crochet Stitches


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    1. So many great things to learn on this A to Z challenge, M.J. I love it.

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  8. Oh it looks absolutely gorgeous. So many of our countries have suffered from war, but it is good to see such recovery. Looking really good Nana.

    PS! I saw your testing again message LOL.

    Wendy @Fabulosity Reads Book Promotions

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    1. War is a horrible event which has ravaged this continent, but hopefully we are moving ever more towards a state of complete peace and unity.

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  9. Very beautiful, Nana. I love the Ruacana Falls, especially.

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    1. I'd love to see it live and in person, Lynda.

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  10. Wow that's a beautiful waterfall! Thanks for sharing!

    Nicky @ http://njmagas.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/a-is-for/

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    1. I'm glad A to Z gave me the opportunity to share, Nicky.

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    1. Africa is gorgeous and so varied in it's beauty, Cathy.

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  12. Wow, how very pretty!!! I can't believe the official language is Portuguese, look at me being ignorant lol

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    1. You aren't the only one, S.K. It's an epidemic.

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  13. Beautiful pictures! I didn't know that, but it's cool to find out!

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    1. I'm glad you could learn something about Africa today, Tyrean.

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  14. I didn't even know there was an Angola, let alone what language was spoken there. You've widened my world today, Nana. Thank you very much!

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    1. Lol. That's the reaction I had to some of the counties I investigated. The world is so big.

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  15. That waterfall is astounding! Thanks for posting :)

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    1. My pleasure, Liv. Thanks for stopping by.

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  16. The country looks so pretty the perfect place to vacation.

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    1. It does. I'm going to have to start making plans, Glenda.

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  17. Wow those falls are gorgeous. Looks like a beautiful country.

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  18. Those waterfalls are stunning, as are the rest of the pictures! I always love learning about other countries, and I look forward to reading the rest of your entries!

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  19. Niagara Falls ain't got nothing on these ones. Whew! Beautiful! Now I'm totally going to have to visit...if it's safe. Is it safe?

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  20. I have recently come across a collection of folktales from Angola, but haven't read it yet. Folktales are my usual vehicle of imaginary traveling. I'll add your blog to that list :) Also, feel free to bombard us with some more information on the countries! Love your notes :)
    Cheers!

    @TarkabarkaHolgy from
    Multicolored Diary - Tales of Colors
    MopDog - The crazy thing about Hungarian

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  21. the falls are lovely! thanks for sharing!

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  22. Stopping by from the #atozchallenge !
    @JLenniDorner

    That is an impressive waterfall!

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  23. Wonderful waterfall! I have heard of Namibia as their Rugby team stayed in our local hotel during the Rugby World Cup a few years ago.

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  24. Almost like it was from a dream. Nature is beautiful.

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  25. Those are lovely images!

    www.volatilespirits.com

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