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Did you know?

1. No African country names begin with the letters F, H, I, J, O, P, Q, V, W, X, or Y.

2. Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent.

3. The Republic of the Congo is one of the most urbanized countries in Africa.

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African Proverb To get lost is to learn the way

To get lost is to learn the way

Five reasons getting lost can be a good thing.

 Getting lost is an uncommon opportunity to benefit from hands-on learning of the practical real-world lessons. Being lost can teach you more than what you can learn in a classroom.

African Proverb - To get lost is to learn the way
Getting lost is a good way to find yourself

Five reasons getting lost can be a good thing


1. You will learn to trust a higher power as well as yourself and find what was lost inside you.
2. You will become more resourceful by letting people inside learning it is never too late to find your way out.
3. You will have a new perspective on your life and the lives of others.
4. You will learn to truly listen to your inner voice, your internal spirit and other people.
5. You will find a new adventure, a good story and learn an important lesson. 

To get lost is to learn the way

Morocco desert traveler

Search

Mursi Woman Ethiopia Africa

Wander

Young Maasai tribe herder

Get lost


 Damara Tribe Elder in Namibia Africa

Find yourself in the end

Himba girl in Kaokoland Namibia Africa


Getting lost is just another way of saying going exploring. To get lost is to learn the way to find yourself in the end then you will understand how to hear and listen to your inner voice, your internal spirit and other people.

Africa is surrounded by water but is not an island, here are a few African Island facts.

Madagascar is the 4th large island in the world and is located in the Indian Ocean supporting a unique biology, about 90% of its plants and animals are found nowhere else on earth.

Composed of 155 islands, Seychelles is Africa's smallest country. By far the largest island is Mahe, home to about 90% of the population and the site of its capital city of Victoria.

Cabo Verde has a strategic location 310 miles or 500 km from the west coast of Africa near major north-south sea routes; important communications station; important sea and air refueling site.

Africa is surrounded by water but by definition Africa is not an island because Africa is a continent. Continents can not be considered islands because of their size and also by historic definition since many people who study geography define islands and continents as two different things.

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