If you’re looking for a watering hole in the middle of the hot, dry savannas of South Africa, head on down to Sunland Big Baobab in Limpopo Province, South Africa where you can find both shade and a drink inside a giant 6000 year-old tree!
Step inside this 6,000 year-old baobab tree into a little bar!
Baobab trees naturally become hollow inside when they turn a thousand years old. Inside are caves and caverns created by Mother Nature herself. So not only do you get beautiful interiors within a thousand year-old baobab tree, but you also get great insulation. And that’s what makes it the perfect place to set up a bar!
Here's what Sunland Big Baobab looks like on the outside…
And here's what it looks like inside.
Unfortunately, only 15 can fit inside the bar at any one time. But guests are welcome to grab a drink and take it outside to bask in the shade of the huge baobab tree. In fact, the area surrounding the Big Baobab bar is so vast that it’s also a popular spot for weddings and other events.
The bar itself isn't that big as it can only hold 15 people.
Sunland Big Baobab is on the Sunland Mango farm, where visitors can drop by for a few drinks at the bar or an overnight stay at one of the 5 chalets in the area. And if you fancy a hike, there are trails and waterfalls in the surrounding area as well as a mountain biking trail.
You can book an overnight stay at one of the chalets on the Sunland farm.
Sunland Big Baobab was bought by Doug and Heather van Heerden in 1989, and began planting mango and palm trees in the surrounding areas. Since then, it has become a popular tourist attraction.
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These days, the whole world is on the move. People have discovered how utterly microscopic the earth is, and are finding ways and means to transverse it as often as possible.
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This Tiny Island Switches Rulers Every Six Months
Spain and France have come to an agreement to rule this little island together by changing its sovereignty every six months.
Pheasant Island is a little island near the French-Spanish border. It was here in this island that representatives from France and Spain met to sign the Treaty of the Pyrenees, which would officially end the Thirty Years War in 1659 and draw the official border between Spain and France.
The natural border they chose was the Bidasoa river and in its middle was the official French-Spanish border. The only problem was that there was a 1.6-acre in that river and it's called Pheasant Island. Instead of splitting the little plot of land into two, the Treaty of Pyrenees arranged that Pheasant Island would be a condominium.
Pheasant Island is a condominium, but not as a condominium as you may know it today.
A condominium, as defined in the treaty, is a territory over which multiple nations exercise equal dominion and sovereignty without dividing it into different territories. That means both Spain and France have jurisdiction over Pheasant Island and they are able to exercise this dominion by changing the island's sovereignty every six months....