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LOGISTICS - Field Trips

  • Monday mornings: Nov 5th, 12th, 19th

  • - travel in two

  • rental vans

  • 10 participants in each van

  • lottery in Class 5 for all three trips

  • - $15 for transport & drinks

  • - bring sack lunch

  • (drinks provided)

  • -

MORE LATER . . . .


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

Vagabonds Tramping

Through

East Africa


EAST AFRICA - Session 1


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

NORTHEAST AFRICA

Egypt, North/South Sudan

WHAT’S AHEAD?

U.N. GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Djibouti, Eritrea,

Ethiopia, Somalia

Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda

Rwanda, Burundi

Zimbabwe, Zambia,Malawi

Mozabique

6 ISLANDS: Mauritius, Comoros

Madagascar, Reunion,

Mayotte, Sehchelles


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

Week 6: Ancient people

& Nile River

Egypt

WHAT’S AHEAD?

Week 5: Masai Mara &

Rift Valley

Week 4: Chimpanzees &

Laetoli footprints

Kenya

Week 3: Mt. Kilimanjaro

& Serengeti

Tanzania

Week 2: Victoria Falls &

Zambezi River

Zimbabwe

Week 1: living & traveling in Africa


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

Egypt

WHAT’S AHEAD?

Kenya

Tanzania

ANGOLA

Zimbabwe

SOUTH

AFRICA

Week 1: living & traveling in Africa

living in Africa


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

Egypt

WHAT’S AHEAD?

living in Africa

Kenya

Tanzania

ANGOLA

Zimbabwe

SOUTH

AFRICA


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

compare & contrast

WHAT’S AHEAD?


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

WEEK 2

WEEK 6

WEEK 1

WEEK 3

WEEK 5

compare & contrast

WHAT’S AHEAD?


EAST AFRICA - Session 1

living in Africa . . .

Egypt

living in Africa

Kenya

Tanzania

ANGOLA

Zimbabwe

SOUTH

AFRICA


living in Africa . . .

ANGOLA

1996-2002

1992-2000

2005

SOUTH

AFRICA


living in Africa . . .

Luanda, Angola

ANGOLA

2005

SOUTH

AFRICA


living in Africa . . .

LUANDA, ANGOLA

ANGOLA

ANGOLA


LUANDA, ANGOLA

- capital of Angola

- population: 5 million

- most inhabitants are tribal:

Ovimbundu

Kimbundu

Bakongo

- small population of Portuguese

- small population of expatriates

WHY???

- most expensive city in world


LUANDA, ANGOLA

February 1, 2012

- no infrastructure

- all goods must be imported

- massive housing shortage

most expensive city in the world!

WHY???


LUANDA, ANGOLA

5 MILLION people

2002

- land mines in rural areas

1992-2002

~350,000 people

10-20 million mines!

1975


LUANDA, ANGOLA

- land mines in rural areas

- wartime migration

70,000 amputees


LUANDA, ANGOLA

- land mines in rural areas

- wartime migration

- abandoned war orphans

1.2 million orphans


LUANDA, ANGOLA

- land mines in rural areas

- wartime migration

- abandoned war orphans

- returning soldiers

>100,000 ex-soldiers


LUANDA, ANGOLA

- land mines in rural areas

- wartime migration

- abandoned war orphans

- returning soldiers

- job opportunities


LUANDA, ANGOLA

job opportunities brought us to Luanda, too . .

  • we both worked for a major oil company

  • on-going civil war during our entire tenure

  • company provided housing, utilities,

  • vehicles, & 24-hour guards

  • years of ’28-28 rotational’ assignment


LUANDA, ANGOLA

‘rotational’ apartment . . . . shared with an ‘opposite’

Staff house . . . for meals and laundry


LUANDA, ANGOLA

job opportunities brought us to Luanda, too . .

  • we both worked for a major oil company

  • on-going civil war during our entire tenure

  • company provided housing, utilities,

  • vehicles, & 24-hour guards

  • years of ’28-28 rotational assignment’

- final years as full-time residents


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Sandi’s

apartment

overlooking Atlantic

. . . and the slums


LUANDA, ANGOLA

MinPet

apartment building


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Sandi’s apartment – $$$ renovation


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Sandi’s apartment


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Sandi’s apartment


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Sandi’s apartment view


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Sandi’s apartment view - back


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Rocky’s

house

Sandi’s

apartment


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Rocky’s house


LUANDA, ANGOLA

Rocky’s house


LUANDA, ANGOLA

ANGOLA - STATISTICS

- size: 481,000 sq miles (2X Texas)

  • demographics

  • - population: 18 million

  • indigenous tribes . . . . 95%

  • mixed . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

  • white . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

  • median age. . . . . . . . 18 yrs

  • life expectancy . . . . . 38 yrs

  • official language: Portuguese


ANGOLA - STATISTICS

  • religions:

  • Roman Catholic . . . . . . . . 64%

  • other Christian. . . . . . . . . 24%

  • indigenous (tribal) . . . . . . 7%

  • education: (major deficits in education)

  • - literacy. . . . . . . . . . . 40-65%

  • - complete primary. . . . . 35%

  • annual income:

  • - extreme poverty. . . . . . 20%

  • - below poverty line. . . . 68%


ANGOLA - STATISTICS

  • per capita GDP . . . . . . . $9,000 US

  • economy:

  • - arable land . . . . . . . . . . . . 3%

  • - rich in oil, diamonds, gold, fish & forests

  • - land mines make development difficult

11% GDP – diamond mining

85% GDP – oil production

- member OPEC since 2007

- 1.9MBPD (million barrels/day)




LUANDA, ANGOLA

Cape Town, South Africa

ANGOLA

Cape Town, S.A.

SOUTH

AFRICA



Cape Town, South Africa

- population 3.5 million

  • languages

  • Afrikaans . . . . . . . 41%

  • Xhosha. . . . . . . . . 29%

  • English. . . . . . . . . 28%

  • other tribal . . . . . 2%

  • median annual income: $3,300 US

- unemployment: 19.4%



Cape Town, South Africa

Bantry Bay

  • lived in South Africa in 2002

  • found apartment via internet search

  • rented a small car for transportation


Cape Town, South Africa

overlooking Atlantic

Bantry Bay

on edge of Table Mt.


Cape Town, South Africa

Table Mountain


Cape Town, South Africa

Atlantic Ocean beaches

Lion’s Head of Table Mountain

our apartment



Cape Town, South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA - STATSTICS

- size: 471,011 sq miles (2X Texas)

- size: 471,011 sq miles (2X Texas)

- capital: Pretoria

  • demographics (the rainbow nation)

  • - population: 49 million

  • Tribal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 79%

  • ‘colored’. . . . . . . . . . . . 9%

  • white . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9%

  • other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2%

  • median age. . . . . . . . 24 yrs

  • life expectancy . . . . . 50 yrs


SOUTH AFRICA - STATSTICS

  • official language: 11 languages

  • home spoken: Zulu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24%

  • Xhosa . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18%

  • Afrikaans . . . . . . . . . . 13%

  • English . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8%

  • other . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37%

  • religions:

  • Christian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80%

  • Tribal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15%

  • other. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5%

  • education:

  • - literacy. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96%

  • - complete primary. . . . . 77%


SOUTH AFRICA - STATSTICS

  • per capita GDP . . . . . . $10,100US

  • economy:

  • - arable land . . . . . . . . . . 12%

  • - rich in coal, platium, gold

  • - no appreciable oil/gas

Let’s compare South Africa & Angola . . .

6% GDP – diamond/gold mining

12% GDP – tourism


STATISTICAL COMPARISON

what

happened?



STATISTICAL COMPARISON

SMALL

POPULATION

OIL/GAS

RESOURCES!

LAND

DIAMONDS

& COAL

OLDER

POPULATION

DIVERSE

EDUCATED

FEW TRIBAL

RELIGIONS



living in Africa . . .

traveling in east Africa . . .

ANGOLA

ANGOLA

SOUTH

AFRICA

SOUTH

AFRICA


traveling in east Africa . . .

Next week – Session 2

Egypt

All our Senior University presentations are

available at

www.vagabondgeology.com

Kenya

Tanzania

ANGOLA

Zimbabwe

SOUTH

AFRICA


traveling in east Africa . . .

Next week – Session 2

Victoria Falls &

Zimbabwe

ANGOLA

the Zambezi River

SOUTH

AFRICA


OUR TRAVEL WEBSITES

WORLDWIDE HOUSING

www.VRBO.com (individual owners within site)

www.homeaway.com (individual owners within site)

SOUTH AFRICA

Housing:

www.villa-st-leon.co.za/ (private home - owner: Babel Schumacher)

www.christinesbeachcottage.com (private home - owner: Dan & Christine Carter) http://www.sa-venues.com (individual owners within site)

Safari Travel:

www.Africa-Adventure.com (US based safari company)

www.ClassicAfricanSafaris .com (HamishGrant -independent safari guide – Kenya)

www.CCAfrica.com (up-scale safaris w/conservation focus)

www.sanparks.org (direct booking for South Africa National Parks)

CHINA TRAVEL

www.cits.net (China International Travel Service)

Guilin: http://en.guilincits.com (agents: Christine, Shelley)

FRANCE

Housing:

http://www.rentapart.com (agent: Annebelle)

http://www.parisattitude.com (agent: Sylvain Guilemin)

Houseboat rental: http://alpha-croisiere.com


REFERENCES

www.Wikipedia.com

www.worldatlas.com

www.goafrica.about.com/library/

www.geography.about.com/library/

www.news.bbc.co.uk

www.deza.admin.ch

http://www.sa-venues.com/visit/villastleon/

http://www.travelthewholeworld.com/sitebuilder/images/

http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://media-cdn.tripadvisor.com/media/photo-s/

http://www.flickr.com/photos/panorama_paul/4029186704/in/pool-kolmanskop

http://www.noblecorp.com/

http://www.mdrp.org/angola_main.htm

www.life.com/image/53365967

www.landmine.org/index.php/site/C69

http://projects.publicintegrity.org/bow/report.aspx?aid=154

www.soschildrensvillages.org.uk/aids-africa/projects-by-country/aids-angola-africa

http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Angola_provinces_named.png

http://www.nationmaster.com/country/ao-angola/edu-education

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ao.html

http://www.wfp.org/countries/angola

http://www.theodora.com/wfbcurrent/angola/angola_economy.html

http://www.unicef.org/infobycountry/angola_statistics.html

http://countrystudies.us/angola/85.htm

http://geology.com/world/south-africa-satellite-image.shtml

http://pubs.usgs.gov/gip/dynamic/East_Africa.html

http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/South-Africa

http://www.nationsencyclopedia.com/Africa/South-Africa-MINING.html


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