Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series- NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA AND VICTORIA FALL by Mr. Vincent WONG
Countries in Pictures – Travel Talk Series
Traveling to world’s ancient countries through talks and rich collections of pictures
NAMIBIA, BOTSWANA AND VICTORIA FALLS by Mr. Vincent WONG
Located in southwest Africa, Namibia possesses rocks covering 3.8 billion years of Earth’s history and some of the world’s most stunning landscape such as the Namib Desert, the Kalahari Desert, the Fish River Canyon and the Etosha Pan. It is also home to many ancient tribal inhabitants, diverse wild life, exquisite plants as well as gem quality marine diamond and other collector category mineral specimens.
Namibia’s neighbour country Botswana has two key attractions, namely the unique and naturally beautiful Okavango Delta and the Makgadikgadi Salt Pan, which has the largest concentration of game in Africa. The country also ranks third in the world in diamond production.
The Victoria Falls is located on the Zambezi River at the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia which is absolutely magnificent.
Testimonials from participants of previous travel talks and study tours led by Vincent:
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“Very comprehensive indeed. Thanks!”
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About the Speaker
Mr. Vincent WONG
‧ Graduated from HKU in physical Geography 1971
‧ MD Jardine Transport Services Group 1971-2000
‧ MD Kerry Logistics Group 2000-2009
‧ Fellow Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics
‧ Fellow Chartered Institute of Shipbrokers
‧ Lecturing Logistics as Adjunct Associate Professor at CUHK and Professor of Practice at PolyU.
‧ Visited over 100 countries including Antarctica, Iraq, Iran, Jordan, Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Madagascar, Namibia, Botswana, Ethiopia, Iceland, Mexico, Galapagos, Mauritius, Easter Island, Chile, Ecuador, Canary Island, Azores Island plus many places in China such as Inner Mongolia and Qinghai. Acted as organiser and tour leader in many trips.
‧ Give talks regularly to members of the HK Geological Society and HK Mineralogy Society.
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