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Though it flows through one of Earth's harshest deserts and travels the last 2,400 kilometres without a single tributary, it never runs dry. Madagascar is the world's fourth largest island and is separated from Africa by hundreds of kilometres of sea and 165 million years of evolution - long enough for Madagascar's plants and animals to evolve into some of the most unusual species on the planet. Kilimanjaro is the tallest free-standing mountain rise in the world, rising 4,600 metres from its base, and providing a dramatic view from the surrounding plains. Tsavo boasts volcanic hills, four rivers, more than 60 major mammal species and 1000 plant species. The area is known for its herds of 'red elephants', their skins stained by the local ochre dust. The wild water of Africa’s Zambezi river spills over Victoria Falls.
The Himba people shows us their strong connections to their ancient ancestors through time tested rituals, further documented by stone and cave paintings.
The Ruwenzori's glaciers, frozen at some 5,000m (16,500ft) above sea level drip feed bogs which in turn feed mountain streams, rivers and the great African lakes of Victoria, Albert, Edward and George.