Author - Alice Instone-Brewer

Business Profiles

Capex Projects

Operating throughout South Africa, with offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban, Capex Projects is a successful project management consultancy that specialises in BIM (Building Information Management) and construction management, including the...

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Business Profiles

Banro Corporation: A phoenix rises

Bouncing back from periods of challenge takes more than sheer grit; it requires connections and trust within the industry, careful restructuring and an informed level of market awareness, all of which the Banro Corporation is aptly demonstrating in...

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Amazing World

The Petrifying Lake

Located in the Arusha Region of Tanzania, sitting below the Ol Doinyo Lengai volcano within the Gregory Rift, Lake Natron is a beautiful yet sinister wonder of nature.  Fed by the Southern Ewaso Ng’iro River plus a number of mineral-rich hot...

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Amazing World

An eye on the tiger 

The tiger reigns supreme as the largest big cat on earth. Weighing in at an average of 204kg (450lb), they are a creature to be admired. One of the tiger’s six subspecies, the Siberian (Amur) Tiger, can even weigh up to 300kg and grow up to 4m...

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Amazing World

Plains, Trains & Flamingos 

Located in the southwest of Bolivia, near the crest of the Andes, the Salar de Uyuni on first glance seems like a vast open plain devoid of life or interesting features. However, look closer and it quickly becomes apparent that this is one of the...

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Amazing World

The catacombs of Paris

People have always died, and for as long as people have died, the disposal of bodies has been required. Various methods have stood the test of time, whether they be burial, cremation, or even being sent off to sea like a Viking warrior. As with...

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Amazing World

Survival of the Salties 

In Northern Australia, a fearsome predator lurks beneath the water. Growing up to 23ft in length and weighing in at a mighty 2,600lb, this is certainly not a beast to be messed with. That’s right – it’s the salt water crocodile. Infamously...

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Amazing World

The Winds of Change 

From the time the first wind mills appeared in China, harnessing the energy provided by this natural phenomenon has been an important resource for the human race. Now, wind power has become a fantastic source of generating electricity due to the...

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Amazing World

Zaanse Schans Windmills

Zaanse Schans is a region of Zaandam, a town situated just north of Amsterdam in the Netherlands. It is home to tulips, clogs and historic windmills, embodying all the most popular notions of Dutch culture.  Zaanse Schans has gained global...

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Amazing World

Under the Sea: The Wickedest City on Earth 

It’s tempting to think that the busiest, most vital cities and trades will be around forever. Places like New York, London and Shanghai hold a secure place in the 21st Century collective consciousness as ‘the centre of the action’ – ‘the places’ for...

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