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The largest island continent, Australia, is a vastly semi-arid land. Vast tracks of desert like plains cover most of its body, making it the flattest continent on the earth. The land that evolved in isolation from most of the world in its ancient history surely holds a unique place. Its wildlife is something that is found nowhere in the world. Its coasts are lined with long beaches. It is hence a great place for swimming and surfing. The grand Barrier Reef, the world’s prevalent coral reef lies to the north east coast of Australia. A good Australia travel guide would tell you not to miss this tourist spot. The diving season here is seasonal, with the autumn and winter months with clearest waters.

Climate in Australia is greatly influenced by the ocean surrounding it. Someone planning to the continent must plan according to what one wants to do. This is because the climate here varies a lot. Winters are too cold for those who want to have some fun on the beach and get a nice sun-tan. However, skiing season in New South Wales and Victoria is only open during the short three month period of July to September. Australia is a land of relaxation blessed with ample sunlight, beautiful white and golden beaches and an endless view of sea. With this place, it is best to stick with the populated cities of Canberra, its capital, Darwin, Sidney, Adelaide and Perth. Most of the population of the entire continent is concentrated to few of these key central cities.
People with more adventurous knack like the exploration of the arid plains towards the centre. This area is known as ‘The Outback’. Here, the life is difficult, both for humans and wild animals, all with the blazing sun and the desiccating winds.

Every state in Australia is famous for its national parks, most popular of which is the Kakadu national park, the largest here. It is home to a variety of habitats and wildlife especially saltwater crocodiles. Australia is famous for its marine life, kangaroos and crocodiles. Another place of significance in Australia is the Sidney Opera House. It is one of the most distinguished architectural landmarks of the country. Within it, six auditoriums are present where Operas, theatre and concerts are staged. The place is known for its aesthetic beauty and acoustics. The southern continent of the world, hence, has a lot to offer to its tourists. Q6QPHQCVAQX3

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Djanne is one of oldest city of Sub Saharan Africa. Djenne was founded in 800AD. If you are interested to look many mosques with different style, Djeene is the best place to visit.Djenne is located on an island in the Nigger River delta.Basically Djenne was a natural center for traders who import and export their goods between the Sahara desert and a forest of Guinea. Djenne was famous for center of Islamic center.Thousands of people come to Djenne for the learning of Islam. The Djenee beautiful Grand Mosque is located in market square.The Grand Mosque is the biggest attraction for tourists.If you are planning to visit Djenne, the best time for visit is at the end of drizzling and rainy seasons.

After the end of rainy season Djenne turns into an island.This time is more enjoyable and many of visitors choose this type for exploring Djenne.Djenne is situated a little hundred miles away from Timbuktu.

The market in Djenne is very popular among tourists and locals. Many of people used to buy different things from here. The prices in this market are very reasonable and controlled by government. This market in djenne is detained every Monday. This market in Djenne is very appealing and vigorous in Africa. if you don’t go to this market your trip to Djenne is incomplete.The famous Great Mosque in Djenne is popular destination among many tourists. This Great Mosque is build of mud brick. It is one of the largest adobes building in the world. The architectural style of this Great Mosque of Djenne is Sudano Sahelin with specific Islamic power.

The Great Mosque of Djenne is situated in the Mali the city of Djenne . The first area of this Great Mosque was construct in about 13th century.

 The current structure of this Great Mosque was designed in 1907. The Great Mosque of Djenne is the most well-known familiar sight of Africa.The French administration reconstructs the mosque. The walls of the Great Mosque in Dejenne are made of sun parched mud bricks. The walls of the Great Mosque were adorned with bundles of rodier which are called toron.The Great mosque of Djenne is marked as one the best and important Islamic center in whole Africa. In 1988 a UNESCO elected the historic areas of Great Djenne as a World Heritage Site.

Many changes occur in the structure of the Great Mosque but still it is remain a best symbol of Djenne city and nation of Mali.If you are planning to visit the city of Djenne, it’s important to know about the climate conditions. The climate is dry and hot throughout much of the year.The hottest month with maximum temperatures are April and May. The temperatures in these months are around 40 centigrade. Weather changes from June through September. It becomes little cool not very hot.The cold weather is December and January.The temperature in these months are only below 32 centigrade.

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