North Africa

A souq was originally an open-air marketplace unique to the North African countries. Historically, souqs were held outside cities at locations where incoming caravans stopped and merchants displayed their goods for sale. Souqs were formed whenever a caravan or caravans arrived. Any souq may serve a social function as being a place for people to meet in, in addition to its commercial function. Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia have become more popular export destinations from the UK in recent years. We…

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South Africa

Table Mountain is a flat-topped mountain forming a prominent landmark overlooking the city of Cape Town in South Africa. Table Mountain is featured in the Flag of Cape Town and other local government insignia It is a significant tourist attraction, with many visitors using the cableway or hiking to the top. It is 1,086 metres (3,563 ft) above sea level. Our South African export and import trade is one of Elite’s backbone trade routes. We specialise in personal effects to…

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The African elephant is the largest living terrestrial animal in the world. Their large ears enable heat loss. The upper lip and nose form a trunk. The trunk acts as a fifth limb, a sound amplifier, and an important method of touch. Kenya has a large proportion of Kenya’s elephant population and is a big attraction for tourists from all over the world. Mombasa is one of Africa’s busiest cargo shipping ports and is a gateway for a lot of…

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Victoria Falls is a waterfall on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. While it is neither the highest nor the widest waterfall in the world, it is classified as the largest, based on its width of 5,604 ft and height of 354 ft, resulting in the world’s largest sheet of falling water. The spray from the falls typically rises to a height of over 1,300 ft and is visible from up to 30 miles away. At full moon, a “moon…

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Mount Kilimanjaro with its three volcanic cones, “Kibo”, “Mawenzi”, and “Shira”, is a dormant volcano in Tanzania. It is the highest mountain in Africa, and rises approximately 16,001 ft from its base to 19,341 ft above sea level. The first recorded ascent to the summit of the mountain was by Hans Meyer and Ludwig Purtscheller in 1889. The mountain is part of the Kilimanjaro National Park and is a major climbing destination. The mountain has been the subject of many…

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The Statue of Liberty is a colossal neoclassical sculpture on Liberty Island in New York Harbor in New York City, in the United States. The copper statue, designed by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi, a French sculptor, was built by Gustave Eiffel and dedicated on October 28, 1886. It was a gift to the United States from the people of France. We have a large network of agents in place in the States which means we can deliver or collect anywhere in…

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Middle East

Petra, is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordan that is famous for its rock-cut architecture. Another name for Petra is the Rose City due to the colour of the stone out of which it is carved. It is a symbol of Jordan, as well as Jordan’s most-visited tourist attraction. Jordan is one of the countries that make up the Middle East. Here is a map of what countries are considered as the modern day Middle East. We…

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The Shwezigon Pagoda is a Buddhist temple located near to Bagan in Myanmar. It is a prototype of Burmese stupas, and consists of a circular gold leaf-gilded stupa surrounded by smaller temples and shrines. Construction of the Shwezigon Pagoda began during the reign of King Anawrahta and was completed in 1102 AD. The pagoda is believed to enshrine a bone and tooth of Gautama Buddha, a very revered Buddha who lived over 2000 years ago. Myanmar has only recently opened…

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The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, Australia, identified as one of the 20th century’s most distinctive and iconic buildings in the world. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the building was formally opened on 20 October 1973. The Sydney Opera House became a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 28 June 2007. Our Australia shipping trade is as strong now as it has ever been and the amount of imports of both vehicles and commercial…

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The city state of Singapore has over 4,300 completed high-rises, there are 64 skyscrapers that rise higher than 140 metres (459 ft). Singapore’s history of skyscrapers began with the 1939 completion of the 17-storey Building. The 70-metre (230 ft) structure was, at the time of its completion, the tallest building in South East Asia. Since 2000, there has been a sharp increase in the number of skyscrapers under construction in the city area, particularly in the Marina Bay district. One…

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