For centuries Robben Island has been synonymous with cruelty and inhumanity. And more recently, it has come to symbolize the excesses of the apartheid system. What is not usually known is that the island is a haven for wildlife, which flourishes in a habitat relatively untouched by human influence. This program takes a look at the paradox that is Robben Island.
This award winning, awe inspiring, documentary series deals with all things African. We look at the fascinating diversity and lives of the African wildlife…. from the lush rainforests, to the arid desert sands to the vast oceans surrounding the continent. We also explore the rich diversity of cultures and traditions of the various peoples and regions of this magical land;and, investigate the fragile African environments and man’s interaction with her delicate ecosystems. Each program is headed up by a "Did you know" segment: an entertaining, even humorous, short subject followed by a fascinating feature story. Your whole family will enjoy this visual experience.