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Botswana and Okavango Delta

BOTSWANA | Mon, 28 Mar 2016 | By tiltingwindmills | Views [335]

Another day, another border crossing. This time from Zambia into Botswana on a short ferry across the Zambezi river. Wealthier than most of its neighbours due to the large diamond industry, it is a beautiful sparsely populated country. The evening we ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, okavango delta

The First Rain

BOTSWANA | Thu, 21 Feb 2013 | By away2travel | Views [526]

The First Rain Posted on   February 16, 2013 by   James Tuesday On Tuesday we left the natural wonders of  Etosha National Park  and headed south more than 400 kms to  Windhoek , the Capitol of Namibia ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, budget travel, bush tribe, travel

A Dung Filled Delta

BOTSWANA | Tue, 12 Feb 2013 | By away2travel | Views [378]

A Dung Filled Delta Posted on   February 20, 2013 by   Tarynne Mingione By Tarynne Thursday – Maun Sitatunga Camp After 280 km we arrived at Maun. The fifth largest town in Botswana is a small village ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, kids, okavango delta, sunset

Photos: My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited -Camping Tour to Botswana and South Africa

BOTSWANA | Sat, 12 Jan 2013 | By africatrip | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

It can be hard to transcribe feelings and life-changing experiences by telling others anecdotes, with words only. Through pictures one also shares vibes, emotions and stories, those that you do not learn in books, tourist guides or on TV news. I am ... Read more >
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Tags: botswana, okavango, south africa, travel photography scholarship 2012

African Safari Safety Guide

KENYA | Mon, 8 Oct 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [3476] | Comments [1]

Spotting big game in Africa is one of the great travel adventures. Surrounded by wide-open landscapes, dangerous animals and the continent’s raw beauty.   Once you spot your first lion or elephant, your life will change. So put on the ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, kenya, safari, south africa, tanzania, travel-safety, uganda

The Bolts of Botswana

BOTSWANA | Sun, 22 Apr 2012 | By lisaf | Views [871]

It was an adventure trying to cross the Zambesi from Zambia to Botswana; we had been waiting for the Kazungular Ferry for hours after being scammed of a few thousand kwacha more than we should have paid. We were keen to get to the other side and ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, camping, hyenas, lightning

Botswana - Tough Travel

BOTSWANA | Thu, 15 Mar 2012 | By safetyhub | Views [525]

Botswana is a wild and rough wilderness. Untouched and sparsely populated, you can travel for days without seeing anyone. It’s the isolation and wild feel that has made Botswana so desired by travellers and so revered by people who attempt to cross ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, travel-safety, travel-transport, wilderness

Giraffes have 8001 spots.

BOTSWANA | Sat, 18 Feb 2012 | By lisaf | Views [647]

Driving across the Kalahari Desert brought images of a red sandy dust bowl when it was first suggested we try this as a family unit. I live to tell the tale it was much more beautiful than I imagined. Even in a confined space of a LandRover jam packed ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, giraffes, kalahari desert, land crossings, rondavels

When Parliamentarians pick up Hikers

BOTSWANA | Mon, 10 Oct 2011 | By tshedi_ramos | Views [561]

Good sense has taught me to boot luck and fate into a locked closet labeled ‘for the happy-go-lucky misfits’, somewhere in the back of my mind. Luck and fate I believe, are tools often abused, much like the name of God by agnostics whose state ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, gaborone, public transport, tlokweng

The Ancient is not always priceless

BOTSWANA | Mon, 10 Oct 2011 | By tshedi_ramos | Views [381]

My expedition into Molepolole, the birth place of Chief Sebele in Botswana, feels like a long walk through the dusty pages of history that might soon turn into a reality show with all its bizarre weather conditions but, without the color-... Read more >

Tags: ancient, borakalalo, botswana, gaborone, kgosi bathoen, kgosi khama, kgosi sebele, mall, molepolole

In the air again

UGANDA | Tue, 20 Sep 2011 | By kena | Views [1147] | Comments [3] | Video

   I was recently asked, "How can there be hope when such horrible atrocities happen in this world?" My immediate reaction was to agree with the gross behavior of humans and to claim that hope was a bit of a "moo point". I ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, kenya, malawi, namibia, orphange, refugee, tanzania, uganda, volunteer, zambia

Tracking, Trekking & Tasting Your Way Across Africa

WORLDWIDE | Mon, 18 Apr 2011 | By travel-tips | Views [3123]

I am not shy about my love for Africa. Travel there is rugged and exhilarating. The many animals, landscapes, and cultures that exist on the continent make for endless travel itineraries. I haven’t ventured into West Africa (yet!), but my travels ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, congo, malawi, namibia, south africa, tanzania, victoria falls, zambia, zanzibar

A Smart Traveller's Guide to Hitchhiking

BOTSWANA | Wed, 16 Feb 2011 | By OffTheBeatenPath | Views [4857]

Laura waiting for a ride in Botswana I never thought I would hitchhike. Not in a million years and especially not alone. But, six months ago I found myself alone and standing on the side of the road trying to flag down every car that drove ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, hitchhiking, locals, namibia, off the beaten path, tips, transportation, travel, traveler

Botswana - Animal Trophies

BOTSWANA | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [344]

Botswana’s Shadow Botswana is a nation blessed with some of the most incredible natural wonders. The Okavango Delta, the Kalahari and the Makadikadi Salt Plains, remain some of Africa’s must-see destinations. Along with the natural beauty, Botswana’s ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, gtravel-legal, travel-safety, trophies

Botswana - Staying Healthy

BOTSWANA | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [375]

Botswana is a country of great beauty and wilderness. But due to its wilderness, the lack of medical care within close proximity can sometimes become a problem. Like all African nations, there are various diseases that could turn a trip into a nightmare.... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, travel-safety, treavel-health

Botswana - Whatever You Do, Don’t Run

BOTSWANA | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [456]

Botswana is an animal lover’s dream. It’s a long way from the staged “safari experience” of South Africa. It’s the true African wilderness, and a credit to the Botswana people and nation. Botswana has a perfect gathering of animals in an environment ... Read more >

Tags: africa, animals, botswana, hippos, safari, travel-safety

Crime In Botswana

BOTSWANA | Wed, 29 Sep 2010 | By safetyhub | Views [535]

Botswana – Welcome to one of Africa’s great success stories. A place many consider the jewel in the African crown…safe, secure and forward thinking. Usually considered a luxury tourist destination, this southern African nation is on the rise. And ... Read more >

Tags: africa, botswana, travel-crime, travel-safety

Who wants to be a trillionaire?

BOTSWANA | Sat, 14 Mar 2009 | By houdyman | Views [1278] | Comments [1]

After leaving Duvundu where Chris lived we headed into an area known as the Caprivi Strip. This used to be no-man's land when Namibia and South Africa where having problems with Angola but is now safe. There is not much in the strip except wildlife like ... Read more >

Tags: botswana, victoria falls

 

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