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A Beginner's Guide to Backpacking Africa

‘You know you’re only doing the beginner’s guide to Africa, right?’, an old Namibian banker croakily laughed to me as we shared charred marshmallows and discussed my journey through Namibia, Botswana and Zambia. 664 more words


Chobe National Park

The next long bus journey in Botswana took me up to the border town of Kasane, the main entrance to Chobe National Park and the point where four countries meet at Victoria Falls. 407 more words


The Okavango Delta

Botswana is known for its wildlife and vast National Parks that consume most of the country. From the Okavango Delta and Chobe River to the Kalahari Desert and Chobe National Park, the animals outnumber the people. 703 more words


Horses in the bush of Botswana's Mashatu Game Reserve

How lucky! For almost four weeks we were house sitters at Limpopo Horse Riding Safaris at Mashatu Game Reserve in Botswana. We cared for thirty-eight well-trained, bush wise horses, a greyhound named Cleo and the property together with few of the employees, who were assigned to stay over the Christmas holidays. 671 more words

Dog Sitting

Africa's quiet achiever

Bumpy, pot hole filled roads? Check.
Old, rattling minibus taxis? Check.
People trying to sell you things through the bus window? Check.
Road accidents a daily sight? 533 more words


mma ramotswe number 15

I have some of his books on my shelves and I have enjoyed very much his books on the No.1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in Botswana. Alexander spent part of his life in Southern Africa and he now resides in Edinburgh.  23 more words


Email 14. Botswana, en route Okavango Delta

October 21 – 27

Hi all,

We are now back in central Botswana, in Maun, to the east of the Kalahari, on the southern edge of the Okavango Delta. 1,644 more words