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Home But Not Home, Surreal Realisations on Arrival

At Heathrow, I was cautiously excited about heading to Botswana. I did not have any of my usual excitement but I wasn’t going for my usual reasons. 1,361 more words


Moremi National Park: 3rd Bridge

What a day we were going to have.

We were heading from Khwai Camp in the northern part of Moremi down, through the reserve, to 3rd Bridge camp which is roughly in the center of the park, where we were going to stay for the next two nights. 1,290 more words


down the okavango

Okavango River, Botswana – we gathered at the far banks and the polers led us to the mokoros (traditional wooden dugout canoes). They rowed slowly, swiftly, standing up. 39 more words


Democracy Derailed? Botswana’s Fading Halo

by Amy R. Poteete

Botswana earned a reputation for political stability, electoral democracy, and economic growth in the 1970s and 1980s, when much of the African continent appeared to be mired in economic stagnation and authoritarian rule. 2,823 more words

Cee's Odd Ball Challenge-Wk-34


Odd Ball

Week 34


 I took this shot near the top of Lekhubu Island.

Now I cannot remember if it was part of a tree or a rock…I think a tree. 114 more words


Black Rhino...

Tell me this guy wasn’t watching me? Begging for a photoshoot? 

He stood nicely for a while, and then scratched against the tree…


Co-op placement at WUSC Botswana

It’s amazing to think that I’ve officially been ‘on the job’ for a month and a half! It seems like just yesterday that I stepped off the plane and moved into my housemum’s place. 487 more words