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15-16 September - Chobe National Park

Stayed overnight in the park.  These are pictures from the days. Some more to be added once reliable wifi found to allow them to be uploaded

Southern Africa

15-16 September - Chobe Game Drive and Overnight Camp

A quiet day yesterday spent relaxing and getting to know some of the people on the new truck.  And of course moving my stuff to a tent belonging to the new truck. 656 more words

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Botswana: Under an Okavango Delta African Sky

From the air, the dense green sea of vegetation bleeds out as far as the eye can see. The snaking water tributaries have carved their way through impenetrable forest, rising during the rainy months to provide drinking holes for wildlife and withering when the dry weather warms the earth. 1,403 more words


Baobabs at Baobab Village - Botswana

I’m in a place called Baobob Village – thinking of how Sarah would enjoy it… Love the baobab trees all around.
Problem is I can’t get into my cabin; I’m not strong enough to turn the key HARD. 86 more words

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The Kalahari Desert of Southern Africa, once home to the beautiful and graceful little San people (aka Bushmen), can be a place of miracles. Springtime, for example, brings an explosion of beauty and color as far as the eye can see, in the form of a multi-colored blanket of cosmos flowers. 1,113 more words


My Swallows are back!

It is the 17th September and at long last my Greater Striped Swallows (Cecropis cucullata) were back! I actually saw them a couple of days ago, they were a bit… 224 more words


More Botswana.

More Botswana description…
I’m lazing back on the shore of a body of water which is sort of a river, but part of the Okavango Delta. 169 more words

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