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Variety at Vumbura Plains

Here is what I wrote while at Vumbura:

“Chitabe was lovely, but Vumbura Plains is a step up in luxury and comfort. Our room is huge, with a large deck, plunge pool, indoor and outdoor showers, as well as lounge areas. 1,277 more words


Getting It Right In Botswana: Free Markets, Fiscal Rectitude, Record Growth, by Peter Tenerarum

Surprise, surprise, free markets, low taxes, light regulation, and little corruption have made Botswana an African growth engine! This a heartening story about how one nation broke away from the African consensus, government-centered growth model (or more correctly, the no-growth model) and is achieving prosperity. 546 more words



Taken in Chobe National Park. This group patiently watched as a herd of Water Buffalo passed to the left of us. I kept expecting them to start stalking, but they just watched… waiting perhaps for an easier meal.


Africa Adventure Summary

I’ve just got back from the most amazing trip!

Over the next few days I’ll write a more detailed description of the places I went and the things I did, but for now here’s a quick summary… 128 more words


Your Daily Elephant

Continuing a photographic series on elephants.  Edge of ear.  Chiefs Island, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana.

Cheryl Merrill


Even though my main country on this leg of the trip is SOUTH AFRICA, I was only there for about 48 hours before I began a tour that has taken me to BOTSWANA! 473 more words