Today in Botswana
Kalahari Ferrari, or donkey cart

Today in Botswana

In brief: We spent enough time across Botswana that we learned quite a bit about the culture and the lifestyle. Botswana has mainly been a model of good government in Africa. It has not been…

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The San people – and bushmen of today
Bushman hunting

The San people – and bushmen of today

In brief: The famed "bushmen" (and women) known as the San have roamed southern Africa for millenia. We did a bush walk with some to learn directly about their culture. The San is the name…

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Life in the Pans
Our baobab in the full moon, Lekhubu

Life in the Pans

The dry – and occasionally water-filled – hollows known as pans are a common feature of the Botswana landscape. Full of life, they summed up our experience in the southern part of the country. Kgalakgadi…

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Wet in the Wild:  Three other types of safaris
Young rhino and wildebeest, waterhole

Wet in the Wild: Three other types of safaris

In brief: Our safaris at three noted wildlife areas in Botswana were very different from the most common type, driving - partly because water is so vital at this dry time. Botswana is rich in…

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