Author Archives: PeteMorrie

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Our Annual Migration to Kasane and Chobe

For the last 4 years we have been visiting Kasane, in northern Botswana, every Independence Weekend, and why not as it is such an awesome place. Kasane borders onto the Chobe National Park where the Chobe River forms the border … Continue reading

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Weather Update

October is always our hottest month of the year and this year it looks like the same pattern may follow. Temperatures are already in the very high 30’s and looking to go over 40C soon. The other day, after two … Continue reading

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Another Visit to Orapa Game Park

Every visit is very special: Then the waterhole

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Weather Update: So far we have had a very mild winter, with probably only 3 cold days the whole season. Temperatures now in August have already gone over 30C which is wonderful. Our August winds have also already started, apparently … Continue reading

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The Miracle of Life

Phudi our goat, who has walked a long road with us (see end), gave birth yesterday evening to a little girl. Sue and I go up to The Plot every evening to feed the animals and to do odds and … Continue reading

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Another 2nd biggest for Karowe Mine

Karowe Mine, where Sue works, as done it again. This in recovering the 2nd largest diamond ever found after the Cullinan Diamond which was over 3000 carats. Back in 2015 the mine announced the recovery of a 1111 carat diamond, … Continue reading

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A Day to Remember at Orapa Game Park

We got into Orapa Game Park early on Sunday morning; skipping an Easter egg hunt to search for animals instead. We were soon rewarded with an amazing diversity of game including kudu, gemsbuck, plenty of wildebeest, black-backed jackal, springbuck, giraffe … Continue reading

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