Category Archives: Boteti District

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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A Botswana Appetizer

With good friends of ours coming to visit us for the first time, since we have lived in Botswana, we needed to give them a brief introduction to this amazing country. They spent their first two nights at our home … Continue reading

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Festive Season in Letlhakane

Two Trees My daughter Cailin comes to visit so we camp at The Plot Orapa Game Park Our Chickens Arrive OOPS for someone    

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In search of water

When we heard that Lake Xau was full we just had to go and see it for ourselves. Lake Xau is filled, not every year, by the Boteti river, which is an overflow from the Okavango Delta. Rain waters, from … Continue reading

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Rain update

This morning we saw the sun for the first time since the 24th December, but it has clouded over again. Here in Letlhakane we have had 188mm  this season and at The Plot we have had 325mm I am getting … Continue reading

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A Flooded Orapa Game Park

With the good rain we have been having it was great to see that Orapa Game Park also had received excellent rains, in fact it was flooded in areas. It was also baby season and we were fortunate to see … Continue reading

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Weather Update

After a hot first week to November the temperatures dropped to a mild high 30’s. My records for the first week of the month read: 44.9 C, 45C, 44.8C, 43.8 C, 45.9C, and 45C. We are going through a hot patch … Continue reading

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