Category Archives: Botswana

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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Another Visit to Orapa Game Park

Every visit is very special: Then the waterhole

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A Botswana Appetizer: Part 2

Well it is almost becoming a trend; if it is the end of September and Independence Weekend here in Bots there is a good chance to find Sue and I in Chobe National Park and more specifically close to the … 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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An Introduction to Botswana 3

We had already had a good morning in Chobe National Park, having seen 4 of the big 5 and we still had the evening river cruise to do. These boat trips have always been a highlight of any of our … Continue reading

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Interesting Trees on The Plot

Buffalo Thorn – Ziziphus mucronata This must be one of my favourite trees owing to the spiritual beliefs around it. In Afrikaans it is called the Blink-blaar-wag-‘n-bietjie , which translated means shiny-leaf-wait-a-bit. The thorns occur in pairs – one pointing straight forward and … Continue reading

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Botswana Rocks

Last night at 19h40 we were shaking as Botswana was hit by a 6.5 magnitude earthquake. It was seriously scary and the main tremors went on for about 5 minutes. Sue ran outside – the best place to be. Hearing our … Continue reading

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