Category Archives: Makgadikgadi

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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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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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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Elephants on the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

This must have been amazing to see.

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Lost near Kaitshe

When a colleague of Sue’s and a good friend of ours, Paul, told us that his wife, Maggie was coming to Letlhakane for a long weekend, but he had to work on the Friday, I offered to take her to … Continue reading

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Meerkat experience

We headed out from Gweta Lodge on a game drive vehicle to the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, where on its fringe we were going to see a family of meerkats that were apparently very relaxed around humans. Even though in English … Continue reading

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A Weekend Full of Culture and “Wildlife”

This last weekend Sue and I went to Gweta where a friend of ours handed over lebola to his future in-laws. In Botswana this is called magadi,  and it is the equivalent of a bride price or dowry. Getting married in Botswana is … Continue reading

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