Tag Archives: Botswana
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
For over 2 months we have hardly seen the sun – the rain has just been amazing. The rainfall figures (in mm) are just incredible, especially since our average annual rainfall is 250mm: Nov Dec Jan Feb Total Letlhakane 43 … Continue reading
This must have been amazing to see.
Botswana will be celebrating its 50th year of independence later this year, but already all over the country one can see more and more Botswana colours being worn, flags flying and decorations. Botswana is such a wonderful country with amazing … Continue reading
Rhino Numbers in Botswana Surge as Army Helps Beat Poachers The population of rhinos in Botswana rose sixfold in a decade to 153 in 2014 as the southern African nation moved the animals to sanctuaries and deployed the army to … Continue reading
I have added a page on Central Kalahari Game Reserve to our section of our blog on Places we have visited. https://ourbots.wordpress.com/botswana-travel/central-kalahari-game-reserve/