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  • Along with the river monster. Part 3 Day 5 All night I couldn`t fall asleep. Moreover, the story told by Greg about unfortunate last year`s diving of South-American group added the fear. They arrived two wee Posted by Olga Michi in The world of Michi | Dec 11, 2014
  • Along with the river monster. Part 2 I am trying to cling the bottom of the river with my hands, they are completely sinking in the sand. It helps, but just for a few seconds. The stream is so strong that we ar Posted by Olga Michi in The world of Michi | Nov 15, 2014
  • Along with the river monster. Part 1The background. One frosty evening last December I was hiding from Moscow bustle and hustle at home... I do adore big cities but at the same time I nearly hate them...giving us great opportunities they require too much in Posted by Olga Michi in The world of Michi | Oct 29, 2014
  • Oooooookavango where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain For our second safari, we spent two weeks on a round trip trek from Johannesburg through Botswana (Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park), Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls), Posted by tylerandshawna in Tyler and Shawna's Great Adventure | Nov 26, 2014
  • The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency"The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" is a crime fiction by Alexander McCall Smith; it is also my primer to the Botswana culture. The book is rich with history (a time when Botswana was still a British Protectorate called"Bechuanaland"), culture Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 23, 2014
  • Birds and CompanionsI have never been a fan of birds. Now I know why: I've only ever seen pigeons and crows. The trip to the Delta opened my eyes to the diverse and vibrant "bird-life" here in Southern Africa. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/718286/487594F6CF7D580 Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 21, 2014
  • Many Firsts on My Trip to the Beautiful Okavango Delta6am Saturday morning, I set out for the Okavango Delta, the crowning jewel of Botswana. Flying into the Delta from Maun, I hopped on to my first 7-seater Airvan, in the co-pilot seat! The 20-minute flight itself was a scenic Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 17, 2014
  • Trip to Kgale Hill Kgale Hill is a must-see destination if you are in Gaborone. It's a hill to the south of Gabarone, overlooking the city on one side and the dam and South Africa on the other. We started climbing around 8am, where Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 13, 2014
  • Botswana TimeBefore I arrived in Botswana, I was already warned of something called "Botswana Time". I understood it to be "people are always late" type of culture, which is not unheard of, such as Indian, South American, etc. Now, I think Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 11, 2014
  • The "Spider" FamilyI was fortunate enough to stay with a home-stay family. As I have mentioned before, their last name, Segokgo, in Setswana (the mother tongue of the Botswana people) means "Spider". So I call them the "Spider" family. I once joked Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 10, 2014
  • First Week in Gaborone It has been a week since I arrived from my 30-hr+ trip to Gaborone, the capital of Botswana. The day that I arrived, I was welcomed by rain, which as I later learned was a great relief to the Gabs Posted by jg_adventures in My Botswana Journal | Nov 9, 2014
  • Where the Elephants Rule in the Botswananian Bush The African bush is never Posted by Ramdas Iyer in Ramdas Iyer's- World Traveller Blogs | Nov 2, 2014
  • Luca's first game drive [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.co Posted by Limpopo school in Limpopo Valley School | Oct 3, 2014
  • You make a very nice beer and invite all of your friendsToday was a day less about wildlife and more about landscape and habitat. Our mokoro trip did not disappoint and we are once again in awe of what we saw and experienced. As they say, getting there is half the Posted by cheetahpeeps in 21000 miles | Sep 22, 2014
  • "Everything here will kill you"Said by the real adventurer between the two of us today when he was snagged in the head by a tree thorn the size a large fish hook. I think the fish with 3 inch long teeth that were Posted by cheetahpeeps in 21000 miles | Sep 21, 2014
  • BotswanaBotswana has been a a fleeting visit. From Namibia we travelled west into a country that's 85% desert, but with some of the most beautiful luscious wetlands I have ever seen. Like a lot of Africa it is a country Posted by kayles in The Orsum Adventures | Sep 19, 2014
  • The rains are on the way.I love Africa. However, I have a very strong dislike of my travel companions. I have never been in a situation where I have had no strong connection with anyone, to the point where I actively avoid some people and Posted by kayles in The Orsum Adventures | Sep 12, 2014
  • 10. Botswana and ChobeWe leave Namibia after spending 15 days there; we feel that we have come to know the country a little and to enjoy its assets a lot. By way of contrast, we have just two days in Botswana, visiting Posted by rhinospin in Two Kiwis in Africa | Aug 20, 2014
  • BotswanaAs soon as we got into the bush, potentially with wild animals around, "we" became slightly paranoid. Greg just kept poking fun at my "I-will-not-stray-more-than-5m-from the vehicle" attitude. That is until he got a bit of a fright of his Posted by gregandissy in There and back again | Apr 23, 2014
  • Last unexpected night in BotsI went to the Botswana air office on the 2nd of April, the day I should have left for Uganda, to check my flights. Apparently the flight schedule had changed a week earlier and no one knew why I had Posted by Elisebuiter in Africa | Apr 6, 2014
  • Last days in MaunThere were no plans for Sunday. We had a slow breakfast in the morning sun to warm up because it was only 15 degrees that morning. We heard it was 20 in NL; ridiculous! But it warmed up soon enough Posted by Elisebuiter in Africa | Apr 6, 2014
  • The drive to and first days in MaunWe drove from Gaborone to Kang on Wednesday. It was not such a long drive, we arrived just after 2, but with temperatures of 29 degrees outside it was pretty hot inside the car. Next to lots of cows, horses, Posted by Elisebuiter in Africa | Apr 1, 2014
  • NTRL - week 4Once again a slow week at work. I started off in the section DST (Drug Sensitivity Testing). As the name might have implied, this section tests if the bacteria, indicated by previous sections as TB, is in fact TB and Posted by Elisebuiter in Africa | Apr 1, 2014
  • Goodbye to GaboroneMonday evening mom and dad arrived in Gaborone. I met them at the hotel at the end of the afternoon. Mom was very happy to see me, I was only gone for 7 weeks! Dad said he had seen the Posted by Elisebuiter in Africa | Mar 31, 2014
  • The last week in GabsLast week at work and not much going on this week. I promised to make Fernando and Warren spaghetti bolognese in exchange for the braai on Sunday, so I had to prove my cooking skills on Monday. Fernando is such Posted by Elisebuiter in Africa | Mar 28, 2014
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