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Botswana – Land vs Water based accommodation

Botswana – Land vs Water based accommodation

The republic of Botswana, previously known as Beachuanaland, before gaining their independence on the 30th of September 1966, is an extremely popular tourist destination, although slightly smaller than Texas their population is less than 2.5 million people. Most tourists flock to Botswana for their warm winters, hot summers and most…

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Africa Bizarre

Africa Bizarre

Africa can offer up a number of unexpected surprises, brimming with beautiful, raw encounters and unfathomable uniqueness; at times, however, the unexpected borders on the downright bizarre!

Here is a look at some of the more unusual animals you can find when exploring the Southern African sub-continent….

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Botswana’s thriving Deserts, Parks & Pans

Botswana’s thriving Deserts, Parks & Pans

The breathtaking beauty of Botswana is not limited to the famous Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. For Africa connoisseurs there is also the vast Nxai Pan National Park and Makgadikgadi National Park where endless herds of Zebra kick up the dust during April/May, and watchful predators stalk unsuspecting grazers…

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Botswana’s Gunns Camp

Botswana’s Gunns Camp

The chiefs island area of the Okavango Delta is one of our favourites, the vast floodplain in front of the lodge stretches out towards Chiefs Island and every season offers visitors something exciting. I remember seeing a pack of wild dogs, silent except for the high pitched yips and chirps…

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Namibia and The Cape Fur Seal

Namibia and The Cape Fur Seal

When you think of Africa and its incredible wildlife you almost inevitably conjure up images of endless plains, scattered with antelope huddling together under the deceptively disinterested gaze of the ‘king of the beasts’. It may then surprise you to learn that Namibia is also home to more than half…

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Mamilli National Park

Mamilli National Park

Namibia’s Caprivi Strip is often overlooked by visitors due to its remote position in relation to the usual tourist attractions of Sossusvlei, Swakopmund and Etosha. However, it is well worth a look and Mamilli National Park is one of the most beautiful areas offering excellent birding, exciting wildlife and tranquil…

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