Botswana

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Who Let The Wild Dogs Out?

The Wild Dogs on Parade I stand at the edge of the mighty Zambezi River about forty kilometers upstream from the majestic Victoria Falls on the Zimbabwean side of the border. The ‘boutique’ Matetsi game Lodge hosts me. The lodge perched as it is on a small rise...

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Camera Talk: Travel Portrait Photography

Travel Portrait Photography Travel Portrait Photography in Botswana I remember once taking a photograph of a man in Botswana when I was younger. His face was intriguing - beautiful and expressive. I knew it was going to make for an interesting photograph. He saw me...

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Out There Africa

African Safari Company Goes Off Beaten Track For Wildlife, Culture, Multi-Sport Adventures Encompassing Bush and Beach SEATTLE, WA, Sept. 25, 2013 – African Safari Company are masters at seeking out off-the-beaten-track, diamonds in the rough on the world’s second...

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Luxury Botswana

Luxury Botswana with Lion World Tours ~ Visit the Okavango Delta's extraordinary wetlands and the remote Linyanti Wildlife Reserve ~ Delray Beach, FL, March 14, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Lion World Tours is offering an exciting Botswana safari. Plan ahead with our...

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Little Known Migrations from Acacia Africa

The Annual Migration in the Masai Mara is without a doubt one of the main reasons to opt for a safari holiday, but Acacia Africa has uncovered some less well-known migratory extravaganzas, with opportunities to view some spectacular wildlife including, celebrity...

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Unforgettable Safaris through Botswana

Northern Botswana (July 9, 2009) – Orient-Express Safaris offer guests meaningful journeys through the history and wildlife of Northern Botswana. The portfolio features three luxury safari camps: Eagle Island Camp in the Okavango Delta, Savute Elephant Camp in the...

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Detach in the Okavango Delta

Set on a secluded island in a 120,000-acre private concession in the heart of Botswana's famed Okavango Delta, Xaranna Tented Camp serves as an oasis amidst the winding waterways. The only way to get there is boating through the channels, which are created when...

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Border-less Wildlife

On the little stretch of Caprivi, where the colonial politics of the past have arbitrarily divided the land into Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, and Angola, wildlife knows no borders. The river here serves as the divide, and its name changes every hundred miles or so....

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Caprivi People

Namibia differs from Botswana like day from night, except for Namibia's Caprivi Strip. On a map, it looks like the neck of a guitar, and stretches for over three hundred kilometers west to east, although it's only thirty to seventy kilometers wide. Along its seldom...

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Budget Botswana

Given the cost of reaching Botswana's tourist attractions, I've been watching my budget closer than usual, though I still didn't think it would have come to dumpster-diving. Well, I was wrong – I did end up at the city dump. Contemplating alternative access options to...

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Back to the Kalahari Desert

I'm back to the Kalahari Desert, now in Botswana, trying to remind myself that my feelings about authoritarian governments and regimes are not to be confused with my feelings about Africa. Travel is harder here. The National parks are expensive to access, and...

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