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  1. 18 Trips Every Traveler Should Take At Least OnceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Conde Nast Traveler

    The question we're asked most is the simplest: Where should I go? Now, we have 18 answers-and a fast track to make them real . From the wildlife of the Central Kalahari reserve-including antelope and the black-maned lions that hunt them-to the salt pans of Makgadikgadi and the wetlands of the Okavango Delta, Botswana holds some of the most spectacular vistas on Earth.


  2. Wildlife & Nature PhotographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | Shutterbug

    Confrontation Barry Cain shot this aggressive image while on safari in Botswana in the Okavango Delta area of Africa. "We followed these lions for quite some time," Cain recalled.


  3. Bwabwata: The new jewel in Namibia's conservation crownRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 |

    We're almost an hour into Bwabwata National Park's Mayuni Conservancy when we encounter the first traffic of the afternoon. It's a 50-strong herd of elephants taking the well-trodden route from Angola through Namibia and into Chobe National Park in Botswana.


  4. Botswana: Francistown to Produce Diesel Fom WasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 |

    Francistown City regional coordinator with Departmental Waste Management and Pollution Control Ms Keeletsang Lesaba has said Francistown City is aimed at recycling waste plastic to produce diesel. Ms Lesaba said all around the globe companies and individuals were starting to produce fuel from waste plastic, calling on the sity dwellers to stop polluting the environment with plastic, and start collecting all plastics suitable for this new fairly simple technology, a technology that was available now at Ghetto Plastoil.


  5. With What3words Your New Address May Be "Famous.Heats.Refers"Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 3 | Conde Nast Traveler

    When I lived in Gaborone, Botswana, my address was for all intents and purposes the following: turn right at the KFC, take another right, and it's the one with the white gate, number 67685. This "address," mind you, was used exclusively for friends and taxi drivers: I never received a single piece of mail at my house.


  6. Could Tourism Offer a Future for Botswana's Bushmen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Triple Pundit

    Botswana is the African darling of the international community, praised for its success as a progressive society with a multi-party democracy. This thriving economy is also an environmentally-responsible tourism destination.


  7. Kenya: Kenyatta Eyes Work Permits, Aviation Pacts in Bostwana VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 |

    Kenya's president Uhuru Kenyatta has put work permits and aviation agreements between Kenya and Botswana on top of the agenda in his three-day visit to the southern Africa country. On Monday, the President asked Botswana to expedite issuance of work permits to Kenyans seeking jobs in Gaborone.


  8. We've seen duty-free quotas beforeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    It sits on the banks of the Chobe River in the far north-western corner of Botswana and is the tourist gateway to the Chobe National Park. Botswana presumably chose it as the venue for Friday's signing of the European Union-SADC Economic Partnership Agreement not only to promote tourism, but also because of Kasane's symbolic location: at the junction of four states of the SADC - Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia - with Angola very close.


  9. The Eight Rules of Booking a Wildlife VacationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Bloomberg

    Swimming with whale sharks in Mexico. Gorilla trekking in Rwanda. Tracking pumas in Patagonia .


  10. Protea Hotels Continues Expansion on the African Continent: First Protea Hotel in BotswanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Hospitality Net

    Protea Hotels today announced the signing of agreements for the development of its first hotel in Botswana, the ninth country in Africa in which the brand will have a presence. First established in South Africa, Protea Hotels has expanded over recent years into Zambia, Nigeria, Namibia, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Ghana.


  11. A luxury safari lodge for the eco-mindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | Fortune

    The multi-award winning company owns and operates more than 30 lodges and camps in Africa and India. It designs personalized luxury safaris in 15 African countries, as well as arranging tours in India, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Chile and Argentina.


  12. AFCON qualifier: Botswana 1 Uganda 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2016 | New Vision

    Uganda moved to the top of Group D after beating Botswana in their penultimate group qualifier at the Francistown Stadium on Saturday . __________________________________ The Cranes are now three points clear of second-placed Burkina Faso who play on Sunday against bottom-placed Comoros.


  13. Francistown adds to Cranes' hurdlesRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | Daily Monitor

    Uganda will be looking to scoring their first goal and keeping only their second clean sheet in four matches when they face Botswana in Francistown tomorrow. The Cranes fired blanks home and away against Burkina Faso in the 2017 Afcon qualifiers, with their latest outing a 2-0 friendly defeat to Zimbabwe.


  14. Bermagui Blue Balls winter swimmers enjoy Blue PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Narooma News

    Crystal clear skies and a water temperature of 20C had the two Blue Pointers, two Blue Bottles and five Blue Balls all reaching for 30 SPF lotion. How good was Sunday morning? Crystal clear skies and a water temperature of 20C had the two Blue Pointers, two Blue Bottles and five Blue Balls all reaching for 30 SPF lotion during a blissful swim in Blue Pool.


  15. Honey, there's a lion kicking our tentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 |

    But not this close. Two tourists camping in a reserve in Botswana woke to find three lionesses licking rainwater from the clear mesh on the front of their tent.


  16. 'It was special': Watch these thirsty lions lick a tent as camper films from insideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | IVillage

    What some people would call a terrifying encounter with lions only inches away, this South African tourist called a "special" encounter. Francie Lubbie showed that wake-up calls are a little bit different when you camp in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park - a wildlife preserve located in South Africa and Botswana - with a video of lions licking rain off the outside of her thin tent in the early morning.


  17. Tourist wakes up to lions licking her tent :0Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | New York Post

    Francie Lubbe and her husband were sitting inside her tent in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park in Botswana during the incredible moment. The nature lover managed to stay calm as the three lions padded up to the tent to take a drink.


  18. Nation-Now 10 mins ago 6:15 a.m.Video: Lions lick the outside of camper's tent as she watches insideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    This is wild: A tourist's footage from an African safari shows three lions licking the outside of her tent - as she watches from inside. Francie Lubbe was camping in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, which straddles the South Africa-Botswana border, when two thirsty lionesses began licking water droplets from the outside of her tent, the Mirror reported .


  19. The chance to see a zebra crossing in its natural habitatRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 |

    Nature's Epic Journeys - A zebra mare and her foal run through the woods in Chobe National Park, Botswana Liz Bonnin has been following iconic species in this series, and this time it's the zebra, which has to race to lush pastures ready for the rainy season. And the timing is absolutely crucial - leave too early and there'll be no food on arrival, leave too late and they will go hungry before they even get started.


  20. Parched Lions Confuse Tourist's Tent With A PopsicleRead the original story

    May 24, 2016 | Switched

    African watering holes are a gathering place where all sorts of thirsty animals -- prey and predator alike -- come together for a drink. But, according to a tourist's recent video , a wet tent also will do just fine.