Travel Blogs from Ghanzi, Botswana

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breath of fresh air, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

breath of fresh air

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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A new morning, and, as more often than not, we are taking down our tents at the crack of dawn. Only once did we spend 2 nights at the same place, but we are covering great distances so many hours are spent in the truck. Sometimes to my ...

Egos and Icons, D'Kar, Botswana travel blog

Egos and Icons

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... San advocate and one of the founders of the movement for Bushman self-determination. Braam and his wife, Willemien, came to Botswana as missionaries from South Africa in the early eighties, and settled in the Bushman village that had sprung up around ...

Dancing in the Moonlight, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Dancing in the Moonlight

A travel blog entry by darkstar

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... , and for generations have been mistreated, neglected, and in some cases, used as slave labour on cattle farms. The Botswana government has looked on the Bushman as an embarrassment, a backward people little prepared or willing to adapt to modern life. ...

Kang, Botswana, Kang, Botswana travel blog

Kang, Botswana

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Well, there is not much to do in Kang but take pictures and enjoy a small village nestled in the Kalahari Dessert. Everyday I find myself taken by a beautiful African sunset and the people that surround me. After work it is typical of me to tour ...

Road Trip, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Road Trip

A travel blog entry by myjob

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... Ostriches, and a herd of Kudus. I would recommend this Camp any day. It has the best menu I have seen since I came to Botswana. You could get a wide variety of cheap delicious food. Although the game is few and far between this time of year the day ...

More Pictures, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

More Pictures

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Just a few photos that I think you might enjoy. Take Care ...

Bill's Farm, Outside Kang, Botswana travel blog

Bill's Farm

A travel blog entry by myjob

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Anyone what has spent some time in Kang will know that there is little to do other than relax. Just as I though I had DONE IT ALL we stumbled across a beautiful lodge is the makings. The couple that owns the local butchery also owns a huge farm. It is ...

Lodge Life, Kang, Botswana travel blog

Lodge Life

A travel blog entry by myjob

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The Kang Ultra Stop is located along the Trans-Kalahari Highway and is just south of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. Most people that stay in Kang are just passing through (not living here) When I was researching Kang I found little information on ...

Joining the GAP tour, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Joining the GAP tour

A travel blog entry by robthebruce

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... . We stop every two hours for a break and then at noon we stop for a lunch. The problem was that when we reached the Botswana border, one of the Finnish girls realized that she can't find her passport.  Steve, our guide makes some call and finds out ...

Dzien deszczowy - ozdoby zuluskie, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Dzien deszczowy - ozdoby zuluskie

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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moja klasa, ozdoby ...

Les dieux sont tombés sur la tête/Gods must be cra, Kalahari, Botswana travel blog

Les dieux sont tombés sur la tête/Gods must be cra

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

... . Everything is quiet. No ellies this morning. Finally breakfast is ready and the host arrives. We spend almost two hours talking about Botswana or France without noticing it. She's happy to speak French, I'm under the charm of her stories. But time to ...

Niedziela palmowa, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Niedziela palmowa

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Niedziela palmowa na ...

Wycinanka, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Wycinanka

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Wpis Agi (z maila) Dzieci mialy duzo radosci pracujac NAD ta wycinanka.  Ganzi jest na obrzezach pustyni Kalahari, nawet teren misji pokryty jest piachem,takze o kwiaty troche trudno...Pomyslalam,ze chociaz papierowymi mozna by bylo troche ukwiecic ...

De retour au bureau / Back to the office, Kang, Botswana travel blog

De retour au bureau / Back to the office

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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Je suis plutôt content d'être de retour à Kang. J'aime bien ce petit coin d'enfer. La vie y suit son propre rythme. Les problèmes que nous avons avec les instruments à bord de l'avion ne font rien pour améliorer ce sentiment... Ou si peu. On se ...

w Botswanie, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

w Botswanie

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Post by Bartek:  W piatek 1 Marca dojechalam do Botswany.  Przywiozl mnie misjonarz samochodem. Pierwsze wrazenia: - wiecej produktow w sklepach wiekszosc to produkty produkowane w poludniowej afryce. Ceny podobne do tych w kanadzie. - na ...

Ghanzi, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Ghanzi

A travel blog entry by bonthorn

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... Foxy previously fixed things in their own way which makes it that much more difficult for others to diagnose and fix. Crossing into Botswana was almost too easy. We were finished everything in under 30 minutes. No lineups, no fussy questions, no bribes ...

zakonczona praca, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

zakonczona praca

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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... bo podobaja mi sie jego fotografie. Najlepsze jest to ze wlasnie komunikowalismy sie przez whatsupa :)"    Aga zakonczyla pobyt w Ghanzi  W sobote byla u pani ktora poznala na imprezce (50 te urodziny) i Aga upiekla sernik. Wczesniej byla z ...

wycieczka, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

wycieczka

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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wycieczka do parku przygoda z wezem - najbardziej jadowitym w Afryce (ciag dalszy nastapi) ...

Ghanzi, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Ghanzi

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... stress off me knowing, I was now in Botswana and continuing on my journey, legally. Do you eat roadkill? About 30 minutes into Botswana, we are greeted with a thud and a windshield full of feathers.  A guinea fowl was a little too slow and we tagged ...

Ghanzi, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Ghanzi

A travel blog entry by ccinafrica

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After Okavango we came to Ganzi. Ganzi is on the way to Etosha National Park in Nambia. Here we camped and got to see how the bushmen in this area had once lived. Due to the white man and modern amenities the bushmen people don't live in bush as ...

Stone Age Live (@Kalahari), Ghanzi / Gantsi, Botswana travel blog

Stone Age Live (@Kalahari)

A travel blog entry by pfaelzerbub

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Yesterday we not only crossed the border to Botswana (free male condoms @ Namibian side, free female condoms @ Botswana side) but we also saw a glimpse one of the very most endangered cultures in Africa, that of the San people, aka Bushmen. This was a ...

Botswana's beautiful people and places, Name town, Botswana travel blog

Botswana's beautiful people and places

A travel blog entry by mariebee

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... rights record. It is also the world's largest producer of diamonds and the trade has transformed it into a middle-income nation. Botswana protects some of Africa's largest areas of wilderness. It is sparsely populated, because it is so dry. The Kalahari ...

Projekt do Kosciola, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Projekt do Kosciola

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Przesylam moj projekt malowidla, ktory ma wizualnie powiekszyc tabernakulum. O. Maciek z Plumtree, Zimbabwe, zinterpretowal moj rysunek za pomoca Photoshopu... nad kolorami bede jeszcze ...

Windhoek to Ghanzi, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Windhoek to Ghanzi

A travel blog entry by supersazza

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It was a long day of driving from Windhoek, and we crossed the boarder into Botswana after lunch.  There was a few more hours of driving before arriving at Ghanzi. In the morning we had a facinating walking tour with the San people (or ...

Witamy Chlebem i Sola, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Witamy Chlebem i Sola

A travel blog entry by jasionowska

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Wpis by Bartek: Nareszcie udany wypiek chleba. Dodalam pol paczuszki drozdzy. Witamy Chlebem i Sola! Aga mowi ze chodzi do przedszkola i dzieci glaszcza ja po wlosach i mowia jej ze wyglada jak princess :)   ...

Kalahari desert with the san bushmen, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Kalahari desert with the san bushmen

A travel blog entry by gonroamin

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... all went wrong, it was Sunday and there was a huge queue at the Namibian boarder post, and again an even bigger queue at the Botswana boarder post, eventually we all got our stamps and we headed off into Botswana, we think there was a good deal of queue ...

Bushman have jokes, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Bushman have jokes

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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On to Botswana. Pit stop in Gobabis just before the border. Pissed on side of building to save a Rand that shell gas station was collecting. In the middle of nowhere. Our campsite is remote, away from everything. Trail Blazers Restcamp in Ghanzi is an old ...

Botswana - After 8 Mints (The San), Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Botswana - After 8 Mints (The San)

A travel blog entry by chris.cesca

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March 3rd - Maun to Ghanzi On the way to Ghanzi in western Botswana we passed through a few inevitable vet checks, Ghanzi was our destination to visit the San tribe (the traditional bushmen). We arrived at about lunch time and went straight to the ...

Ghanzi with the Bushmen, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

Ghanzi with the Bushmen

A travel blog entry by shieldsontour

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After a short drive the next morning we arrived at our next campsite in Ghanzi.  The local tribe here are known as the San Bushmen and are famous for their ancient language where most of the sounds they make are clicks instead of speech as we would ...

The Bushmen of Africa, Ghanzi, Botswana travel blog

The Bushmen of Africa

A travel blog entry by sabarod

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... to be the ancestors of the San people, who hang on to their unique culture in only a few isolated pockets in Namibia and Botswana. The San are referred to as an early race.  Some use terms like "less developed" or "less evolved".  What is ...

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