Travel Blogs from Gweta, Botswana

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time and place, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

time and place

A travel blog entry by katherine-anne

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... through the last part of the trip now. After the impact of the Okavango the rest of the trip almost escaped me. Gweta, a lovely place to stay, our tents placed under the fairytale baobab trees. How can these ancient trees, some even more than 4000 ...

Planet Baobab, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Planet Baobab

A travel blog entry by djchurch

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... I gratefully accepted. Planet Baobab is a camp set back in the vast salt pans that make up this part of northern Botswana. During the day, the temperature soars as the heat bakes the ground. The landscape is sparse and has mostly scrub vegetation. ...

Baobabs galore, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Baobabs galore

A travel blog entry by ieeworldvoyage

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... ;I waited 3 and half months to eat an English muffin; even France does not sell them!” Corinne 21 oct. Baobabs, baobabs, Gweta «C'est dur! rit Fabyan ... ses mains au volant, en même temps regardant les rpm sur le tableau de bord, essayant ...

ABC, Tutume, Botswana travel blog

ABC

A travel blog entry by hannabrowne

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... said thank you to our polars, moved everything into the motor boats and made our way to the truck. We had a short drive to Gweta where our next campsite was located. We set our tents up under ancient Baobab trees which were over 3 thousand years old. We ...

On To Botswana, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

On To Botswana

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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This morning we traveled by bus to the Chobe River at the point where Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia meet. After passing through immigration, we boarded a small boat for the 10-minute crossing to Botswana. A few minutes later we boarded an ...

Game drives, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Game drives

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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This is the first day of our routine in Botswana - up at dawn, breakfast, first game drive, lunch, siesta, second game drive, dinner, and retire to our tents. Our wake-up call (not optional) was the delivery of coffee to our tent. This was also a sign ...

The Bushmen, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

The Bushmen

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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We started our last full day on the Kalahari with another game drive, this time finding some of the large birds (ostrich, secretarybird, wattled crane) that we expected to see in Africa.  Our path crossed that of a family of jackels, who stopped ...

On to Kalahari, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

On to Kalahari

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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Our 1-hour flight to Camp Kalahari was scheduled for late morning, so we were able to fit in one last game drive. Near the end of the drive we encountered the lion pride we met three days ago. Having digested their meal, the five females and one young ...

Meeting the meerkats, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Meeting the meerkats

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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Our first stop on this morning's game drive was a visit to a meerkat clan. We arrived at the den shortly before anyone emerged and positioned ourselves on the ground among the numerous entrances. An adult cautiously looked out and then stepped out, ...

Diligence pays off, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Diligence pays off

A travel blog entry by sirnick

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On our second full day of game drives we encountered not one, but two separate leopards.  The first was a female who probably had cubs nearby, although she was careful not to lead us to the den.  The second was a male who was stalking a ...

Boabab trees, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Boabab trees

A travel blog entry by danielfernandez

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... Was even talking in my sleep to Will about it. Makalamabedi veternarian check point for foot and mouth desease. Interesting! Still in Botswana. Walked on a pad of liquid and with the shoes I wasn't wearing, pressed onto the pad. Planet Boabab restcamp in ...

Makgadikgadi Pans, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Makgadikgadi Pans

A travel blog entry by lee.d.rosen

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... the night next to the fire (not being eaten by an animal or stung by a scorpion) and not breaking down as we exited the pan, it was off to Nata for some supplies and then to the border of Botswana and Zimbabwe for a drive along Hwange National ...

Passando por Gweta, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Passando por Gweta

A travel blog entry by foradecasa

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... vai direto para o norte e alcança a estrada de Nata para Gweta.       ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------  Projeto 20°12'............................................Projeto 20º12' : ...

Chobe National Park, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Chobe National Park

A travel blog entry by robthebruce

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... hidden in the shade. The journey to Chobe is a long one; about 800 kms.   At the half waypoint we stopped in Gweta for the night.   Our campground is quite posh compared to the bush camping.  There is hot and cold running water, a ...

My Speedometer is Possessed!, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

My Speedometer is Possessed!

A travel blog entry by dr_jay_onabike

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Wednesday April 18th, Stage 74, Nata to Soccer Field Camp. 185km My Speedometer Is Possessed! I became convinced that my speedometer was possessed by evil spirits. Before I left Canada I bought an inexpensive speedometer/odometer for my bike. It worked ...

Ботсван&, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Ботсван&

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Ботсвана. .  Город Gweta.  Сплю в палатке в Planet Baobab. ...

Ботсван&, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Ботсван&

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Ботсвана. .  Город Gweta.  Сплю в палатке в Planet Baobab. ...

Ботсван&, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Ботсван&

A travel blog entry by 2africa

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Ботсвана. .  Город Gweta.  Сплю в палатке в Planet Baobab. ...

Day 194-197 21st April-24th April - 2013 Botswana, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Day 194-197 21st April-24th April - 2013 Botswana

A travel blog entry by beyersandlisa

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... . Emily helped out at a HIV centre, she is one brave lady. I have to say I was very aware of the problems in Botswana but it I would definitely go back there and would recommend anyone with a love for Africa to go there too. The people are amazing, so ...

Gweta and a whole lotta nothing, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Gweta and a whole lotta nothing

A travel blog entry by teirrac

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... not nearly up to the fantastic-ness level as our last duo.  This was confirmed beyond any doubt when we drove to Gweta, which is in an area of Botswana known for huge salt pans.  We got up super early to make sure we arrived by lunch to have ...

Delta to Gweta, Tutume, Botswana travel blog

Delta to Gweta

A travel blog entry by sarah85

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... to our base camp in Maun. We had a brief stop to repack, pick up laundry and grab a cold drink before heading on to Gweta. We left around 4 and had 200km to drive on African roads! We arrived just after sunset, all exhausted. Few of us could be bothered ...

Baobobbaum, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Baobobbaum

A travel blog entry by bp80

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Unser heutiges Ziel der Campingplatz"Planet Baobob". Warum der Campingplatz so heisst... Wegen dem Baobobbaum oder auch Affenbrotbaum. Der Baum ist einfach unglaublich riesig. Ich mein auch eigenlich nicht die Höhe sondern mehr die Breite des ...

extra blog!, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

extra blog!

A travel blog entry by jenniemike

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Came to get petrol in this small town and suprise suprise we found a post office and so decided to send another blog whilst we had the chance. Since leaving Maun we have spent 2 days in the desert at Nxai Pan , a large flat pan now completely dry and ...

Zebras, Zebras, Zebras..., Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Zebras, Zebras, Zebras...

A travel blog entry by danielaundfrank

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Nxai Pan - 20.11.2011 Um uns in den Makgadikgadi und Nxai Pans nicht zu vefahren, hatten wir uns die Karte von Botswana (Shell) mit diversen GPS-Koordinaten besorgt. Früh am Morgen machten wir uns auf den Weg von Maun nach Gweta. Unterwegs machten wir ...

Okavango Delta for Chris' Birthday, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Okavango Delta for Chris' Birthday

A travel blog entry by carleenandchris

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We spent two nights at bush camp in the Okavango delta. We travelled as far as we could to the delta on a truck. Then we all got into mokoros - two in each mokoro along with a native, who took us into the heart of the okavango delta. On our ...

Planet Baobab, Tutume, Botswana travel blog

Planet Baobab

A travel blog entry by evaenkoen

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Op onze weg van Maun naar Nata maakten we een tussenstop in Planet Baobab. Dit is een lodge omgeven door enorme Baobab bomen. Hier zouden we een kolonie stokstaartjes gaan bezoeken. Toen we eenmaal de prijs hoorden, waren we al snel veranderd van ...

It's all about the location!, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

It's all about the location!

A travel blog entry by lbc

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We had another long journey in the truck to get to our next destination of Gweta for our unique experience,camping under the ancient Baobab trees. They have the biggest trunk I have ever seen; 16 people joining arms was not enough to go around it, but ...

Leisure Time...much needed leisure time!, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

Leisure Time...much needed leisure time!

A travel blog entry by carlyandjosh

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After a few hours on the bus we arrived at our lodgings in Gweta by 2pm, giving us a few hours of leisure!! So exciting to do some laundry, hop on the internet and swim in the pool. The showers were 'open' (i.e. with no roof) with an amazing view of an ...

The wheels on the truck go round and round x 1000, Gweta, Botswana travel blog

The wheels on the truck go round and round x 1000

A travel blog entry by alice.hung

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... be our home (second only to our tents) for the entire trip. We departed early morning and didn't arrive at our destination in Botswana until dusk. The sun had all but set and we pitched our tents by headlamps. A quick dinner was made and we eventually ...

Planet Baobab- Gweta, Botswana, Tutume, Botswana travel blog

Planet Baobab- Gweta, Botswana

A travel blog entry by amlwortley

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Today we arrived at Planet Baobab an adorable camping site in Gweta. The site is covered in giant baobab trees! They can live for 1000 yrs and their fruit is edible. You can make yogurt/ flavoured milk from it by mixing the white pods with milk for 10 ...

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