Travel Blogs from Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana

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Makgadikgadi Salt Plains, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Makgadikgadi Salt Plains

A travel blog entry by trent

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Today we headed out to the Makgadikgadi salt pans, which is the 2nd largest in world (next to the one in Bolivia). It's over 60,000 sq km and serves as a defacto bird sanctuary.  We took our monster truck out to a small lake in the pans and then had ...

Everybody Out!, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Everybody Out!

A travel blog entry by jlabbe

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... didn't actually get to SEE the pans as it was too wet to go in on quads.  However, we heard there was a viewpoint of the pans in a burnt down bird sanctuary on our way to Zimbabwe, so we decided to stop and check it out.  We each paid 5$ and ...

Makgadikgadi, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Makgadikgadi

A travel blog entry by carlos.quijano

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... nbsp; After being negative about the poor management of Central Kalahari, I was most impressed with the camp site and ablutions at Makgadikgadi.  They even have soap dispensers in the bathroom!  The camp is neatly raked too. We set up camp and ...

Last Great Botswana Park, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Last Great Botswana Park

A travel blog entry by 1life

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... after three nights of camping in the jungle surrounded by wild animals.   So today, we travelled to Makgadikgadi National Park to again camp surrounded by wild animals.  Again lots of animals, and again, Elephants walking through the ...

Makgadikgadi Pans, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Makgadikgadi Pans

A travel blog entry by montysafrica

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... for the 'upside-down' trees dotted around the landscape. Originally from the Delta, Si gave us a run down on the history of Botswana, the political scene, the economy and the people which was great. A quiet arvo at the camp was followed up with a sunset ...

trying say that after a savannah cider or two!!!, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

trying say that after a savannah cider or two!!!

A travel blog entry by tess.johnson

Another sunset, this time over the Makgadikgadi Pans - these massive salt pans of Botswana cover over 12000 sq-km.  Since the wet season these salt-encrusted clay pans have salty water in them and a few water birds, and it was a beautiful setting ...

Dried Lake, the biggest salt pan in the world, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Dried Lake, the biggest salt pan in the world

A travel blog entry by justiceditlhong

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... the European country of Portugal. I was in the Makgadikgadi Salt pans a place believed to be the world’s largest salt pans. The Makgadikgadi pans are believed to be a result of a super lake that dried up due to some climate shift thousands of years ...

G Adventures - Nairobi To Cape Town, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

G Adventures - Nairobi To Cape Town

A travel blog entry by lbadventures

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Day 23 - Gweta    Venture south to the village of Gweta near the shimmering salt pans of ...

Day 3, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana travel blog

Day 3

A travel blog entry by hmp79

90km cycle. Wildfires and elephants on the roadside.  Vast pans of salt the size of the ...

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