Deception Valley Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... in 1960 when he was camping in this area. The two became fast friends, and Cobra still works for the camp today, organizing the bushmen who come to visit the camp and take guests on walks in the bush.
The group of bushmen meets us at the end of the path that leads to the dining tent, and we begin our walk into the Kalahari Desert. The camp staff will not walk into the desert for fear of the lions (two females killed a zebra last week just a few hundred yards ...
... about 30 minutes after sunrise and just stand up in the sun’s early morning rays and warm themselves up for 10 to 15 minutes in order to get the energy they need to hunt.
They are so very cute as they slowly emerge from their burrows and stand to face the sun! After a few minutes, all nine of them are out and sunning themselves. Luke and our meerkat guide, Dwala, spread out two ponchos and encourage both of us to ...
... is rising rapidly, standing near water, in the shade provides a very comfortable spot to relax.
The tiny 4 seat Cessna 207 meets us at the airstrip and is our bush limousine for the one hour flight to Jack’s Camp. The flight reinforces how sparsely inhabited Botswana is, as we see virtually no buildings of any kind during our one hour journey. The small population, combined with a land area the size of Texas, makes Botswana a ...
Times has really flown and I can't believe its my last week in clinic! I can't believe how many patients and diseases I have seen and treated in such a short time. My clinic schedule has been to see about 20-30 patients a day on Tues, Wed, Fri at Princess Marina Hospital and Thursdays at a different outreach site each week including Kanye, Lobatse, Mochudi and Mahalapye. Mondays I typically spent at the Path lab catching up on biopsy slides and communicating results ...
Arrived in Maun wihich is the gateway to the Okavango delta, a giant inland waterway which is unique because instead of draining into the sea it simply flows into the Kalahari desert where is evaporates completely. I was pretty excited about the prospect of spending a few days there. Not everyone was coming on the delta trip and those who were were leaving behind would be chilling out at ...