Motsentsela Tree Lodge

Tsanokona Ward, Maun, Botswana | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Maun

American Day in Botswana.

A travel blog entry by mberti

12

... been slowly sending our students out in small groups to visit the homes of the children BBL serves. The goal is to help the Leadership Exchange volunteers truly understand the challenges the children of BBL face. Our first stop on our home visit trip was to a Shabeen. A Shabeen is what they call a home where homemade beer is illegally made. It only costs one pula to buy a large cup of their brew which doesn't have the most appetizing taste. ...

Why did the goat cross the road?

A travel blog entry by amyanddave

50

... also believed after a bit of camping under my belt that I was biased towards living the Wild-Camping-life versus the Domesticated Lodge-life. After some reflection (because that is all you do when there is no TV to waste your time watching - even in the lodge), I've concluded that if you end up anywhere in Wild Africa: a campsite, a self-catering chalet or a lodge, you're already winning. You will learn and grow from any experience camping, lodge or otherwise ...

A story from a new pipe layer

A travel blog entry by mberti

1
13

Today was a very long day. We've reached that point when some of the jobs we are doing have become tedious and requires more energy to see the projects through. But fortunately tomorrow we head off on safari for a little rest and some fun animal spotting. That being said, we will not be blogging again until Monday, possibly even Tuesday. If you can’t reach us, remember we are on safari and this time there will be no electricity and definitely no cell phone ...

The emotional reality of volunteering abroad.

A travel blog entry by mberti

9

... fact that a child has an alcoholic mother or we cannot teach teachers alternative ways to talk to their students rather than whipping them. Personally, I have been having a really difficult time with this issue because these kids do not deserve the hardships they are forced to face at such a young age. I want to help these kids as much as possible in order to make their lives easier; however, the entire Leadership Exchange team and I have learned ...

A volunteer's first time teaching.

A travel blog entry by mberti

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... new to the classroom, having recently begun their education. After observing the class and getting acclimated on Monday, today I was asked to teach the class for the first time. While there were certainly ups and downs, the students and I were able to overcome obstacles such as new topics in my lessons, our unfamiliarity with each other, and a massive language barrier to both have a positive takeaway from the experience.
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This lodge, located on Tsanokona Ward, Maun, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding