Posts Tagged ‘ lion ’

Travel Tip: Video of typical morning at Chobe

August 10, 2010
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A typical, slightly better than average, Chobe morning game drive.  Mornings like this is why I go. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F4xCJHUMGsE&feature=player_embedded

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Good Video Footage: Zebra, Kudu …. and a surprise Lion attack

June 14, 2010
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This video from YouTube was shot by AfricaVideo1 in the Chobe area.  It may be some of the best ‘green foliage’ raw footage I have seen.  It begins with Zebra and a great Kudu tussle for dominance.  That would have been enough to warrant viewing this video … and then along comes the lioness!...

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Introducing the photography of Sergey Gorshkov

June 5, 2010
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Introducing the photography of Sergey Gorshkov

The internet is a wonderful tool.  Programs like Facebook have allowed us to find many photographers from around the world that without the internet, we would never even know existed, much less know the quality of their work. Sergey Gorshkov is a fine example.  Through many mutual photographers, we were ‘friended’ and I began...

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Botswana’s photographic areas expand

May 28, 2010
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Botswana’s photographic areas expand

The following is information supplied by Africa Geographic Magazine and specifically from their ‘man in Maun’, Grant Atkinson.  I consider Africa Geographic to be one of the best wildlife magazines available, with stunning photography.  Unfortunately, the print version of the magazine is quite expensive outside of South Africa.  Luckily, they do have a nice...

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Bridgetown project expected to boost Botswana’s tourism sector

April 30, 2010
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Kazungula is basically a small community on the eastern side of Kasane.  Chobe National Park is on the west side of Kasane.  Kazungula is most ‘famous’ as a border crossing.  It is a location where the one can enter/leave Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia and/or Nambia.  The Zambia or Nambia route requires taking the famed Kazangula...

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Photo Tip: Rethinking High ISO Images

April 13, 2010
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Photo Tip: Rethinking High ISO Images

A few weeks ago, I was shooting very early morning, and was forced to shoot some shots at ISO 1600 with my Canon 7D.  I was really pleased with how those images came out.   While I was forced to push the ISO, I tried to keep the histogram as far right as possible.  In...

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A passionate view of a Botswana visit

January 23, 2010
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I ran across this video by Jenny Hontz, posted via Northwestern University’s web relations .  It’s more of a short narrated slide show, but has some great photos and she delivers some of the feeling of a first visit that I also felt.  These stories make me want to go back as soon as...

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Another First Timers Story of Going to Kasane

December 9, 2009
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Another First Timers Story of Going to Kasane

We think it is important to bring you first hand accounts of other travelers with first trips to the Chobe area.  With that introduction, we bring you this blog by Sandra Bahbah, a writer for PerthNow, and Austalian publication (all article and photo rights to Sandra Bahbah and PerthNow): LOST luggage, a lion’s kill...

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Part 4 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 17, 2009
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Part 4 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Fourth leg of the trip – Bodumatau (Moremi) I have a love-hate relationship with the Xakanaka area for various reasons but I’ll tell you more about it later. But right now I...

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Part 3 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

October 15, 2009
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Part 3 of 5: A Mobile Safari – journey log of Johan De Bondt

Continuation of the August 2009 safari of Johan de Bondt and his travel companions.  All text and photos copyright Johan de Bondt. Third leg of the trip – Khwai riverside (Moremi) We took the new road from Mababe village up to Khwai. During this drive I had to cover my camera as it was...

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