Posts Tagged ‘ Namibia ’

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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Botswana joins Kavango-Zambezi conservation area

November 13, 2009
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Botswana joins Kavango-Zambezi conservation area

The following is  taken from an article reported by MONKAGEDI GAOTLHOBOGWE, a  Mmegi Online Staff Writer. At a meeting hosted by Namibia recently, the countries developed a draft treaty, which provides the basis for national consultations with stakeholders. Besides Namibia and Botswana other countries in the venture are Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe. At the...

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Botswana ranked ‘most peaceful Country in Africa’

November 9, 2009
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Botswana ranked ‘most peaceful Country in Africa’

Botswana has been ranked the highest among all African countries on the Global Peace Index (GPI). The GPI is a ground-breaking milestone in the study of peace. It is the first time that an Index has been created that ranks the nations of the world by their peacefulness and identifies some of the drivers...

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Elephant Crossing Rights – No passport required.

October 23, 2009
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There is an open river border ( the Chobe River ) between Chobe NP (Botswana) and the Caprivi Strip (Namibia).  This video is a nicely captured high quality movie of a very typical afternoon crossing of the Chobe River.  Enjoy this 3 minutes of a 2009 River Game Drive. Note the struggle the little...

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Botswana elephants migrate to Angola

September 9, 2009
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The following article about elephants leaving Botwana for Angola is a good thing as it relieves potential pressure to cull excess animals from the region: News stories were supplied by the Botswana Press Agency (BOPA) 04 September, 2009 KASANE – Elephants from Botswana are slowly migrating to Angola since the end of the civil...

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African White-backed Vultures: the “American football team”

September 9, 2009
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African White-backed Vultures: the “American football team”

The following article was originally published at OutdoorPhoto.co.za and written by Mark D. Anderson.  I have communicated with Mark and he has kindly given permission for the republication. Per Mark, White Backed Vultures are found within Chobe National Park. For American Football fans, it is now obvious that our game is viewed by my...

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Boats, Boats, Boats and more Boats

August 23, 2009
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Boats, Boats, Boats and more Boats

Chobe National Park borders the Chobe River to the north.  This great river never runs dry in the winter and is a major reason for the fantastic game within the Chobe sanctuary.  Previous articles have described the various land vehicle options for seeing the reserve; however, some of the best viewing is from the...

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What type of trip into the bush is right for you?

August 16, 2009
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What type of trip into the bush is right for you?

Okay, this will be a little of the inexperienced advising the inexperienced.  I have been on a photo safari two times.  Both trips were essentially identical. My Self-Drive Trips My trips were self-drive, with only me and one other person in the vehicle each time.  We went into the bush with a group of...

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Photo of the day – August 15, 2009

August 15, 2009
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Photo of the day – August 15, 2009

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Why Chobe?

August 10, 2009
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Why Chobe?

I have been an avid amateur photographer for about 8 years.  Most of what I have shot have been landscapes of the United States and Europe.  for an even longer time, I have loved wildlife.  As a boy, I grew up watching Wild Kingdom and similar shows.  Once NatGeo, Animal Planet and Discovery Channel...

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