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Fred and Donanne Hunter

TRAVELS IN AFRICA: Botswana #4, 2001

Botswana is great safari country.  Here’s a report of our stay at Savuti Elephant Camp. As our plane neared Savuti we began to see below us individual elephants grazing.  “There’s one!  There’s another!  There’s two!”  Great sight!  As we started to leave the airstrip, a breeding herd of elephants – perhaps thirty of them – […]

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TRAVELS IN AFRICA: Botswana #3, 2001

We went to Botswana to see animals.  At Khwai River Camp we saw the lions at the top of this home page and we met some interesting travelers.  The third Botswana post, a safari for those who’ve never left home. I sat co-pilot on our flight to Khwai River Lodge and could look down over […]

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TRAVELS IN AFRICA: Botswana #2, 2001

Botswana is a country few people recognize. Why did we go there?  To see the animals.  Unlike Kenya which pursues tourists with a high capacity, low cost strategy, Botswana pursues them with a low capacity, high cost strategy.  That approach means that for their big bucks tourists generally find high quality accommodations and a sense […]

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TRAVELS IN AFRICA: Botswana, 2001

Botswana is a country few people recognize.  Even fewer can locate it on a map.  (It’s north of South Africa in the middle of the African continent, an enormous parcel of ground that is mostly desert, but contains the lush, animal-luxuriant Okavango Delta.  It has significant diamond wealth which makes it, per capita, one of […]

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