Botswana Wildlife Destinations

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Re: Botswana Wildlife Destinations

Post by iNdlovu » Sun May 20, 2012 10:24 pm

Wed May 02, 2012

Thanks FG, this sounds great as a jumping off spot to CKGR, so many people stop at Khama, but with an extra hour or two one could make it there.

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Re: Botswana Wildlife Destinations

Post by Tent dweller » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:42 pm

I am speaking under correction BUT I read a story on the "other" forum about a woman tourist that was attacked and killed by a crocodile in a reserve in Botswana. :-? :-? She went to cool down in a shallow river and that is when the croc got her O** O** anybody know anything about this story O-/ O-/

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Re: Botswana Wildlife Destinations

Post by Sprocky » Fri Oct 04, 2013 4:49 pm

You heard right Tent dweller, here is the link

https://africawild-forum.com/viewtopic.php?f=25&t=3181
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Re: Botswana Wildlife Destinations

Post by Lisbeth » Sat Jan 25, 2014 10:04 pm

General Gump wrote:Has anyone else been to Botswana ?
I have been into Moremi,by boat and bakkie. Moremi is beautiful, and has spectacular birdlife. The swamps are a must by boat to do birdwatching.
Chobe, has seen me briefly, and I must apologise to the bull elephants, as I could not always slow down in the sand to give them enough space.

Alongside the northern Central Kalahari Game Reserve is special place called Dinaka Safari Lodge.
Have seen many cats large and small at Dinaka.Dinaka gives you a chance to relax and wind down with no human interruptions.I am friends with the owner so may be biased, but will post a few photos of trips to Dinaka.My avatar, is of me in a spot where I have subsequently seen leopard thrice and lion once !

Botswana will see me again !
Where are the photos that you promised to post? I want to do a self drive tour in Botswana and I need all the info that I can get...pics included :twisted:
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Re: Botswana Wildlife Destinations

Post by General Gump » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:47 am

ok, will post soon. The croc attack is true, it happened up at Shakawe. The spot was reportedly used by a big croc to ambush goats.I may have a photo of the croc as we would pass a big croc on that spot daily, that was a month prior to the attack.

The owner of Dinaka's 9 yr old son attacked by a croc on Christmas day 2013, in Maun, at a friends house, in a fenced garden. :shock:
He has fully recovered from the ordeal though. [O] ^Q^
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Re: Botswana Wildlife Destinations

Post by General Gump » Sun Jan 26, 2014 8:49 am

Lisbeth , look up Dinanaka safari lodge central kalahari on google too.
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The Okavango Experience and Episode 1+2

Post by RogerFraser » Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:11 pm

Okavango Wilderness Project FB Post

Recently our 9th annual Okavango Wetland Bird Survey had a very exciting team accompany us... a National Geographic virtual reality film crew!

They have created a 4 part series titled the The Okavango Experience and Episode 1 just went live on YouTube you can access it here:

http://natgeo.com/okavangovr

Now, this is best watched with a VR headset and with headphones on... but for those without a headset you can scroll around the YouTube video!

The following 3 episodes will be released one week apart as from next Tuesday, so keep an eye out for those, and of course we will share them here too.

Enjoy!


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Re: The Okavango Experience and Episode 1

Post by Lisbeth » Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:00 pm

I presume that it is rather long, so I'll watch it tomorrow \O
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Re: The Okavango Experience and Episode 1

Post by RogerFraser » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:05 pm

:no: its not too long but takes longer as its 3d you can swing the video all around to watch at any angle quite clever technology and the end trailer of part 2 looks very O:V

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Re: The Okavango Experience and Episode 1

Post by Alf » Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:24 am

Very interesting \O
Next trip to the bush??

Let me think......................

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