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The Rare and Elusive Giraffe  

The Rare and Elusive Giraffe

Day 8: From Baobab to Chobe

April 4th 2008
I slept like a log and, like a log, I was covered in insects. I awoke at 06h15 and could see lots of the tiny critters all over my sheets and pillow. Worse still, my shoulders were covered in mosquito bites and I had bites in places I didn’t realise I had. Of course, like any gentleman, I’d used precautions, but no-one had bothered to tell the mosquitoes that they were supposed to stay outs ... read more
Africa » Botswana » North-West » Chobe National Park

Motswana (singular), Batswana (plural) Flag Formerly the British protectorate of Bechuanaland, Botswana adopted its new name upon independence in 1966. Four decades of uninterrupted civilian leadership, progressive social policies, and significant capital investment have created one of the mos... ... read more
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