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Bush Ingenuity

This Ostrich egg is used as a container for large amounts of water derived from the bulbous root of a plant - it's amazing how they can find everything they need to survive by digging in what on the surface looks like an unforgiving environment
Ghanzi and the Kalahari Bushmen

January 23rd 2008
Crossing the border into Botswana from Namibia, we made our way to our campsite near the town of Ghanzi. Here we stayed in grass and mud huts overnight and the next morning were met by a group of Kalahari Bushmen (and women), also known as Khoi-san or "San" people. The San are thought by some scientists to be amongst the earliest (if not the earliest) modern humans. The San people originally ... read more
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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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