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Dwellings in the Karoo  
   

Dwellings in the Karoo

The smal ltowns that sparsely dotted the Karoo along the main highway would look very similar. I would fal asleep on the bus for a few hours, wake up, step outside in a new gas-station/fastfood-place/kiosk and it would look EXACTLY like the one before. After some time I didn't dare to sleep anymore, since I wasn't sure if the driver just took us back and forth between two different cities.
A modern path

January 7th 2007
As we rushed down from Gaborone to celebrate New Years Eve in Cape Town, we had been arrested by Karma police a mere hours drive before the big city in the small town of Worcester - and sentenced to a 10-day meditation course. Therefore I sat in silence on my small meditation cushion, contemplating, focusing. Around me were 35 other meditators, all doing their best trying not to move, not to look ... read more
Africa » Botswana » South-East » Gaborone

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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