5 Fascinating Facts About Botswana

September 4, 2018By Sandy Salle

 According to National Geographic, the Kalahari Desert covers about 70 percent of Botswana. Basically all of the south, west and center of the country.  Although the climate is arid and the vegetation sparse, the Kalahari provides a home for a surprising number of animal species, from elephants and cheetahs to lions, hyenas, African wild dogs, … Read More

Cordon Bush — Herman Breedt’s Botswana Gourmet

May 3, 2017By Sandy Salle

Bream ceviche with smoked eggplant puree . . . garden pea and thyme soup with cauliflower tempura . . .  exotic mushroom and spiralized zucchini noodle stir fry with baby bok choi. Definitely not the kind of dishes you expect to come across in the African bush. Yet Duba Plains Camp in the Okavango Delta of … Read More

Magical Selinda Camp in Botswana, a special place in our hearts

December 5, 2016By Sandy Salle

Selinda Camp, nestled deep in  Okavango Delta’s Selinda Reserve in Botswana, is a very special safari camp for us and is a fantastic option for the traveler looking to celebrate a birthday, honeymoon, anniversary, graduation, or  general safari travel in five-star luxury.  Combining top of the line accommodation with amazing game viewing and opportunities for … Read More

Drifting away…A mokoro ride in Botswana

December 5, 2016By Sandy Salle

This past September I had the privilege of visiting the Okavango Delta region of Botswana.  This amazing area is widely known as being quite a different safari destination, offering boating and fishing activities not found in many other areas of the bush.  Since the Delta easily offers water based activities, we decided to forgo the … Read More