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The book is deceptive on where the Salt Pan is from the north. A bit of bad planning on our part admittedly meant we couldn't visit the Pan itself but went game viewing within the national park. This needs planning and don't believe the books.
These amazing open flat pans we visit approx. 4 times a year, many times in the wet and many times in the dry. they never fail to amaze, the curvature of the earth, clearly visible. There are some DONTs, such as "stay on the visible...More
Honestly when coming in botswana too many people pass this amazing desert and it is in my opinion a huge mistake! The landscapes are amazing, very unique and allows to have a really different experience during the trip in Botswana. It is simple it was...More
We decided to do something different than usual on our trips. What an adventure it was. We arrived after a bumpy road to the adventure camp where we stayed two nights. It was very quite with the most beautiful sunset and sunrise.
Fortunately, we asked about the conditions of the pans at Gweta Lodge before heading to Lekubu island. The guy told us that the pans are still wet if you try to reach them via Gweta. Therefore, we took the alternative route about 15km before Nata....More
This place is out of this world. It’s like being on the surface of the moon, and there is nothing at all to see for miles around. It’s so flat you can see the earths curvature and the stars, with the benefit of an unobstructed...More
Not that cold. Maybe 45-50 degrees F at worst. Guides provide the most comfortable sleeping gear you can imagine for that environment--especially the hot water bottles! I was so toasty, I stripped down to my scivvies and... More
Not that cold. Maybe 45-50 degrees F at worst. Guides provide the most comfortable sleeping gear you can imagine for that environment--especially the hot water bottles! I was so toasty, I stripped down to my scivvies and slept like a lamb. You'll have a fire for the braai, and don't forget yo put the camp coals under your camp chair. Delightful heat!