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Botswana? by tucsonmike on 21 November 2007 5:48am
 
No, I have not been (closest I got was about 70 miles from their border).

I felt I was close today though. For those of you who saw the woman in the German drindl costume on the front page of my Toastmasters club, Karen and her husband did a talk tonight for the Southern Arizona Hiking Club about their safari to Botswana exactly one year ago.

You do not think of Botswana as a safari destination. It is an empty country. The size of France, but it only has 1.6 million people.

It looked like an interesting place if you like seeing African wildlife up close and personal.
 
Re: Botswana? by suzulu on 21 November 2007 11:59am
 
There are quite a few travel companies who "do" Botswana. I wouldn't mind going there to see the wildlife.

Has anyone read Alexander McCall Smith's 'the No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency' series of books set in Botswana? They are great.
 
Re: Botswana? by tucsonmike on 21 November 2007 7:18pm
 
Now,I'd be curious to read said books.
 
Re: Botswana? by sighthound on 22 November 2007 6:22am
 
They're a wonderful series of books. Definitely worth a read....
 



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