The African Rhinos

There are two kinds of rhinoceros in Africa: the white rhino and the black rhino.

White Rhinos in the Waterberg Plateau

 

Black Rhino in Etosha National Park

 

In reality, it is not the color of their skin that characterizes them, because they are both grey.

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Makgadikgadi Pans: the world second largest zebra migration

Makgadikgadi Pans is home to the second largest zebra migration in the world, after the Great Migration in Kenya’s Masai Mara and Tanzania’s Serengeti. Every year, up to 25,000 zebras move in herds across the plains – from the Okavango to the Makgadikgadi Pans towards the Boteti river, a journey of more than 150 miles.

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SPECIAL OFFER : Enjoy a Free Air Balloon Safari over Sossusvlei

SPECIAL OFFER : Enjoy a free Air Balloon Safari over Sossusvlei with a champagne breakfast!

Dumera Safaris is offering you an unique hot-air ballooning experience when staying at the amazing Sossusvlei Desert Lodge.

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New travel requirements for children

Entry requirements section for the Botswana government has introduced new immigration rules from 1 October 2016:

children travelling into or through Botswana must provide a certified copy of their full unabridged birth certificate; if the child is travelling with one parent, with another adult or unaccompanied, the parent or parents who aren’t present will need to provide an affidavit giving their consent for the child to travel Read more

500-year-old shipwreck found in Namibian desert with gold aboard

The wreckage of a 500-year-old Portuguese ship filled with gold coins has been unearthed by miners in a Namibian desert.

The haul was discovered by diggers from diamond company De Beers and is believed to be worth upwards of £9m.

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Botswana: Delta water level down

Molapo (flood recession) farming and water based tourism activities have so far become the first casualties of the on-going drought as water levels go down in the Okavango Delta.

According Professor Joseph Mbaiwa of the Okavango Research Institute (ORI), as water levels in the delta decrease, some activities have been affected. Read more