Category Archives: Travel

Last Stop – Mozambique

Continuing from part 2 of the series of posts about traveling with Betsy and Mike… To satisfy the anxious, anal participants in our group, we left for the Kasane airport early, about 12:30 pm to catch a 2:40 pm flight.  … Continue reading

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Chobe – Part 2 of travels with Betsy and Mike

Continuing from where we left off in the last blog post… We headed back to the Zimbabwe-Botswana border from Vic Falls early the next morning.  We were met by a guide from Kalahari Tours and transported to their base in … Continue reading

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Betsy and Mike – Welcome home – Welcome to Africa

Since Marion wrote about David and Maria’s visit, he asked me to write the blog post about our travels with Betsy and Mike.  So here goes.  I won’t just be writing about the places we went and the things we … Continue reading

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Vacation with David and Maria – Vic Falls and Namibia

Continuing from the last blog entry, “Vacation with David and Maria – On Safari“, we pick up where we left off… Leaving the animals of our safari behind, we drove to Kasane where we dropped off Bonne and Dandy.  Then … Continue reading

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Vacation with David and Maria – On Safari

My son and his wife came to visit us.  This is the most important thing to know… just that they were here with us again.  I could hear my son’s voice, pat him on the back and look into his … Continue reading

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Our Trip to Cape Town

Recently Tish and I made our first major trip since being in Africa.  We visited Cape Town, South Africa. When you are in the Peace Corps you live on a small monthly stipend.   The Peace Corps gives you enough … Continue reading

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Changing Hemispheres

In joining the Peace Corps and coming to Botswana we have moved from the Northern to the Southern Hemisphere and from the Western to the Eastern Hemisphere. Continue reading

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Longest bus ride…ever

Last week we took the longest bus ride in Botswana to date.  We traveled from our home in Mochudi all the way to Shakawe (near the Namibian border).  The bus from Mochudi to Gabs takes about one hour.  Then from … Continue reading

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