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January 2014

Mother Nature – 1 vs Great Plains Botswana football squad – 0

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It came over the radio, much to the disappointment of the team. “Play has been suspended due to irrevocable interference on the field”. We were on a game drive vehicle spilling with Selinda Reserve’s finest 12 -well only 12 footballers.  Some had football boots, some one boot one shoe, one with one boot no shoes and the proud goalie Dollar without…

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Battle of the reptiles – Selinda Reserve, Botswana

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The water monitor looked like it was sitting on a log.   But we knew of no logs in that lagoon! It was a peculiar site noted Alastair as we headed out for a sundowner on the Selinda Reserve for a quiet sundowner g&t.  As we passed a bend on the Zibidianja Lagoon he spotted what seemed to be an…

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Kids Conservation Camp in Year 3 – Botswana

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Koketso S Mookodi, Great Plains Conservation’s Community Liaison Officer recaps the 3rd Annual Kids Conservation Camp held in our Botswana camps in December. Once again this year, Great Plains Conservation hosted its third annual Kids Conservation Camp. To follow tradition, 20 kids from Gudigwa camp were driven from their school in Gudigwa village to Great Plains’ Selinda Explorers Camp on…

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December highlight- Duba Plains, Botswana

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DECEMBER NEWS and a wonderful gallery December has created a great opportunity for photography, especially the beautiful clouds before and after the rain with the sun rays sticking out behind a rain cloud. The paradise of Duba flourished with newly born red lechwes and the fawn coloured young tsessebes. The plains of Duba looked stunning – emerald green and reminiscent of…

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New Years Letter – Zarafa Camp, Botswana

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Looking back on 2013 We often try to explain to our guests that living in Selinda Reserve is like living in your own bubble,  your own version of reality. It is therefore through our guests that we stay in touch with the outside world, so called civilization. Some of our guests have already been infected with what we call ‘vacation…

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