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Botswana

Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana.

Africa

Wild at heart

It's game on for an unforgettable adventure, writes Katrina Lobley in this first-timers' safari guide.

Botswana

A paddle into the wild

Selinda Canoe Trail, Botswana.

A canoe safari along the Selinda Spillway reveals Africa as few see it, writes Michael Gebicki.

Botswana

On safari from delta to desert

Elephants bathe in the Okavango Delta.

On a mobile safari by boat, plane and truck, Helen Anderson witnesses the ecological extremes of marshes and salt pans.

Botswana

Don't fence me in

Lion.

Glenda Kwek When sleep beckons, settling down for the night at an unfenced African camp can get a bit wild, writes Glenda Kwek.

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Photo galleries

Ultimate trip into the wild

Botswana is sometimes described as one of the best safari destinations in Africa. From big game to boat rides to sumptuous meals, there's not much more you can ask for in a trip into the wild.

Out in the wild

Affection

Get up close and personal with African wildlife in Botswana, where you can see elephants, zebras and giraffes without even leaving your camp.

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Travellers Tips

Tripologist

Embassy may hold key to keeping vehicle safe

Tripologist My husband wants to drive around Africa. I'm worried about where we leave the vehicle in countries where we know no one. Any tips?

Tips

Don't spit, have public sex or forget to flush the toilet

Topless-sunbathing

Chris Pritchard Breaking laws while on holiday in another country is easier than you think.

Map of Botswana

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