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  1. Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | San Jose Mercury News

    BOTSWANA: A group of Bay Area friends -- from left, Karen Long and Ann Rankin, of Oakland; Barbara Haley, of Berkeley; Jackie Bateman, of Walnut Creek; Don del Pilar, of Berkeley; Laura Mattos, of Hayward; Karen Marie Schroeder, of Oakland; and Barb Scheifler, of Berkeley -- are just back from their trip to Botswana and South Africa, where they visited Cape Agulhas, at the southernmost tip of Africa, and went on an eight-day safari in the Okavango Delta of Botswana, with stops at Nxamaseri Lodge, Banoka Camp and Chobe Elephant Camp, pictured. Travel tips: "Remember when renting a car in South Africa, they drive on the opposite side," Scheifler says.

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  2. 44 horsey things to do before you dieRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Horse and Hound

    Most people have a 'bucket list' of things they would like to experience, so here is Horse & Hound's list of 44 great horsey things we think all riders should try at some point. How many of these fun horsey ambitions can you claim to have done? How : If you've never ventured up to Aintree, this is a must.

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  3. .com | Cape task team to be trained by DEARead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | News24

    Members of Cape Town's drug and gang task team will receive training from the US's Drug Enforcement Administration , Mayor Patricia de Lille said on Tuesday. "The United States government has invested R10m in our metro police through drug enforcement training, study tours to the United States, School Resource Officer training and FBI management training."

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  4. .com | Multiple dangers threaten the Okavango DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | News24

    The Okavango Delta in Botswana is one of Africa's natural wonders, but the new Unesco World Heritage Site is facing a multitude of threats, which could lead to its ecological collapse. A canoe slides on the silky surface of the dark water.

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  5. Photographer Paul Souders drone captures images of Botswana's wildlifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Daily Mail

    A year in the life of Dartmoor: Beautiful timelapse condenses 365 days of sunsets and changing seasons into eight minutes Air India flight from Chennai to Paris delayed by three hours after FIGHT breaks out in the cockpit between the pilot and an engineer Holidays make for a happy work-force as 61% admit they would change jobs for more time off Macau announces A 8.6 BILLION casino resort inspired by Batman's Gotham City... complete with Ferris wheel built into hotel WALL From walking the Great Wall of China to diving with great white sharks - adventurous Britons reveal their top bucket list destinations Taking music around the world! Amazing pictures show how public piano project started by British artist has united people all over the globe Meet the 11-year-old who is barely taller than his board but is set to take the snowboarding world by storm Welcome to Pet Airways! World's first ... (more)

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  6. .com | WATCH: Angry hippo chases after speedboat at incredible speedRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | News24

    Daunting footage showing a massive, and not-so-friendly-looking hippo, chase after a speedboat and narrowly miss the rear of the boat as it launches out of the water on the Chobe River in Botswana is a chilling reminder why hippopotamus are one of the most dangerous animals in Africa. Michael Varndell of the safari and tour company Malawian Style uploaded a video onto Facebook on Tuesday, 13 January, saying "Nothing like getting too close for comfort... ".

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  7. .com | First elephant in 18 years spotted in the KgalagadiRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | News24

    The first elephant in 18 years was spotted this weekend in South Africa's Northern Cape in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park by one of the Park's officials. According to Nadia Lemmetuis, spokesperson for the arid areas of SANParks, the sighting of the animal is something extremely special.

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  8. Wish You Were Here: Vacation tips from fellow travelersRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | Times-Standard

    GREECE: San Jose resident Rose Pfander and her friends Charlotte Blair, of Walnut Creek, and the Logue family, of Park City, Utah, are just back from Santorini, where, Pfander says, they crossed a major item off their bucket list and discovered that "children help grown-ups observe delightful things with their eager enthusiasm and wonderment." The group included, from left in back, Shelly Logue, Pfander, Blair and Hollis Logue; and from left in front, Kira and Ryan Logue.

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  9. Globe TrekkerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas.

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  10. Port Townsend author to talk of elephants, book at Port Angeles gathering TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | Peninsula Daily News

    How big is an African elephant? "Jabu is one hundred times larger than I am," writes Port Townsend author Cheryl Merrill. "His trunk is larger than I am.

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  11. Globe TrekkerRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | KISU-TV Pocatello

    GLOBE TREKKER transports viewers to unforgettable destinations through its stunning photography, rhythmic indigenous music and spirit of adventure. In each episode, one vibrant young traveler ventures off the beaten path to soak up the local culture, sample the cuisine and revel in breathtaking vistas.

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  12. Port Townsend author to talk of elephants, book at Port Angeles gathering TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 4 | Peninsula Daily News

    How big is an African elephant? "Jabu is one hundred times larger than I am," writes Port Townsend author Cheryl Merrill. "His trunk is larger than I am.

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  13. 10 of the best safaris for 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | CNN

    How else can you keep up with giraffes and zebras through the Okavango? Award-winning African Horseback Safaris zigzag across Botswana's delta, inaccessible to vehicles. Guided by Masai and Samburu trackers, Karisia Walking Safaris' team of camels carry guests through Kenya's Laikipa country to find giraffes, zebras and more.

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  14. SA back among CAF club eliteRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    South African clubs are back among the elite for the 2015 CAF competitions with two entrants each in the Champions League and Confederation Cup. League winners Mamelodi Sundowns and runners-up Kaizer Chiefs will discover their fates on Monday when the preliminary, first and second-round draws are made in Cairo.

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  15. Namibia and Botswana overland: A family adventure tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2014 | The Independent

    Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer. He became The Independent's Travel Correspondent in 1994, and is known as "the Man Who Pays His Way" because he does not accept free travel facilities.

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  16. America's grim identity crisis: What Ferguson & Garner tell us...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Salon

    As a woman of color, I was taught very little about myself in the U.S. Now that I'm overseas, here's what I know I teach middle school African history in Botswana. As a history teacher, I measure myself by the extent to which I can understand my own ignorance.

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  17. Power rangers: Botswana's all-electric safariRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | CNN

    Lizette Kriel, co-owner of electric vehicle company Freedom Won, peeks under the hood of a Land Rover converted from diesel to electric power. Connie, a guide at Chobe Game Lodge, behind the wheel of their new electric boat on the Chobe River in Botswana.

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  18. Christmas charity auction: Bid on original art, or trips of a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | The Independent

    Fancy a trip of a lifetime to a diamond mine in Botswana, a tour of Coronation Street, a day at London Live or stunning artwork from some of the nation's best artists? Starting Monday at 2pm Starting at 2pm on Monday 1 December , you can bid for these unbookable, distinctive and often unique lots. Return after 2pm when each lot will be linked to its auction page.

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  19. Chasing the SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | White African

    It's 6am in Lusaka, Zambia as I write this. The last two days have been a blur as we covered over 1,700 kilometers from Dodoma to Lusaka in what can only be considered as marathon sessions from sunup to just after sundown.

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  20. Croc snatches GoPro from photographerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | New York Post

    A sneaky crocodile has snatched up a noted wildlife photographer's GoPro camera in Botswana's Okavango Delta, and a diver caught it all on film. The surprising video shows Amos Nachoum wading through the murky waters when a 6-foot crocodile appears to lunge for his leg, only to slam its jaw into the river bank.

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