Botswana is a landlocked country located in Southern Africa and home too many sights and sounds. Independent from the British Empire since 1966 the country has flourished and their economy has one of the best growth rates on the continent. The Kalahari Desert forms a big part of the country, and is an intriguing landscape with interesting sights and sometimes no sounds. The location of the Kalahari National park, where Gemsbok can be found has typical desert weather with scorching days and freezing nights.
Botswana borders on South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia (at only one point). The local currency is the Pula, and is one of the strongest currencies on the continent. The name literally means rain, fitting since rainfall is very scarce in the country and thus valuable. The capital city is Gaborone witch, with its booming economy, is fast becoming of the busiest cities in Africa.
The main attraction Botswana offers the discerning visitor is its vast natural beauty across its landscape. Another beautiful part of the country is the Tuli Block that extends along the eastern part of the country. Made up of mostly privately owned game farms, the landscape ranges from rocks and stones of all sizes as well as the red sand that will leave an impression on the visitor.
The interesting Baobab tree is also found in Botswana and always calls for a picture opportunity. The people of Botswana are incredibly friendly, and will always ensure you’re having a great time and feel welcome. Botswana always leaves a lasting impression, due partly to the genuine personalities of its people. Make sure you make an effort to see this beautiful country.