Aug 1-21, 2013
MY TRIP TO AFRICA (BOTSWANA)!
Benjamin Bell
Dumela (Hello)! Most of my
time was spent near Gaborone
(the capital city). Staying with
Ibo Ngebani and his amazing
famil...
INTRODUCING THE
NGEBANI FAMILY…
Ibo Ibo & Leche Ben & Phazha
Sabrina & Ben
More shots of the kids. Sabrina being
Sabrina. And the shot of Phazha is
from us picking him up (and other kids)
from scho...
1) Phazha is pretty smart for a 7 yr old. 20/20 on his spelling test!
2) Phazha and I playing Frisbee
3) Phazha and I
Some pictures from our adventures around Gaborone. We went to a Lion Park,
and then had some fun on the dune buggies!
Next stop was the Gaborone game reserve to
see more animals.
The University of
Botswana
A morning at the museum!
Parliament Buildings
A night at the mall for a late night snack.
I was so happy to find a local tennis club. I played their quite a bit.
Great people!
Ibo‟s older brother (left side) wanted to give me a chicken as a „traditional‟
greeting to his country. It was a great hon...
Time for a 9-12 hr
drive (depended on
who was driving and
whether or not wildlife
decided to walk onto
the highway) up to
...
We stayed at a lodge called „Thebe
River Lodge‟ in Kasane. It was quite
nice.
First up: We left at 5:30am for a
morning game drive. This is a
picture of the truck we rode in.
This picture was taken at...
The morning Sun rise.
This is not a skunk. I forget
what it was called, but definitely
not a skunk.
The next few slides are mostly landscape pictures (not too many
animals). The geographer in me was just as fascinated in t...
Notice how the bottom half of the bush is missing leaves. The impala graze on it,
and there were 1000s of impala! I guess ...
That afternoon we signed up for the boat cruise. I think this was my
favourite thing from the whole trip. We saw true beau...
This is such a classic!
The only thing that could top off
a day with a game drive AND a
boat cruise…is this AMAZING
pizza. Soooo good. It was the
...
How about a day trip over to Zimbabwe to see one of the „7 Wonders of the
World‟….Victoria Falls!!!
“Dr. Livingston I presume”. He
is the guy that is credited with
finding the Falls.
The water
flow is
pretty is
strong
here. It got
a little
weaker the
farther we
walked.
The water level was in the „low‟ season.
But the landscape was super cool to look
at.
It would have been nice to
see the Falls when there was
this much water flow! Wow.
Just a few more random shots from us driving around Kasane.
This was an
expensive
resort/lodge
that we
checked
out. It was
crazy
expensive
but crazy
nice.
Another more expensive lodge we checked
out. We actually saw a green mamba snake
here. Sorry no picture though (it was too...
This was my fair-well party.
Pizza, chips, and pop! Yum!
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My 3 week trip to Africa on power point. I saw most of Botswana and then did a day trip to Zimbabwe to see Victoria Falls. This are just some of the highlights (aka the best photos). There are many other pictures and videos I took as well.

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  1. 1. Aug 1-21, 2013 MY TRIP TO AFRICA (BOTSWANA)! Benjamin Bell
  2. 2. Dumela (Hello)! Most of my time was spent near Gaborone (the capital city). Staying with Ibo Ngebani and his amazing family.
  3. 3. INTRODUCING THE NGEBANI FAMILY… Ibo Ibo & Leche Ben & Phazha Sabrina & Ben
  4. 4. More shots of the kids. Sabrina being Sabrina. And the shot of Phazha is from us picking him up (and other kids) from school.
  5. 5. 1) Phazha is pretty smart for a 7 yr old. 20/20 on his spelling test! 2) Phazha and I playing Frisbee 3) Phazha and I
  6. 6. Some pictures from our adventures around Gaborone. We went to a Lion Park, and then had some fun on the dune buggies!
  7. 7. Next stop was the Gaborone game reserve to see more animals.
  8. 8. The University of Botswana
  9. 9. A morning at the museum!
  10. 10. Parliament Buildings
  11. 11. A night at the mall for a late night snack.
  12. 12. I was so happy to find a local tennis club. I played their quite a bit. Great people!
  13. 13. Ibo‟s older brother (left side) wanted to give me a chicken as a „traditional‟ greeting to his country. It was a great honour. You should check out my videos that I took while Ibo killed & cleaned the chicken! Talk about memories…!
  14. 14. Time for a 9-12 hr drive (depended on who was driving and whether or not wildlife decided to walk onto the highway) up to Kasane to do some SERIOUS game viewing!
  15. 15. We stayed at a lodge called „Thebe River Lodge‟ in Kasane. It was quite nice.
  16. 16. First up: We left at 5:30am for a morning game drive. This is a picture of the truck we rode in. This picture was taken at around 9:30am when we returned to the lodge. NOTE: The following pictures are all from that morning game drive! These are NOT Zoo animals, these are wild animals found in their natural habitat! AWESOME!
  17. 17. The morning Sun rise.
  18. 18. This is not a skunk. I forget what it was called, but definitely not a skunk.
  19. 19. The next few slides are mostly landscape pictures (not too many animals). The geographer in me was just as fascinated in the beauty.
  20. 20. Notice how the bottom half of the bush is missing leaves. The impala graze on it, and there were 1000s of impala! I guess that leaves the top half of the bush for all the giraffes!
  21. 21. That afternoon we signed up for the boat cruise. I think this was my favourite thing from the whole trip. We saw true beauty out there on the water….it was spectacular!
  22. 22. This is such a classic!
  23. 23. The only thing that could top off a day with a game drive AND a boat cruise…is this AMAZING pizza. Soooo good. It was the most amazing day ever. What could possibly top this right?!...to be continued…
  24. 24. How about a day trip over to Zimbabwe to see one of the „7 Wonders of the World‟….Victoria Falls!!!
  25. 25. “Dr. Livingston I presume”. He is the guy that is credited with finding the Falls.
  26. 26. The water flow is pretty is strong here. It got a little weaker the farther we walked.
  27. 27. The water level was in the „low‟ season. But the landscape was super cool to look at.
  28. 28. It would have been nice to see the Falls when there was this much water flow! Wow.
  29. 29. Just a few more random shots from us driving around Kasane.
  30. 30. This was an expensive resort/lodge that we checked out. It was crazy expensive but crazy nice.
  31. 31. Another more expensive lodge we checked out. We actually saw a green mamba snake here. Sorry no picture though (it was too fast)!
  32. 32. This was my fair-well party. Pizza, chips, and pop! Yum!
  33. 33. THE END!

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