Botswana top 5th country to visit in 2017 – New York Times

We at Yourbotswana know what an amazing country Botswana is. After all, that’s part of the reason YourBotswana came about; so we could share with the rest of the world the beauty of our country.

So it’s with great pleasure and pride that we bring you the news that esteemed New York Times agree with us! In their article, “52 Places to Go in 2017”, dated January 4 2017 they placed Botswana at number 5. We can’t agree more, Botswana is a great holiday destination with so much to see and enjoy.

YourBotswana will work tirelessly to continue sharing with you all the amazing parts of Botswana that have no doubt contributed to it making into the New york Time’s impressive list.

An excerpt of the article:

5. Botswana… If you’ve seen an African wildlife documentary in the last 30 years, chances are good that the filmmakers Dereck and Beverly Joubert had a hand in it. This spring the Jouberts, National Geographic explorers in residence, along with the company Great Plains Conservation, will open Duba Plains Camp, a luxury tented camp in a private 77,000-acre portion of the Okavango Delta that’s rife with lions, elephants and species specific to northern Botswana like the red lechwe. Expect safaris on boats with built-in camera mounts (when water levels allow) and a chance to see the descendants of Ma di Tau, the star of “The Last Lions.” — Tim Neville

To see what other gorgeous holiday destinations made it onto the list;


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