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Aug 27, 2006 - First Night Camping in the Wild - the M. pan

Drove about 3-4 hours NorthWest of Nata to arrive in the famous Makgadikadi (sounds like someone is spitting at you when pronounced) pans where we camped in the middle of nowhere. Our first experience with the 'bush toilet' - a hole in the ground with a screen for 'privacy' from the camp but open to the wild and a little toilet 'chair'. Also, needed to collect firewood, and decided to be unconventional and go for a whole dead tree nearby with some humorous occurrences, but in the end we got our wood - though just a branch! It was a cold...

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Sep 15, 2005 - Nata - Salt Pans

We Hitchiked from LLT to Nata (about 220km) in relative luxury compared to the bus journeys so far. The main reasons to come were that it was on the way to Kasane, and also to see the Salt Pans. I'm afraid I don't have any pictures on my phone of this, but it was quite impressive. In the rainy season it is a huge saltwater lake, but as now in the dry season, its a vast lunar like expanse - doesn't sound much but its quite interesting to see. We stayed here 2 nights and are due to move on to Kasane.

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