Mahalapye, located on the edge of the Kalahari Desert, was one of the locations that lent its scenic environment to Amma Asante’s “A United Kingdom”. A feature film based on the founding president Seretse Khama’s love affair with his British wife Ruth Khama.

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Wonderfull walking safari in the Okavango Delta
We have had a wonderful trip with 'Walking Stick Travel Tours' in the Okavango Delta. Filemon and his staff are very nice, responsible and attentive; they really want you to have an unforgettable trip. Being born in the village in the...

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The Botswana currency is the Pula (meaning ‘rain’ in Setswana).

It is divided into 100 thebe (meaning ‘shield’ in Setswana). Travellers’ cheques and foreign currency may be changed at banks, bureaux de c