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Gaborone - the capital of Botswana got its
name from Chief Gaborone who led his people to this area from the
Magaliesberg around 1880. Built almost from scratch after Botswana gained
its independence as it was chosen to be the new capital. Still a young city, it
is well planned and has all the facilities of modern city, although small for
international standards. This makes it all the more personal and intimate.
Arts Museum is near the
city centre and holds a collection of important African crafts and fine art.
the area around Gaborone, there are Bushman rock paintings and engraving
as well as the Kalahari, which is filled with adventures and fun for the more
Also in the area is the
Petrified Forest, of which not much is
known about, but its sounds like quite a haunting place.
There is a wide
range of varied restaurants
Night clubs are popular
and often host live bands, some of them local
There are trips to the
surrounding areas like the Kalahari and tourist sights to do some game viewing
or sight seeing