Home to the Okavango Delta, Chobe National Park, the Makgadikgadi Pans and the Kgalagadi Transfontier Park, Botswana is a popular tourist destination. However, its capital city Gaborone is often overlooked as a place of interest. Although Gaborone doesn’t have the vibrant feel of some of Africa’s big cities, many fall in love with its relative… Continue reading Running Through The Main Mall
My friend Zurika had plans to run four marathons this year to mark her 40th Birthday, some of which would have likely been overseas. However, when the pandemic hit many of her plans changed. One day, she suddenly announced to our running group that she would run 10km a day for 40 days with the… Continue reading An Incredible 400km Run To 40!
In my blog series, Exploring Gaborone On The Run, I share my favourite running routes with a small dose of history. As Botswana is celebrating Boipuso or Independence Day on the 30th September, I thought it quite fitting to design a running route to celebrate! I’m calling it ‘The Independence Route’ as the run takes… Continue reading Exploring Gaborone On The Run – 3
A couple of months ago, I started a new series on the blog, Exploring Gaborone On The Run, to share my favourite running places with a small dose of history. The more I explore, the more I realise not enough of Gaborone’s history is easily accessible online and there are a number of contradicting versions.… Continue reading Exploring Gaborone On The Run – 2
Botswana is a popular tourist destination but its capital city Gaborone with its government ministries, shopping centres and suburban sprawl is often overlooked as a place of interest. I would argue that although it doesn’t have the vibrant feel of some of Africa’s big cities, many fall in love with its relative calm, cleanliness and… Continue reading Exploring Gaborone On The Run – 1