On The Run

Chasing Jacarandas In Gaborone

Exhausted from my recent travels to Ghana and Kasane, I was looking forward to a rare lie-in this weekend. But Ditiro was quick to say, “We can’t miss the jacarandas. They are out in full bloom now!” Ah yes, my favourite time of year to run in the city… The Jacaranda mimosifolia¬†is a sub-tropical tree… Continue reading Chasing Jacarandas In Gaborone

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Exploring Gaborone On The Run – 3

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

I Run Gabs City

Exploring Gaborone On The Run – 2

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

I Run Gabs City

Exploring Gaborone On The Run – 1

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