Articles Tagged 'Makgadikgadi Pans'

An Epic Equestrian Safari through Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Salt Pans

Equestrian Travel Articles — April 7, 2018
Janine Whyte of Globetrotting Cowgirl discovers a hidden paradise in Botswana's best-kept secret, the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.  The Okavango Delta has long been synonymous with Botswana. Its vast, pulsating wetland is home to an abundance of wildlife, making it a perfect haven for all safari aficionados. However, Botswana has many… Read more »

Where to Ride in 2016- Up and Coming Equestrian Destinations

Darley's Travel Blog — January 4, 2016
Your equestrian vacation bucket list for 2016 just got a whole lot more exotic! From classic stand-bys in Ireland and wildlife in Wyoming to unusual and remote escapes in Africa and Romania, take a look at these five great up and coming destinations for 2016 riding vacations. by Darley Newman… Read more »

Horse Riding Botswana’s Lunar-Like Salt Pans

Equestrian Travel Articles — June 13, 2015
Get truly off the grid riding the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana with this photo journey! by Darley Newman One of the wildest rides I've ever experienced was on the Makgadikgadi Pans, one of the largest salt pans in the world, in the Kalahari of Botswana. If you've seen my photos or… Read more »

Riding Missionary Routes through Africa’s Salt Pans

Darley's Travel Blog — October 25, 2014
The Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is the site of an ancient super lake about the size of Portugal. These salt pans, one of the largest on the planet, are otherworldly and amazing to explore on horseback–– if you’re properly prepared for the elements. by Darley Newman Riding out of the… Read more »

My Top Three Romantic Horse Riding Vacations: Botswana

Darley's Travel Blog — February 12, 2012
In honor of Valentines Day, take our photo tour through three great places to saddle up and find romance. Each day until Tuesday, I'll be counting down my top three!  by Darley Newman I've experienced these horse rides myself and can tell you that the romance level can be off… Read more »

My Meerkat Experience in the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

Darley's Travel Blog — December 27, 2011
by Darley Newman We're editing the Botswana episodes and have found some fun behind the scenes that we'll be sharing with you. One is from my experience getting personal with a meerkat colony in the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana.  Meerkats are very social animals and this particular colony is used to… Read more »

Botswana Makgadikgadi Pans Horse Safari

Darley's Travel Blog — August 31, 2011
Horse riding on the surface of the moon? Learn about one of my most extreme riding experiences. by Darley Newman One of the most unusual and coolest horse riding adventures that I’ve been able to experience was in Botswana. I explored the meandering shoreline of the remote and mysterious Makgadigadi… Read more »