Gaborone - Botswana's capital
Gaborone can be called one of the youngestthe major cities on the planet. Botswana capital beginning built only in 1969, almost three years were built office buildings, residential quarters.
On the one hand, for the construction of the new centerIt was chosen a very beautiful place near the border with the Republic of South Africa. Today in Gaborone lot of greens, gardens, parks, beautiful boulevards. On the other hand, the capital of the African state can not boast of historical monuments.
Excursions into the world of wildlife
The first thing facing any tourist,falling in Gaborone - is an abundance of greenery. In the city, you can endlessly walking the boulevards and parks, enjoying the sights and scents of strange plants. Especially a lot of interesting examples of Botswana flora collected in the National Botanical Garden.
Having studied the natural attractionsthe capital, the tourist can go on an amazing journey through the neighborhood. The itinerary can include familiarity with the following points of interest Kgale Hill; Limpopo River, known to every child on the fairy tale KI Chukovsky; Shasha river.
Kgale Hill - one of the largest hillslocated in the city. From the height you can enjoy magnificent views of Gaborone itself and its surroundings. However, capital residents remind tourists of the need to be cautious when meeting with local inhabitants - baboons.
Limpopo River, in fact, known to all andeach, but the second of its name for many becomes a discovery - Crocodile River. So enjoy the beautiful river scenery is still possible, but take water treatments and relax on the banks of the residents of Gaborone their guests do not recommend.
In addition to the mountains and rivers around the capital city of Botswanathere are some beautiful places, many of them have received the status of nature reserves and is now being actively developed. Closest to Gaborone Mokolodi Nature Reserve is located. Tourists are encouraged, firstly, the diversity of fauna representatives of the African kingdoms, and secondly, the friendliness of staff. Traveling through the reserve, you can see hippos, giraffes, zebras and cheetahs in their natural habitat.
Another reserve has the same name as thethe capital, largest, he ranks third in the country. You can also see the beautiful black and white Herd of African horses, large number of birds. Trouble can catch the tourists at a meeting with baboons and, oddly enough, ostriches.