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The San of the Kalahari

Listed under Traditional Cultures in Kalahari Desert, Botswana.

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Described as the 'Louvre of the Desert', the magical Tsolido Hills in Botswana’s Kalahari are home to one of the largest concentrations of Bushman rock art in the world. The area, visited by few, is respected by the San people of the Kalahari as a place of worship by ancestral spirits. Over 4,500 paintings have been found. This place is best avoided when its too hot (ie October/December) and best out of the rains as it is effectively a walking camping trip. I’d choose from June to September.

Read about the San of the Kalahari on Wikipedia.

Written by  Julian Carter-Manning.

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