The immortal beauty of Baines Baobabs
The site where the iconic Baines Baobab trees stand dates back roughly 128, 000 years, a time when 45 percent of Botswana was covered in water.
Makgadikgadi, as affirmed by the UNESCO World Heritage Convention, was historically one of the largest inland seas in the world covering 27, 500 square kilometres.
The alluringly beautiful seven giants, towering above an endless encrusted landscape, were immortalised by the paintings of a British landscape artist, Thomas Baines, who encountered them in 1862.
Perched majestically in Nxai Pans Nat...
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