These mysterious salt flats in the Kalahari Desert might just be Botswana’s best-kept secret. Learn everything you need to know from the man who wrote the first-ever guidebook to the pans. Continue reading An expert’s guide to the Makgadikgadi Pans
All of us rely on maps to get us where we need to be, but for some of us maps are more than purely functional items. They call to us with promises of places to be discovered and new experiences to be savoured. If sitting down with a map gives you butterflies, you’re probably a cartophile. Welcome to the tribe! By Magriet Kruger
Autumn 2016 is an exciting time at Tracks4Africa as we have just launched an update of the Botswana paper map and the long-awaited Android version of the T4A Guide App, which was launched last year for Apple devices and very well received by travellers.
Tracks4Africa Guide App
With modern-day electronic devices such as smartphones and tablets, the technology used on the road by travellers has developed to such an extent that Tracks4Africa had to rethink the way in which it makes its traveller information accessible. Tablets specifically give you a big enough screen, a fast enough processor, an integrated GPS, camera and communication capability.
The App is not a routing/navigation tool, but even though it will not navigate you on a turn by turn basis to a destination, it automatically solves more than half of your navigation problems since it shows your location accurately as you travel, on an excellent map with good guide content, and it plots your intended destination with equal accuracy. Continue reading Tracks4Africa Guide App now on Android