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GOING FURTHER: Crossing the Kalahari in Botswana

Anthony Ham drove the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, one of the Earth’s truly remote spaces, where lions, cheetahs and oryx roam, and humankind is conspicuously absent


Illustration ROSS MURRAY @rossmurrayillustration

ENTERING THE GREAT RESERVES of Africa always feels like crossing a threshold into an entirely different world where anything is possible. And so it was that, feeling a little like Alice in Wonderland or the children who climb the Magic Faraway Tree in search of adventures, I left the paved road and drove out onto the sands of Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve.

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