Xontae Xhao of Tsodilo has something to teach the French guides

The team from the Botswana National Museum with Professor Bruxelles
The team from the Botswana National Museum with Professor Bruxelles

We are fresh from a weeklong Botswana-France collaboration tour of the Pyrenees Mountains. The Pyrenees is a rich natural and cultural landscape and a 500 kilometre-long mountain range straddling the boundaries of France with Spain.

Our Botswana team of five engaged a lot with the hosts, comprising, as we did, the director who doubles as a museum exhibition designer, a guide based at the Gcwihaba Caves, a geologist, a landscape archaeologist as well as a Motswana palaeontology doctoral student.

The surprise checking of the team by the Botswana Ambassador to France and UNESCO, Mustaq Moorad gave the tour a diplomatic twik and a blessing. We could not ask for more acclaimed but kind hosts than the duo of Toulouse University Professor Laurent Bruxelles and Toulouse Museum director Francis Duranthon.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

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