Saturday, July 06, 2013

Welcome to Sedia

                                Check into Sedia Riverside Hotel and enjoy the ambiance.

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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Bat Hawk Feeding at Sedia Hotel Campsite

Twilight last week and a Bat Hawk chased a small sparrow like bird into a car door. While it was stunned and on the ground, it came back to collect it's supper. Then it was off to a tree to dine. It must have been rather young - it seemed to have more brown than most description.

This all happened while I was waiting for the coals to cook supper.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

Traditonal Botswana Dancing at Sedia Hotel

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Sedia Hotel Flood Research

Camp in the best of comfort, close to what may well be the greatest flood of your lifetime. Book an accommodated tent and do your own research on what could be the 'mother of all floods.'

Sedia Riverside Hotel is also an internet hotspot - bring your laptop and keep up to date with the latest research information. Walk the banks of the mighty Thamalakane River while you still can - marvel at the majesty of a vibrant river in full flow. Get close to the action - these are the good old days!

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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Sedia Riverside Hotel Inquires:

African Jacana - Mating at Sedia

(Photo: Dr. Ernst Reitan)

Timing is everything - a time to mate and a time to be born and timing a great photo. Here we have 2 African Jacana mating just upstream from Sedia Riverside Hotel. Notice the 2 eggs resting on their floating nest. They lay up to 4 during the mating season - "They construct relatively flimsy nests on floating vegetation, and lay eggs with dark irregular lines on their shells, providing camouflage amongst water weeds[1]."

Sedia now has a 9 metre boat for sundown cruises - a chance for you to see the bird life along the shores of the mighty Thamalakane River and look for animals by the Maun Game Reserve. What a wonderful way to end the day.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Global Travellers - Sedia Riverside Hotel

Sedia Riverside Hotel attracts guests from all over the world. Here we have Jean- Christophe Devillers and Allan Bimson having a look at a classic Citroen. The map they are looking at shows a trip from Paris to Peking and returning via Moscow. Hopefully the driver will include his Botswana trip on the map after he returns home.

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Sunday, October 18, 2009

Maun Hotel Comfort

The Sedia Riverside Hotel has its very own African ambience, cuisine and hospitality. Step inside the cool reception area and enter an oasis of relaxation with a very welcoming atmosphere.

This cozy hotel offers visitors a unique venue in which to unwind, relax and enjoy the personalized service in a environment exuding character.

At the Sedia Riverside Hotel, you will discover 24 rooms and 10 chalets. Recent refurbishments have been completed throughout to provide cheerfully decorated accommodation with an individual African theme and contemporary fittings including air conditioning, satellite TV and a private verandah overlooking the lawns and gardens which stretch to the banks of the Thamalakane River.

Other facilities include a fast wireless internet service available throughout the grounds , a large swimming pool shaded by a jacaranda where refreshments are always available creating a delightful idyll.

Afro Trek Safaris, based on the premises and close at hand, offers a range of safari activities into the Okavango Delta or beautiful Moremi Game Reserve and beyond. Or simply relax over a quiet drink poolside.

No matter what pace of life you are seeking, the warm and friendly Sedia Riverside Hotel offers guests the choice, with very comfortable accommodation in a spacious, tranquil setting at very attractive rates.

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Saturday, September 26, 2009

No Guts - No Glory

Sitting at the Terrace of Sedia Riverside Hotel provides the opportunity to meet some very interesting travelers. Last week I met Gerard Swanepoel aka GUTS. The man has lead groups from Cape to Cairo twice and safaris all over southern Africa. The evening we met he had just returned from an AfroTrek Safari into Moremi Game Reserve. Photography is one of his passions and the above photo is from his collection.

Click on his name above
and you will visit his Extreme Adventure Africa Safaris site. The following is a quote from the Discovery Adventure website:
"Guts is the perfect nick-name for this hardcore lover of life. A true explorer and extreme adventurer, Guts’ passion for photography has taken him to some of the most remote, yet extraordinary places just to get that perfect shot. Trained in adventure tourism, he is very well equipped to take you out into the wilds of Africa to experience a trip of a lifetime…just don’t forget your camera!"

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Friday, August 21, 2009

Sedai Riverside Hotel, Maun Map

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Sedia Riverside Hotel, is situated north of the town of Maun, and is set in 7 hectares of beautiful, shady gardens, along the banks of the Thamalakane River. This hotel is an ideal base to explore the renowned Okavango Delta and Moremi Game Reserve, and is also the perfect destination for business people and tourists alike, when traveling to or from Victoria Falls, Gaborone, South Africa or Namibia. Sedia Riverside Hotel prides itself on its African ambiance, superb cuisine and genuine hospitality.

The main building houses the reception, 2 restaurants with indoor and outdoor dining areas, the popular well-stocked, terrace pool bar, (with its own menu) and an indoor cocktail bar. Many of their guests relax and unwind around the crystal clear swimming pool, with lazy sun-loungers and tables/chairs supplied. An Internet Café, gift shop and Afro Trek Safari office are located in a separate building, inside and to the right of the hotels entrance way. Other facilities include a volleyball court, children’s climbing frame and a pool table. There is also 24hr secure parking. A visit to the hotel’s wellness centre, for a variety of treatments and massage’s, including manicures and pedicure’s, is a must, especially after a hard day’s drive or safari.

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