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  • See thousands of ancient paintings in Botswana

    2012-02-15

    When a locale has been recognized by the UNESCO organization, travelers can be assures that it is mostly like a wonderfully place to visit. Those who are planning an African adventure for their next vacation could consider a stop in Botswana to see the Tsodilo Hills - a natural wonder that should not be missed by baby boomers on their trip.

    According to the UNESCO World Heritage Site website, this area has one of the world's biggest concentrations of rock art left by various civilizations over thousands of years. Travelers can look for the 4,500 paintings throughout this six-square mile area of land.

    Botswana has made great strides in preserving these images for locals and tourists to enjoy for generations. Many depict daily life of the ancestors that once lived there, such as drawings of animals, people and dancing scenes.

    Travelers can venture out on their own around Tsodilo, or they may hire a guide to help them explore the unique painting and the best viewing sites, reports the Botswana tourism website. Many locals are equipped with the best tips and tricks for seeing the highlights of Tsodilo so guests can make the best of their Africa travel adventure.

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