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Gaborone



Knowing what you know now, would you still move to this city?

No. The internet issue made the post too isolated, particularly since Gaborone was otherwise pretty boring. It is great to be able to visit the Okavango Delta, Victoria Falls, Chobe, and Cape Town, but perhaps it would make more sense to do all those things on a one month vacation rather than a three year assignment. Gaborone is not a great place to live for three years. - Apr 30, 2017
Absolutely. The travel experiences from here are spectacular. - Jul 8, 2016
Nope. This was supposed to be a "reward" assignment, pitched to us as the "Paris of Africa" or some such malarky. But a lot has changed here, and it's not what it was 5 or 10 years ago. Compared to other African posts, it's easy living - just boring, and definitely not anything near Paris. This is NOT what I would consider a "reward" for a high-threat post. - Mar 2, 2015
Nope. - Oct 12, 2014
Yes. - Nov 24, 2013
No. - Jul 27, 2013
Yes. It's not a glitzy, exciting post but it was great for us! - Apr 22, 2013
Definitely. - Jun 6, 2010