The Botswana Book Centre is a great source for just about any category of books, greeting cards, post cards and road maps. The one pictured here in Gaborone has a huge variety of fiction and non-fiction books, magazines and newspapers. If you are going to be in Botswana for a while, they can order just about any publication you want. They are located in Gaborone (2) .Francistown, Maun and Lobatse. Please note: they are closed on Sundays.
Spar is part of a huge international chain of stores and they offer and excellent range of fresh foods, meats, cheeses, vegetables and even braai supplies. If you are on a budget you can get some good deals on food for you travels. They also have a butcher counter for some really good steaks and Boerewors. You can’t go wrong with Spar.
If you need it repaired or just need a spare, this is the place. Gaborne Hardware is a very large full service hardware supplier. You can get keys cut, locks opened, whatever you might need. If you are staying for a while and need appliances or tools, Mr. Harsh Singh can help you. Located right in the Mall. Please note: They are closed on Sundays.
this is a shopping centre, you can pretty much buy anything there....there is a good coffee shop, bookstore, supermarket, pharmacy, restaurants and even a cinema....
What to buy: curios...curios...curios.....
What to pay: depends on how much you want to buy?
What to buy:
Bowls and animals made of wood, baskets made of reef which make lovely souvenirs. At least my family and friends were very pleased to receive them.
What to pay: You must haggle!