Botswana

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Flying Low

We had a VERY early morning to make up for the flights we missed the previous afternoon.  Sunrise, however, was gorgeous.  Seeing the delta from this new perspective helped everythingfall…

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Leaving the Delta

More hippos overnight, and another sunrise walk.  We didn’t spot many animals this morning, but there were a few hippos heading back to the water after grazing on grasses on…

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Okavango Delta Bush Camp

During the night we were awakened by a hippo grunting and munching very close to our tent.  It definitely discouraged getting up to go to the toilet-hole dug out behind…

Mokoro

Mokoro

The delta trip began with an hour-or-so-long jeep ride to the delta.  There was a bit of confusion and waiting around as other groups were returning to shore and polers…

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Maun

After a lunch break in Nata (halfway between Kasane and Maun) and several more hoof and mouth inspections, we arrived in Maun to the Sedia Hotel, where we’d camp one…

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Hoof and Mouth: Botswana Border Crossing

A bright and early start Our two firestarters Donny and Rowan had volunteered for the one permanent position on our overland trip through Zambia, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. They…