Tag Archives | Okavango Delta

Why playful cubs ruin mom’s plans to hunt Pumba

Mangosteen trees were silhouetted against a red sunrise and spurfowl were calling outside our tent in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. We’d heard lions roaring overnight and would soon be setting out [...]

Bird’s eyeview of the Okavango

An overwhelmingly beautiful scenic flight over the Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland delta. Some of the highlights of our ride included sightings of hippo, elephant, giraffe, buffalo, red lechwe, [...]

Meandering through the Okavango Delta

What is the Okavango? The Okavango is a delta, a landform that initiates at the mouth of a river (in this case the “Okavango River”). Typically, deltas end up in [...]

Why Kwando is the cat’s whisker

Maun looks unbelievably verdant from the air. As the somewhat ancient but still surprisingly comfortable Air Botswana plane circles on its approach, I see the Thamalakane river full of water [...]

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