Okavango Safari Guide Experiences

These travel articles penned by an experienced safari guide, who has spent years working in the Okavango Delta offer an authoritative look at life in the Delta.

Baboons of the Flood

The Baboons of the Okavango Delta are some of the most fascinating creatures in the animal kingdom for it is here in the Delta that the Babo...more

Changing Land of Okavango

The Okavango Delta, the remnant of a vast inland lake, has gone through immense changes over the centuries, with shifting land masses and de...more

Elephants of the Miracle

Elephants are one of the premier species of mammal in Africa, and a species that attracts a huge amount of debate amongst humans...more

Fires of Life

Like all wilderness areas in Africa, fire plays an important role in the cycle of life in the Okavango Delta in Botswana, burning off old ve...more

Gatherings in Suffering

The Okavango Delta is known as a pristine wilderness paradise, a place where the balance of nature has hardly been disturbed, but in this oa...more

In the Beginning

Much has been written in recent years about the Okavango Delta, but few of the writings have celebrated the phenomenon that makes the Delta ...more

Islands in Eden

Botswana's Okavango Delta is a vast landscape of floodplains and islands, a landscape that changes year by year, with new islands formed eac...more

Natures Greatest Story

There are many incredible stories in from Africa but few are more dramatic than the story of the flood in the Okavango Delta in Botswana...more

Natures Miracle of the Annual Okavango Floods

In Botswana's Okavango Delta there is a phenomenon that does not happen anywhere else on earth, a time when life-giving waters arrive on the...more

Okavango Safari Journal - Echoes of Our Ancient Fear

Come face to face with a primordial fear that can only be felt in the wilds, in this account by Leigh Kemp, travel writer...more

Origin of the Makoro

Many things have changed in the tourism industry in Africa and in the Okavango Delta it is no different with operators having to keep up wit...more

Termites. The Master Builders of the Okavango

The Okavango Delta is a place of many wonders and unique animal interactions and the life cycle of the termite only adds to the intrigue of ...more

The First Drying

The course of events in each area of the Okavango Delta changes from year to year but somewhere in the vast oasis the events will be replica...more

The First Greening

The seasons of the Okavango Delta in Botswana flow to the rhythm of other areas in Botswana, except for one unique feature that sets it apar...more

The Flood of Life

The flooding of the Okavango Delta in Botswana is truly an exceptional happening and is an experience that will never be forgotten by those ...more

The Flow of the Water

The Okavango River is the life-line for people and animals alike all along its journey to the sands of the Kalahari Desert....more

The River Horse

The Hippo is one of the premier mammals of the Okavango Delta, and plays a huge role in the shaping of the landscape by opening up channels...more

The Second Drying

The end of the rainy season in Botswana signals a time of plenty, where pans are full of water and the grass is verdantly lush – but soon ...more

The Second Greening

The Okavango Delta in Botswana is a place of beauty and drama but there can be no more dramatic time than the peak of the flood when the wat...more

Traversing Eden

Today remote lodges in the Okavango Delta are accessed from the air, with dirt airstrips dotting the Delta landscape, and small aircraft are...more
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