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The Okavango Delta

We’ve stayed at Drifters camp for 6 days after coming out of Nxai Pans. Here we could enjoy the tranquil surroundings next to the Boteti river. It was also nice to camp on grass again. The managers, Cronje and Anita, and staff let us feel right at home. From here we could do our washing

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It was all about the journey

Safari means ‘journey’ in the Swahili language. The cliché stating that it’s all about the journey and not the destination is such a true description about our lives. We should enjoy the process, the getting to our final destination. It’s what makes the final destination more special and worthwhile.We are placed on this earth to

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Okavango

The Okavango Delta (or Okavango Grassland) (formerly spelled “Okovango” or “Okovanggo”) in Botswana is a swampy inland delta formed where the Okavango River reaches a tectonic trough in the central part of the endorheic basin of the Kalahari. All the water reaching the delta is ultimately evaporated and transpired and does not flow into any

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Erindi

Erindi Private Game Reserve is a protected reserve in Namibia, located southeast of Omaruru. It is a private game reserve located on a central plateau in Namibia, just three hours north of Windhoek. The reserve rests in between the towns of Otjiwarongo, Omaruru and Okahandja. The land on which Erindi was founded, has been reclaimed

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Etosha National Park

Etosha means ‘Great white place’. It is located in North Western Namibia. It was proclaimed a game reserve in March 1907 by the then Governor of German South West Africa. It was elevated to National Park status in 1967. It spans an area of 22270 square kilometers and the giant Etosha Pan makes up 23%

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Kgalagadi

This 38000 square kilometer park is two thirds in Botswana and one third in South Africa. It also shares a border with Namibia. It was proclaimed a park on 31 July 1931 and was called Kalahari Gemsbok Park that time. In 1999 a treaty was signed between Botswana and South Africa to make it the

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