Eden From Above

The waters of the Okavango River begin their story in great, thundering clouds above the Angola Highlands in January. The waters of the Okavango River begin their story in great, thundering clouds above the Angola Highlands in January. One month and one thousand kilometres later they form the border between Angola and Namibia, then rapidly descend some four meters, through the Popa Falls and enter the parched, Kalahari Savannah of Botswana. Everything ….. slows ….. down.

Notes Upon The Ebb & Flow – Part Two

Our coffee and toast is serenaded by the cracking branches and rumbling vocalisations of a herd of elephants as they move around the outskirts of camp. They pause to feed in the thicket to our south and this is encouragement enough for us to drop breakfast and head off with Kane.

Notes Upon The Ebb & Flow – Part One

In May this year Jana and I had the enormous privilege of returning to Botswana. It was a three-week expedition brim-full with countless safari highlights, but the centrepiece of our adventure was joining the Great Plains Conservation team for four nights and five days, out in the sticks, on their Selinda Adventure Trail.