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  • A herd of elephants navigate the long grasses of the Okavango Delta. Image: Getty

    Botswana: Bless the rains

    For animal encounters there are few places better than among the birds and the beasts of Botswana’s Okavango Delta, when its floodwater pools are swollen after the rain Read More»

  • Elephants crossing flood plains in the Okavango Delta, Botswana

    Botswana: On safari in the Chobe National Park

    In Botswana’s Chobe National Park you’ll have little trouble finding your very own ‘pachyderm parade’. Head to the Serondela region — via the mighty Victoria Falls — where the sheer… Read More»

  • Walking with elephants - Jabu, Morula and Thembi the elephants

    Botswana: Walking with elephants

    Jabulani is tall, dark and handsome with long, lean legs and eyelashes to die for. As soon as I stroke his strong, powerful body, I’m hooked and – I admit… Read More»

  • An elephant’s tale

    Every year, tens of thousands of African elephants are killed to supply the Chinese and Thai ivory markets. In Thailand, it’s legal to sell ivory from its domestic elephants but… Read More»

  • Botswana up close and personal

    Those who visit Botswana’s lush Okavango Delta region are guaranteed some unforgettable big game encounters. In fact, you never know what you’ll see next. Read More»