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Oct 8, 2006 - Okavango Delta, Botswana

From the beginning of our overland tour, our guide told us that one of the highlights, if not the hightlight, would be the time we spent in the Okavango Delta. This place, pretty much untouched by man, is the world's largest inland delta. It is a huge area made up of tiny waterways between forests of reeds, islands of various shapes and sizes, inhabited by hippos, elephants, antelope, and various other wildlife. Except for a couple paths carved for speedboats, transport in the Delta is by mokoro, or dugout canoe. These used to be carved...

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