Okavango River Lodge

on the river, Maun, Botswana | Lodge
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American Day in Botswana.

A travel blog entry by mberti

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... to imitate the little words and sounds I was making. So I started singing to her. She would lean her forehead into my chest as I sang and then look at me and try to put her hand near my mouth so that she could get closer to the sound I was making. She felt so safe in my arms. I didn't want to let her go. When we got back to her little yard, I put her down and let her walk over to a little shaded area where her mother was. I sat down on a bucket ...

The emotional reality of volunteering abroad.

A travel blog entry by mberti

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... The feeling of helplessness has really hit home to many of the people on this trip over these past few days. We have gotten to a point where we see and understand many of the issues the country of Botswana is facing and our immediate reaction is to want to fix the them. As we have gotten to fully understand all of the issuess and how widespread they are we are beginning to understand that some things are impossible to amend. For example, we cannot ...

A volunteer's first time teaching.

A travel blog entry by mberti

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... a chance to settle down at our hotel, James quickly approached me and asked if he could write the blog. He clearly wanted to share his story from today. So here is James' blog. I hope you enjoy it as much I have.

James (a.k.a. Wolf)…"Today was a new experience, to say the least. This week, I am co-teaching a class of 36 standard six students (11 and 12 years old), many of whom come from very difficult home situations and ...

A report from an amazing volunteer.

A travel blog entry by mberti

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... our hotel for a much needed lunch of Nando's chicken sandwiches and quarter chicken. Nando's is the legendary fast food restaurant that every Leadership Exchange group gets to experience while we're here. I don't know if you've ever had Nando's but they have this amazing Peri Peri sauce that they put on their chicken sandwiches that, much like In 'n Out Burgers or Shake Shack, becomes an addiction after your first bite. Then we had some downtime until around ...

First visit to Bana Ba Letsatsi

A travel blog entry by mberti

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... capture the rocks of the opponent. It was very similar to tick-tack-toe or checkers but once again the rocks were cows and the grid was slightly more complicated. The last two games we learned involved jumping over a rope that was tied around and stretched between two people. While we were playing the games, we were also given a chance to sneak away and learn about how the people of Botswana make their traditional meals. ...

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This lodge, located on on the river, Maun, is near Okavango Delta, Tsodilo Hills, and Katavi National Park.
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