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... Some of you might wonder why we keep saying 'Kavango river' versus 'Okavango'. Well as you know, the later name is the world famous name for this river. However the local tribes that have fished and used the river for centuries call the river 'Kavango'. Okavango was named by the Vumba people. They have no connection to the river and the local tribes resent them naming the river. So when driving around the area, all the official signs have the ...
... of dollars it is costing to host the event.
Anyway... Guts pitched with his very cool boat. To save me the time of filling you in on Guts and his boat. Go to this website and read about him and his business- http://www.pangolinphoto.com/about-us/s taff-profiles
It turns out that the 4 Frenchmen that were suppose to be joining us had some troubles at the border which delayed their arrival. So it would just be Craig and I... ...
... both in and out of the river!
As we drove, we hoped that we would see something exciting….maybe some lions perhaps? What we got was even better! Our day was capped off with a very very rare sighting of a cheetah. Although very far away, we did see it try and stalk some prey. We watched anxiously for every ...
... seeing the odd baboon and then a crocodile basking in the sun protecting it’s baby. The real deal however, was when we came across herds of elephants playing along the banks of the river! As we got closer to the elephants, they weren’t bothered at all, continuing to cool off from the scorching sun, as we rode past. On previous game drives, we would see animals along the tracks grazing but as soon as they needed water, they ...
... the lodge and a talk about local weddings. It was fascinating. Then, time to work on the blog before heading out for an evening trip to look for animals. This afternoon, we went hunting cats. However, it was an arduous, bumpy ride for little. We saw birds, elephants, buffalo, and elephants, and one leopard, briefly. We revisited the much diminished dead elephant, and saw the tracks where a leopard had taken an impala. We have been so very fortunate that ...