It was our last morning at the Moremi Game Reserve on the Okavango Delta when we were visited by this gorgeous male elephant, right outside our tent cabin, just as the sun started to rise.
The Okavango is a large inland delta, a freshwater wetland, at the heart of Botswana’s arid Kalahari Desert and is a World Heritage site. To get there we had to fly for nearly two hours in a 4-passsenger bush plane from a small airport in Kasane to a tiny runway in the delta. Our guide had to chase baboons and warthogs off the runaway so that our little plane could land.
Each morning and afternoon at Moremi was spent watching the wildlife as we cruised in local canoes known as mokoros.
Adventure Travel for the Young-at-Heart
Welcome to my travel blog which is aimed primarily at mature older adults who are still young-at-heart. I always loved to travel and managed to visit much of the North America (including all 50 states), most countries in Western Europe and a few in Asia during vacations over my 35-year career while working and raising a family. However, my passion for traveling to new places and learning about the local cultures grew exponentially when I retired in late 2015, an empty-nester just shy of my 58th birthday.
During the first 24 months of this life-s... full info