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A Botswana Folk Story It was a long, long time ago in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, tortoise was crawling along when he met Serval on the path. Serval asked him if he had eaten that day, being the middle of winter, food was scarce so tortoise had not eaten and replied with a gloomy “no”. Serval… Read more »

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It was time to gather on the deck for high tea at Kanana, whilst sipping on an Arnold Palmer I noticed that giant cumulonimbus clouds had gathered in the distance, for what we hoped, was a signal of well-needed rain. A short drive had us arrive at the mokoro station, while Simon our guide loaded… Read more »

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Bojus and Tebby are part of the team that contribute to making Ker & Downey Botswana’s Okuti the friendly, delightful camp that it is. Kewame Moabi, known as Bujos when he is in the bush, was born and raised in Maun.  He was born into the tourism industry as both his parents were camp managers… Read more »

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Lions, being part of the greater feline family, are known not to favor water unless they are re-hydrating and in saying this, their bodies are adapted to go without water for days if need be. This particular afternoon, on the banks of the Xudum River at Kanana, made me realise how adaptable these animals really… Read more »

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The Southern Carmine Bee- Eater (Merops Nubicoides) is one of our resident migrants that form a part of the vibrant fauna and flora that make up the Okavango Delta in summer season. We all appreciate these birds and their striking colouration when we have the pleasure of viewing them in the bush but once they leave,… Read more »