Video: An Elephant Encounter on the Okavango Caught on 360º Video

Recently I shared a 360º video from the Okavango Delta that allowed us to explore that environment more fully without ever having to leave home. Today, we have another such video from this spectacular region in Botswana that shares an encounter with an elephant out on the waters of the delta. The use of 360º … Read more

How One Expedition Team is Trying to Save the Okavango Delta

Located in the heart of Botswana, the Okavango Delta is a vast inland river delta that forms each year by seasonal flooding. Rains in the Angola Highlands flow down the Okavango River, but rather than be deposited in a lake or ocean, they simply spread out across the plains, covering an area of about 8500 … Read more

Video: Dogs of War – Fly Fishing on the Okavango Delta in Botswana

I’m not much of an angler, but over the past few years I’ve come to truly appreciate any opportunity I get to go fly fishing. It is truly a wonderful outdoor sport that has a zen-like feeling to it. In this video, we travel to the legendary Okavango Delta in Botswana to experience the fly … Read more

Video: Trekking Through the Okavango Delta in Botswana

The Okavango Delta is one of the most beautiful and fascinating places in all of Africa. One of the largest inland river deltas in the world, it floods the plains of Botswana each year, bringing life to the plants and animals that live in the country’s interior. As a result, it is one of the … Read more

Team of Adventurers Explore Okavango Source Waters for the First Time

It is easy to believe that in the 21st century all of the blank spots on the map have been filled in. But, even though our planet has been surveyed by satellites, observed by mapping aircraft, and digitized into Google Earth, there are still places where humans haven’t visited just yet. Such was the case … Read more

Video: Aerial Shots From The Okavango Delta

One of my dream destinations that I haven’t gotten the chance to visit just yet is the Okavango Delta in Botswana. The video below was shot in that amazing place using just a GoPro Hero3 camera mounted on a DJI Phantom quadcopter drone. I truly believe that personal drones are going to revolutionize the way we … Read more

Adventure Travel: Visit Botswana And Learn Bush Skills!

I wrote about this great adventure travel opportunity on Gadling.com this morning but thought it would of interest to many readers here as well. Sanctuary Retreats, a company that runs luxury lodges and safari camps in a variety of locations, has a short two-day itinerary in Botswana that looks like it would be incredibly fun … Read more