If you are in Botswana, chances are you will find your way to the Okavango Delta. The delta takes up most of the northern part of the country. It is accessed from the town of Maun - a town which has all the basic necessities, if you should forget anything once there.
You will start by driving from the town out to a launch point into the delta (there are many). From there, you will get into a wooden mokoro, which is a handcrafted dugout canoe. This ride has to be one of the most peaceful, tranquil things you could do on the planet! For two hours, you glide silently through the 8 foot reeds of the delta. If you're lucky, you might come across a herd of hippo (we did), which is pretty scary, ...Read More