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An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 1 – The Okavango Delta

Mokoro ride as sun sets

This article was originally published in June 2015 Readers are well aware of my love of – and incurable addiction to – Africa. My condition worsened last year when I went on my first safari; now I crave a new hit on a daily basis. You will often hear that an African safari is a […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Elephant, Hyena Pan, Botswana

Elephant at Hyena Pan, Botswana

This picture of an elephant splashing around in the water at Hyena Pan in Botswana was captured as a still from a video and then processed for colour and tone in Adobe Lightroom. I was kind of bowled over by the almost painting-like effect of the end product. #botswanasafari2015

An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 3 – Hyena Pan

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This is the final part in the series describing my adventures in Botswana with Sunway Safaris – read the first post with full details on the company here: An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 1 – The Okavango Delta. The second article covers Moremi Game Reserver and can be found here: An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 2 – […]

An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 2 – Moremi Game Reserve

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You’ll find the first part of this article, along with a full introduction to the company I travelled with, right here: An unforgettable Botswana safari: Part 1 – The Okavango Delta. So if you haven’t already, go and read that first! As you’ll now recall, at the end of Part 1 we had cruised back […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Close up with a lion, Moremi, Botswana

A hungry-looking lion in Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

  As I finalize the first of several full-length articles about the fabulous time I had in Botswana last month with Sunway Safaris (it’s the photo and video editing that’s really taking the time, believe me) I’ll put up a few of the best photos here. This was the first lion we saw and although […]

Grown-up Travel Guide’s Best Photos: Sunset mokoro ride, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Sunset mokoro ride in Okavango Delta

  One of the countless highlights of my trip to Botswana with Sunway Safaris was undoubtedly this: gliding gracefully through the waters of the Okavango Delta in a mokoro or dug-out canoe. Once fashioned from the mighty sausage tree, these are now environmentally-friendly fibreglass versions but still demand the skill of a local poler/guide. I […]

Our next big adventure: Botswana and South Africa

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Image (c) Henry Bell/Sunway Safaris I’m delighted to be able to share details of the next Grown-up Travel Guide adventure – it’s time to add two new countries and a mass of experiences to the list as we visit Botswana and South Africa! That’s right – just two weeks from now I’ll be returning to […]