Botswana: Dreaming on the Delta

Bridge in Botswana's Okavango Delta

Our luxury African safari was, hands down, the most expensive vacation we’ve ever taken. We’ll be paying it off for a good looooong time.

However, it was also the experience of a lifetime, discovering strange new landscapes every day and animals that we’d only seen in zoos or photos…or never even imagined.

The first leg of our epic 16-day sojourn with &Beyond Africa, one of the world’s top providers of environmentally responsible/luxury safaris, would take us to two different camps in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. Our six days and nights there were full of discovery, excitement, peace and romance.

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Africa: Turns Out, It’s Really There

On safari with And Beyond in Botswana's Okavango Delta

So, you know how some places in the world just seem theoretical — even imaginary — until you actually go there?

Well, that’s how I felt about Africa for much of my life. Until now.

Having now seen a few corners of the continent for ourselves — largely in Botswana and Tanzania — we’re happy to report that while Africa is truly vast, it’s far from unknowable.

In fact, we’ve fallen so much in love that I dare say we’ve left a bit of our hearts behind.

Hope to go get ’em back someday.

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