They say you can see the Okavango Delta from space, but for those who can’t afford it, there are alternatives.
It was hot in the back of that little Cesna so the photos are a bit scarce, but if you look closely you may spot game..
In the north west of Botswana, west of the panhandle is the town Shakawe.
If you follow that road you reach the Namibian border and enter the Mahangu reserve in the Caprivi, east of Rundu.
You can camp on the banks of the river and listen to the hippos splashing in the water a few meters from your pillow..
Very little on earth beats sitting next to your fire in the quiet of the African night..
If you turn off towards from Serowe and take that road to Maun you pass Mopipi. There is a filling station and this view on Lake Xau.
From the bridge across the Boteti river, on the way to Maun.