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July 28, 2015

Over the last few months, I have had the pleasure of guiding in the Selinda Reserve in Northern Botswana in the Linyanti, North East of the Okavango Delta. It’s a very special place wedged in between two fault lines, where the Kwando River flowing down from Angola and a small sliver of water connecting the Okavango system to the Linyanti, known as the Selinda Spillway, meet.

Needless to say, in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, any area of permanent water becomes a mecca for wildlife, and the Selinda Reserve is no exception.

It is home to three camps: Explorers, Selinda and Zarafa, as well as mobile canoeing and walking trails along the Selinda Spillway into the Zibadianja Lagoon.

I have spent a month exploring, paddling and walking all over this area, and in between safaris I have a lovely tent on the edge of a small tree island overlooking a large floodplain. // read more >