• Okavango Delta
    Botswana,  Short Trips

    A Guide to 1 Day in Okavango Delta from Maun

    Introduction Okavango Delta is an amazing once in a lifetime experience due to its pristine wildernesses. The Okavango Delta isn’t a hilly wetlands, but like a flat wetlands with a myriad of meandering waterways where the height variation across the delta is less than 2 metres. These magical mysterious pathways whisper the secrets of nature as you traverse across. The water in the Delta actually hails from the Okavango river which flows all the way from another country; the Angolan highlands into the Kalahari Desert. Just imagine an oasis in the middle of a dessert, except instead of a small water sprout, imagine a huge wetlands of up to 22,000…

  • Kazungula Border
    Short Trips,  Zambia

    How to DIY local transport overland from Zambia to Botswana in 1 day: Livingstone -> Kasane -> Maun via Kazungula border crossing

    I generally do not like travelling by plane just to visit places. In fact, given a choice, I prefer to travel overland even if it was a 18 hour bus ride because it gives me a sense of the local life and a glimpse of the area where the transport passes through. I like to fill up the gaps in the map of my mind. As part of Southern-Eastern Africa Itinerary, we had taken only 1 flight to visit the UNESCO Heritage site Victoria Falls. From then on, the plan was to travel overland by local transport all the way back down to Johannesburg. From Livingstone city in Zambia, we…

  • Victoria Falls Zambia
    Short Trips,  Victoria Falls,  Zambia

    Exploring Victoria Falls (Zambia) – How to DIY from Livingstone

    Victoria Falls is one of the world’s seven natural wonders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and straddles across 2 countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. There are 2 sides to it, the Zambia and Zimbabwe side. The Falls are 1.7 km wide with a vertical drop of 100 metres. The spray of the Falls can be clearly seen from a distance of 30km the locals call it “Mosi-oa-Tunya” means “The smoke that thunders”. It is a super cool name if you ask me, would want to name my kid something like that in the future. We stayed at Livingstone in Zambia and made going to Victoria Falls a day trip instead. You…

  • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe
    Short Trips,  Victoria Falls,  Zimbabwe

    Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) – How to DIY from Livingstone

    Victoria Falls is one of the world’s seven natural wonders, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and straddles across 2 countries, Zambia and Zimbabwe. There are 2 sides to it, the Zambia and Zimbabwe side. The Falls are 1.7 km wide with a vertical drop of 100 metres. The spray of the Falls can be clearly seen from a distance of 30km the locals call it “Mosi-oa-Tunya” means “The smoke that thunders”. It is a super cool name if you ask me, would want to name my kid something like that in the future. There are many other activities to do in Livingstone, or in Victoria Falls (like rappelling, kayaking, bungee…

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