Mokoro Trip in Okavango Delta

10

The Okavango delta is Botswana’s most famous nature reserve, and it has a very rich wildlife, which vary with the seasonal flood of the delta.

The Okavango delta is Botswana’s most famous nature reserve, and it has a very rich wildlife, which vary with the seasonal flood of the delta.

One of the best ways to explore and get up close with the delta is with mokoro. The mokoro is a canoe like boat, which is driven with a pole. It’s a very silent and calming way to experience this overwhelming nature, but also vulnerable to hippos.
As the wildlife is wild, it’s not always so easy to find it, but even if you don’t catch any of the big animals this is an experience not to be missed if you should be in the area.

The delta is full of lodges in all price ranges, some of them can be found here http://www.okavango-delta.net/

written by tveden on 2009-03-08 in #world #locations #botswana #safari #travel #nature #delta #canoe #animals #horizont #river #wildlife #mokoro

10 Comments

  1. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    That´s a coincidence! I just finished an article about Botswana in the newspaper - check the page and the first thing I saw was this Lomolocation.....must be a superinteresting place to travel.

  2. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    That´s a coincidence! I just finished an article about Botswana in the newspaper - check the page and the first thing I saw was this Lomolocation.....must be a superinteresting place to travel.

  3. eyecon
    eyecon ·

    That´s a coincidence! I just finished an article about Botswana in the newspaper - check the page and the first thing I saw was this Lomolocation.....must be a superinteresting place to travel.

  4. grenoouille
    grenoouille ·

    Superb images!

  5. stouf
    stouf ·

    So beautiful !

  6. disdis
    disdis ·

    Wow.... Namibia waits me in May... I expect to get such great pictures as these!

  7. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    Great viewpoint!

  8. lomosexual_manboy
    lomosexual_manboy ·

    Great shots. I would give anything to have had my lomo cameras with me when I visited Africa. Funny you should mention the hippos because our canoe wasn't so lucky and got attacked and nearly flipped. Africa is no joke.

  9. kirri-joy
    kirri-joy ·

    great job!

  10. tveden
    tveden ·

    Thanks for your nice comments guys.

    Yeah, Africa is a fantastic continent.

More Interesting Articles

  • Shake Off The Blues With LomoChrome Turquoise!

    written by shhquiet on 2015-05-06 in #gear #news
    Shake Off The Blues With LomoChrome Turquoise!

    LomoChrome Turquoise was especially concocted to give your pictures a whole new look. Watch as the lighter colors in your shots become tinted in varying hues of chilled blue, while greens transform into illustrious emerald and natural blues turn a wonderfully sunny gold – perfect for color-rich daylight shots!

  • Going Analogue on a Conservation Program in South Africa

    written by blondielocks on 2014-08-25 in #lifestyle
    Going Analogue on a Conservation Program in South Africa

    At the end of March I left London and started working on a conservation research program at the Kwantu Game Reserve near Port Elizabeth in South Africa. My role, as part of multinational team of volunteers, involved a wide range of nature and wildlife conservation tasks.

  • The Very First Nat Geo Wildlife Photos by George Shiras, III

    written by chooolss on 2014-09-10 in #lifestyle
    The Very First Nat Geo Wildlife Photos by George Shiras, III

    July 1906 saw a landmark event in the history of the National Geographic Society when its magazine published a special issue containing just one article with over 70 wildlife photographs - the first of its kind to appear on the magazine - taken by politician and wildlife photographer George Shiras, III.

  • Shop News

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Immortalize your best shot on Aluminium!

    Carefully enlarged from your negatives onto premium photographic paper by lab professionals, each picture is a unique piece of craftsmanship.

  • Explore: Cannes, France

    written by chooolss on 2014-07-25 in #world #locations
    Explore: Cannes, France

    Rub elbows with the rich and famous while soaking up the sun in this week's featured destination, Cannes!

  • Fresh From the Lab: Take Off Your Socks and Shoes - It's Summertime!

    written by sirio174 on 2014-06-20 in #lifestyle
    Fresh From the Lab: Take Off Your Socks and Shoes - It's Summertime!

    Every year, just a few weeks before summer, I dedicate a series of photos to the joy of living outdoors in this good season. One of the most common pleasures is taking one's socks and shoes off to feel the first warm rays of sun on our pale feet, which were prisoners inside shoes throughout the long winter season. So, it's time to take off your socks and shoes and relax barefoot! Where? Of course, on the walls surrounding the beautiful lake! Take a look!

  • The Lomo LC-A Goes to Vienna

    written by Andreas Bischoff on 2015-02-06 in #world #locations
    The Lomo LC-A Goes to Vienna

    Vienna is the capital and largest city of Austria. It has been mentioned in a myriad of pop culture references in books, music, and film, and is also the home of the Lomography headquarters. The history of Vienna stretches back to a far 500 BC, which is why it’s no surprise that the city is steeped in rich, unique, and fascinating culture and history that has inspired artists of all generations.

    2
  • Shop News

    Sprocket Rocket Flash Bundle

    Sprocket Rocket Flash Bundle

    Sprocket Love: The Sprocket Rocket is the world’s first wide-angle camera dedicated to sprockets. It shoots 18 panoramas on a standard 35mm roll and exposes the whole width of film including sprocket holes. Use its dual winding knobs for easy multiple exposures and generate perfect nighttime shots with the bulb setting.

  • Summer Rumble Part 1: Dress up!

    written by zoeyeung on 2014-06-09 in #competitions
    Summer Rumble Part 1: Dress up!

    33 degrees! Summer has arrived! The heat wave, the sweat, it's time for you to change your clothes into summer season. Grab your tank tops and shorts out of the drawers. Put on your bikinis and let's go to the beach! As we can already feel those beach and poolside shots flooding the Community!

  • Leslie Lindell Takes the Petzval Lens to Dance with Native Americans

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-02-23 in #people #lomoamigos
    Leslie Lindell Takes the Petzval Lens to Dance with Native Americans

    Leslie Lindell is a Californian photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She shoots photos of regular people doing regular things, capturing life and lifestyle. A cookbook which contains photographs that she took won the 2014 IACP Cookbook of the Year award. That same year, Lindell attended the 51st Shoshone Bannock Powwow Festival at the Fort Hall Reservation just outside of Pocatello, Idaho and shot some colorful pictures with the Petzval Lens.

    1
  • Changing Seasons: Durham in Autumn

    written by odio-et-amo on 2014-09-10 in #lifestyle
    Changing Seasons: Durham in Autumn

    Durham is a beautiful but tiny university city in the north of England famous for its amazing cathedral, which is one of Britain's best loved buildings. When I was studying at the university, I loved to go for crisp, autumnal walks around the cathedral and the river, kicking the leaves and basking in the golden glow of the season. The Lomography Redscale film perfectly captures the beauty of this time of year.

  • Shop News

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    LC-A Iblazr Bundle

    Start capturing images even in low-light conditions with this bundle you can create your own combination of LC-A camera and Iblazr flash. And save 20% off!

  • La Dolce Vita at Agriturismo San Mattia

    written by annais on 2014-06-17 in #world #locations
    La Dolce Vita at Agriturismo San Mattia

    At the beginning of May, we went strolling around Verona, the city of Romeo and Juliet, which coincidentally is literally shaped like a heart. After a few days in this historically rich and beautiful city, we escaped the crowds and discovered a hidden gem!

  • Scott Brasher Chases Fashion in the Streets of New York with the Petzval Lens

    written by antoniocastello on 2015-03-09 in #people #lomoamigos
    Scott Brasher Chases Fashion in the Streets of New York with the Petzval Lens

    Scott Brasher is a fashion street photographer based in New York City. His work has been featured on many media outlets while working with brands like Cover Girl, MTV, Reebok, and Target, among many others. But before this, Scott started shooting in the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, capturing its daily urban fashion. Last month, he took the Petzval Lens to the streets of New York to photograph scenes at the famous New York Fashion Week.

  • The New Petzval Lens: The Perfect Lens for Picture Perfect Weddings

    written by jillytanrad on 2014-06-17 in #lifestyle
    The New Petzval Lens: The Perfect Lens for Picture Perfect Weddings

    A wedding is one of the most important occasions in a couple's life. Every couple wants a picture-perfect wedding, and to preserve that very special day with perfect looking photos.