Africa has loads of dangerous snakes, but we’d never seen one in the yard . . . until now. I could even narrow down what kind of snake it was: cobra. Gah! Leave it, dogs, and come here!
Plumeria, hibiscus, lemons, limes, papayas, giant eagle-owls, paradise flycatchers, sausage trees, and more. Welcome to an oasis in Maun, Botswana.
Round and round the west end of Chobe National Park we go, on the 4WD tracks. We saw heaps of cool wildlife doing interesting things, like a jackal feeding her pups.
For four nights, as we camped along the Okavango River, we shared our campsite with sleepy bee-eaters, after their busy days of . . . well, eating bees.
Driving all the way through Chobe National Park we found where the elephants were hiding and discovered a truth about yesterday’s lions.
Nata Bird Sanctuary provided great sightings of wildebeest, flamingos, and more, and at Elephant Sands we camped where elephants strolled.