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Posts from Botswana safari 2017, the Okavango Delta

The Leopardess:  Encounters in Botswana


I finally meet a leopard in the wild, where she reveals her magical nature.



A Family Tale in the Okavango Delta

Family of lions, Kwai Concessions, Botswana.


A family tries to cross a river to reach their sister on the other side.




Posts from Botswana safari 2016, the Kalahari

Kalahari in the Wet Season -- A Divine Surprise


 Visiting the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, I was stunned at how un-desert-like the landscape was in the rainy season. Lush and dynamic, and holding many animal surprises!



Circling the Nxai Pan, Part 1 -- One-On-One Time With Animals



Spending three days in the small Nxai Pan National Park provides some nice one-on-one time with a variety of iconic African animals.




Circling the Nxai Pan, Part 2 -- Animal Pals and Special Moments

Cheetah, Nxai Pan.


 Some very special moments in the Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana ... magical mornings and delightful wildlife sightings of animal pals.






-- AFRICA --



Uganda All posts


Uganda photos only


South Africa All posts


 - includes Lesotho


S. Africa Photos only






Namibia II Witchcraft


Save Rhinos






Iran  All posts

Iran  photos only









-- EUROPE --


Central Europe

- Czech Rep.

- Poland

- Slovakia


Catalonia, Spain


Andorra / France




Greece Refugee Camp



-- ASIA --


China I


China II





Ixtapa, Mexico


Maui, Hawaii


Puerto Rico


Keepers of the Wild











Trip posts for Trazzler




Travel Essays


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