Last weekend was spent cruising Lake Kariba. Lake Kariba is the world’s largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume. It lies 1300 kilometers upstream from the Indian Ocean, along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The lake was filled between 1958 and 1963 following the completion of the Kariba Dam at its northeastern end, flooding the Kariba Gorge on the Zambezi River. Before the lake was filled, the existing vegetation was burned, creating a thick layer of fertile soil on land that […]
Here’s from this weekends visit to Chobe National Park. The park, in northern Botswana, has one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa. By size, it is the third largest park in the country, after the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Gemsbok National Park, and is the most biologically diverse. It is also the country’s first national park.