In the far north of Moremi in Botswana, the breathtaking riverine scenery is rivalled only by incredible sightings around every corner. But where should you stay? Whereas North Gate is inside the game reserve, Magotho is in the concession outside the park boundaries. Romi Boom weighs them up after a recent trip.
Central Kalahari Game Reserve, with its far-flung campsites, is a universe without masks and social distancing. In this vast, isolated landscape, the herds are abundant and the sightings awesome. By Romi Boom
The rutted road north from Maun towards Shakawe leaves much to be desired. But the courageous few who drive that potholed stretch of tar to Tsodilo will be rewarded. So says Melanie van Zyl after visiting Botswana’s rock art ‘museum’.