1000 Reasons to Visit Botswana’s Okavango Delta – now a World Heritage Site!

I know a magical place…

Where the dry thirstland of the Kalahari Desert…

Okavango Delta photo by Alison Nicholls

photo by Alison Nicholls

Meets the spreading waters of the Okavango River…

Here lies the Okavango Delta – the World’s 1000th World Heritage Site!

photo by Nigel Nicholls

photo by Nigel Nicholls

There are 1000 reasons to visit…

Here are a few of mine…

Okavango Delta, Botswana, photo by Nigel Nicholls

Walking among the wildlife. Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Okavango Delta, Botswana, photo by Nigel Nicholls

A birder’s paradise! Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Okavango Delta, Botswana,photo by Nigel Nicholls

Amazing sunsets. Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Okavango Delta, Botswana,photo by Nigel Nicholls

Floating flowers… Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Okavango Delta, Botswana,photo by Nigel Nicholls

Mokoro trips. Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Okavango Delta, Botswana,photo by Nigel Nicholls

Did I say amazing sunsets?! Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Okavango Delta, Botswana, photo by Nigel Nicholls

Herds in the dust. Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Alison Nicholls sketching in Botswana.  Photo by Nigel Nicholls

Great sketching! Photo by Nigel Nicholls

You can find the full article about the listing of the Okavango Delta on the IUCN website here:

But don’t just visit the website, visit the Okavango!

See my African Field Sketches, including some from the Okavango Delta.

Until next time…
Alison

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