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From Windhoek you travel along the Trans-Kalahari Highway through the town of Gobabis, which is one of the traditional centres of the Herero people, along to Buitepos, which means nothing more than "border post" There you cross the border into Botswana.

They stay near Ghanzi, which is also called the "centre of the Kalahari", and gain impressions of this partly barren stretch of land, yet rich in scrub-bushes, acacia trees and meadows and is still inhabited by the Bush men, the Basarwa, today.

At Sehitwa we reach the outcrops of the famous Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. On our journey we keep west, on the edge of the delta and get first fascinating insights, into this wildlife paradise. On the way to Shakawe, we visit, after an adventurous 4x4 driving on gravel roads, the famous "Tsodillo Hills". This UNESCO World Heritage Site located on the north western edge of the Kalahari and impresses by its more than 4,000 petroglyphs and rock formations that make up the Hills. Like a monument Botswana’s highest peak at just under 1375m stands above the endless expanse of the Kalahari. The view from the "Male Hill," the "Female Hill" and the "Child Hill," are worth a few climbs. In addition, on several walking tours of this mysterious region, which is widely referred to as a "Louvre of the Desert", will be explored.

We stay right on the Okavango, taking in the silence of the quiet river, while enjoying a sun downer and experience first-hand the nocturnal sounds of crocodiles and hippos.

At Mohembo we cross back into Namibia and reach via the Mahangu Game Park and the Popa Falls, the Caprivi Strip. The relatively small Mahangu Game Park is very diverse and includes the Popa Falls, which are rather bigger rapids. You can explore the park on your own and with some luck discover the "Big Five", as hippos and buffaloes often draw from the Mamili Park into this park.

From Bagani we will be crossing the Caprivi Strip east wards to Kongola. This area is already part of Bwabwata National Park. The Caprivi is an about 450 km long and 100 km wide strip of land bounded by the four rivers, the Chobe, Linyanti, Kwando and Zambezi.
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