Three of us wanted to mekoro from the Okavango Delta’s panhandle to Maun with only one day’s planning. We failed, but made it to an island in the middle of the Delta and camped there for two days. Fishing, seeing lion on foot, drinking Africa. That was one of my..
The month of December began with a shadow on the horizon. As much as I did not want to think about the anniversary of Hendri’s death it was impossible not to notice it blinking away in the distance. So instead I altered my mind state to a place of celebration,..
The river, according to the locals, was flooded. It was higher than it had ever been, and we reached the first rapids in about three hours. You could only scout from the top, so Hendri got on Joe Henry’s shoulders to try and pick a line. He couldn’t see the..