Getting the most out of your photography on the Chobe

To give a definitive list of what to bring on your stay aboard the Zambezi Voyager is difficult. It depends on a number of factors: the time of year you are travelling, whether your baggage restrictions are guided by an airline or by the size [...]

March 2nd, 2014|

The African Skimmer, a bird endemic to the Chobe River

  The African Skimmer is easily identified by its long red bill, with the lower mandible longer than the upper, with a yellowish tip. The dark upper parts contrast strongly with the white underparts, and its long narrow wings have very low wing loading, allowing [...]

February 12th, 2014|

Up close with the Rock Pratincole

The Rock Pratincole is a small dark pratincole with short wings. It is easily identified by its red, black-tipped beak, red legs, and white nuchal collar extending rearward from the eyes. In flight the white rump is diagnostic. It is an uncommon intra-African summer migrant. [...]

February 11th, 2014|

Where does the rain come from?

The important thing to bear in mind, is that the amount of rainfall in the Chobe/Zambezi confluence, in and around the Eastern Caprivi, has very little to do with the volume of water in these two rivers. The Chobe, which starts life as the Kwando [...]

February 10th, 2014|

What’s in a name: Zambezi Voyager

When we took over ownership of the Nguni Voyager in March 2012, thought was given to changing the name of the boat. However, there was so much on our 'to do' lists when we started out that it soon got overtaken by more important operational [...]

October 9th, 2013|
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