I'm finally getting back to sharing stories and photos from our recent trip to Botswana. While at Jacana Camp, we didn't see any lions or leopards. It wasn't for lack of trying. Bee took us on several land safaris where we searched and searched for a leopard and her cubs but the brush was very thick and we never saw her. Although I bet she was eyeing us the whole time.
Here's some of what we did see during our water and land safaris.
In addition to riding around in the safari vehicle and cruising on the boat we took part in a few other activities. Mr. Deep was keen (by the way keen is a great word that I am going to work into my vocabulary) to go fishing. Specifically he wanted to try to catch a tiger fish, a predatory fish best known for its large teeth. Geoff told him that there didn't seem to be as many tiger fish in the area as in year's past and that maybe people were fishing with nets further upstream but Mr. Deep wanted to give it a try anyway. He and Bee tried for several hours and although there were a few bites no tiger fish were caught. I tried fishing for a while too but then I got bored with it and instead focused on practicing my photography skills.
|During the mokoro trip we got out and walked around on a few uninhabited islands.|
|Standing in a baobab tree|
|Playing with a hippo skull|