It's only the first night but the scene has been set for the most mind-blowing week of my travelling career.
Max Anderson visits Chobe National Park, the scene of Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton's ill-fated second marriage.
It's game on for an unforgettable adventure, writes Katrina Lobley in this first-timers' safari guide.
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From a chic camp on a pristine salt pan, Helen Anderson finds a seemingly barren desert teeming with life.
When sleep beckons, settling down for the night at an unfenced African camp can get a bit wild, writes Glenda Kwek.
A canoe safari along the Selinda Spillway reveals Africa as few see it, writes Michael Gebicki.
Diane Armstrong discovers it only takes one lion to find you're never too old for a safari.