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The Okavango delta is a maze of channels, lagoons, and islands. We searched among the tall grass for wildlife, hid from the sun and mosquitos, and after we became so hot we no longer cared about crocodiles, we swam in murky shallow water.
Filtered by countless grasses, the delta water is pure enough to drink. Just don't look at it too closely.
Day lilies bask in the sun, then close during the night.
These polers work for the Okavango Polers Trust and earn 10 pula per day ($2 US). It's a good local wage but it's hard work.
If the sun isn't beating on your head then the grass is slapping you in the face.