Day 23 - Botswana

We are very proud of all of the stamps that we are getting in our passports...the most exotic may be for Botswana.  We just did a day trip today to Chobe National Park.  It was quite an adventure.   The landscape looks so dry because, well...it is.  We were here just before the rainy season begins.  

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This is one of our favorite pics so far...we call it "Peek-A-Boo Giraffe" 

This is one of our favorite pics so far...we call it "Peek-A-Boo Giraffe" 

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Just so you know...this is NOT a happy hippo. This is his way of saying, "I am not happy you are here taking pictures of me."

Just so you know...this is NOT a happy hippo. This is his way of saying, "I am not happy you are here taking pictures of me."

The impala are the most gentle creatures.  And, there are a ton of them.  The locals call them "The McDonald's of the Jungle" because they are considered "fast food" for most of the other animals.  Especially the lions.  Sad, but all part of the circle of life out here.

The impala are the most gentle creatures.  And, there are a ton of them.  The locals call them "The McDonald's of the Jungle" because they are considered "fast food" for most of the other animals.  Especially the lions.  Sad, but all part of the circle of life out here.

Melissa stretching at a rest stop...the safari vehicles are brutal (Annie's back was not too happy).  But, all part of the adventure.

Melissa stretching at a rest stop...the safari vehicles are brutal (Annie's back was not too happy).  But, all part of the adventure.

Look at the super cute adventurers!

Look at the super cute adventurers!

We all love the warthogs...they are totally harmless (unless you are grass).  The locals call them "The Lawn Mowers."  

We all love the warthogs...they are totally harmless (unless you are grass).  The locals call them "The Lawn Mowers."