And this is how you wait to your flight in Botswana

And this is how you wait to your flight in Botswana  |  Okavango Delta, Botswana  |  Your attention please, ladies and gents, giraffes and elephants, your 3-seater small private plane by Mac Air is about to land. After a few minutes and brief safety speech, if lions sleeping on the runway permit, we will take off from Okavango Delta to your next destination in Savuti at Chobe National Park. Mind the dust and the heat, and stay alert from the lions, hyenas and hippopotamus. Believe it or not, the white path that you see behind our Land Rover, … that is the runway.

This was our welcome committee at the runway. We were waiting for our flight and they were staring a at giraffe, which without any warning, was gently crossing the runway. I mean you have to love Africa. Small planes are the way to move around Botswana, not for everyone since they can be pretty intimidating, but certainly the fastest way to connect several destinations in only a few days. In our case we flew around the three Orient Express camps in Botswana, with flights of approx. 40 minutes each. Connecting Kasane Airport with Khwai River Lodge in Khwai River, Eagle Island Camp in Okavango Delta and Savute Elephants Camp in Savuti. CM

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 This trip to South Africa and rest of Africa, has been flawlessly put together and coordinated by the expert hands of Rhino Africa Safaris. African based tour operator, with headquarters in Cape Town. Years of hands on experience in the region precede them, reason why I chose and trust them to be the partner for this African Experience. We both share the same philosophy, experiential travel and the concept of Been There Done That. Stay tuned, soon CM by Carlos Melia, and Rhino Africa Safaris will bring to you Small Gay Groups to Africa.

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Carlos Melia global bespoke Travel Agent, Travel Blogger, Concierge, Hospitality Consultant and Wedding Planner. Member of VIRTUOSO. Has earned, after over 25 years of Mainstream and Gay Travel experience, the mote of "Little Marco Polo". Jetsetter, bon vivant curates the world of luxury travel & lifestyle by experience, one destination at the time. Associated to First in Service Travel and Tzell Travel Network. Founder of LGTNetwork - Luxury Gay Travel Network. Follow, read and share my travel experiences worldwide at