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mokoro

(moˈkoro)
n, pl -ro or -ros
(in Botswana) the traditional dugout canoe of the people of the Okavango Delta
[from a Bantu language of Botswana]
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Other paintings are portraits including one titled 'Ancient' and another showing a man in a mokoro.
Although light and handy in the mokoro (dugout canoe), the recoil was ferocious.
MUST DO Take a memorable sunset ride down the river in a mokoro - a carved-out wooden raft.
It is possible to fly over the Delta by plane, go bird watching (over 400 bird species are listed), or discover the heart of the Delta by Mokoro, poled along by a guide offering a great option for the wildlife photographer, or you can simply sit on the terrace with a good book and a glass of wine enjoying the view.
Sam Mokoro, who had worked at the state-owned Redemption Hospital, died at the John F.
For instance, only Okavango Community Trust (OCT), Sankuyo, Khwai, Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust (OKMCT) appear to be doing well in terms of fund generation (NDDP-7, 2009; Mbaiwa, 2003).
Wildlife viewing is the highlight of a visit to the Delta, but Baines' Camp also provides opportunities to learn about local ways of life and survival - from weaving baskets with river reeds to harvesting water-lily roots to make a dense, earthy stew, and steering a traditional mokoro boat (dug-out canoe) through the labyrinth of shallow waterways.
Safari game drives, a mokoro canoe trip and cruising the Chobe and Zambezi rivers were all exciting as I love being so close to wildlife.
We travelled across wetlands to our island bush camp by mokoro, a dug out canoe, only the ripples between reeds and the sound of birds breaking the silence.
The traditional safari through this sunny, aquatic paradise is taken via a mokoro, or dugout canoe, with a local guide.
Omring van soveel selfvertroue maak Blackie van homself 'n spektakel deur in verkeerde tentbeddens te beland, uit 'n mokoro in 'n moeras te tuimel en in sy nagtelike agtervolging van 'n sensuele vrou, in die rivier te beland.
The lodge is located on an island in the middle of the Zambezi river and offers guests the chance to enjoy the river by boat or mokoro (a type of canoe), and a trip to see the falls is a must.