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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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Sam Mokoro, who had worked at the state-owned Redemption Hospital, died at the John F.
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.
There may be times when other vehicles are required like when you are driving across the salt flats at Uyuni in 4WD's or paddling into the Okavango Delta by mokoro but the main legs of the journey will be taken on purpose built expedition vehicles.
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.
If you don't happen to be a hippo, the best way to traverse these channels is in the Botswanan equivalent of a canoe -the mokoro.
15) Stephen Lister and Raisa Venalainen, "Improvement of Aid Coordination for [the] West Bank and Gaza," Draft Report, September 6, 1999, Oxford: Mokoro Ltd.
On the other side of the coin, I must say it was pretty amazing to spend time in the Botswanan villages with the Tsewanan people, dodging wild warthogs and traveling by handmade mokoro canoes in the Okavango Delta.
Delta Camp is one of the swamp's more isolated camps; the emphasis here is on mokoro - dugout canoes - and walking safaris.