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Elephants in the Okavango Delta

Images of Elephants in the Okavango Delta in Botswana (Abigail King)

Aerial image of elephant in the Okavango Delta in Botswana (Abigail King)

Bringing you Elephants from the Air for this week’s #FriFotos

Simply one of the most amazing moments in my life.

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17 Responses to Elephants in the Okavango Delta

  1. Wanderluster July 8, 2011 at 11:29 pm #

    They almost look like little figurines from above!

    • Abi July 13, 2011 at 3:29 am #

      Busted! They’re actually toys in my back garden…Only kidding ;)

  2. Jessica July 9, 2011 at 3:03 am #

    Love the aerial shots!

  3. Tu Nguyen July 9, 2011 at 11:51 pm #

    Completely unique, thank you for the pleasant suprise.

  4. LB(cruiseshipblogger) July 10, 2011 at 6:11 am #

    The first pic is awesome, the elephants are almost the same color as the water, yet you can see them so clearly.

  5. Abby July 11, 2011 at 5:47 am #

    That does not look real, Abi, WOW! Where were you?

    • Abi July 13, 2011 at 3:36 am #

      Flying over the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Absolutely stunning place. Forgive the link, but there’s more here: Botswana Travel Ideas

  6. Caz Makepeace July 11, 2011 at 6:11 am #

    Amazing! Thanks for sharing. I love elephants big or small

  7. Abi July 13, 2011 at 3:37 am #

    Thank you everyone for stopping by…

  8. Bluegreen Kirk July 22, 2011 at 9:36 pm #

    Looks like some from a video game or simulator. Nice photos never knew photos from above would appear this way!

    • Abi August 30, 2011 at 1:00 pm #

      Yes, there is something artificial-looking about them, isn’t there? 100% real though…

  9. AJ - Fantastic Travels July 23, 2011 at 5:15 pm #

    You know Abi I keep coming across professionals like you and corporate people who just threw it all in and when for a more stress free and enjoyable life. I’m glad you’re doing what you want, so many don’t often get or take the chance! I’m working at it myself. Love the elephants, reminds of jungle book.

    • Abi August 30, 2011 at 1:06 pm #

      Thanks. You know, I’m not sure where society gets the notion that you can only have “one” career in your life from, anyway. So few jobs truly need you to do nothing other than them. Even Olympic athletes and Prime Ministers have more than one career ;) Enjoy the elephants and your plans.

  10. Bret @ Green Global Travel January 4, 2012 at 1:56 am #

    OMG, Abi! Just found this through SU, and I’m soooo jealous! Botswana is in our Top 5 Dream Destinations, and of course the Okavango Delta is the heart of it all for wildlife lovers. So cool that you got to go over it in a helicopter. Hopefully going to make it there this year, fingers crossed!

    • Abi January 5, 2012 at 8:52 am #

      I’ll keep my fingers crossed for you – the Okavango Delta was an outstanding, truly memorable place. Many of the safari lodges are fly-in only, so even the usual humdrum travel logistics of getting to your hotel becomes spectacular!

  11. Matthew Karsten June 25, 2012 at 4:50 am #

    Ha! They look so tiny from up there. Cool perspective. :)

  12. Safarah July 13, 2013 at 6:08 am #

    Awesome.. The first pic like a toy …amazing