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There's no place on earth like the Okavango. The world's largest inland delta, the Okavango was formed by the Okavango River, which floods down from the Angolan highlands once a year and fans out into northwestern Botswana in a meandering complex network of papyrus-lined channels, deep, still pools (where crocodiles and hippos lurk), secret waterways (where reeds and grass almost meet over
your head), palm-fringed islands, and natural lagoons.
This watery network covers an area of more than 15,000 square km (5,791 square miles), think a little smaller than Israel or half the size of Switzerland.