Two intrepid fishermen standing in their dugout canoe pulling in their fishing nets. It was early in the morning around 6h00 and they seemed to be unfazed by the crocodile infested river – they must have been balanced individuals.
Just inside the Chobe National Reserve on the Chobe River. The banks of the Chobe are full of birds, animals and reptiles and tons of photographic opportunities.
A good ten kilometres down the Chobe River from Kaserne, on the way to Serondela.
Chobe River rapids just before they meet the Zambesi River.
Coetzer Nature Photography boat on its way to hunt out photographic opportunities.
Looking up the Chobe River towards Kaserne.
Typical scene along the Chobe River with sand banks which provide clean backgrounds for great wildlife photography.
Banks of the Chobe River just below Elephant Valley and just before Chobe Game Lodge.
Lou Coetzer – caught in the act – the man behind Coetzer Nature Photography. A brilliant professional photographer who is focusing on wildlife and guides us on his photographic safaris on the Chobe River.
The other Coetzer Nature Photography boat going past – with elated photographers by the look of it.
A view of the Coetzer Nature Photography boat kitted out with top level equipment and enthusiastic photographers..
Two giraffe drinking at dusk from a small inlet along the Chobe River.
As the Chobe River level falls so these islands are left in the middle of the river. They are teeming with game and birds.
CNP boat in action.
The CNP boat can get close to the bank being flat bottomed, allowing photographers to get up close and personal.
Looking forom Puku flats east towards Elepehant Ally on the Chobe river
Late afternoon on the Chobe river
Looking west twoards Elephant Ally on the Chobe river
That quiet peaceful time on the Chobe river
Early morning on the Chobe
Jackalberry point first thing in the morning as we are entering the Chobe National Park by boat
Water-lilies everywhere in an inlet at Puku Flats on the Chobe river
Eraly morning looking towards Puku Flats from the Chobe river
A new day dawning on the Chobe river – filled with expectation of what wonderful and unusual things we will see that day
Breath -taking shafts of morning light beaming through the clouds at around 6h15 on the Chobe river in April
That quiet time first thing in the morning on the Chobe river – heaven!
Unusual to see a Elephant drinking first thing in the morning along the Chobe river