Botswana Part 1:
So I got to call beautiful Botswana home for a few years. In particular, Maun and the heart of the Okavango Delta.
This isn’t just a travel memory. These next 3 days of virtual wandering are about highlighting moments in a chapter of my journey. A chapter that has shaped me profoundly.
Most of these “shaping” moments involve magical wildlife encounters. But this is also about people. People I still miss every day.
These “shaping” moments are bitter sweet. They are about love and they are about loss. A chapter of my life truly lived.
To me Botswana has a deep beauty. A rawness to her purity. A pure wild heart. I have never felt more myself anywhere, ever so at home. Here my soul sings.
My time in Botswana taught me this (even though I didn’t have these words then):
Life’s beauty is inseparable from its fragilitySusan David PhD, author of Emotional Agility