Articles Tagged 'Horse Safari'

Horseback Riding Vacations for Honeymoons and Romantic Escapes

Darley's Travel Blog — February 14, 2014
Check out these romantic settings for your next riding vacation, whether it's a honeymoon, wedding anniversary or romantic getaway. by Darley Newman Horseback riding around the world, I've traveled to many locales that are a perfect setting for romance–– a beautiful sunset ride in Botswana's Okavango Delta, riding into the… Read more »

Okavango Delta- Fishing in a Hippo Pond

Darley's Travel Blog — June 27, 2012
My experience catching and eating the freshest fish I've ever tasted in Botswana's Okavango Delta. by Darley Newman One becomes part of the environment while on safari. I spent each night in a tent – my alarm clock the sounds of the awakening Okavango Delta – if it ever went… Read more »

My Top Three Romantic Horse Riding Vacations: Botswana

Darley's Travel Blog — February 12, 2012
In honor of Valentines Day, take our photo tour through three great places to saddle up and find romance. Each day until Tuesday, I'll be counting down my top three!  by Darley Newman I've experienced these horse rides myself and can tell you that the romance level can be off… Read more »

My Meerkat Experience in the Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana

Darley's Travel Blog — December 27, 2011
by Darley Newman We're editing the Botswana episodes and have found some fun behind the scenes that we'll be sharing with you. One is from my experience getting personal with a meerkat colony in the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana.  Meerkats are very social animals and this particular colony is used to… Read more »

Volunteering in Zimbabwe - Mavuradonha Wilderness Horse Safari

Equestrian Travel Articles — December 6, 2011
A Canadian horsewoman travels Zimbabwe to explore culture, history and the Mavuradonha Wilderness on horseback! by Oriane Lee Johnston photos by Nico Gnecci-Ruscone, Varden Safaris and Tore Ballance I’d had some trepidation about the prospect of two months in Zimbabwe, Africa. True, I’d been there the previous year on a… Read more »

Thamalakane River Ride, Botswana

Darley's Travel Blog — September 29, 2011
Ride the Thamalakane River in Maun, the gateway to the Okavango Delta, in Botswana. by Darley Newman Our second day of horse riding at Royal Tree Lodge, an upscale lodge on a private game reserve in Maun, took us into the Thamalakane River. The river is a record high levels this… Read more »

More Wildlife Photos from Botswana’s Okavango Delta

Darley's Travel Blog — August 18, 2011
An update from the field in Botswana's Okavango Delta. No, these animals do not sleep!  by Darley Newman If you read my previous posting from my game drive in Botswana, you saw some of the very cool photos of Botswana wildlife from the cameras that we set up with John Sobey… Read more »

Tracking Game on my Okavango Delta Horse Safari, Botswana

Darley's Travel Blog — August 12, 2011
Game Drive with Night Vision in the Okavango Delta. What do those animals do at night!?!?! by Darley Newman We knew elephants, cats and other animals roamed through our camp in the Okavango Delta during our horse safari. We could hear the sounds as we went to sleep at night.… Read more »

Limpopo Valley Horse Safari in Botswana’s Tuli

Darley's Travel Blog — August 11, 2011
My first horse ride in Africa on safari in the Land of the Giants by Darley Newman Awaking during our first day on safari in Botswana, I found that it’s really hard to get out of bed in the crisp morning air and definitely not shower weather. When cozied in… Read more »

Packing for Botswana Travels & Filming

Darley's Travel Blog — July 12, 2011
Luggage Limits, Half Chaps and Quick Drying Underwear by Darley Newman After riding for the first time today in my new Ariat Terrain half chaps, I realized I needed to do some quick breaking in before my multi-week horse safari adventure starting next week in Botswana, Africa. As a frequent rider… Read more »