In Botswana you get used to your Overland driver slowing down, often even stopping completely. More often than not it’s for cattle – the ubiquitous “Botswana Policeman”, named as such ‘because they’re always on the road’ our guide Gertie told us laughingly. Or goats, donkeys or horses.
But on the stretch between the Kazungula border post and Victoria Falls it’s more likely to be my favourite pachyderm that’s holding up the traffic. How lucky were we?