Chobe National Park is located in the north eastern part of Botswana - Beautiful Botswana as its known. \u00a0We arrived from Livingstone Zambia as its only an hour away from the border.\n\n\n\nCheck out my post on The 15 Safest countries in Africa to see where Botswana ranks!\n\nChobe is known for their elephants. They have approximately 120,000 elephants in the park and that was evident as you could see them everywhere. The reason there are so many elephants here is that they actually have enough food for them. An elephant eats anywhere from 250-300 kilos of food a day.\n\n\nOur morning started out with a cruise down the Chobe River. In the dry season this is where all the animals are located. In the middle of the river is Sedudu Island. This island was actually disputed between Namibia and Botswana and had to be resolved by the International Court of Justice. Namibia wanted the island for agriculture and to grow rice. Botswana wanted the island for the wildlife. Luckily for us the ICJ sided with Botswana and the island is now home to numerous animals.\n\nOne place I wish I had the time to visit in Botswana is the Okavango Delta. Next time I visit Botswana I'm going!\n\nWe've seen so many animals on the trip but we've never seen so many elephants in one place. \u00a0It was amazing to see the elephants interact with each other. \u00a0It was great because the animals were not too bothered with us.\n\nThe main attraction for us was seeing the elephants cross the river and go onto Sedudu Island to feed. \u00a0It was very dry on the mainland so the elephants go into the water to cool down and then onto the island for the fresh grass. \u00a0This was a troup of young adolescent males who were playing around and being quite physical with each other. \u00a0Watching them swim across trunk up was really cool. \u00a0Like I said we hadn't seen elephants swimming before so it was amazing to watch the elephants interacting. \u00a0Chobe is a beautiful park for watching elephants and I highly recommend a river cruise in the morning.