Travelling to the Okavango

SAMOCHIMA: Every time I travel to both Ngamiland and the Okavango, I feel excited.

I may have travelled to Maun several times, but each experience feels new. I have always wished though, that I could understand the languages spoken in this area and communicate with ease.As they say languages are better learnt from the 'pillow' it's unfortunate for me because I am already taken, and would have to learn the languages the hard way.

But I must say that besides the beauty of this tourist town, I have fallen in love with the languages spoken here. Languages include Seyeyi, Sembukushu, Seherero and Setawana.

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