WATER THE MOST ESSENTIAL ELEMENT for all life, the only chemical equation I can actually recite: H20. There are several waterfalls in the area around Livingstonia, which make for pleasant day walks.Fishing boats on shore of Ukerewe island, on Africa's largest lake, Lake Victoria.In Tanzania's Selous National Park, the river level falls, creating horse shoe bends and lakes where birds and animals gather.A fishing boat rests on the beach at Bagamoyo, Tanzania. Bagamoyo was a major transit point for the slave trade.A young man paddles on Lake Malawi.Racks for drying fish on the beach, Likoma, Malawi.Nhakotakota was not the greatest park for wildlife, although we did catch the scent of elephants while hiking. Plenty of monkeys and birds came to the camp HQ, not far from this part of the river.Elephants are commonly seen at the water in Vwaza Marsh National Park, Malawi. As well as gazelle and hippos, leopards roam, but are rarely seen.Zambia's Ngonye Falls in low season.In the wetlands area of Mutinondo Wilderness area, Zambia.Mpulungu is where Lake Tanganyika enters Zambia, and is close to the impressive Kalamba Falls.Sunests on the town of Luxor, Egypt.Felluca, traditional sail boats, on the Nile, Aswan.Sunrise, January 1st, on a beach in Japan.Wildebeest crossing the Mara River, Masaai Mara National Park, Kenya.A tributary of the Mara River in Kenya, a leopard comes to drink.Kenya's Amboseli National Park's wetland supports an incredible number of elephants, as well as hippos, flamingos and other birds.The low season view of the Zambezi river's lesser fall, Ngonye, Zambia.Two nights at this lovely Kapishya Hot Springs refreshed us no end, even after the previous day's 8 hour walk. Loved the food too. Zambia.Pammukale, Turkey. Thermal rich waters of the travertine terraces have been famous since Roman times.The Tigris River, Hasankeyf. Sadly, the famous river has been damned, for power, displacing the city's people, and drowning 400 years of history.Anzac Cove in Gelibolu (or Gallipoli to the west) where thousands of Australian< New Zealand, British, and Indian troops stormed ashore in World War One.Magnificent Istanbul can be appreciated from a cheap cross straits ferry.An aerial view of Victoria Falls.From the top of Victoria Falls, Zambia.Mosi-oa-Tunya, “the smoke that thunders”, better known as Victoria Falls, Zambia.When the rain falls, 550 million litres a minute flow over Victoria Falls. Man made climate change has caused many years of drought and flows like these may never return.Calm, wide rivers in the delta, near Khulna, Bangladesh.Sunsets on a river in lower Bangladesh.A massive volcanic explosion blew away most of the island which is Santorini, blessing us with these caldera views.The sun goes down in Santorini, Greece.Sunset in The Agean Sea.Indonesia recently launched plans to open many "Balis". The country ahs no shortage of island and beaches, like this one on Alor, which is close to Timor.The colours and clarity of Lake Tanganyika are a sight to behold. The lake is an incredible source of fish for both food and aquariums.Flooding is part of life in Vietnam's Mekong Delta, but was particularly bad when I was touring around there in 1994/5.Cambodian has some lovely seaside destinations, like Kampot, where it is as placid as that water.A lovely stretch of water to sit and ponder, the Tonle Sap, just before it meets the Mekong, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.Cambodia's Angkor Wat is best seen in the wet season, with green fields around and full moats.A young family return from the market through Tonle Sap floodwaters, near Siem reap.