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Rivers have historically been natural boundaries. Near the confluence with the Chobe River, the mighty Zambezi defines the demarcation between Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. After a 2,000-kilometer trek through Botswana's Kalahari Desert, we eased the wheels off the Kazengula Ferry behind barrel-rolling and crate-carrying locals, and onto Zambian soil.