Tag: Animals


Southern Africa – Day 32 –Okaukuejo Campsite to Olifantsrus Campsite, Etosha NP, Namibia

What a crappy night- it was sooo hot- the bed, pillows & canvas was all boiling and the temperature didn’t go down, not good conditions for sleeping – we were sweating all night. We were up at 4.15am to do a safari drive. We boarded our safari vehicle and wereRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 31 – Onguma Tamboti Campsite to Okaukuejo Campsite , Etosha NP, Namibia

We left our campsite and signed in, to the Etosha NP, we had to pay for 3 days as you need to be out of the park by 7.30 am and it would take us a few hours! As soon as we have entered we have impala playing games withRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 26 – Khwai to Mochabe Crossing Lodge, Okavongo Delta – Botswana

We had a spattering of rain overnight, and the hippo’s were enjoying it, they serenaded me all night (Brendan & David slept thru it). Again, a cooler early morning, but heating up extremely quickly. The vervet monkeys were again impatiently waiting for us to get up so they could pesterRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 25 – North Gate Camp, Khwai, Moremi NP – Botswana

We had a cool night compared with others, so we all slept well. This morning we had a sleep in – only 6.15am today! Once up we were surrounded by the vervet monkeys again and had a waterbuck walk thru the camp. We did a morning drive hoping to seeRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 24 – Savuti to Khwai, Moremi NP – Botswana

Huge lightning and thunder storm, overnight- but only a few splatters of light rain. Lots of flies this morning! Today’s travel distance is only 137km but it is estimated to take 6 hours to get there yippee! We had to let the tyres down today to go along the dryRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 23 – Savuti Campsite, Chobe NP – Botswana

Up early and packed, ready for our morning drive. We first went to the waterhole – but no animals, we drove around and passed by a tour vehicle who advised there was lions at ‘Hippo Vlei” (marsh) – we made our way down there, but once again didn’t see anything,Read More …


Southern Africa – Day 22 – Kasane to Savuti, Chobe NP – Botswana

Checked out of the Old House & headed to the local hardware store – Haskins, to see if we could get some ground matting. They didn’t have anything but suggested the store across the road which was like our Costco. Nothing there either, but we found some coke cans andRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 21 – Kasane, Botswana

to After another scrumptious breakfast we left Lokuthula lodge and made our way to the Zimbabwe / Botswana boarder at Kazungula. We figured if it was like coming in, we would be here for ages. We were pleasantly surprised…basically it was don’t let the boom gate hit you on yourRead More …


Southern Africa – Day 18 – Deteema Dam Camp – Hwange NP, Zimbabwe

We were up early- but no lions this morning. Decided to go to Masuma dam again, but no animals there either. We were just about to leave when the ranger came over and asked if we would take him to the water pump to re fuel as it was empty…Read More …


Southern Africa – Day 17 – Kapula South Camp – Hwange NP, Zimbabwe


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