Hakusembe River Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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Early morning game drive & saw 2 big elephants just outside Namutoni Camp, enjoying their breakfast & the morning sun.
As we drove back to pack up camp, we saw giraffe, several korai bustards, & a female ostrich - not a bad start to the day !
Our little convoy of 4 X 4's on the road again & heading northward. We are …
... very poisonous Adder snake underneath. Went for a very fun 2 hr leisurely kayak with one of my guides (who is also a river guide), but we didn't find out til afterwards that there are also a few crocs in the river that had been going after swimmers. We also did a nice sunset cruise where we were given the chance to illegally get out on the Angola side of the river, which of course I did, but no passport stamp! Tomorrow we're off to ...
... made to hop off, along with all of the shoes we had brought with us to sterilise. Interesting! The border crossing ran smoothly without any Ebola checks, slowly we were making our way out of Ebola territory. It was a fairly decent drive to Rainbow Camp in Divundu, but we arrived there at a decent time with an afternoon to spare. Rach and I dipped our feet in the cold pool while watching the ...
... the braai (BBQ) pits - each camp has a different offering, but most with a concrete or brick base on which you make your fire. Firewood is usually available for sale by locals, outside the camps. Going rate is $5 per bundle. We were lucky to be entertained by some cute kids playing drums & dancing. They enjoyed the coloured pens we gave them.
Our campers have a good selection of cast iron cooking pots, so we have been creating some tasty meals together.
... Villagers, some carrying sticks and pots on their heads, provided much cultural interest as we entered the town of Rundu and turned towards the River and our picturesque campsite with lovely riverside reception. We are camping well back to keep away from the alligators! Tomorrow we are up for a buffet breakfast and a school visit arranged by Volt before 300K to the Botswana Border. All the Beests are well and enjoying each others company. We have heard from all the teams via text ...