Holiday Inn Harare
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A safe and pleasent place to stay, the hotel offer great combination of world class services and African hospitality, blended in one.
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Friday morning we drove to the airport without incident, except somewhere along the way a hubcap fell off so we had to pay for that when turning the car in. Such is life. :-(
The flight on British airlines was uneventful, thankfully, and we arrived in Zambia at about 2 pm. We took the $25 taxi ride to the Holiday Inn in the capital city …
... a leopard and running into 2 different herds of elephants The first was a group of about 12 including a youngster. The video shows this elephant running after the mother – very cute.
The second herd was huge which our ranger, Kenosi, estimated to be about 80 elephants as they meandered past us without a care in the World. One of the babies was thought to be about a week old as indicated by the still pink ears ...
... passt me wiht their baggage, only to be confronted and told to wait. It takes the lady official 20 minutes to process the paperwork, all whilst my co-travelers await there turn. As we complete the paperwork, we are told to all pass and exit the terminal. The crux of the situation was that the valuable items we took (30 mobile power banks) with a value of probably R 300 each was in the clothes bag that Abri had in his ...
... they were both laughing. This is Africa I suppose. Anyway, back to the itinerary. After Martha found a mechanic we were shortly on our way. We drove straight to a school we wanted to support. Nykudya primary school is such an inspirational place, with over 750 students you can really define these teachers as determined. Back in the UK, Martha has linked Ysgol Ylwant (a school in Caerphilly, Wales) to Nykudya! In the future one of our aims is to seek funding in order to ...
... a fence in Zimbabwe. You get a huge impression of ownership and law.
In Harare, we stopped at the DIY store. In foreign countries you do tend to get stared at a lot, and this is usual. However what I like about Harare is that I don’t really get paid too much attention; its nice to feel free. For the community centre we’re in the process of numerous projects. Toilet and shower blocks are the first means of sanitation the land has seen in a long ...