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 ...
... brought as gifts for our conference attendees. He then goes on to enquire as to the value of these items. Not having any paperwork (specifically invoices indicating the price) we agree to settle on a value of USD 1 per bottle. Then he questions as to the value of the name tags, and here we agree to USD 5 for all 50. He leaves and calls his female coworker that is doing the paper word. While i wait to be taxed, both Nick and ...
... had a late start today, Zimbabwean time delays your plans hugely. At 11:30am we finally left to go to the community centre. Martha wanted to drive today so I taught her how to work an automatic. She was actually really good for her first time driving one.
When it was time to refuel, Martha pulled in and Sam, Zania and I all thought she had turned the ignition off. When I said to start Gogo Rosies car, the car was already on. Turning the key twice she ...
... I was gutted. However I got something far better. The national parks guards spoke to Martha and Martha asked if I could pay to stroke a lion. At first they were hesitant. They don’t let anyone stroke them as they’re fully grown now and don’t know how they’ll react. However, they agreed for just me to stroke one. As he called the lions to the side bit of the fence, near the gate I was so nervous. I had never been this close ...