Lake Kariba Inns
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... in deep water) and is the third largest man made dam in the world. Besides it's hydro-electric power generation, both on the Zambian and Zimbabwe grids, it supports diverse fisheries of Bream farming for local and export consumption, wildlife tourism in the protected National Parks and amazing Tiger Fishing which draws professional anglers from all over the globe who come to experience the highlights of this beautiful land under warm African skies.
... any wildlife in sight. The only thing I saw was a couple of baboons. Once they noticed me, they ran away. I also saw a bull elephant drinking water, about 200m along the shore. I gathered my camera and video camera and slowly walked towards the elephant. I kept my distance to about 100m and was too scared to get any closer. The elephant didn’t seem to have noticed me. A few minutes later it walked back into the bush.
I got back into my chair and continued enjoying ...
... and if it wasn’t for the crocodiles and hippos, I would have loved to go for a swim to cool down. Further along the shore there were a pair of fish eagles and then a large croc swam by.
At about 4pm we decided to do a short game drive along the Rhino Loop, which is a 10km game drive according to their map. The track was very rough and could not be done without a 4x4. We saw impalas, warthogs, some type of coucal bird – ...
... huts, some huts with solar panels, saw lots of baobab trees, men riding on bicycles, children at school sitting under large trees, dry river beds, women carrying thatch hay on their heads, baboons, donkeys, goats, cows, lots of people happily waved at us and as soon as they saw us coming they would step off the roads- people and livestock! We only saw a few vehicles today, as we were on a very minor, un-tarred road.
As we rounded a corner there were two donkeys tied together ...
... lunch it was time for a spot of fishing and this time I decided to give it a go as well. I caught my first fish – a 2 inch long bream. By now the wind wasn't really dying down so we decided that since the others were leaving tomorrow it would make sense for all of us to go at the same time and save a boat trip. More than fine with us, we were getting to the point of never wanting to leave!
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