Lake Kariba Inns
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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.
... About two hours later, another elephant in the same place as the previous elephant. It happily drank water as it stood in the lake. Paul and I walked closer to watch the elephant. I was hesitant to get too close, despite Paul’s gentle persuasion. I hid behind a fallen down tree. Along came a second bull elephant, it looked towards us, raised his trunk to smell us, flapped his ears and then interacted with the other elephant. Both elephants began to playfully fight ...
... a lifer for Paul, a small breeding herd of elephants, the behind of a hippo and the sound of more hippos in the bushes. The track was taken us longer than it should have and were starting to worry as the sun was setting and driving after sunset was forbidden - we also did not want to be mistaken for rhino poachers. The track was not signposted, so we thought it was best to turn around. We got back to camp at 7pm, just in time. This evening we ...
... middle of the road- they panicked when they saw us. This caused the rope to break, in the end there was one donkey on each side of the road. We nearly hit a donkey - we had a few centimetres to spare- it could have been holiday over. But luckily Paul reacted quickly and slammed on the brakes.
We entered the national park at 1:30pm. I was glad to have arrived and was looking forward to setting up camp and relaxing. We checked in and were given directions to the camp site on the ...
... 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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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service