Travel Blogs from Livingstone
... work but any cash will do. So I scraped together a collection of Rand, Puta. and US Dollars that seemed to be enough and we were off! For 100 meters! Just need an inspection by some guys with dogs who want to look in every box in the back of the car and then initial the little scrap of paper from the road tax guy that I need to get the barrier gate open, without it we go nowhere. Finally all done and we head off in the dark of Darkest Africa to Bulawayo to seek a ...
... species of the "Big Five." We had already seen Elephants, Lions and Leopards, but we were missing Rhino and Cape Buffalo. We tell our guide that we need to see these last two before leaving the country tomorrow. Just as the sun is setting, we get so very lucky to sight both species, and even to have a gun-toting game warden escort us to within a few feet of the Rhino! The perfect end to a tour that has been perfect in every ...
... at Johannesburg airport.
The next few days
Everyone wanted to know all about my trip and it was a truly wonderful trip. Pricey, so I considered three nights to be enough and many who flew up with me also flew down with me. I did not go during malaria season, but look into that in case you need tablets for your trip. See both sides, include the lunar rainbow and go in season I advise or else portions of the Falls dry up. Gum ...
... it was like being in a torrential storm: if we were dehydrated before we were definitely rehydrated now, we were absolutely soaked to the bone! Due to the amount of water present it was unsafe to go white water rafting as originally planned so Pito decided to find the next best adventure sport, the Vic Falls Gorge Swing. This is one crazy idea set below the Falls and involves walking off a platform with a harness around your pelvis attached to a swing rope above. ...
... plenty of white rhinos but not in huge numbers. We’re fortunate to see a black-rhino, caracal (wild cat), black-backed jackal, 2 lions and a kori bustard. In between drives, the kids do their homework or play in the pool. There’s hardly anybody here and they have the pool to themselves. Meanwhile I’m stuck on researching future destinations. CAPE TOWN One last drive through the park in the morning as we head back to Johannesburg airport, 3 hours away. 5 rhinos ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Rite Inn Livingstone
Other places to stay in Livingstone
Mosi-Oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone | 4 star hotelfrom $440
- Great location beside the falls
- Lifetime of memories
- What a sunset !!!!!
Mosi-oa-Tunya Road, Livingstone | 3 star hotelfrom $234
- Will remember the courtesy and smiles
- Fantastic but pricey!
- Natural Africa
Plot 2110 Mosi-o-Tunya Road, Livingstone | 3 star hotelfrom $154
Sichango Road, PO Box 60614, Livingstone | Hotelfrom $165
Private Bag 31, Livingstone | Hotelfrom $365
Nakatindi Road, Livingstone | 5 star hotelfrom $300