Travel Blogs from Victoria Falls
After 22 hours of traveling and almost missing my connecting flight I have finally made it to the town of Victoria Falls where I will be staying for the next two weeks. Bad news I didn't sleep an ounce on the plane. Good news, that meant I got to watch both the sunset and sunrise out the plane window which was pretty cool since we basically flew …
... with their family, who had just driven from Martins Drift on the SA border. Through Botswana to Hwange in 1 day!
The camp site's dilapidated fence did little to keep the spotted hyenas out after sunset. The bush babies, hornbills and grey loeries entertained us while we were in camp. The following day we packed a picnic lunch and headed off on a long game drive, but really did not get to see much game, ...
We arrived yesterday afternoon to the village of Mwandi. Today we began working on building our mud brick houses! After the journey we were greeted by the other team who were also staying at the same accommodation. It was very exciting to catch up with them and hear about their experiences at Chobe and the Okavango! After setting up our tents we were briefed with the showers (yes there are showers.. But it is a process that involves 2 seconds under a dripping tap of semi ...
... shower. Thankfully the shower block is just next door. In saying that the beds are comfy and when you haven't slept properly for almost two days that is all that matters. It's all part of the experience and we didn't come to travel in 5 star luxury. It did grow on me our little hut, it was a pity when we had to check out of it and into our tent.
Jet lag is a *****. It took at least a few days to get into the rhythm of things and it doesn't help when things go bump in the ...
... at Sabre Sands one evening when local boys entertained us. Today, we visited Jabulani primary and secondary school. I brought shirts, a soccer ball and school supplies. Our student hosts were very enthusiastic, welcoming us with songs, drumming and dancing. My guide, Nomasa, is ten. She explained that parents come to school to prepare beans and pap (a corn porridge) for the 270 students. They have indoor classrooms which are used if it is raining or cold. She showed me the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking