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Travel Blogs from Etosha National Park
... tears formed a massive lake. When the lake dried up, nothing was left apart from a huge white pan.
We drove into the park from a newly opened gate called the Galton Gate (Otjovazandu). Our next campsite, Okaukuejo, was 200 km away from the gate, which takes a minimum of 4 hours to get to.
There were a lot of rules about driving in the park. We could not get out of the vehicle at any time. We could drive not faster than 60 km per hour. No drones or ...
... annoying me whilst everyone else was taking pictures he kept laying underneath my Land Cruiser looking at the suspension."
"Fantastic, guess which one I pulled out of the hat? I did the famous flies around the head routine."
"No, not the one where you tell them that the buzzing flies around the daft tourist head is wanting to get into theirs ears and take the ear wax, then go to a tree trunk and make special honey that we find, collect and eat"
... get to them, although at times it was rather daunting when we realised just how large the elephants were – we certainly wouldn't want to upset them! However many times you see an animal it still is a very exciting experience and leaves you in wonder at how all of them are adapted to their environment and how beautiful they are.
We arrived late afternoon at the camp and sorted out the tents. At this stage, knowing that we were in the ...
We were staying at Halali Rest Camp that night and were housed in some rather nice chalets dotted around the grounds. Dinner was an unremarkable buffet affair but we had a little celebration as it was Peter's birthday. Peter was one of the youngest members of the group at 57 but had already been retired for 7 years. That's what being a GP allows you to do!
There was a large spider on the wall next to my bed. I ...
... On our second excursion with Nicklaus we also saw eland antelope, a solitary lion with a kill he had been protecting for over five days (smelly) and many giraffes, plus a cheetah with his kill. All said and done it was amazing experience seeing all these cats, the hundred plus elephants and the fighting giraffes.
On the fourth day we moved from the excellent Onguma Campsite over to the Etosha Safari Camp at the Anderson’s ...