Travel Blogs from Etosha National Park
... I will update all of the posts with more pictures and let you know.
We finished the day by splashing out and staying in our nicest campsite yet where the challengers did some washing, cooked some dinner and had some down time watching the Netherlands – Brazil game for those that wanted to or an early night for a few others.
All round an amazing ...
... divine. And then Judy had the brainwave of cooking our rice in the flask. It was slightly crunchy but we all enjoyed it anyway!! Yesterday afternoon we were all so excited- there is a big screen Tv at the restaurant which was showing the rugby game between SA and The World 15. Anyway I went to call Joy and Mike who were having a little snooze. I quickly went into their bathroom. Joy in her excitement forgot I was in the loo and went ...
... to the various waterholes. Some
of these have permanent water and some are dry at times. On our way
down the main road we spotted Oryx, Springbok, Black faced Impala,
Wildebeest and Ostrich. These were at varying distances from the
road. Visiting some of the waterholes we came across a herd of 12
giraffe, lots more Springbok, Oryx, Wildebeest and 8 Kudu antelopes.
We then made our way to the Halall campsite for the night. Mike went
to the waterhole ...
... in the grass past one of the main campsites, so on we drove to find them. Using every possible set of binoculars and 300mm lenses on board I thought I saw the pair of lions hiding in the long grass. They didn't move much as we busily snapped away with our cameras for what would be our first lion encounter, so after awhile we moved on. Fortunately my blind eyesight came in handy, as whilst we were viewing the lions from another angle we realised these lions were rocks (oops!!) and ...
... The park is over 22,000 km2 and has an abundance of species, over 140 mammals, 340 birds, 100 reptiles and 1 fish (cat fish). They actually have some water fowl during the migration period beginning in January - storks, pelicans, ducks and flamingos.
After driving 17 Km into the park, we stopped for a brief toilet and shopping break at Okaukuejo (meaning a woman that has a child every year) Camp.
After our break we drove through a plains ...
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PO Box 6784, Etosha National Park | 3 star hotelfrom $213