Three Cities Thorntree River Lodge
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... it rather than overboard.
Think the best thrill is for those up the front - much more muted the further back you go.
In fact the greatest thrill was suddenly being told by the guides to look behind us - and we were being buzzed by a helicopter that was flying down the gorge - about 10 foot above us. We were all waiting for the gun-fire to start as it went over us!!
At the end of the trip we landed by ...
... areas - it's hard to describe how fabulous the falls are - they are very complicated and there is a new 'fall' starting to form as well. It's relatively high water at the moment so difficult to get a view or photo of the falls from the ground due to the enormous amounts of spray that come off as the water hits the bottom of the falls. Certainly a great view from up in the air - and great fun to fly through the spray clouds.
Saw plenty of wild life from ...
... such as part of the nose/top jaw bone bitten off, a leg missing, toes bitten off or rotted off following injury etc. They open their jaws wide to help regulate their temperature - they can lose lots of heat this way.
They still spook me after seeing them here - they can move so fast and take you by surprise straight out of water that you can't see them in. The guide kept poking them to show us different aspects of how they behave or their ...
... happy to tell you, just give her a call and she will fill you in.
Clare came out feeling a little sheepish and had to ask Craig to give her a tiny bit of money to pay for the fortune teller... Funnily enough he was a tiny bit annoyed, for we had already bought a big wooden Zambezi Teak Hippo from an old man (sekuru) because Clare felt sorry for him.
But all in all, we had an unforgettable evening. Such a wonderful way to end our African experience. We ...
... it can hold five so no weight issue) and there are some storm clouds around so it could make one a little nervous. Judy gets to go in the co-pilot seat next to our pilot who is a very experienced female pilot which gives Judy comfort. The flight is about 90 minutes and the pilot flies around the storms and all is well. We land at Kasane (nice airport) to clear Botswana exit customs and change planes with just the two of us heading ...