Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
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... worse than Khwai / Kak whatever? Cell reception - what was that? Might as well have been on Mars for all we knew about the happenings of the world since leaving Kasane, so we winged it back onto a sandy single track en route for 3rd Bridge - another water crossing - but a little glitch on the horizon as of course it was now the July school holidays and we know how everyone loves to escape the cold down south!
... grass! Then snapping trees! Sue bolts upright, petrified, even worse than the time we experienced an earthquake from the 17th floor of our apartment when we lived in Panama! "Hippos kill more humans than any other animal!" She shrieks. I have to admit, even I got a little concerned when one of the hippos started scratching himself on the corner of the front deck, and the huge eyes that glowed back at me ...
... the last day on the delta we pack up and head back this time down river. It is a lot sunnier today so we all cover up well to avoid the bright sun reflecting off the water, enjoying the warm, relaxing Mokoro trip back to the dock. Now on our way to Gweta, where we will be camping under the beautiful Baobab trees once again in a great little campsite.
Tomorrow we are heading back in to civilization, until then
... two elephants who decided to have dinner on our pathway. There is no way on earth you'd want to cross them and after waiting 30 mins for them to move we changed our sunset location. The picture with the astrixs indicates the two trees we needed to pass between. The elephants were bedside the tree on the right side which is a tiny little island just like all little trees located on little islands in the wetlands.
How our Intrepid chef managed to make the ...
... of the Okavango delta and runs through here. It was built to keep buffalo and other wild animals separate from domestic stock.
There we were met by members of the Okavango Kapano Mokoro Community Trust, an organization of local community fishermen that provides guides and polers to take people into the delta. It is an alternative source of employment for these people and helps keep them committed to taking care of the environment. We ...