Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
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- Swimming pool
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... br> wildlife that Africa has to offer. We passed through the park’s gates and 3
hours driving to our camp site, which was located slap bang in the middle of
the park. We saw giraffes, ostriches, elephants, wildebeest, all sorts of game
(e.g. springboks, oryxs, zebras and kudus), termite hills as tall as trees, but
there were no lions to be seen. That evening we had a quick swim in the camp’s
pool, had some amazing kudu steaks and then headed to ...
... the delta. As we landed we noticed a few giraffe by the side of the runway. The best part of the drive between the airstrip and the lodge is driving through the wetland. I amazed each time that the car makes it through without getting bogged. There was a breeding herd of elephants in the middle of the track, who we watched for a few minutes.
We spent the rest of the afternoon relaxing around the camp. This evening we had another feast by the fire, as we heard the sounds of the ...
... all sites on top of each other with little shade or privacy and ablutions had to be reached by car. Now we all know how impulsive COPK can be but I have never seen my husband make up his mind so quickly, without a second thought he did a U turn and headed straight out the gate and changed course on the GPS. In agreement again, the cancerians headed to 3rd Bridge in Moremi and AGAIN our itinerary was out of date. Just ...
... are completely vulnerable. The tall golden grasses are shoulder height so I was thankful to get out of there without seeing a camouflaged lion. For those who say that between me and Dave, I'd be the one who wouldn't try anything, well it's me who doesn't miss the opportunity to try everything. Even a branch pulled off a tree and used as a tooth brush!After a quick pack down of the tent we took the 1.5 hour trip back to civilisation on the mokoros. We can clear a ...
... br> As the water flows through these myriad waterways, much of it, almost 95%, either evaporates or gets swallowed by the Kalahari sands. Only 2 to 3 percent of the water reaches the delta’s southern fringes. Being located in an extremely arid desert region, it attracts great concentrations of animals and birds, making it a complex (and unique) ecosystem as well as Botswana's premier tourist attraction.
But the size and scope of the ...