Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
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- Swimming pool
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... captured by Apeksha. I would lay claim to it - but it’s a silhouette of me (so I don’t think I can quite take the credit!). Day 2: After a quick pre-breakfast of some rusks (dry biscuits) and tea, we set off on a early morning walking safari. Since we were out by first light, we were able to catch a beautiful sunrise - another chance to see the sun and moon together in the sky. The aim of our safari, was to find ...
... br> We are in a five passenger plane this time and Judy gets to set in the co-pilot seat (as long as she doesn’t touch the controls!) and it was also a good flight of about twenty minutes. We are now flying over flood plain territory with an abundance of water, compared to the Kalahari where there is a shortage of water. So the environment is very different with different animals and a lot more lush vegetation.
Mombo Camp ...
... we crooked 3 of the craziest bridges I ever saw in my life, the jeep has a snorkel so it can drive under water we crossed In 5 foot deep water, it was an amazing site , very rough had to hang on tight, the roads are dirt track with deep sand, Yesterday we came across a private truck stuck in the mud , Ollie pulled him out, his wife had the angriest look on her face, I was joking with the guy , Susie said stop your ...
... for wildlife and the swampy areas attract a huge variety of bird life, especially in September when migrants arrive to breed in the Delta - twitchers take note! It is estimated that 11 billion cubic meters of water is brought down the Okavango River every year and of this only about 3% reaches Maun.
Only animals that were visible to us land lubbers with 4x4's, were Elephants and Giraffe and some Red ...
... flora and fauna, and we spot numerous birds, frogs and water plants unique to this type of topography. It was the most relaxing 1 1/2 hours we've had so far! Cool breezes, smooth waters , and interesting nature lessons, all without having to do our own paddling.
We spend a relaxing mid-day. I tried to catch up on some writing, Reg ran another million miles on the treadmill, and the girls...who ...