Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
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Pünktlich um 11.15 werden wir im Hotel abgeholt und in den Chobe Nationalpark gefahren. Dort steigen wir in der Chobe Elephant Lodge ab. Die Reise führt über verwirrende Grenzübergänge und die Zahl der anwesenden Zöllner wird nur durch die Anzahl an verteilten Stempeln übertroffen. Zwei trottlige Italiener üben im Selbstversuch, eine Reise durch …
... interested in those; more so lion. We searched for the best part of 2 hours and then found them. Six lioness sprawled out snoring their little lion heads off and couldn't give a Tinkers about us. Such is life in the Savannah I guess.
After that we headed back to the Memsahib and breakfast.
The Memsahib took to the verandah sometime in the morning and decided on a stroll down to the river where the ...
... teak ( or Rhodesian teak) is in full bloom and is a magnificent tree. Clare is enjoying rediscovering seed pods and trees she remembers for instance- the Red bush willow. If you look it up you'll see it has interesting seed pods. Terminale sericea or silver cluster- leaf is everywhere and such a pleasure to look at.Other trees Clare has noted are:Erythema (Sacred coral tree)African flame tree (Spathodea campanulata)Pod mahogany ...
... we spend 1/2 hour photographing these beautiful birds.
Finally we moved on and came across this huge herd of Impala and watched a small to medium croc wallow lazily in the shallow water waiting for an opportunity to come its way. At one stage these two baby Impala came within inches of death. Craig and watched with our cameras glued waiting patiently for something to happen. I was secretly hoping we did not have to witness the death of ...
... a minute, the dreaded sound came…drip drip driiip! The roof started to leak on us. OK now it was time to put on the rain cover! Forgetting about the briefing on “checking the perimeter before stepping outside" and "what to do if you see a predator”, I took off my shirt, put on a poncho and jumped outside to put on our tent’s rain coat. It took a lot longer than usual for a few reasons. 1) It was pitch black. 2) It was ...