Sanctuary Chief's Camp
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- Continental Breakfast
- Outdoor pool
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Moremi Game Reserve
We were gently woken this morning by someone putting warm water in our wash bowls at the front of the tent. Breakfast was served and we were off for a morning game drive. Somehow a frog had got into our toilet hole so that was a bit of a challenge. Our new phrase is 'ai am off to scare the frog'. We were heading to third gate to fill up the tanks with water. There was so much to see as you can see from the photos. The birds were plentiful and varied. The ...
Before i could have a shower this morning I had to evacuate the dung beetles. They seem to be bigger here in Botswana than in South Africa. Five in total were carried on my jandal outside the bathroom. After breakfast we packed away away our gear and put the tents down. We said our goodbyes to Johannes and Danny as they made a long drive back to Johannesburg. Newman, our driver/guide for the next five nights loaded our gear onto the trailer and we headed towards Moremi. The road started ...
... taking their toll. christmas morning was taken up with playing cards, sleeping and swimming. Lunch was another three course meal and there s another game drive in the afternoon. It is not too hot driving around and by 4.30pm the temperature has dropped a little. On the game drive we could see lightening to the east but we did not get any rain. We were on the hunt again for leopard and rhino but once again nothing. The rains have ...
... and impala. In hindsight I see that the ground hornbill was listed, and indeed these strange and interesting (and sometimes temperamental) birds are endangered. I didn’t realize how fortunate we were to see them.
Even outside the gate on our way back to camp our luck continued. We spotted a brown snake eagle perched high on a dead branch against the blue sky (African birds are very accommodating with good poses). There ...
... presence. I think this is the closest I have ever been to elephants. Impalas and zebras also came down to drink. We had spent an hour here watching these few elephants. There was a rhino nearby so we left the elephants to find the rhino. We found the black rhino. It seemed to be a in a bad mood, as it mock charged one of the other game viewing vehicles. Due to this we didn't spend long watching the rhino and drove away.
Back at the ...