Chikwenya Safari Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Mana Pools National Park
... modified egg and spoon race, aka the potato and spoon race, Andy was terrible at it, but very entertaining as he dropped it and had to run back three times. Then we had the three legged race, again hilarious and then the sack race, using two old sleeping bags, so funny especially as they broke halfway through the race. All in all, team A, my team were winners. Oh I forgot we also did a log throw, I sucked at that one. Oh well until next time sleep ...
... I can't slum it. I can slum it. I've been drinking warm cokes for weeks now. This upgrade may have been more of a downgrade though as we shared our room with more animals than an Arsenal crowd. I had to ask the spiders very politely if I could use their shower, to which they declined by adding more spiders. The ants were more accommodating, shifting over as we crawled into bed with them. The fan's motor was generating more heat than the fan was removing but ...
Drove the 130 kms to the park itself, the first 40 kms were quite horrid with very badly
corrugated roads and we could only manage 15 kph, after that it was
OK though. This park is a bit special in that you are allowed to walk
on your own anywhere with the animals, at your own risk of course.
During the dry season as it is now all the animals have to live next
to the Zambezi river to get water and ...
... and Jess did actually surprise everybody this time upon their return from the worlds cheapest cider by helping their cooking crew out with dinner. Jess put together an awesome honey, soy and ginger sauce which received rave reviews from all. Especially from the author who was hugely sceptical considering he doesn't like honey or ginger. Well done Jessica . After the fun chores of doing dishes, brushing ...
... an Island, some 45 minutes by boat. This 'change of plan' was no doubt conjured up by the said two gentlemen over a few glasses of Famous Grouse! Lomugundi was a thing of the past. Itinerary again changed, who was I to interfere? They had it jacked.
Sitting on board Dave's superb 24ft, fishing boat called 'the one and only' with a 250hp Mercury engine, saw us effortlessly skim across the glassy unpolluted waters of the dam. For those who do ...