Chobe Marina Lodge
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Well it's been a very interesting and magical few Days. we left Johannesburg on a small plane to Kasane in Botswana. This came as a wee bit of a surprise to us as we thought we were going to cruise the Zambezi River (note to self just because the boat is called the Zambezi Queen doesn't mean it's in Zimbabwe!! ) The plot thickened when we were …
... in this stifling heat, I couldn't imagine how the cyclist was covering around 150km a day - we were struggling just sitting in a truck with the windows open! We passed houses that looked out of place in the dusty terrain - completely finished (a rarity in all the other places we have been) with cars parked outside and fences that marked perimeters - things the people we drove past in Malawi could only dream of. Botswana has a markedly different feel to any of the countries ...
... The river is quite large but after all the game drives we've done, this seemed abit anticlimactic. Maybe we were just getting tired after our long trip, or the hot sun or maybe we were just getting tired of listening to the Swiss lady! We had a lovely buffet dinner in the same spot as we had lunch & they even had ice cream for desert, first time while in Africa! Poor Chris, as he had now been bothered by the "runs" for a day or two while it was starting to affect me as ...
... one place! If you ever go to Africa with little time and high expectations I couldn't recommend any place more.
The camp site was minimal, toilet a hole in the ground, shower a bucket on a pulley system. Perfectly rugged. As night drew closer Matt grew more fidgety. With the memory of a thousand elephants and a pride of lions still fresh in his mind he surveyed the camp, looking for ...