Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
TripAdvisor Reviews Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa Caprivi Strip
Travel Blogs from Caprivi Strip
... and driving really jerky. We were sure we had run out of gas. Nope. Just horrible standard driving by the professional bus driver. We finally arrived in Livingstone, and our first impression of the tourist hub of Zambia was positively awful. Before we could even get off the bus, a gaggle of taxi drivers began climbing into the bus to try to get our services. Tired, stinky, and irritated Canadians are not to be messed ...
... clothes. It took a good 15 minutes. By this time the first clothes I hung up had a lot of water clogging the bottom of the fabric and so I started to squeeze out the excess water to help them dry faster.
And that was when our clothesline broke. And all of our clothes ended up in the dirt on the ground.
And that was when I wanted to cry. But I didn’t. I didn’t even leave them there and go to the bar ...
... on the ground, below eye level? Either way, we didn’t get trampled, and the elephant went on his merry way munching trees in the night. Then there were the hippos, all of whom did a great job snorting and honking all night, and munching huge wads of grass in the water right by our campsite. It sounded like they were having a huge pool party, there was so much splashing and whooping and carrying on. And then there were hyenas calling in the distance, ...
... where we had lunch surrounded by blue-eared glossy starlings, then off on a cruise on the Chobe River. What an experience – animals and birds absolutely everywhere, with our cameras going into overdrive.
Yes, there were several other boats, but it didn’t detract from the experience at all – my notes and photos tell me we saw (take a deep breath here) several hundred elephants, buffalo, large ...
... areas. The water from Angola enters Namibia around this general area flowing south into Etosha National Park and the amount of water flowing very fast and the river height meant that we only found one campsite of many open so far this season. This place looked like a dengue fever death camp so after directions from the owner we decided to head east along the river to the next town about 50 klm or 2.5 hrs away.
Well if only I hadn’t sold the Sherman Tank! Because even ...