Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- High-speed internet in room
- Swimming pool
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 ...
... a most spectacular sun set. The Zambizi river is huge and flows fast but has the most calming effect on one. It made me wonder what the Nile would have looked like back in the day. The sound of a Fish Eagle cry and hippos (far off on the other side) was just what the doctor ordered. To boot, two little Zulu's (Duchies) came to great us. Later on while sitting outside, we could see fish coming to the ...
... the not-so-distance. It was a very animal sound-effect filled night, except the sounds were created by real animals.
In the morning Tracy, Jerry, Katherine, and Vee packed up and left for Maun as fast as they could before the sand got hot, leaving myself, Tanya, Juliette and Steve standing in our campsite all alone. We didn’t even know if we would see them again, as they had flights to catch in Maun a few days later and a rental truck to ...
... 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 ...