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... cause you get so lazy on safari..."
13th of August..."best news of the day...Francois is back in Botswana, juppieeee...will meet him tomorrow when we are camping in Maun, jupppieeeee!!!"
16th of August..."back in Moremi, because the sand is so deep, we had to pull 2 selfdrive cars...next time better come with Bush Ways :) in the afternoon we see 2 little cheetah cubs, cute!!!"
18th of August..."yesterday evening I had the most ...
... then came and distracted the jackal only to discover that the eggs were damaged, though they did try to get them back to the nest. It was a bit dad actually, but a pointed example of the circle of life. Very cool to witness. Back to camp for sunset, braai of sausages and mash and a relatively early bed, made earlier by a very surprising rain storm, almost unheard of at this time of year. Made for good falling asleep to the potter patter of raindrops on the canvas tent. Fortunately no ...
... Our guide gave us a lesson on sausage-trees, the trees that are traditionally used to make the mokoro. The hanging fruit of the tree looks like huge German sausages and it would seem that they are tasty giraffe food. We also saw the tree that bears the fruit used to brew amarula, a tasty African liqueur we first learned about in Swaziland a couple of years ago.
On the way out of the reserve at the end of the day, we came upon five 4x4s ...
Le 17 juillet 2014.
Wow! Quelle journée!Un chauffeur de camionnette est venu nous chercher à 7 heures ce matin pour nous reconduire, à travers des petites routes ensablées, dans un village de 500 personnes, Borro, sur le bord de la rivière Borro, oû on a trouvé deux guides, Sam et Alaska, qui nous ont amené en mokoro ( pirogue) sur la rivière. André et Averil sont montés avec Alaska tandis que Julien et moi avions Sam comme pagayeur et guide. Sam nous ...
... they are alone in the plane.
From Maun we picked up a hilux and we were headed for Gweta. I had organised an overnight camping on a salt pan just outside Gweta. I was dubious about how well organised it would be, not really knowing what to expect. When we arrived in Gweta we were almost immediately told to take a toothbrush, warm clothes and off you go. It ended up being just the three of us with a guide. We stopped on the way a couple of times, at a giant baobab which ...