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... the Hippo’s woke me up, and my
mood was like always (Grinnnnn)
We saw hundreds of Elephant, some Hippo, the odd Buffalo, Impala, Sable
antelope, Warthog and still no big predator.
Nightstop in Pandamatenga. The road to Pandamatenga is more than adventurous. It basically cuts right through Chobe and Hwange reserve in Zimbabwe. (Our destination for tomorrow) As you might see we are slowly heading East now.
Early rise without a shower as the water
... Switzerland, Australia, Germany, French and even Wales. Representing Wales was Marion, a 77year old lady, such a good sport, she was launched in the air but landed on the reed- brilliant! I may have wet myself slightly when the German lady said she wanted a go, she was a big lady, tall and strong looking, taller and as broad as Si. Si and Andy's faces were a picture!! We went on a sunset mokoro ride and found some more hippos! That night our guides sang some ...
... people of Angola should learn how to dance like they do everywhere in Africa, nothing wrong with that.
Sunday went by too fast, with a picnic on the beach, a nice sunset and a dinner at a spare rib's restaurant.
Maurice and Anna had left us 2 days before, so on Monday Irish and me had to say goodbye...but this story is definitely to be continued!
Being back in Botswana after those 8 amazing days, I realised that I love this job, it has been a ...
... korhaan, some lappit faced vultures, and about a thousand locust birds ( they're actually red billed quelea, but they're tiny birds that swarm like locusts, hence the nickname). There are SO many birds here! It's really incredible. One of the coolest things about our drive tonight though, was the skull of a male greater kudu. Thuto let us climb down from the cruiser and go hold it! It was so heavy!! The horns are spiraled and really thick and ridged. It was ...
... female gorging on her kill of the young calf. The male was with the large buffalo that the two of them had killed together, but it was in a swampy area that we were unable to drive across, so we couldn’t get up close to see it.
While the female was eating her meal in peace, the male was fighting off unwanted company from his. We could hear him growling and roaring, and saw him splashing around in the water, as he was trying to fight off ...