Ntwala Island Lodge
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... but still having no joy we decided to try the Angolan part of the river (probably not the safest thing we've done so far). I can tell you there are also no Crocs in Angola. But we went there, illegally, with no visa, and at Doops instruction we were very alert to the potential presence of the armed and trigger happy border patrols.........we survived, we returned.
Leaving Doop and Jan, their lovely traditional home cooking, and more willingly their backwards race views behind, we headed for ...
... for us to take some snaps. Yes....it perfectly posed for our snaps. When we asked the Africat Guide if these animals would be let back in the wild, they said that Namibian Government has a passed a law that hand-fed wild animals should not be let back in the wild as they do not fear humans and frequently come to human habitation. (Wise thought)
Next we came to the Cheetah territory. We were able to see one of the three Cheetahs and ...
I’ve been thinking about what I can do to make all these strange place names mean something to you guys in our travel blog land? And I’ve come to the conclusion that I can do stuff all. The place names don’t jog the old primary school geography class memory banks the same way that places in the first world do. Buy yourselves an Atlas and put it on my account.
We bumped into some South African Land Rover owners while parking to have some ...
... I think that’s right—pod) but then four submerged and three surfaced and
then...well, you get the picture.
Today was also about people. Along the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers, people make their homes...such
as they are. Thatched roofs over walls of sticks, families live here and work
to find their daily meals. Fishermen plow the river’s edge in dugouts powered
by their backs and long poles. Moms bathe their children in the river. Kids
line the banks. ...
... Lodge. We motor for ten minutes or so down the Zambezi river to the Namibian immigration point at Impalila. There, while Calvin watches your luggage in the boat, you walk a hundred yards or so into the bush and turn right to get to Namibian immigration. Again, there are forms and much stamping. Then, walk back to the boat and it is another thirty minutes or so up the Chobe River to the Kasai Channel to Kamavozu Channel, the site of the Lodge.
I am greeted ...