Okavango River Lodge
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... but the middle finger from Sue and I helped break the tension. It was all in good fun and if you get offended then TdA is not for you. I thought Sue had won the stage, turns out I beat her by 3mins! damn! We had some peleton issues, not everyone can ride in a group, and communication is KEY! Also having a leader and a sweep aka sheepdogs as Jaap calls it. Jaap and Dick are the leaders and sweeps for the group. I finished pulling and was on the back, which is ...
As the lioness made her way to the water hole all of the impala in the area alerted, stopped eating and moved closer together. They apparently know they can outrun her and the only way she can kill one of them is by stalking and surprising them, so it makes sense that they keep an eye on her rather than run away. So many great life lessons to learn on safari. Keep your friends close, but your enemies closer?!
The final day John tracked the ...
... Pandamatenga is 12 km from the Zim border, it took us 40 mins to
leave Botswana and enter Zimbabwe. The Zimmies (under the pressure of Uncle Bob
Mugabe) surely know how to take your money. 30 $ for a single entry visum, 650
Pular for the car and 10 $ road tax. (Dirt road) We were on our way to Robins
Camp, a famous place Hwange. Dr. Robins was a nature conservationist. He died
in 1939 just after finishing the tower at Robins camp. We stayed the night ...
Up this morning for a scrambled egg breakfast and then onto the truck to travel the 250km to Maun. Quick stop off in town for snacks, drinks and ice before arriving at the camp for a lunch of hot dogs. Lovely camp down by the riverside, with a decent pool, loungers and free WiFi in the bar area. At 3pm the Delta flying team, set off to the airport: Jono, Stien, Carly, Rebecca and I. Once at the airport and checked in we were walked across the Tarmac to a tiny plane and in we ...
... level. But dad's darling child stuck all four wheels firmly to ground and slowly but surely we emerged from the mud pool, missing a number plate and with a few extra grey hairs. We all got out the car, supposedly to inspect any damage but actually just to gloat and revel in being the victorious underdog. Dad's love was now cemented.
The sunset over a Kalahari plain is not easy to describe. On a hot ...