Susuwe Island Lodge
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Susuwe Island Lodge Caprivi Strip
Travel Blogs from Caprivi Strip
... a 125,000 hectare reserve near the western boundary of the Chobe National Park.
The Linyanti River with its marshes and the contrasting dry woodlands are key features of the reserve.
... when they try to take your bags right out of your hand to carry right to their car. This was the most stressful bus stop experience I've ever had. Apparently, one driver expected a 20 Kwacha fee for "carrying our bags", even though the bags never left our shoulders the entire time. We chose to walk the 4 kms instead of give them the satisfaction. A friend of ours arranged to take all the bags to the hostel and after we left, there ...
What a hell of a day! Today is a day that is probably best not repeated. We got through it because we had not choice. But I certainly hope that we never have to endure another day like today.
We were up at 5am, again, with breakfast by 6am and gone by 6:30. Today was a day of driving. Not just driving, but bumpy driving. Bumpy. Hot. Dusty. With little in the way of scenery. Today was simply getting from point A to point ...
Linyanti Camp, Chobe National Park, Botswana (May 11-13)
All through the night there was a cacophony of interesting and exciting animal noises that kept us from sleeping soundly. I think Juliette and Steve also had a difficult time sleeping soundly since their camping mattresses were left behind in Roxsand and they were sleeping on the hard ground in their tent. Shortly after we arrived at camp and headed to bed there was an elephant ...
... life with it. The scenes are jaw-dropping. Birds, hippos, waterbocks, monkeys, wardhogs don't resent the rain like we do, it seems. It has been raining for two days, non-stop. The lodge had become an island and, although it is usually possible to reach it by car, this time around, a boat (it floated so let's call this woodplate a boat) had to be chartered to allow us to cross and get the last part of the journey behind us. ...