Thamalakane Safari Lodge
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... of Chobe. Japie was not too
keep as he thought Chobe was like a desert because the Elies took out all the
trees. The fact was that it was so lush and green that is was difficult to spot
game. We had our first hick-up about some travel things. The day was a little bit
more quiet that the other days. Think it is quite normal when you put an
airrace pilot from The Netherlands together in a car for a few weeks with a
farmer from Ermelo, South ...
... road, churned into red clay mud.
The land cruiser, with very little grace, ploughed through the middle with ease followed slowly and surely by our little Forrester. The roads were treacherous and the water deep but with every puddle cleared our confidence increased until dad's pride nearly burst through his chest. Even our German companions were impressed. Against all odds we were keeping up ...
... We could hear hippos and I'm pretty sure I heard something walking around! The next morning we woke up early to go go in a bush walk, we got in the boats again and went to a new island. We saw lots of zebra, antipope and the skeleton of an elephant. That afternoon we got back in the delta for a swim and we stated doing a high jump using the reeds- hilarious! Si and Andy were the tossers, or the people throwers and we had reps from all countries, UK, Botswana ...
... with an amazing view, but people were waiting to hear his stories, so not a lot of time to enjoy that. It turned out to be a hilarious evening, with dancing, moonwalking, drinking shots and Ome Hankie putting some nice music... Saturdaymorning came way too fast, but we decided to have another amazing ride to the small village of Franschhoek where we had a delicious breakfast .
In the evening we went dancing to an Angolan bar, but it was not my piece of cake, ...
... through binoculars at a watering hole with a bunch of vultures, an oryx, and a red hartebeest. There was also a massive thunderstorm happening pretty far away, and it was really cool to see the lightning flashes and hear the thunder rumbling over the plains. We then went on an afternoon game drive, and found wildebeest, gemsbok (also known as oryx), a small group of female greater kudu, more springbok and steenbok, a crimson breasted shrike, several ...