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Travel Blogs from Chobe National Park
... soaped up.
BBQ dinner on the platform delayed as the local passenger train due to arrive at said platform is delayed. They don't want a load of locals jumping off and spoiling the party. Eventually sit out under the sodium street lights. It's like a scene from a Victorian sepia coloured photo. Entertained by local dancers with drums. Eldest is about 100 and looks like he might drop down at any moment. Clearly forgotten to put his teeth in.
... us and we give them right of way. One of them freaked out a bit about 2m from our car which was a bit stressful for all involved! We also enjoyed seeing quite a few baby giraffes which are just adorable.
So 24 hours in Botswana and I have seen so many of the animals I was hoping to see, and I still have two and a half more weeks! I am going on another cruise this afternoon, and tomorrow I will do both the drive and cruise again. You will always see something new! My aim ...
... like a adults travel game, but guess where it started? Well it all started when Bill Clinton sold some satellites. The more you speak to fellow 'full passport' travellers the more travel envious one gets. This year away is a speck in the ocean compared to this truck full of people's stories. Everyone needs a bucket list full of destinations and things to do. Mine is to find a GeoCache in the Serengeti!
Random facts about African animals - part 1:
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... the female. The action is over quickly. Julius explains that the lion penis has spines which point backwards. The spines rub the wall of the vagina to stimulate ovulation. The female often rolls on her back afterward to increase the odds of fertilization. The male also delivers a love bite to the female’s neck as he finishes the sex act to encourage ovulation.
Leopard alert! It is 1:16 PM. We receive a radio call that a female leopard has ...
... The OAT representative remains behind with half our group.
We reach the airport with no idea what airline or flight we are on. Thankfully, Ann McLean remembers that the information we need is in our OAT Final Document Booklet. We get ourselves to South African Airways and join the longest waiting line I have ever seen at an airport. We check our bags and collect our boarding passes.
We never see the OAT ...
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- Continental Breakfast