Just What Have We Been Up To? 

Facebook Twitter Gplus RSS

Southern Africa 2018 Trip

Photos are coming… We are struggling to find adequate internet service that is capable of uploading, posts, with pictures in them. So we have decided to still upload posts without the pix, and will go back and add photos when we can

Southern Africa – Day 28 – Mochaba Crossing to Tsumske, Namibia

On the road travelling. Just outside of Sehitra, we were stopped at a police road block – once he found we were from Australia all he wanted to do was chat – he was very hot & would like to see snow… we had a few patient cars waiting behind us, but hey – he…

Southern Africa – Day 27 – Mochaba Crossing Lodge, Mokoro Trip, Moremi NP – Botswana

After breakfast (and a mix up with times) we bundled into our safari vehicle (it’s an 8-seater – just for the 3 of us!) we travelled for about 1/2 an hour, passing thru a few tiny villages, traversing wooden log bridges, dodging pot holed mud patches & bouncing over sandy patches. Sitting in this vehicle…

Southern Africa – Day 26 – Khwai to Mochabe Crossing Lodge, Okavongo Delta – Botswana

We had a spattering of rain overnight, and the hippo’s were enjoying it, they serenaded me all night (Brendan & David slept thru it). Again, a cooler early morning, but heating up extremely quickly. The vervet monkeys were again impatiently waiting for us to get up so they could pester us. I took some foil…

Southern Africa – Day 25 – North Gate Camp, Khwai, Moremi NP – Botswana

We had a cool night compared with others so we all slept well. This morning we had a sleep in – only 6.15am today! Once up we were surrounded by the vervet monkeys again and had a waterbuck walk thru the camp. We did a morning drive hoping to see more animals, but only saw…

Southern Africa – Day 24 – Savuti to Khwai, Moremi NP – Botswana

Huge lightning and thunder storm, overnight- but only a few splatters of light rain. Lots of flies this morning! Today’s travel distance is only 137km but it is estimated to take 6 hours to get there yippee! We had to let the tyres down today to go along the dry sandy track down to Khwai,…

Southern Africa – Day 23 – Savuti Campsite, Chobe NP – Botswana

Up early and packed up ready for our morning drive. We first went to the waterhole – but no animals, we drove around and by passed a tour vehicle who advised there was lions at ‘Hippo Vlei” (marsh) – we made our way down there, but once again didn’t see anything, continuing down the road…

Southern Africa – Day 22 – Kasane to Savuti, Chobe NP – Botswana

Checked out of the Old House & headed to the local hardware store – Haskins, to see if we could get some ground matting. They didn’t have anything but suggested the store across the road which was like our Costco. Nothing there either, but we found some coke cans and a container for our water…

Southern Africa – Day 21 – Kasane, Botswana

After another scrumptious breakfast we left Lokuthula lodge and made our way to the Zimbabwe / Botswana boarder at Kazungula. We figured if it was like coming in, we would be here for ages. We were pleasantly surprised…basically it was don’t let the boom gate hit you on your way out! No problems, just stamp…

Southern Africa – Day 14 – Botswana to Zimbabwe

We had a huge storm during the night – it was the first rains of the season. Lightning and thunder from around 11pm to 4.30 am, we had a strike that would have been only 150 meters from us! We had a few leaks in the camper. At around 5.30 we woke to the sound…

Home Travel Southern Africa 2018 Archive for category "Botswana"