Friday 21st October 2016

Today is our last day in Botswana as we cross to Namibia later today. We set off driving through Chobe Park, we had to sign in and out. We saw

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TLT, The Lucky Tour

Geo: -19.0933, 22.4451 All night long we heard hippos bellowing not too far outside our tents, plus — one of my favorite sounds in all the world — frogs singing

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Reflections in the Quiet of the Okavango Delta

Geo: -19.0933, 22.4451 Another rest time, unplugged from the internet, which is very enjoyable until I think about the thousands of accumulated emails I’ll have to begin to deal with

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Kruger Park to Botswana

What an amazing adventure. We spent 3 days in Kruger Park and saw a herd of about 200 elephants, crocodiles, hippos, giraffe, wart hogs, velvet monkeys, baboons, rhino, zebra and

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Saturday 15th October 2016

Today had 286k to do so left fairly early for Francistown. Better roads so made good time. Went to a shopping mall to stock up and refuel. Very hot 36

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Sunday 16th October 2016

Up early again and left last followed by Christo the mechanic. Road good all the way but narrow towards Nata. Simon dropped one wheel off the road and in righting

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I Bless the Rains Down in Africa

Geo: -18.5421, 24.5105 Since first reading Alexander McCall Smith’s books on the Number 1 Ladies Detective Agency series years ago, I have wanted to come to Botswana. What a stunning

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In the Bush

Geo: -18.5421, 24.5105 Drums waking us again at 5:30AM, our typical wake-up call, our Chobe National Park safari again began as we boarded the jeeps an hour later. But this

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Botswana Calling

Only time for a quick entry. We are in Botswana – Kasane – a small village outside the Chobe national park. Botswana is a welcome relief after Zimbabwe where hyperinflation

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More Kiwis?

After another long journey we arrived at Sitatunga Campsite and crocodile farm, a nice combination eh? This place was owned and run by Graham, a Kiwi. I think that the

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