Monthly Archives: May 2013

Day 291: Buffalo Bonanza

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Fri. 31st May 2013 What a way to start the day to wake up to the beautiful sight of the red and orange sky at dawn through the uncurtained windows of our room and have coffee delivered to our door, …

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Day 290: Into Hiding

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Thur. 30th May 2013 We are saying goodbye to Vic Falls today and heading off for a couple of weeks of exploring Zimbabwe by ourselves. The first couple of stages are pretty easy – indeed, our first stop at The …

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Day 289: And Then There Were Two

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Wed. 29th May 2013 We were up early today to say goodbye to Liz who is heading on with Nomad to Nairobi and it is sad to see her go as we have had so much fun. As we are …

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Day 288: One Hundred Trillion Dollars!

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Tue. 28th May 2013 Today is a day for catching our breath and for working on our plans for the rest of our itinerary. There’s only Liz from our Nomad group still in Vic Falls and we have no major …

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Day 287: Flight Of Angels

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Mon. 27th May 2013 The Cape Town to Victoria Falls Nomad tour has now ended and we will soon be travelling alone again until 13th June. A few of our tour group are staying extra days in the Elephant Hills …

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Day 286: The Smoke That Thunders

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Sun. 26th May 2013 Today is the last full day of our Nomad trip and our last journey in Janis as we are heading to Victoria Falls (both the falls themselves and the eponymous town in Zimbabwe). First though, we …

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Day 285: Chobe National Park

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Sat. 25th May 2013 We continue to head to Chobe National Park and still have 400km to drive today. There is not much time to savour the fact it is Dave’s birthday before we hit the road again.  We are …

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Day 284: A Different Planet

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Fri. 24th May 2013 I might have missed the elephant in the middle of the night (see Janet’s post from yesterday) but I was woken at around 6am by the sound of what (I think was) a hippo using his …

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Day 283: On The Hippo Trail

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Thurs. 23rd May 2013 As we dressed this morning we hear the roar of lions in the distance but will we get to see them? We had heard rustling and other noises in the night which were too distant to …

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Day 282: Okavango Delta

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Wed 22nd May 2013 Our trip notes (which we read as much in retrospect when blog writing as we do in advance as part of our preparation) say that we are in tents for the next two nights. I’m not …

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