As you might have noticed, we are in Botswana and we are behind in our blog posting. All is well with us and we are continuing to write nonsense and take a gazillion photos. However, Internet access where we are …

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Thurs. 13th June ’24 We have a full day at Sango Safari Lodge and so we have been told the schedule is a wake up call at 5:30, followed by breakfast around the fire and off for a morning safari …

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Wed. 12th June ‘24 Today we complete our crossing of (the much larger than we thought) Chobe National Park. As with the drive down to Savuti, we’ve been warned that we will be going through patches of thick sand. However, …

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Tues. 11th June ’24 The guide book says going from Kasane in the north of Botswana to Maun via Savuti is the longest shortcut. It is some 300km direct and we have 11 days to do this in as our …

Using Our Tools Properly

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Mon. 10th June ‘24 Well, we survived the night in our roof-tent in the unfenced camp. Janet claimed that she heard some animals during the night, but I had my earplugs in and didn’t hear anything. She did say though, …

 

Someone Stole Our Crisps

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Sun. 9th June ’24 We had a lazy start to the day enjoying a sumptuous breakfast as we know we are self catering and camping for the next three days and nights as we head into Botswana. As Dave drove …

 

A Fitting Farewell

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Sat. 8th June ‘24 Today is our last full day in Namibia before we cross the border into Botswana. Besides the predictable wondering what has happened to the last 4 weeks, we had some decisions to make as to what …

 

Stuck In Namibia

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Fri.  7th June ’24 Yesterday we tried to visit Popa Falls on the River Kavango from the south side but we told we could not enter through the Popa Falls Resort so I had a plan B for today. We …

 

Into The Caprivi Strip

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Thur. 6th June ‘24 Whilst we are now at the northern border of Namibia, we are not yet in the Caprivi Strip. As we head east today, we’ll enter the strip at some point. Caprivi is such an odd feature …

 

Heading North

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Wed. 5th June ’24 Today we opt for the slightly longer, but probably quicker tarmac route to our next destination. This also has the advantage of going through a couple of towns with the essentials of supermarket, coffee and diesel. …