Monthly Archives: June 2024

Farewell Mighty Mungo

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Tue./Wed. 18th & 19th June ‘24 It definitely feels like the end today. Packing up Mungo for the last time and not only our last game drive, but our last drive in Mungo. We’re getting good at packing now with …

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Last Day Camping

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Mon. 17th June ’24 After so many early starts we do not set an alarm this morning and I sleep in until 6:45am. Dave is still asleep and all I can see is his nose poking out below his hat …

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Luck Or Plan?

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Sun. 16th June ‘24 This morning, we have the last guided game drive of our trip. After this we just have a couple of days driving ourselves around Moremi before heading to Maun for the flights home. We know the …

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In Search Of Lions

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Sat. 15th June ’24 We head out in Bonno’s safari truck at 6:32am before the sun even breaks the horizon. It is still very cold so we are grateful for the blankets and bush babies (hot water bottles) to keep …

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Not Far, But Not Fast

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Fri. 14th June ‘24 Today we move from Khwai into the Moremi Game Reserve and Okuti Camp where we will be staying for the next two nights. We have such great memories of staying in Moremi (but a different site) …

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Leopard Revisited

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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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Exceeds Expectations

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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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It Is A Main Road On My Map

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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