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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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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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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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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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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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 …

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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. …

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Etosha Revisited

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Mon. 3rd June ’24 We came to Etosha eleven years ago and it was our first ever game drive together. We travelled with Nomad Tours from Cape Town to Victoria Falls and, ever since,  we have wanted to return to …

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This Is The Way

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Sat. 1st June ’24 To make the most of our time at Hoanib Valley Camp, we have signed up for a morning walk with Linus. This means at 7:30am be ready to walk having enjoyed a full breakfast. It is …

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In Search Of A Waterfall

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Thurs. May 30th ‘24 We have a short drive today so decide to lie in, so that means 7am alarm and 7:30 breakfast. It takes us a while to pack as we seem to have spread our belongings, not only …

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