Category Archives: Africa

Botswana and Zambia – Elephant Trails Safari (June 2012)

You can spend a good four to five days in Livingstone (and a small fortune). There’s so much to do there. Right at the top of my wish list, and our last activity in Livingstone, was an elephant back safari. I … Continue reading

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Botswana and Zambia – Elephant stool (June 2012)

I so wanted to bring this little fellow home… I came across him at the hotel where we had our cooking class. Elephants are everywhere…

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Botswana and Zambia – local market and cooking lesson (June 2012)

We had just under an hour back at camp after our helicopter trip over the Falls and then it was time to go again. Time for our cooking lesson. We had a great time. It started in the Dambwa local … Continue reading

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Botswana and Zambia – elephant, the Zambezi Waterfront (June 2012)

Right outside the gates of our campsite. Welcoming us to the Zambezi Waterfront. Elephants are everywhere…

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Botswana and Zambia – the Victoria Falls (June 2012)

The Victoria Falls. Our main reason for being in Zambia. A (ridiculously) early start to the day meant that we were at the gates for opening time. And that gave us the Victoria Falls to ourselves for two hours. Yep. … Continue reading

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Botswana and Zambia – B (June 2012)

B. On a truck on our ferry, crossing the Zambezi into Zambia.

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Botswana and Zambia – border crossing (June 2012)

Crossing the Zambezi on our way to Zambia. The only place in the world where four countries meet. One of the coolest border crossings I have experienced. Right up there with Bangladesh to India, Thailand to Laos and Spain to … Continue reading

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Botswana and Zambia – on our way to Zambia (June 2012)

Okay. No more ‘distractions’. I realise that I still have a number of stories I’d like to share about our trip to Botswana and Zambia. Starting with our drive towards the Zambia border crossing. Road side giraffe, having a good look … Continue reading

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Botswana and Zambia, the Okavango Delta from the air (June 2012)

The Okavango Delta from the air. Amazing. The plane was ridiculously small. But the best opportunity ever to see herds of elephants from the air. Elephants are everywhere…

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Botswana and Zambia – elephant, Okavango Delta (June 2012)

We tracked a bull. On foot. We got so close. One hell of a happy girl I was. Grinning from side to side. Elephants are everywhere…

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