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South Africa (round 2)

South Africa (round 2)

I meant to post this blog a few days ago however thanks to a new update on my iPad I didn’t even want, my normal blogger app is now not working! Great when you have been writing and it crashes.. lots of swearing at Apple, and now 3 ‘In the pipeline’...
South Africa round 2!

South Africa round 2!

I meant to post this blog a few days ago however thanks to a new update on my iPad I didn’t even want, my normal blogger app is now not working! Great when you have been writing and it crashes.. lots of swearing at Apple, and now 3 ‘In the pipeline’...
Helicopter safari in the Okavango Delta

Helicopter safari in the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is one of the most amazing places to go on safari in Africa. The Delta is a large wetland area with UNESCO world heritage status. It’s also one of the best concentrations of wildlife in Africa, and is often featured in wildlife documentaries....
Botswana 3

Botswana 3

With our visa and carnet running out we left Maun laden with food, fuel and more money. It was the last big town for a while so we stocked up, hiding the meat in some boxes. In Botswana and also Namibia, there are a lot of vet fences where they can confiscate meat, if...
Botswana 2 – the land of the elephant

Botswana 2 – the land of the elephant

Our distance across the border and into Botswana was going a not so gruelling 63km, without sounding like I repeat myself too much the border was easy and were in Ngoma within 30 mins. The sun was shining and everyone was friendly, the Botswana border had a herd of...
Namibia 4

Namibia 4

The border dash was fairly uneventful, lots of driving, sadly no Harry as we had finished him around Etosha (we had moved onto the Hobbit which was fine until about chapter 8 where I got lost..). We had two stop overs, one at Oppi Koppi which was free for...
Botswana

Botswana

Charles and I were excited to be heading to Botswana, the two nights we had spent there coming from Zambia were amazing; lots of wild life, great people; so crossing the border we felt a slight feeling of trepidation! The border was fairly disorganised, much like...

An island in the desert (Episode 19)

We’re heading to the Makgadikgadi salt pans in Botswana, the biggest in the world. They only fill up with water during the raining season. During the dry season, they become a huge salty desert. In the middle, a few islands. But, be aware, if you drive in, the...