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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...
Zambia 2

Zambia 2

We had just said our goodbyes to the parents, who had left for Botswana and then on to Johannesburg in South Africa to drop off their hired car (Bushlore) and catch their aeroplane back to England. We were left with just the 4 of us, and gosh, did it seem quiet. But...
Day One

Day One

Our first evening of the trip was spent in Gaborone, Botswana, where Hugh and Coral Ross treated us to a feast of an evening with their friends Charlie, Jill, Julia, Reliable Rod and Tinkles followed by dessert and coffee with their Ozzy neighbours Peter & Audine....

The Bubbly Send-off

After tying up the “last few loose ends” for the last 12 days we are finally on our way. It seemed only right to depart with a champagne send-off for our “champagne” coloured car (code name: Bubbles). The christening of Bubbles. We’re...
Zambia …

Zambia …

Did we know anything about this country before visiting? No, not really! Our first impressions – after the border! – were quite good: good roads (with only a few potholes) and very clean … Everybody we met on the road was very friendly and spoke...
Welcome back in South Africa!

Welcome back in South Africa!

Heerlijk we zijn weer terug in ons eigen land, maar nog niet thuis….! Fantastisch om Zuid Afrika binnen te rijden in het Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Dit park ligt tussen Zuid Afrika, Namibië en Botswana. Direct na de gate is het Mata mata kamp. We kunnen hier...