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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...

Our top 4 bush camps in Botswana

Far away from everything but with the ones we cherish the most, Lost in magnificent landscapes, By total strangers whom have gone through unbelievable journeys, We share with you in this post our top 5 bush camps among the 24 nights that we’ve spent under the stars in...

Deadly ballet (Episode 18)

Going for a game drive sometimes feels like hunting. You try to track the animals, try to find them.. and if you’re lucky, sometimes you do. But if our “weapon” is our camera, the predators we’re tracking have sharp teeth or long beaks, and we...
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....