Category Archives: Botswana/Namibia

Off to southern Africa on Sept. 1st.

I’m leaving Sept. 1 for a month in southern Africa.  On this trip I’ll have my significant other’s great niece, Kassie Curran, (does that make her my significant other great niece-in-law?) traveling with me for the first  eleven days.  Kassie … Continue reading

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Our version of “Jungle Book”

First night in Botswana! We arrived in Johannesburg an hour late and then spent another hour and half in line at Immigration.  The driver who’d come to pick us up gave up after waiting three hours.  Luckily, I nice lady … Continue reading

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It’s a gorge…ous morning!

After spending Sunday self-driving through the Rhino Sanctuary we made it to our overnight destination in time for dinner.  I had reserved a chalet with two twin beds but when we arrived, it was a single double bed.  Kassie got … Continue reading

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Hungry, Hungry Hippo!

Kassie and I arrived in Kasane Tuesday morning.  I had made arrangements for four photo tours with Pangolin Photo Tours.  We had two boat trips and two game drives.  One each in the morning and one each in the afternoon. … Continue reading

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Just a little test!

First a little test.  You may use the Internet or you can wait to the end and I’ll give you the answers. First….we have a herd of cows. Second, we have a ___________ of hippopotamus. Third, we have a ____________of … Continue reading

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It’s just water over the Falls!

Today is Kassie’s last full day in Africa.  We’re going to spend it in Zimbabwe at Victoria Falls.  Our driver picked us up at our campground about 8am.  When we arrived at the border, another driver took over…helped us through … Continue reading

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Amplification is sometimes necessary.

A couple of additions to previous posts.  One my post about our game drives in Chobe National Park, I had meant to mention the monkeys we saw.  First were the vervets.  They are scavangers. These cute little monkeys will steal … Continue reading

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