Zimbabwe September 2018

Well – on the road again. After a short stop in Hong Kong, a restful stay at Johannesburg Country Club and an absolutely awesome weekend of “Year of 78” reunion we are in Zimbabwe. Johannesburg was restful and fun. Small incident that made us laugh was a trip to the hairdresser for Willy. He eschewed…

Okavango camp 2 and 3 Machaba and Xananaka

Ok so now the teacher in me will out and I learnt about the Delta. It is formed through some fault lines that run down the length of it, and across the South of it, a continuation of the Great Rift Valley. This creates a basin. The summer rains in Angola drain into the Okavango…

Okavango Swamps Camp 1 Linyanti

Cheetah at Madikwe  In Northern Botswana between Chobe and Namiba is the Linyanti concession. This is leased to the camp operators by the local village. Love being in Botswana with their excellent wildlife policies. Broadly speaking – the animals have the land and villages are fenced. Flight was tortuous –long bumpy and hot. Made easier…

Kimberley club

As I said in yesterday’s post the destination was Kimberley. I good stopping place but also a destination as I was keen to see the club. The Kimberley club deserves a mention all on its own. After a very long drive we began to see the earth turning red indicating the edge of the Kalahari…

Cape Town and Botswana 2017 / 2018

I didn’t expect to be writing anything for this trip as it started out as a simple trip to Cape Town to BBQ, rest and relax. That we did – accompanied by many friends and family for three weeks. Our house at Llandudno was nice although did not have quite the view advertised we were…

Backtrack with some pictures of driving in Rwanda.

Before continuing credit to all photographers. I have stolen photographs form all with absolutely no conscience.   The drawings are all Nadias. The driving in Rwanda was by and large not difficult. Whilst we had some long distances our guide and driver was very proficient, the rules of the road are largely obeyed, and life…