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Life & Travels Afloat in our Moody

Kwai to Ngoma

The route crossed a couple of reserves, (each involving registering and payment), and after some 60 kms of soft sand, we arrived at the first gate. There was then a … Continue reading

March 17, 2023 · Leave a comment

Khwai

Kwai is situated towards the northern part of the Okavango, and is another substantial conservancy run by the local community. It is very flat, and is effectively bordered on two … Continue reading

March 15, 2023 · Leave a comment

Xakanaxa to Khwai

Water buffalo look benign and lazy, but this hides a fiercely protective nature and care needs to be taken around them. Telephoto lenses are highly recommended. A termite mound that … Continue reading

March 15, 2023 · Leave a comment

Xakanaxa

As we were packed ready to leave, our attention was drawn to a spot about 30m from where we were standing. A pack of wild dogs had huddled up for … Continue reading

March 2, 2023 · Leave a comment

Moremi – Third Bridge & Xakanaxa

After breakfast, the trailer is unhooked, (with a quiet prayer that the baboons don’t get too inquisitive whilst we are out), and we go out on a game drive. (They … Continue reading

February 25, 2023 · Leave a comment

Maun & Beyond

The town is rightly known as the gateway into the Okavango Delta. It is the last point of ‘civilisation’, and the place to provision and replenish. You can get most … Continue reading

February 21, 2023 · 1 Comment

Okavango Delta

  After yet another very early start, we drove up into the Okavango to stay in the Moremi reserve. The Third Bridge Camp is a very long way in, and … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Trip to Botswana

  The close proximity of two public holidays, one for the local elections, gave us the opportunity to go and explore Africa some more. ¬†Our nephew, Max, has joined us … Continue reading

August 14, 2016 · Leave a comment