African shoestrings – Zimbabwe Day One Hundred Harare

Our last session of paddling was a mere 6 kilometres to our final destination, Nyamepi Camp in Mana Pools National Park. All in all we had paddled a total of 58 kilometres and by the time we had finished we all felt strong and confident enough to have gone on for another three days. When … Continue reading African shoestrings – Zimbabwe Day One Hundred Harare

African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Six Victoria Falls

Apart from the shopping and of course the many energetic activities associated with the falls itself (like bungy jumping, white water rafting, absailing etc) there is one that takes you back to a long gone era of British colonialism; afternoon tea on the terrace of the Victoria Falls hotel. This colonial style building had for … Continue reading African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Six Victoria Falls

African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Three Livingstone

We were now into the final day of the Audi tour and the final trip was from Kasane to Livingstone. Somehow five of us, plus Chris and our bags, managed to squeeze into an old beaten up left hand drive Nissan Sunny and drive to Kazungula where we crossed the Zambezi by ferry into Zambia. … Continue reading African shoestrings – Zambia Day Eighty Three Livingstone

African shoestrings – Botswana Day Eighty Two Chobe

Audi had arranged a local tour guide to take us on a game drive into Chobe that afternoon and then a game cruise along the Chobe River the next morning. Our new tour guide didn't show for a while and in his absence, led by yours truly, we organised with the agents at Tebe camp, … Continue reading African shoestrings – Botswana Day Eighty Two Chobe