South Africa, Zimbabwe and Botswana
Adventures in South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana.
Today we went to Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. The falls are known as “the smoke that thunders”; it is twice the size of Niagra, and there is so much mist and fog you cannot see the entire falls at once. It is like a rainforest here, green […]
June 19: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe Today we flew from Joburg to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. The airport in Victoria Falls is small. Small? Very Small, no computers, nothing technological. We are no longer in 21st century South Africa. I’m pretty sure Botswana will be the same. We were greeted and transported to the Victoria Falls Safari […]
Our last safari drive at Sabi Sabi Earth Lodge! As always, a great morning with a herd of water buffalo, impala, zebra…rhinos and a herd of elephants with a baby who came charging at us! He was so tiny and so cute! Elephants are amazing creatures, and we are looking forward to our trip […]
Tonight was another incredible game drive. We saw warthogs, kudus, impala, and zebras…then went looking for lions. Instead of lions, we witnessed two leopards who had taken their “McDonalds” up into trees! These leopards were sated, and protecting their kills. One was nearly finished with her impala while the other in a nearby tree had […]
June 16 Our first morning game drive! They woke us at 6a.m., and by 630p we were in our open Land Rover and on the bushveld watching the sun come up over the African horizon. Our first stop was at the local watering hole to see two hippos chilling out. They were enormous! Hippos can be […]