Elizabeth

Hwange National Park

 Posted by Elizabeth at 7:40 pm
Sep 082011
 
Hwange National Park

Whilst on the ferry we managed to book some campsites in Hwange National Park. Problem was the ones we booked were much more expensive than we had planned and that meant we did not have enough cash to pay for them. First mission once off the ferry was to find an ATM which was easier […]

Lake Kariba

 Posted by Elizabeth at 6:57 pm
Sep 052011
 
Lake Kariba

With some trepidation we turned up at 8am as instructed. If we did get on we had visions of crammed, smelly bodies; horrible toilets; what would the food be like; how would everyone sleep. As it turned out it was perfect! There were only 3 cars making a total of 6 passengers with 10 crew […]

Mana Pools

 Posted by Elizabeth at 6:21 pm
Sep 032011
 
Mana Pools

After stocking up and spending the night at Pioneer Camp in Lusaka we headed for the Zimbabwe border. Neither of us were particularly looking forward to the border crossing at Chirundu as we had heard it was busy and were likely to get hassled. What a pleasant surprise we had! Chirundu is a one stop […]

Kafue National Park

 Posted by Elizabeth at 8:20 pm
Aug 292011
 
Kafue National Park

Having heard that the north of the park was the best place to visit we headed towards McBrides Camp. The road from Fringilla Farm to the north of the park was not the best although they are doing roadworks so maybe in time it will be ok. Travelling through the north of the park to […]

Lusaka

 Posted by Elizabeth at 8:06 pm
Aug 262011
 

At the last minute we decided we would visit Kafue National Park before we ventured back into Zimbabwe. Leaving Croc Valley in South Luangwa we made our way towards Lusaka. Once again we took the scenic route, travelling via Petauke rather than the more popular route through Chipata. It probably took us about the same […]

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