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Day 3 – Morning Drive, Little Kwara, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Aug 26, 2016 The morning routine is the same as the morning before with a 6AM wakeup call followed by a light breakfast by the camp fire. A Pel’s Fishing Owl at camp gets the birders excited. We are the … Continue reading

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Day 2, Little Kwara, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Aug 25, 2016 Woke to rustling in the trees outside our tent. Must be the elephant that was hanging around the previous day. 6AM it is barely getting light. We have just enough time to get organized and enjoy a … Continue reading

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The Safari Begins, Okavango Delta, Botswana

August 24, 2016 What better introduction to a safari adventure than an elephant waiting for you as you enter your tent. We hardy have time to process the moment as we rush to get our gear ready for the first … Continue reading

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Sleeping and Dining in Graskop, Blyde Canyon, South Africa

August 20-23, 2016 Westlodge We stayed three nights in the honeymoon suite recuperating from jetlag after the long flights from the States. This low key yet attentive establishment fit the bill perfectly. The room was spacious and quiet. There was … Continue reading

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Hiking Bourke’s Luck Potholes, Blyde Canyon, South Africa

August 22, 2016 These river carved potholes and waterfalls make for a dramatic stop off of Route 532, between Graskop and Blyde River Canyon Nature Reserve. While popular with nearly everyone passing through this area, it wasn’t too crowded on … Continue reading

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Hiking Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort Trails, South Africa

August 21, 2016   Blyde Canyon, A Forever Resort offers a network of trails with pretty views of the canyon. For active hikers the area is worth exploring, but you will probably exhaust much of the network in less than … Continue reading

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Blyde River Canyon, SA in August

August 20, 2016 We started our travels in Southern Africa with a 3 day out and back trip from Johannesburg to Blyde River Canyon near Kruger National Park in northeastern South Africa. We thought the region, highly praised in Lonely … Continue reading

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