Xudum in Okavango

Another trip to the Delta! Aitch and I flew from Maun to Xudum in August 2001 when Janet & Duncan were helping Landela Safaris run their show. We landed on the nearby bush strip. After a few days in camp they had business in Maun and we accompanied them on the drive out of theContinue reading “Xudum in Okavango”

Makololo 1997

Aitch’s twin sister Janet and her partner Duncan were running Makololo camp in the wonderful Hwange Reserve in Zimbabwe. Duncan had just recently built the camp for Wilderness Safaris and now they were the camp managers. And they invited us to stay! We flew in to Vic Falls, they picked us up and we hadContinue reading “Makololo 1997”

Hwange Camp Invasion – Unruly Behaviour

Sister-in-law Janet in Maun sent this: As you know, Duncan is project manager for Beks Ndlovu’s company African Bush Camps. He is currently refurbishing the camp we stayed at with Trish in Jan 2010 – Somalisa in SE Hwange. This week Duncan wrote to Beks: “FYI . . Jurassic is causing a nuisance in camp.Continue reading “Hwange Camp Invasion – Unruly Behaviour”

We Kayak the Kalahari

As a schoolboy I was keen on kayaking and was tickled by a cartoon depicting a kayak on dry land trailing a dust plume with the caption Kalahari Canoe Club! I kept that on my wall for years. Kayak’ing in the desert was just a joke, right!? In January 2010 we got to the KalahariContinue reading “We Kayak the Kalahari”