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Safari Sisters “I do not want to get to the end of my life and find that I just lived the length of it. I want to have lived the width of it as well.” — Diane Ackerman


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Safari sisters take two - week 4

Monday, 22 Oct 2018 | Views [245]

Safari sisters 2 - week 4 So after surviving the sandstorm (barely) we made our way to find some solace at a resort on the shores of Lake Malawi at Kandee Bay. Not able to stay in our tents - as Lala no longer had one - we splurged on a beach Banda ... Read more >

Safari sisters 2 - week 1

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 | Views [278]

Safari sisters take two, one week in! Meki (Margaret), Kepi (Deborah) and Lala (Leigh) survived our 36hr journey relatively in tact. Met at the airport and transferred to our luxurious apartment at the Pili Pili hotel in Kigali, Rwanda. Rounded out ... Read more >

Safari sisters 2 - week 3

Friday, 19 Oct 2018 | Views [230]

Safari sisters - week 3  So now begins the mad dash across Tanzania and to the bottom of Malawi in time to attend the Lake of Stars music festival - the biggest music festival in Africa and one of the top ten in the world apparently. Although ... Read more >

Safari sisters 2 - week 2

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018 | Views [234]

Safari sisters part 2 - week 2 So the blog was a good idea in theory but not so practical in reality, with patchy internet access and incredibly limited and unrealisable wifi, it has proven challenging to provide regular updates. At this stage ... Read more >

Photos: Safari Sisters take 2

Saturday, 29 Sep 2018 | Photo Gallery

Random shots
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Photos: Kodiak Bear

Monday, 25 Dec 2017 | Photo Gallery

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Sunday, 24 Dec 2017 | Views [338]

Leave hotel and grab a taxi to airport (shuttle wrongly booked) hotel has cost us extra $50 in taxi fares... Full flight to Utqiagvik ( vik =place) 90% get off at Deadhorse/ Prudhoe Bay oil fields massive area full of rigs processing plants and accommodation.... Read more >

Photos: Salmon Sisters

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Photo Gallery

Trip map
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Here we go again - The Salmon Sisters

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017 | Views [382] | Comments [3]

About to head off again (sans Lala this time...sigh). Tight arse tours have planned another of our legendary off the beaten path trips - feel free to follow and laugh at our misadventures.

Photos: Random Animals

Thursday, 24 Nov 2016 | Photo Gallery

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From the desert to the West Coast

Friday, 28 Oct 2016 | Views [412] | Comments [1]

We left our sanctuary behind and headed off to the west coast of Namibia to the town of Swakopmund. The drive across was very scenic particularly watching the landscape change from desert to sandy coast dunes. After a brief drive by of the coast, we ... Read more >

Crossing the desert

Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 | Views [332]

So after leaving our camp site and being thankful we don't have to use our tents again for a few nights, we set off in our trusty truck...road runner...who makes a 'beep beep' sound everytime you open or lock the doors, we made the drive across Etosha ... Read more >

Camping in the wild

Thursday, 27 Oct 2016 | Views [370]

After escaping wolf creek, we headed to our next stop after stopping off in Tsumeb for some much needed data. Also stopped off at the post office to send some postcards. It must have been welfare day as there were people lined up everywhere handing over ... Read more >

Wolf creek

Thursday, 20 Oct 2016 | Views [320]

After leaving the beautiful Ngepi camp we headed off to Roy's rest camp for an overnight stop on the way through to Etosha. The accommodation was fine...especially for Lala who had her own room and bathroom...food was beautiful, local staff were sweet ... Read more >

On the banks of the Okavango

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016 | Views [383] | Comments [1]

We arrived at Ngepi camp and checked in to our beautiful open treehouse right on the banks of the Okavango! Best accommodation so far, got to sit out on our deck enjoying some sun downers while watching the hippos play and fight and appreciating the ... Read more >

Zambia to Namibia

Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 | Views [376] | Comments [1]

Leaving Zambia, we encountered one of the worst roads we have seen yet. Referring to it as a road is even being generous. Our awesome rally car driver Margaret got us through safely although average speed was about 20-30 klms an hour. We stopped along ... Read more >

Zambia part two

Thursday, 13 Oct 2016 | Views [337]

After our adventerous day yesterday we decided to thank God we were stll alive and headed off to the David Livingstone memorial baptist church...although the service ran a little longer than we expected (4hrs!), it was an amazing experience. The singing, ... Read more >

Elephant Sands

Thursday, 6 Oct 2016 | Views [344]

After surviving Khama Rhino and extracting Deb from sleeping in the back of the trustie backie (our 4x4) we made it to our next destination... Elephant Sands. Well what an aptly named place... complete with a resident herd of at least 30 elephants in ... Read more >

Photos: Safari Sister's

Friday, 23 Sep 2016 | Photo Gallery

Sydney to Johannesburg
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Wednesday, 14 Sep 2016 | Views [532] | Comments [9]

What sounded like a cool idea at the time has evolved into the reality of a merry jaunt through Southern Africa for eight glorious weeks. In a week from now we will be sipping wine and wondering what crucial items were not packed into the bulging duffle ... Read more >



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