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Murray & Rhonda on the road An occasional record of our travels in Kenya, Tanzania, Botswana and South Africa.

Leg3 of our South African Journey

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | Views [949] | Comments [3]

We left Stellenbosch as weather down south started to get worse.  As we headed North West the sun came out, although the South Easterly wind was unrelenting.  The vineyards area and Montagu had 3 days of terrible weather with massive floods resulting ... Read more >


Gallery: Stellenbosh to Capetown

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Storms River to Stellenbosh

SOUTH AFRICA | Friday, 21 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Storms River to Stellenbosch

SOUTH AFRICA | Wednesday, 19 Nov 2008 | Views [1012] | Comments [1]

Hi there everybody, its been a little while since our last post, have either been to busy or when we have had time, no internet connection. Well from Storms River we went to a spot called Plettenberg Bay - a beautiful spot on the South Coast.  It ... Read more >


South Africa - JoBerg to Storms River

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 1 Nov 2008 | Views [1713] | Comments [4]

We stayed just one night in Joberg having flown in from Maun - the drop in temperature was remarkable, from 40 degrees to 22 - Joberg seemed quite cool.  The next day we hopped onto a sleeper train that took us all the way to Port Elizabeth (PE) .  We ... Read more >


Gallery: PE - Storms River

SOUTH AFRICA | Saturday, 1 Nov 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Chobe and Kasane

BOTSWANA | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Views [3472] | Comments [2]

We travelled north from Maun to Kasane on the local buses.  We got the first one ok at 6.30 am arriving at the one horse (but 3 fuel station) town of Nata by 9.30 am.  However teh promised 1 bus an hour never materialised and after one minibus came through ... Read more >


Gallery: Chobe & Kasane

BOTSWANA | Wednesday, 22 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Photos from Chobe N.P. Botswana
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Moremi Madness

BOTSWANA | Monday, 20 Oct 2008 | Views [850] | Comments [1]

After our time in a Mokoro in the Okavango Delta we had 1 day off before heading there again, this time on a vehicle based 2 day, 1 night trip. We were in a party of 7, good to chat with people as well as our guide Baker and Kasanga the cook (who ensured ... Read more >


Okavango time

BOTSWANA | Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | Views [891] | Comments [2]

We have returned from a 3 day, 2 night trip to teh okavango delta.  We travelled by mokoro, or dugout canoe, and camped using our own tent and cooking over an open fire - very romantic.  There was just the 2 of us plus Edwin our guide / poler (they pole ... Read more >


Gallery: Okavango

BOTSWANA | Tuesday, 14 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Mokoro Trip & Safari
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Gallery: Tanzanian Game parks

TANZANIA | Thursday, 9 Oct 2008 | Photo Gallery

Ruaha and Selous Game Parks
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Ruaha N.P. - Selous N.P.and Elsewhere in Tanzania

TANZANIA | Saturday, 4 Oct 2008 | Views [1656] | Comments [1]

We are back in Dar Es Salaam after a 2 week Safari run by Explore.  The trip started in Dar and after a long drive on suprisingly decent roads we overnighted in the vibrant hill town of Iringa.  Next day we headed to remote Mufindi an area of tea and ... Read more >


Zanzibar

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 19 Sep 2008 | Views [765] | Comments [4]

First a big thankyou for all your comments - we are enjoying getting your feedback and news. Currently we are in Zanzibar town (Stone Town) having just had 4 days on the beach on the east coast of the island.  Rhonda really enjoyed it - just filling ... Read more >

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Mt Meru

UNITED KINGDOM | Friday, 12 Sep 2008 | Views [1687] | Comments [4]

We have just got back from a 3 day trek on Mt Meru which was a combination of a walking safari and hill walk.  We organised the trek through a local company which supplied a guide, 3 porters and a cook - just for the 2 of us - felt like a colonial Shiab ... Read more >

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Masai Mara

KENYA | Saturday, 6 Sep 2008 | Views [7859] | Comments [3]

After a long and very bumpy jouney we arrived in the Masai Mara.  On our way to the Kicheche camp we encountered a Cheetah, just lazing under a tree.  She let us get very close and was just stunning.  After that the game watching was looking good.  The ... Read more >

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Gallery: Kenya

KENYA | Saturday, 6 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

Pics from Kenya
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Lake Elmenteita / Nakuru National Park

KENYA | Saturday, 6 Sep 2008 | Views [801] | Comments [1]

We are writing this in Nairobi having finished our first week of travels. That week was an Exodus trip to Nakuru and the Maasai Mara national parks, I will deal with the first of these in this post. After meeting up with the rest of our tour group ... Read more >

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We have arrived in Nairobi

KENYA | Saturday, 30 Aug 2008 | Views [527] | Comments [2]

Just a quick note to say we arrived safe and well and are ensconced in the Holiday Inn.  We have had our first few Tusker beers and have been listening to the frogs churuping away.  We meet up with the rest of the Exodus group that we will spend the next ... Read more >


We have left the building! On our way in Dubai.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES | Saturday, 30 Aug 2008 | Views [534]


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