Zebra Scatter Cushion Cover

These Zebra’s were taken during Valentine’s weekend ’20. We were so entertained by their smooching and cuddling. This was our last trip before Corona and Lockdown. This photo was taken in the Kruger National Park in the Northern part of South Africa.

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Chameleon Scatter Cushion Cover

This image of the Chameleon was such fun. He actually posed for us and thoroughly enjoyed the photo shoot. This photo was taken in the Kruger National Park in the Northern part of South Africa.

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Giraffe Scatter Cushion Cover

This Giraffe was so friendly and stayed with us for ages. A big favorite of ours. This photo was taken in the Kruger National Park in the Northern part of South Africa.

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Lilac-Breasted Roller Scatter Cushion Cover

The Lilac-Breasted roller is one of our favourite birds. This image was taken in the Kruger National Park in the Northern part of South Africa.

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Gemsbok (Oryx) Scatter Cushion Cover

This image was captured in Kgalagadi, Botswana. Botswana is one of our favourite destinations. We started exploring Botswana on our Honeymoon, 29 years ago, and that was the first of many visits.

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Edenvallei Campsite – Misverstand Dam

Edenvallei Campsite

The Campsite of Edenvallei is located on the western bank of the Misverstand dam, about 5km upstream from the dam wall. This is a must do, especially if you have a boat or canoe. We, unfortunately, did not have either but we still had an amazing time at Edenvallei. So do book and go even if you don’t have access to a boat, you won’t regret it.

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Moreson – River Cottages and Campsite

Moreson

The Moreson Cottages and Campsite is a must visit for many reasons. We had an amazing weekend but could easily have extended our stay if it was possible at the time.

Moreson River Cottages & Campsites is located on the upper reaches of the Breede River near Wolseley, 18km away.

It is probably the closest access to the Breede River from Cape Town (about 1 hours’ drive and less than 100km away), but still far enough from civilization to justify this outing. The camp site is situated on a working grape farm in the Slanghoek valley.

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Onverwacht Cottages

Onverwacht Cottages is different from the other places we cover in our articles. Why? Well, for starters there is no camping, which is odd since this blog is all about camping.  The truth is, occasionally we part with tradition and enjoy the change, especially when it allows for a different bunch of people to get away with into nature.

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Botswana series (2)

Moremi

After enjoying the hustle and bustle of Botswana’s frontier town Maun, head north for 40km on good tar road to Shorobe. Thereafter the tar gives way to good gravel for another 25km, where you need to turn left towards South Gate, another 30km away. All up it should take you one and a half hours, maybe two, allowing for time to deflate your tires. This last stretch is already in a game area, where you can expect to see just about all the wildlife you will encounter in Moremi itself, because there are no fences around Moremi. We saw plenty of impala and a large herd of elephants.

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Botswana series (1)

Why Botswana

Maybe it’s the unspoilt wilderness, maybe it’s the friendly people, maybe it’s just Africa; or maybe it’s because we had our unforgettable honeymoon there all those years ago, but something keeps drawing us back to Botswana. 

So, for these reasons and many more, we decided to write about our epic Botswana itinerary, which we recently completed for the third time.

Being our honeymoon, the first time we obviously went alone, back in 1991. Bright eyed and bushy tailed we embarked on an adventure, into a Botswana that was still relatively undiscovered. Blissfully unaware of the various hazards one must contend with, like soft sand and water crossings, we dived right in, with no idea how to use that old Land Rover. The second time, when we took our 4 kids to retrace that honeymoon, we again travelled alone, albeit equipped with a decent 4×4 and some basic skills to use it. 

The point is, this trip can easily be done solo, provided the necessary preparations are taken.  So this year, we decided to share this special trip with family from Austria and South Africa who share our sense of adventure.

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Addo Elephant National Park

Home to the Big 5, as well as one of the densest Elephant populations in Africa, and offering a truly unrivaled biodiversity – The Addo Elephant National Park is not to be missed.

The Addo Elephant National Park has come a long way since we first explored it in the late eighties when it consisted of what is now the central section!

Since then the park has been extended to include the coastal Colchester and Woody Cape sections to the south, as well as the northern Darlington, Kabouga, Zuurberg and Nyathi sections.

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