Category Archives: Hippos

Kasane Heat

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 There was a beautiful full moon over the channel at Xakanaxa this morning. After breakfast, we were taken to the airport for transport to Maun where we will reconnect with the DC-3 South Africa airplane and … Continue reading

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Xakanaxa Camp

Happy New Year! January 1, 2018 No game drive this morning as we had a long journey to our next camp, Xakanaxa, in the Moremi Game Reserve. Rains arrived at Mashatu during the night, accompanied by lots of thunder and … Continue reading

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Evening in Xakanaxa

January 2, 2018, evening This evening’s event was a boat ride on the channels of the Khwai River, lined with pampas grasses, papyrus, and waterlilies. The animals don’t eat the pampas grass so it can grow quite tall. Among the … Continue reading

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Morning in Xakanaxa

Tuesday morning, January 2, 2018 Every night I think we couldn’t possible top the experiences of the day, and the next day I am continually proved wrong. We were told to be careful this morning as a bull elephant had … Continue reading

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