Covid-19 update #2

Covid-19 update #2

The last few weeks have been a bit hectic and chaotic for us.  We were initially leaning towards heading back to the states after several conversations with our families in the US and powers that be at P’s employer.  The more we thought about it the more sense it made...
Covid-19 in SA

Covid-19 in SA

Quick update At this point, South Africa has less than 70 confirmed cases of Covid-19, so it’s a week or so behind the US, which is a week or so behind Europe. But the government has announced some pretty severe travel restrictions, so that should help slow the...
Tour of Nam

Tour of Nam

This was our chariot for the trip. Given that it had 300,000 miles on it and it performed amazingly well I’ll be considering a Toyota for my next vehicle. We decided to do a quick road trip tour of Namibia when a friend was in town. We originally thought about...
Safari Bonus day

Safari Bonus day

How great was our lodge? So great that they gave us a bonus excursion. Since our flight wasn’t leaving until after lunch our guide decided to take us out for an additional morning game drive. Since we had already been able to see all of the big 5, this was just...
Safari Day 3

Safari Day 3

The 3rd day of the safari began a bit chilly. But our guide had again provided us with hot water bottles and fleece parkas. Once we were situated we headed out. Off the bat, we saw more zebras. While we were driving around our guide noticed a pride of lions on the...
Safari Day 2

Safari Day 2

The natural beauty of Kapama Private game reserve. The second day of our safari adventure got off to an early start with a 5 am wake-up call. Thankfully the room had a coffee pod machine, so I could caffeinate before seeing people. We then had a quick breakfast. This...