Victoria Falls – convenient safari stopover in Zimbabwe

On a safari trip to Botswana and Zimbabwe in July, my family and I made a two-nights stopover in Victoria Falls town. Just to brush off the dust of our pants and admire one of the seven natural wonders of the world: The gigantic waterfalls. Victoria Falls town was a great place to visit, because… Continue reading Victoria Falls – convenient safari stopover in Zimbabwe

Safari and deluxe camping in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

We arrived in July in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, on an 8-passengers plane from Victorial Falls. Landing on an airstrip (read; a piece of open land with zebras grassing at one end), we were picked up by Albert, our safari guide and jeep driver for the next four days. On our way from the airstrip… Continue reading Safari and deluxe camping in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Just returned from Okavango Delta in Botswana, and there it was on tv

I enjoy watching wild life programs, but I don’t always take notice of the location. This summer was an exception: In July, I visited the Okavango Delta in Botswana with my family, and the first wild life program I watched after returning home happened to be from Okavango. And no wonder it is a popular… Continue reading Just returned from Okavango Delta in Botswana, and there it was on tv

Overnight road trip: Tokyo to Hakone and Mount Fuji

This was our second visit to Japan. It was April and cherry blossom festival in Tokyo and Kyoto, but this time we wanted to see something else. So, we booked a car. After 11 hours flight from Europe, we spent half a day and a night fighting jetlag in cherry blooming Tokyo. Had some lovely… Continue reading Overnight road trip: Tokyo to Hakone and Mount Fuji