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Trip Breakdown for SA, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe

Monday, August 21st, 2006

Trip breakdown.

City Hostel/Camping Price

Cape Town Ashanti Lodge 90R dorm 55R camping

Orange River Orange River Lodge 30C
Keetmanshoop K. Municipal Caravan Park 54C
Aus Namib Garage 40C
Sesriem Sesriem National Park 80C
Swakopmund Swakopmund lodge 70C
Khorixas Gowati Lodge 45C
Etosha Etosha National Park 75C
Bagani Epopa Falls Camp 75C

Maun Audi Camp (Okavanga Delta) 30P
Nata Nata Lodge (Chobe) 40P

Victoria Falls Victoria Falls Backpackers $6US
Victoria Falls Overland Club $4US
Hwange Hwange National Park $15US ($3.3M(z) black mkt)
Entry to park $15US (Above covered cost)
Bulawayo Bulawayo Caravan Park $775Z
Nalatale Nalatale Ruins Free
Masvingo Masvingo Caravan Park $500Z
Chimanimani Frog and Fern $3M (Z)

Messina Baobob Caravan Park $35R
Krueger NP Oifantes Camp $205R cottage (total)
Nelspruitt Son Lodge $77R
Pretoria North South Backpackers $80R
Cape Town Ashanti Lodge $55R
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Stuck in Cape Town

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

Moms sent an e-mail which kick started me into remembering I haven’t really done anything about the blog for a while. So what have I been up to…
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Southern Africa- DONE

Thursday, August 10th, 2006
The end (2).JPG W ended the trip in Nelspruitt and we went our seperate ways. Daniel and Andrea to Mozambique and me to Pretoria for my passport stuff. The first entry ... [Continue reading this entry]

Kruger National Park

Thursday, August 10th, 2006
Kruger NP (47).JPG We unhappily left our cool double decker hut and decided it was time to head out of Zimbabwe before we had to get more money. That entailed a bit ... [Continue reading this entry]

We were millionaires

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Money (1).JPG At $450,000Z to the dollar, we became millionaires after changing $3US. This photo is what $200US looks like. Money.JPG At the gas station, they use a money ... [Continue reading this entry]

Chimanimani National Park

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Chimanimani NP.JPG Chimanimani National Park was a breath of fresh air from the normal arid desert like conditions of Zimbabwe. It was mountainous with green trees and heavily farmed. It had a ... [Continue reading this entry]


Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
IMG_2817.JPG Above is "Rat Bastard". He was a prick and he knew it. You could tell the way he acted he was power hungry. His message to Daniel was "step out of ... [Continue reading this entry]

Matobo National Park

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Matobo (7).JPG Matobo National Park is a bit easier to explain. Here they had three basic parts of the park. One was the rock formations. They had these weird balanced boulder ... [Continue reading this entry]

The Great Zimbabwe

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Great Zimbabwe (10).JPG Now this is one of the most important sites in Zimbabwe. The conditions are actually amazingly good. It is huge and there are approximately three basic sections that ... [Continue reading this entry]

Khami Ruins

Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
Khami (1).JPG This was a ruin made by, I am guessing Khami people. I am really not sure anything about the ruins because I am really lazy. I do know that it ... [Continue reading this entry]