Elephant Camp safari luxury tent Zimbabwe

Look Inside! The Elephant Camp Luxury Tent in Victoria Falls

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After laughing outside of The Elephant Camp tent by the sheer size and realizing that my first night in Botswana was an actual tent you buy in the store – I tried to be a bit more calm with the guided tour of my room at this boutique luxury camp in Zimbabwe near Victoria Falls.  […]

Elephant South Africa Safari

The 27 day African Safari Itinerary – Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa

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My African Safari was almost a month long encompassing South Africa (Johannesburg, Capetown and the Garden Route), Botswana (Okavango Delta and Chobe Safari Park) and Zimbabwe (Victoria Falls).  The incredible “bucket list” worthy trip using points inspired me to start this blog to share my experience.  While I originally posted the below a while back […]

Livingstone Airport, Zambia

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Visiting Victoria Falls, you have the choice to stay on the Zimbabwe or Zambia side of the falls.  I was staying in Zimbabwe but would fly out of Livingstone airport in Zambia so not sure what qualifies as visiting a country but since I had to pay for a visa just to go to the […]

Zambezi River cruise in Zimbabwe

Sunset cruise on the Zambezi River

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Prior to joining the cruise on the Zambezi River, we had a bit of time and I may have gently pushed for tea time at the Victoria Falls hotel as I was having some withdrawal from sweets and the cake tower seemed right up my alley.  Helen was from England and New Zealand so tea […]

Hotel Cheetah Sylvester at Elephant Camp

Taking Sylvester (the hotel cat) for a morning walk

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I might be the only person left with internet access that doesn’t watch YouTube videos of cats doing funny things.  I’ve always been a dog person – raising a puppy to a full grown dog (in my case, having dachshunds, a full grown dog is still quite a small dog full of energy and mischief).  I’ve never […]

Helicopter tour of Victoria Falls

Helicopter tour of Victoria Falls – the aerial photos

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My whirlwind day of activities at Victoria Falls included a helicopter tour over the falls which would add a layer to my visit having seen the falls by land the day before. I already felt the “wow” factor the day before so now I was excited to see the falls by air. The helicopter tour of Victoria Falls would be […]

Victoria Falls low season

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, amazing views in low season

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Victoria Falls, when you talk to people or read anything about a safari trip, everyone says its a “must do”.  In researching my trip, I read that I was not in prime season to view the falls so I wasn’t sure what to expect.  Would everything be dried up?  Having not experienced any major falls […]

Elephant Camp Zimbabwe view

My tent (room) at Elephant Camp is insane or is it glamping?

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Jonathan gave me my key to the tent, already a step up from my first tent in the Okavango Delta.  I was escorted down the boardwalk steps passing the pool area and fire pit.  When the steps ended we walked through the dirt/sand and I was told that I was not to walk alone at […]

Meeting Helen at Elephant Camp

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Traveling solo, the best memories are often of the people you meet along the way – many of whom you never see again but who make the experience that much better.  I have met many people who came into my life for a short time period who made a lasting impression and I’m grateful to have shared […]

Journey to Elephant Camp, Zimbabwe

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The journey from Botswana to Zimbabwe would be by road, thankfully no more little planes.  The transport picked me up and we drove through Kasane to pick up a British couple at their lodge.  From there a quick twenty minute drive to the border all in the open air vehicle normally used for the safari tours.  At […]