This blog is posted mostly everyday when we take a break from our usual retired Life as former full-time RVer's and travel overseas.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Back to Livingstone and Victoria Falls - 19 Nov. 2018


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View out the front door of our hut. It is the same construction as the huts the local people live in.


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The beds at all the places we have stayed at have bug netting around the bed. Ever try to fight your way out of these in the middle of the night to go the bathroom when they are down and there is no light? It is why we tie them up before we go to bed. A few bugs are nothing compared to getting trapped in the voluminous folds of these things. It gives you the idea of what an insect must feel like when it gets caught in a spider web. Bug Bitten But Free Bob.


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These chargers have a mind of their own. Some nights they work and some nights they don’t. And it wasn’t just ours, everyone had that problem. It must have been on its best behavior when the photo was taken, as the green light shows it was charging my camera battery. Something it didn’t do last evening. Never mind the red light. It is on whether it is working or not. I can’t decide whether this is a third world or first world problem. Baffled Bob.


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A cup of coffee, a blog post to write, no internet to provide a distraction and what a view. There are ways to start the day and then there are ways to start the day. I'll pick this way any day.


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To do some things you just have to know how.


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You’d think at her age she would have outgrown this.


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Flag of Zimbabwe.


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Visiting family along the way


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They are proud of what they have


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Stool made from a section of tree. It’s all one piece.


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Chicken coop.


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It is how the charge the only electrical item they have, their cell phone. As we’ve been told a number of times, everyone has a cell phone.


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Clouds, but no rain, so still the trees wait to burst forth in full leaf.


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It was lowest water volume in many, many years. The bad news was the width of the fall was much reduced. The good news was the amount of mist was much lower so you could better see the falls that were left. In high times the falls in the last photo would extend all the way to the right side of the photo.


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A really big baobab.


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Southern Africa is a beautiful area. We are glad we’ve had the opportunity to experience it. And we still have over a week and a half to go.

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