Camp Okavango Delta in Botswana

This camp (also by Desert and Delta) was based on the myriad of waterways created by the rainfall from Angola.  There are no jeep safari game drives here.  Instead you can take a canoe ride or boat cruise on the delta, or a walking safari through the jungle.  We opted for the boat cruise only […]

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Camp Leroo LeTau in Botswana

This camp (which was my boyfriend’s favourite camp) was set on the banks of the Boteti River with the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park on the other side of the river.  There weren’t as many guests staying at this camp so we got to know our guides and the managers very well and learned about local […]

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Savute Safari Lodge in Botswana 

We stayed at 3 different camps in Botswana – Savute Safari Lodge, Leroo LeTau and Camp Okavango Delta – all run by Desert & Delta Safaris. Our first camp was Savute Safari Lodge which turned out to be my favourite camp because I loved the landscape and the animals here more than anywhere else. The accomodation […]

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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

I can’t even begin to describe our experience in Africa (namely, Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe and safaris in Botswana).  Majestic waterfalls, stunning sunsets, kind people and beautiful animals are just a few words I could use to describe the trip.  All I can say is that Bench Africa did an amazing job to put together the perfect itinerary […]

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Weekend Away in Forster, New South Wales

My boyfriend and I spent a weekend away at Forster-Tuncurry on the North Coast in the Great Lakes District.  We left Sydney on Friday night and arrived at the Dorsal Hotel about 3 hours later at midnight.  Being a small hotel, the reception was closed when we arrived but the staff were kind enough to […]

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