We took another small plane from Maun to
Little Vumbura. It was prudent to stand in the shade of the wing since the
temperature on the tarmac in Maun was in the mid
40°s C (over 110°F). It was
not a long flight and we flew low enough to see animals on the ground. It
looked so nice to see green again as we got over the Okavango
From the airstrip towards the camp we were
lucky enough to see some sable antelope, not close, but one doesn't often see
them at all.
And a nice baobab tree
Little Vumbura is a nice small camp--five
guest tents--on its own little island and can only be reached by boat over the
.......and through channels in the tall
When we arrived, the ladies of the camp
greeted us with a welcome song and then took the heavy bags as if they were
We had brunch.........
.....and then went off to our tents.
We indulged in a delightful outdoor shower and learned a little later not to
leave the soap and shampoo out there.
When Bill went to retrieve the shampoo
bottle which the monkey on the right dropped after taking a swig, he found
several other bottles and soaps, so we weren't the first to be raided by vervet
My cousin, Frank, and I have exchanged
photos and in the rare (LOL) cases where his photo is better than mine or in
which he shows something I don't have, I'm using his picture. They are all
marked with his initials, FLG.