Elephant SandsApril 16 in Botswana ⋅ ⛅ 28 °C
Elephants galore. We have heard from multiple people that Elephant Sands is their favourite campsite and it is easy to see why. The camp is built around a watering hole where, yes you guessed it, elephants frequent.
As we were rolling in, there were already elephants and later in the day one even came within a metre of our tent! Luckily we were watching from the safety of the bar, which has got to be one of the best placed bars in the world, within metres of the watering hole. Truly special.
We also had our first proper rain since we arrived in southern Africa. Apart from scrabbling to put on the rain cover on our tent it didn't affect us too much, the bar was still serving booze after all... I even got a spectacular view of the lighting in the distance as I had a shower. All of the camping showers seem to have a view but this was one of the best.Read more