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Boat trip at Maabwe Bay…

Kariba, a large body of water, can have waves a metre high. Luckily, when I went on the water at Maabwe Bay, they didn’t get THAT big.

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As soon as we were out in the middle of the lake, the wind came up and the smooth water, became these choppy waves. The boat man had a plan to tack, so the motor didn’t keep coming out of the water, but had to avoid illegal fishing nets too!

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I took the above photo for the tree – of course – this is opposite Maabwe Camp on our way to the hot springs.

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I can see all sorts of faces in these rocks!

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I have psoriasis and  always search out hot springs for my skin. This one was jolly hot, but further down the valley (in the next photo) it has cooled down enough I could spread the sulphur mud onto my skin. (Probably mixed with a whole load of cow manure too!!!)

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And then we got back to Camp Maabwe, and what do you know? The wind died down!!!

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2 Comments

Colin Jennings - 26. Nov, 2018 - Reply

As usual a wonderful set of pictures Frankie, must say it’s strange to see my old stomping ground from40 years ago, looking so peaceful and lovely.

frankiekay - 26. Nov, 2018 - Reply

It is lovely – Maabwe bay is natural – and while the green lush lawns of other Zambezi resorts are nice, the wild natural look of Maabwe is nice too. I would recommend this place to the hardened Zambezi visitors – those en-route to Matusadona, Chizarira, ManaPools etc