Landscapes

Charara…

The drive from Chizarira to Kariba took longer than I thought it would. I wasn’t in any hurry – when I saw a photo opportunity, I stopped; took my time. I’d tried to book with National Parks at Marongoro, but had received no reply by the time I left Chizarira.

Once again, a fellow Bulawegian came to my ‘rescue.’

A guy, whom I had only ‘spoken’ to on Facebook owns a house in Charara. I was welcome to stay there for as long as I needed, he said. Another “pull in” type of invite, so typical of Zimbabweans.

Right on the banks of Lake Kariba, his house is air-conditoned with a wonderful caretaker called Shamu to help paying guests.

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I had breakfast up there, under the thatch.

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Watching the sun rise over Lake Kariba.

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It’s very comfortable inside and the sunset – whew! There is a flood-plain a few hundred metres from the house, where I was able to sit and watch the sun go down. The whole sky lit up, as if on fire as the HUGE ball of red slowly sank below the horizon.

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11 Comments

Colin Jennings - 11. Dec, 2018 - Reply

A truly magnificent abode.

frankiekay - 11. Dec, 2018 - Reply

Thanks – yes, its nice house and the view is outstanding. It was very nice of him to allow me to break my journey there

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Dawne Havell - 11. Dec, 2018 - Reply

One of my favourite places in Kariba..Awesome pics one again..Great abode. Thank goodness for the air conditioning. Best sunsets.

frankiekay - 27. Jan, 2019 - Reply

Yes to all!!!

S Viljoen - 11. Dec, 2018 - Reply

Water a super place. Must have been lovely.

frankiekay - 06. Apr, 2019 - Reply

It was – absolute silence

S Viljoen - 11. Dec, 2018 - Reply

Water a super place. Must have been lovely.

frankiekay - 06. Apr, 2019 - Reply

It was – absolute silence