Travel reviews by Mr D. from Chelmsford
Total number of trips
Lodges stayed in
My Nov 2022 trip Botswana, Zimbabwe & South Africa
South Africa and 2 other countries between 1 Nov 2022 and 24 Nov 2022
A great holiday"
Arranged By Tracy Lederer
Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp
"Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp review"
Sandibe Safari Lodge
"Sandibe Safari Lodge review"
Guides very good"
"Ilala Lodge review"
Ra-Ikane River Cruise
"Ra-Ikane River Cruise review"
9 Nov 2022 • All-day excursion
Food poor and stale ? left over from previous trips
Guides pretty mechanical
"The Constantia review"
Very helpful staff
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge
"Lekkerwater Beach Lodge review"
Active or restful as needed
Enjoyed the rock pool outings"
Food (Supper) not as good as perhaps standard of the rest of hotel"
Le Quartier Francais
"Le Quartier Francais review"
We will be visiting their sister in the Lake District!"
Food somewhat exotic at Babel and no change of menu
This, if the sister Pizza restaurant is shut, is slightly frustrating"
My Sep 2018 trip
Namibia and 1 other country between 7 Sep 2018 and 4 Oct 2018
The only aspect of the trip that was poor was Windhoek airport - a disaster area with no concept of care for travellers - particularly immigration Not a good advertisement to encourage travellers!"
Strandloper Ocean Boutique Hotel
Namaqualand flowers were extraordinary"
Bushmans Kloof Wilderness Reserve
"As good as ever "
Be prepared to eat lots of very good food"
"Useful stop over "
"Canyon Lodge review"
The numbers attending meant that food was cold if arriving after a coach load"
Fish River Lodge
"Fish River Lodge review"
Namtib Desert Lodge
"Namtib Desert Lodge review"
eg You will start dinner when we are all ready as a single group"
Kulala Desert Lodge
"Kulala Desert Lodge review"
Especially liked E bikes"
Ballooning in the Namib Desert
"Ballooning in the Namib Desert review"
18 Sep 2018 • Morning excursion
"Sam's Giardino review"
Overall I would not describe this as central and close to shops/restaurants"
Kayaking with seals
"Kayaking with seals review"
21 Sep 2018 • Morning excursion
Not to be missed
Coast and Sandwich Harbour
"Coast and Sandwich Harbour review"
22 Sep 2018 • All-day excursion
I particularly enjoyed rescuing a stranded driver in dunes - it reflected the expertise of our guide
"Damaraland Camp review"
Ongava Tented Camp
"Ongava Tented Camp review"
"Mushara Lodge review"
Food very average"
Onguma The Fort
"Onguma The Fort review"
Okonjima Plains Camp