PJ did the rounds irritating everyone by taking pictures with a flash – most of which cannot be shared online. A restful night enjoyed by all, despite sleeping on swimming pool loungers.
The crew were a bit wobbly on the restless sea though we noticed nothing and showed no signs of discomfort when enjoying the hearty breakfast on board as the vessel was preparing for docking at Andorra Harbour in Kariba.
282kms at an average speed of around 14kms/hour – we all loved the experience, ate and drank well thanks to Rob, Karen and team
TIP OF THE DAY – ‘do ‘the local speciality – fried Kapenta with sundowners.
Suddenly Kevin’s plastic was dead and had to be towed off by the support vehicle, replacing a fuse quickly sorted that problem
Mike’s car was towed off the Ferry and after a tour headed for local Paramore Electrical. George and Pearson rewired the burnt out radiator fan by hand … taking most of the day whilst being bossed by the local security team! I never thought I would spend a large part of a day being entertained by geese …
We toured around the very sleepy town of Kariba, to the lookout point, the wall presided over by NyamiNyami the River God, the Heights, St Barbara Catholic Church followed by a tasty lunch of Tilapia at the Kariba Country Club. What a view and Keith, the manager’s friendly hospitality !
We were planning to come back up for dinner but anticipation of the hairy drive back had us dining at our hotel, the Cutty Sark, by candlelight due to a 3 hour power cut. I thought power was generated here?
The Cutty Sark staff were very welcoming and an a la carte dinner was enjoyed without exception. The resident Zebra do much to lend a great ambience and somehow make one overlook much of the neglect but the hotel is overdue a refurb and though the swimming pool was sparkling, the tennis court and grounds shows a marked lack of TLC.