Trip to Zimbabwe , Kariba Lake!

The good ship Mr Standish moored at the UMI
River, lake Kariba in 1989 !! She was an old Rhodesian
Railway carriage complete with sleeper compartments
and emergency stop chains and warnings about
improper use, FINE £5 !! Donkeyman! :grin::grin:


@ Donkeyman! Don’t know what happened but photo
came out upside down :grin::grin:!
I fink the machine got confused wiv the reflection,
What a sod up ??
Donkeyman! :grinning::grinning::grinning:

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Skipper and crew of MV Mr Standish , Kariba !!


How long were you there for, Donkeyman?

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That’s very elegant …



@PixieKnuckles , just the week on the boat Pixie, and another
week at Vic falls and buggering around !!
Best holiday of me life !!

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@Omah , Bloody hell Omah, howed you do that ??
I spent ages messing about wiv that!!
Jesus! Fanks a lot :grinning::grinning::grinning:
Donkeyman! :+1::grin::grin::+1:

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I just downloaded it, opened it with MS Photos, rotated it then copied and pasted it to the post … :-1:

@Omah , Yeah, l thought it was pretty cool myself ??
The railway carriage rested on twin hulls which had bloody
great diesels in em! And it was equipped with deep freezes and
showers and fridges etc, some of them stocked with beer !!
I never ever slept in the cabin but the crew used to make me
bed on the deck, where l could hear the crocs and hippos etc
at night, and sometimes lions roared too !!:grin::grin:
Donkeyman! :+1::+1:


And you slept through all that noise … :scream_cat:

:lion: :hippopotamus: :crocodile:

@Omah , And l fort l’d put the photo down back to front or
summat ?
Fanks again!
Donkeyman! :+1::+1:

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@Omah , The booze helped :roll_eyes::roll_eyes:
D Man! :+1::+1:

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Cocktails at sunset … :clinking_glasses:


@Omah , Sun downers !!
While the frogs and cicadas are chirping !!
Donkeyman ! :kissing_smiling_eyes::kissing_smiling_eyes:

Wow @Donkeyman that sounds like an amazing experience! Memories for a lifetime right there!

Lake Kariba is beautiful!
Locally, we call those cruises ‘ booze cruises’ :face_with_hand_over_mouth:

Out with it then, did you out drink them crocs :crocodile:

@Minx , Nah, l was outnumbered Minxy, nothing but red eyes
everywhere :heart_eyes::heart_eyes: And l had to make sure l never tell overboard
in me sleep ! LOL!
Donkeyman! :grin::grin:

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Good thing no one else fell overboard!

@Minx , Oh, me mate went fishing in one of the little boats
one day, and was sitting in some reeds fishing for tiger fish
when a bloody great hippo surfaced right alongside and
opened its mouth!! He didn’t bother with the engine, he just got
the paddles into the rowlocks and came back like a windmill !!
What a bloody larf. :grin::grin:
Donkeyman! :+1::hugs::+1:

Living dangerously there DK!

Those beasts are extremely aggressive!
Glad you guys got away!