I arrive at Entrance Gate at about 5 pm and this time there’s a queue. Trixi Junge and her husband Fritz van Zyl from Hartbeespoort are in front of me. They don’t look happy. They’ve come to show the Kalahari to family members from Germany, but the campsite they’ve booked – Sesatswe – is a seven-hour drive away in the Kaa section of the park. And you’re not allowed to drive in the park at night. All the campsites in the Mabua section, which are reachable by nightfall, are fully booked.
I’ve booked a stand at Khiding Pan, about 30 km from the gate. My bakkie and