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... 8220;zebra”) to the
poetic (“the girl who lifts her skirts to step over puddles”).
Nico also owns a lodge in the area and he actually gave us a room for
the entirety of our stay – for free. As I said, this entire
community happily opens their hearts and homes to those they count as
Between all of this running around I was able to spend some time
at the reserve. Luckily we were here for Christmas ...
... In the afternoon we went up to Blyde Canyon DAM , with it Lake and beautiful surroundings. The Weather did not cooperate and it was cool and windy and stated raining , so we went for only a short hike down to the Shore and back up to the Parking lot where we feed some Monkeys. We Drove back to Hoedspruit where checked in at not exactly the Ritz Carlton , but it will be OK for one night and it is only 200 yards from where the SX ...
... every now and then Rusty get's "red eyes" (literally and figuratively), this was one of those days. I was the last in line and Rusty came up wanting a fight. I smacked him but this didn't have the usual effect. He looked at me and came running - he charged me! I had to use both hands to get him away and regain my balance. This was not something I was happy about because my broken wrist caned during and afterwards. Thank god for the brace though! ...
Sightings: Kudu, Baboons, Ostrich, Red Hartebeest
Another week gone at Enkosini. It's interesting how some weeks you’re right into things and the next you just feel like a total blob and end up having a lazy week. Admittedly it didn’t help that 3 days of activities were things I couldn’t help much in because of my wrist. (A full day of walking then a camp I knew would throw it out and make it throb ...
... few days though - not happy jan in that week!)
We've seen our regular managery of animals being the kudu, red hartebeest, ostrich and baboons and I've even started becoming friendly with the horses which normally isn't much but everyone classes these horses as tame but wild so for me to have patted the one with with the floppy ear (Roachie??) is a big step. One who has chestnut skin and black curly hair is buddy buddy with me which is quite nice. And as we speak the lone giraffe ...
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