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... toward us flapping her ears out wide and moving toward us aggressively in a mock charge (if she had been serious, she would have flattened her ears against her head). She stopped about twenty feet from us, stamped her huge front legs and trumpeted at us. This was a frightening but splendid moment; a sublime instant. You can tell yourself “it’s just a mock charge,” and your brain may accept this intellectually, but your “fight or ...
... challenges feasted on fresh bread,
salad, ham and fresh fruit. Another
amazing day of activities!!
Before moving on the next day to our Project we had a few
hours at Victoria Falls. Wow!!
Its very ***********jure up the words to describe the sheer
power of the water gushing over the falls and crashing to the depths
below. The force of which basically
creates gravity ...
... into what seems like another world. That quickly abated when we found ourselves standing in line for visas for another half hour :(
First stop Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe! You can see the mist rising from the falls as you come in to land on the short dusty airstrip. The airport is about the size of an Australian regional airport, if not smaller. It is about a 15-20 minute drive into the township, taxi US$30 (they use US in Zimbabwe, weird). I think it really starts to sink in ...
... looked new enough and the outfit seemed most professional. There were mostly English booked on our flight, but as we waited for the helicopter to return from its first foray with another group, we were informed that it had had to abort its flight and come back after just 5 of the allotted 14 mins due to a mechanical fault. The faces of my fellow passengers looked concerned now, so I thought I would cheer everyone up with my bad recollections ...
... species of the "Big Five." We had already seen Elephants, Lions and Leopards, but we were missing Rhino and Cape Buffalo. We tell our guide that we need to see these last two before leaving the country tomorrow. Just as the sun is setting, we get so very lucky to sight both species, and even to have a gun-toting game warden escort us to within a few feet of the Rhino! The perfect end to a tour that has been perfect in every ...