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Our next bit of “entertainment” came from one of the Hamadyas Baboons. There were some people outside his large cage but the poor thing was running up and down the cage focussing on one teen who was dressed in hot pink long pants and a top. The baboon made several loud noises which frightened some people off but the girl still stayed there. I wondered if the colour of her clothes set the baboon off as it was a similar shade to ...
... decision to push past and take matters into their own hands, and in true Africa style it seemed to be accepted and the on coming traffic was bought to a halt and we were able to get through.
We also traveled through the many towns of the Transkei including Mathata, Dutya and Kokstad. Each of these towns are filled with locals, markets and rubbish requiring you slow down and at times come to a complete stop in order to get through.
The other thing to slow down ...
... by that point, and frankly my excitement caused
me the need to surface and yell cheers of amazement. The rest of the day saw more
great whale action from the surface; tail slapping, fin slapping and breaching,
rounded off the incredibly long day with more action from the gannets and
After yesterdays’ incredible encounter we
predicted today would seem dull in comparison, and the morning proved this,
seeing little more than a ...
... to SA. We're naturally a little nervous about parts of the trip. Mainly the parts involving dealing with local police/officials. I've spoken to enough people now to know that if you are patient, polite and respectful, you will be fine. Oh yeah, also you have to give a little bribe. Almost forgot that essential part. None of the legs of our journey should require any rushing in terms of driving, so we can take our time, stick to the speed limits, ...
... it is the lesser of two evils here as sometimes there are 30+ patients waiting for theatre, and that wait is more harmful than the simple trauma being done over night to clear time for the complicated stuff in the day. Anyway, I’ve carped on long enough about that. George (my brother) was here the week before last. He is the first of my family to visit, and alice and I looked forward to it for a long time when we knew he was coming. I ...