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... and so did my audience - boy was I happy for darkness as my cheeks were glowing red! Bush life was not only making me forgetful but turning me into easy prey!! What did I say about a 'quiet spot'? Just as the whole camp were in dreamland , a screeching high pitch sound broke the stillness and it was not a lion or hyena but from the direction of our Mauritian neighbours' tent ! Yes the 5 month old baby girl let us know she was awake and hungry! Poor Mum had ...
... an old boot lace! Thank goodness he is not a fussy person to feed! Top of his snack list is biltong then dark orange chocolate - for that matter, any chocolate and he would kill for a fresh braaied mealie! Not the sweetcorn variety but the real McCoy type that ends up like mealie meal in your gut once you have pried off and chewed the kernels until the cows come home! Thanks to our very kind hosts back at Rocks & Roses B&B who supplied TK with a small ...
... 10:00am visit the hippo pools, along the way encounter huge herd of elephants with several little ones, see male hippo in the grass as well as many sleeping on the river bed
1:00 pm lunch - Kudu steaks and ratatouille, garlic mushrooms, Dover sole
2:00 pm nap
4:00 pm high tea prior to afternoon/evening drive
4:30 pm ...
... impala but the real prize was yet to be discovered. We then pulled up to a large termite mound and as we maneuvered to the other side we were greeted by two large female hyenas and several sub-adult cubs lying in the dirt. Dawie explained to us that the hyenas had turned this termite mound into their den and if we were lucky we may get a glimpse of a couple of the really young cubs that were still inside. Sure enough after about 15 minutes of hanging around one of ...
... a lot of meat! Ryan wanted to try the Ostrich. The 'bugs' were pretty active tonight. I couldn't enjoy my meal at all for things falling on me or flying in to me. Then this thing, the size of a tennis ball, landed on the table cloth at the table next to me! I think it was a dung beetle but my god it was massive! That was it for me, I stood up from the table and said 'I can't do this anymore'!!! Suitably embarrassed I sat back down and continued to eat my dinner, but could not ...