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... t get a very good photo on my phone but I'll have some to show when I get back. The only animal we haven't seen in the big 5 yet is the Lion, which we are hopeful we will see tomorrow! The truck did end up sliding heaps and although we thought every time we were going to get bogged, it proved to be more of a beast then we thought! Tomorrow is our last full day of the tour so I'm praying it's a good one ...
... We did mange to see a herd of white rhinosaurus that we hadn't seen before. We then proceeded to our overnight accommodation at the Flamingo Hills Tented Camp arriving at 6:30 This is our second try at tenting, and will likely be our last.......ever, Tomorrow is our last night and we will be spending it at the Ark, a lodge built on the edge of a watering hole. This time the animals will come to us!!! It is lit all night, so should provide some interesting viewing.
... could jump start our car, and finally we made it back to the hotel.
Most days in Mombassa we had issues with those corrupt thieves that masquerade as policemen. Driving past roadblocks as soon as they catch a glimpse of white skin they would unashamedly pull us over without fail and do their best to find some fault with the car in order to extort a bribe. They were not even swayed by the fact that our purpose in Mombassa was to receive supplies that would help ...
... of it. The baboon was big and hairy, but it
kept itself distant, so we didn’t think it would approach us. The baboon began
to move, closer and closer, everyone began to panic. There was a couple from South
Africa with two young children at the cliff also, we were all trying to get
away. The baboon jumped into the car near us, grabbed some food, and then moved
away, distancing itself from us. Since we all saw how the baboon was able to
easily go into the ...
... at a “fancy” restaurant.
So we make it to Nairobi and Philip, our driver, drops us at the National Park entrance, promising to return at a set time. We stand in line at the Safari Walk and notice the Kenyan nationals in front of us are being charged 150 KES, or like $2. It’s $25 for non-residents of Kenya. Funny, I don’t remember us price-gouging our tourists like that in the US. But it’s all over ...