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... in other news I have had a hot shower! Best shower ever. Yes I know a lot of you gave me money to live a slumming experience...which I have been doing (no running water for 3 days remember!) Not for luxuries like hot showers, honestly though this was a one off! Normally it is a baby wipe wash (The many packets have come in useful, thanks Auntie Ros and Uncle Jim) or a cold shower if you're lucky! So I feel it was very much a treat.
Okay I probably should move on to ...
... identified a leopard sleeping in an acacia tree about 30 yards from us, as close as we could imagine getting. We also found two lionesses lying on the road, a mere feet from our van. We headed back to camp after a couple hours of looking for and at animals and enjoying the stunning pink and purple sunrise over the acacia trees and long grass of the Serengeti. Then, unfortunately, it was time to bid adieu to the Serengeti and start the 4 hour drive back. The experience ...
... it and fly it by DHL to reach us probably by Monday. Oh
the joys of travel. Got the part on the 20th and it is on its way. On
the 21st we took the local bus into the town of Arusha and found a
good butchers shop and managed to get some meat. We also managed to
find a large supermarket and so we will not starve here. There is not
much else in the town, which is clean enough. The people were
friendly, the ...
... of lots of hunting for leopards! We drove around so much, a lot of people fell asleep (the best you could on the bumpy roads) but I managed to mostly stay awake. Just as we gave up, we rounded a corner and saw a whole pile of cars. Right there was a beautiful leopard trying to make its way home. Again Milky kicked butt and drove around so many cars trying to get us the best view. It was hard to get a good photo of her face she was so quick, but I managed to get a few. ...
... ways away in the distance but you could see them in the binoculars. Then we saw more buffalo and deers and all the usual animals haha including giraffes and then finally just before we gave up we found some teenage lions so we stalked them for abit as they stalked some deers. Then finally at 555 we zoomed out of the park as we would get locked in at 6pm. It was a great day and we saw loads of game so defo time for a sleep ...