Protea Hotel Parktonian
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In the Western area of the Park, there is quite a large area which has dead trees etc – I wouldn’t say that it looks like a moonscape but it is unusual so spotting animals is quite easy here.
A little beyond this are, the bush starts to thicken and it was in that part where the giraffes stood out.
“Can we get a little closer?" asked the older woman .. she always wants to get closer ...
... more than 40 confirmed and the final count attending was 12. This being the first such event i ever arranged are now almost in a total flat spin, but i hold my own and put out a bet that we will beat the attendance of the previous conference. Rick raises the stakes and as us to nominate numbers with the closest person, winning a bottle Johnny Black. My number is ...
... bad, specially for the monkeys and birds. It’s nice to see all the different types of monkeys and birds that can be found in Brazil. The last visit is to Corcovado, the big statue of Christ. It stands on the top of the inland mountain that dominates Rio at 850m. We take the train to the top and the 20 minute ride is nice. The train circles around the mountain through the thick forest and if you’re lucky you can see some wildlife. Lewys and his bionic eyes spots monkeys ...
... them with high-end luggage, but ours did hold together and were satisfactory. One traveler had the misfortune to have hers get caught in a South African Airways luggage conveyor belt, and by the time it emerged, there was a gaping hole in the top, the zipper was partially melted, and one of the straps was nearly cut through. Some duct tape provided a make-shift repair, and she limped through the rest of the tour. I am not aware of anyone else having problems ...
... been sat outside my
tent watching lightening flash in the distance with the antelope trotting round
and the lions singing a chorus behind me.
Not bad for my first day. Found
out what I’ll be doing tomorrow everyone meets at 8 to help clean out then I
have the giraffe feeding station 9-11 and cub world gate at 1-3, plenty of time
to see anything else I want.
Miss you all
but this is fantastic.