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... of kindergarten kids into Africa where we saw the big cats and had a chuckles at the warning sign for the "spray range" of the lions ( apparently 7-10 feet) the jaguar was an impressive looking animal. The elephants seemed much happier than the ones in perth and the cage they have their bath in looks like something from Jurassic park like where you might keep a velociraptor. The most interesting character around was the secretary bird. Not what you'd think. Not far ...
... in the am as its not but $8 a day to fish here and it's a big bass lake. The park woman wouldn't let us get locked in there so we ate some yogurt and found a nice quiet place to flop at a dog park nearby. Peace
On a slightly more positive note, on our way to San Diego Dave looked up a KOA to stop at to see about getting showers. We stopped and at first did not see a bathhouse so I went in to ask and the lady was so nice ...
... from a height of 42 feet into seven feet deep water. They rely on tips for their income so before they jump they whistle or call out to get everyone’s attention: "I’m going to dive now". They dive into the water then run along the shore collecting tips. Almost everywhere we stopped there was a film crew videotaping us and other tourists. I am sure that we made the evening news.
That evening there were two showroom presentations The first was a Marriage Game, involving ...
... got here- but I think tonight might be the night. We are both grumpy ( cause he wasn't being happy, I now grumpy at him) so it might be early dinner like grandmas and early bed. We have some washing to do as well so will do that tonight while it's quiet. Today I also observed that taxi drivers have no regard for their own safety, or the safety of their passengers. They drive very quickly and weave in and out of traffic frequently. Oh well. We are still alive. ...
The contenders for favourite places are coming thick and fast. Having left Santa Barbara saying that perhaps it would have been nice to have ended our trip there, we have now decided that San Diego would have been a good finish! We spent our first full day exploring Balboa Park, the Gas Lamp Quarter (the historic part of San Diego, named after the old style gas street lights!), Little Italy and the seafront. San Diego is ...
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