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... of us but on the journey to Kamanjab we learn she loves her work and loves meeting friendly people every day. There seems no jealously only friendliness.
In talking further she tells us that the bus to Kamanjab will cost her £6 if we had not taken her.
I feed her the perfect line, knowing that she is getting a 100kms free ride. "So which country's tourists do you like, best?"
"Easy" she says. We wait ...
... the rhinos were all kept in a cage out of sight and let out by a signal so we could meet them and take photos.
Two more hours of the toughest walking we have ever done and things slow down a lot.
We have followed the one tracker who weighs about 50kgs, is as nimble as a mountain goat and as fast as a Jamaican 100metre sprinter on Nandrolone.
He stops every 10 minutes and using hand signals encourages us to speed up. I ...
... jackal and different antelope did not cut it, was not a stoppable excuse. We were on the hunt for big cats - mainly leopards! However, we did still make the odd stop for these things. The morning went on with not seeing a hell of a lot causing most of the truck fell asleep, I'm pretty sure at one point or another I was the only one on animal spotting duty! We arrived at the park gate not seeing our leopard. Oh well, we had had pretty good sightings in Sri ...
... pure African experience.
Surprisingly, here in the middle of the desert they do have a swimming pool! (Tollie's one concession to tourism demands). I took a bracingly cold dip and Christina and I cleaned up for dinner (oryx steaks, salad, corn cakes). At night there were a zillion stars, but I don't know the southern sky at all! I recognized Scorpio! And the Milky Way.
Then, in the morning today Christina ...
... 8217;t the ‘one you can’t
touch’. A difficult task when you can’t tell four cheetahs from one another.
All were apparently orphaned and raised at the farm. They get on ridiculously
well with the little jack Russell who shares the backyard with them. I’m not
accustomed to looking wild, or any, cheetahs in the eyes but I worried for
these ones, they looked ...