Uris Safari Lodge
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... then ran to our right and joined nine others in a huge group hidden in a bunch of trees. This woke the others up. So now we had 12 elephants staring at us with the big bull a little way away. Maybe 30 feet form the road to our right and in front.
I am not someone who most people would call risk averse but I don't have much experience of the technique for dealing with bull elephants awoken from a midday sun snooze.
I knew we couldn't go ...
... would sleep more comfortably with the mosquito net between me and him but just as I was about to untie it I noticed a praying mantis inside the net. I ended up sleeping on the other side of the bed and trying to shut out the image of either creature.
We were doing a game drive before breakfast on Wednesday and assembled at 7.00 am. There were a lot of elephants about, many with young and we stopped to watch several groups. It ...
... lion as it got too close to the baby. The lion moved off and shortly after, so did I. Bed was calling and it had been a big day, driving since Spitzkoppe and then going on a game drive when we had arrived at Etosha. The sound of howling Jackals accompanied my retirement and I could still hear them as I drifted off to sleep, reminding me again of the leopard research project. My eye is looking better too. Not as ...
... could view. Watching the elephants while the sunset was amazing!
2 days in Etosha and we are off to Roys Camp to the east.
... the very south of the park. Here we stayed (again outside the park) in a Gondwana Lodge (Dad’s a member so he got a discount). This was ultra friendly and very comfortable and it was nice being back in a bed again. Here we planned to do some guided trips and some on our own, but as it happened we decided to do everything on our own. By now, we had a checklist of animals we only wanted to see and we did not want to stop for every antelope ...