Burchell's Bush Lodge
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... and annoyed the heck out of the mom. Then we went to the river for sundowners which are drinks. I drank more lemonade but Grandy and Boppa had African beer.
Before leaving the river and going back to the camp we just happened to see lots of huge footprints and elephants.
Then dinner and early bed. The day was fun and I learned a lot.
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... Pravir showed us a lot more 'ground level' stuff - how the rhino marks its territory by churning up the earth it pees in; if another rhino (usually another alpha male) pees in the same mound, it means game on - competition time. The females and younger males respectfully do their business a suitable distance away - but close enough to acknowledge that the pee-ing rhino is boss. [Note: some people who read the earlier entry commented on the gross-ness of the rhino ...
... dial 9 to call for a ranger who'd escort us. We may have looked slightly worried as she then assured us that they hadn't lost anyone ��.
It was a lovely buffet lunch with a ...
... like the bark of the tree and then it moved and changed to glorious blues and greens and purples.
We had a very late lunch and then got ready for our sundowner/night game drive. Quite a few sightings along the way. Birds and animals. As soon as the sun set, we had three spotlights and picked up a variety of animals including spotted hyena and a family of rhinos beside the road. The young rhino was only about 8 ...
Men walk behind the women to give their wives added protection (now we're talking!)
Foster (our second guide) will walk at the rear, complete with a second rifle
If we are charged by a lion, do NOT run.
Instead keep together as one group and make loud noises (that wouldn't be hard given the circumstances)
Do NOT climb a tree to get away, there wont be enough time
Now lets have fun....yeah right!
Walking through a ...