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We're off again:
We had a leisurely departure at 8:30 this morning. The staff came out to say goodbye and we sang O Canada to them.
And we're traveling again.
We travelled thru awesome mountains. We travelled thru the largest man made forest in the world. Goats and cows were grazing along side of road.
It is HOT HOT HOT!. Peter …
... lo don't they are born black later turn lighter with age , so cute Day 2 at undisclosed location , saw an undisclosed animal that is so rare only 2300 left in the world, because of poachers, Also found leopards and lions hunting in the Am, In the afternoon the guide worked really hard to find us a cheetah and he did. she was a young solitaire Female, she was getting ready to bed down in a road as it is warm and allows to be in open to watch ...
... the game drive ended.
On the day of the last game drive we were not doing so well animal sight wise. But when our tracker spotted tracks of an entire pride of lions I knew that would all change. After about 5 minutes we caught up to the walking pride. There were two females and three males in the pride and when they yawned and showed their teeth it was absolutely terrifying. After a few minutes of following them they all stopped abruptly. We ...
... had the lions come fairly close to his windows. When the driver drew abreast of our car, he chastised me for having my lights on! Don't know what his issue was, but I had forgotten the lights in the excitement of seeing the lions.
We continued to watch them and then they moved off into the bush. We figured they might go down to the water to get a drink so we wheeled down the road that led to the waterhole. We were the first to head there ...
... but the news was that the monkey's had gone through the campsite and raided several of the tents. She had gone around and picked up as much as she could. Good news for us. Our tent was untouched. We had left the vestibules down and had NO FOOD stored in our tent; it was all in the car!
Our very friendly neighbors came over and asked about our day and shared their day. They had had a very fun day drinking at Timbavati picnic area ...