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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 …
... not see lions but we did see some giraffe and one looked like it was trying to cross the river. We pulled over to watch and see what was going to happen. There was one giraffe on the far shore trying to get to our side of the river. It got about mid-way and then stopped. There were two giraffe on our side and it was like they did not want this giraffe on their side of the river. They seemed to be making some noises we had never heard before. We decided ...
Up and out the gate...a little different when there are only fourteen or so campsites. We were trying to decide exactly where to go when we spotted a jackal on the side of the road ahead off us. Tried to catch up with it and see if it was the black backed jackal or not. Could not catch up with the guy!
Decided to stop because we were afraid we might cause him harm by wearing him out.
Had decided to go down ...
... br> We headed in the direction the guy had told us and did not see anything but decided to head down Old Main Road and see what we could see. We saw zebra, wildebeest, and a very nice group of elephant. We continued on our drive and came on another large group of elephant and two and then three of the younger elephants were busy jousting with each other. We sat and watched for awhile always careful to make sure we had a ...
... which a small primate. Then went went on a few yards when the guide stopped suddenly and pointed out that there was a lone male African Water Buffalo ~10 feet from our path. He quickly extinguished the flashlight and we stood silent hundred together. He didn't say anything but we could tell he was concerned and we were quite nervous since this is the most dangerous animal in the park. Fortunately the buffalo moved on and so did we.