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... Africa, at 3.15 am Shirley work to horrendous stomach cramps. Eoin followed three hours later. We blame the crocodile we had for lunch. Saving the details, suffice to say that Eoin and I competed for the toilet for an hour or so. We were very grateful for the hefty medication given to us by the Travel Doctor back in Christchurch – thankfully it sorted our respective systems out very quickly. The experience however was a timely reminder to be ...
... looking out on the river. This easing back into civilization isn't so bad after all.
Interesting side story about The River Club. Back in Xigera I met Alexandra Fuller on that boat ride. Well this property used to belong to her family. The manager's quarters were actually her home. The manager was so excited to hear that we had just seen her and had lots of questions for us. What a small world.
Our evening activity is ...
... game drive. But, as has been the "tradition", we had afternoon tea at 3pm along with a really-great camp-fire-backed carrot cake. Delicious!
We took off to the north this time in search of hyenas and elephants. Shadreck pointed out a grey heron by a water hole that blended in so well with the dead tree it was sitting on that we wouldn't have noticed it if he hadn't spotted it. We did have a good view of a Secretary Bird walking through ...
... had latched onto the wildebeast's nose in what looked like an effort to suffocate the wildebeast. The other female started to bite into the most-exposed rear section of the wildebeast which, being a male, likely doesn't require elaboration. The wildebeast seemed to kick for maybe 3-4 minutes before it died.
Then the feasting began. Three or four of the younger lions padded over to the kill site. The "killer" female seemed quite winded and retreated ...
... circling vultures, we noticed multiple vehicles slightly off the road. We joined them to find two female lions with three cubs devouring a kudo carcass. Although our evening light was fading, we took multiple photos from multiple angles of the lions (all from the game viewer vehicle; sorry, we didn't have any windows to roll up!)
We needed to continue to the campsite as the daylight was fading rapidly. We continued to encounter multiple herds ...