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... overall amount of animals was a little disappointing although we came across one swampy area where there were large herds of red letchwe, accompanied by many yellow billed storks, spoonbills, sacred and glossy ibises as well as a few hippos and very large crocs and of course a small group of incredibly contented ellies. The whole scene was how one imagines the garden Eden,ideallic and beautiful. Very acceptable game viewing except ...
... again on a marginally firmer piece of road and unfortunately Mac then got well and truly stuck in his Land Rover Discovery...the 2 Toyota owners were secretly smirking as of course there is and will always be the ongoing debate on which vehicle is better. The smirks got bigger ( again secretly) when with the aid of our snap strap,Terry's Toyota pulled Mac's car out of the dwang,not before unfortunately decimating the Landy's front bumper to get to the the recovery point. Nobody ...
... bit of last minute food shopping we went back to Kathy and Rob's and started packing as we wanted to leave as early as possible the following morning.Supper was spatchcocked chicken and a fresh garden salad made by Kathy who was a fabulous,welcoming hostess really putting herself out to accommodate our every need in a very relaxed calm way. A big thank you to both Rob and Kathy for their kind ...
Again this morning we got up at 7am. We started the day with an Amarula coffee and biscuits. We drove to the Jacana Hide. Along the way we saw the largest bird – an ostrich. At the hide we saw many types of weavers, but not much else.
As we drove back towards camp we saw a journey of giraffe. There were four of them. We stayed and watched them for a little bit. Back at camp we had toasted ...
Righty ho, picking up from where I left off last, I still haven't been able to upload those videos. I'll keep trying but the internet access around here aint up to much so you may be waiting a while!
Yesterday morning we got a call to go and see a Buffalo calf that had been caught in a snare. There are two types of poacher in Africa, those who are out to make a quick buck (ivory trade, rhino horn for Chinese libidos etc) and those who are trying to feed themselves. I ...