I was on the road shortly after 6:00 am as usual. What was not usual was my first sighting. Just a few minutes from camp 3 male Lions walked across the road and lay down right beside it. One was so close to the road that I was afraid his tail was on it and… Continue reading June 3 – Orpen to Skukuza
Very cloudy this morning, but it was fairly bright. It had rained a bit during the night, but not much, so everything was just a little damp. First we have my cloudy morning look at the day from my deck. Then the Wildebeest in the usual spot stood still for a photo. Soon after I… Continue reading May 28 – Tamboti to Talamati
It was a very wet morning for the morning drive, but I walked over to the pick up spot to go any way. I was there all alone at 4:45, but then a family of 3 arrived to keep me company. The driver and vehicle arrived a few minutes later. The first thing Darryl (our… Continue reading May 15 – Lower Sabie
Other than a couple of annoying mosquitoes (that no longer exist), I had a wonderful sleep last night, only waking up as the morning drive noisily started off and then I went back to sleep for another hour. It is so peaceful here, but my tent is right beside the gas station where the drives… Continue reading May 11 – Crocodile Bridge
Our morning drive got out a bit late this morning due to the fact that several of the people going were not prepared – either did not complete the forms or did not have their forms and then many were unable to stop talking long enough for our Ranger, Pet to explain the rules. We… Continue reading May 9 – Pretoriuskop
The Asian Lions are leaving the Assiniboine Park Zoo. I was at the zoo yesterday and at the time was not aware that they were leaving. Both of them were hard to get pictures of this time so my last trip has only 1 sad picture of one of them. The brothers will be separated… Continue reading Bye Bye Lions
A couple of weeks ago, Chester and I were on our morning walk as usual. All was fine until . . .
At least once every weekend, I try to get to one of my walking places. Yesterday the Zoo was the attraction because the new baby Snow Leopards are now out on display and I wanted to see them.
I’ve got a few little things happening, but nothing much – so I’ll just combine everything into one. I had my annual doctor appointment this morning, so had to fast from 8:00 last night until my appointment at 8:00 this morning. Only, I didn’t get to see the doctor until after 8:30 and then I… Continue reading This and That
This morning the temperature is above 0C and it is raining. 😦 We will now have icy roads, icy sidewalks and just a mess in general. My poor car is getting dirty. The ice on the Red River is looking very unsafe again. It was just getting to the point where it would have been… Continue reading Rain in December and Lions at Tembe