We’ll have more patient stories to tell, but can’t wait to share a few safari photos. We went out last night for a four hour ride and then again early this AM, hoping to see various animals some of whom are nocturnal. Last night we did see five female lions out hunting, but my camera battery had died already and Madeleine’s wasn’t working well in the dark…so we’ll just hope you believe our tale and the photo we took of the lioness’ tracks this morning. We returned to a nice dinner last night and went to bed very tired. We did have one small creature visit us in our room–a frog who was on the inside of my mosquito netting! I was able to get him out of my bed area and under a basket for the night (Madeleine reminded me that there are poisonous frogs so I shouldn’t pick him up) and get to sleep. I didn’t want to wake up in a start as he landed on my face. Last night at dinner, which is served in an open area, a large beetle landed on our table, just missing Madeleine’s plate! She shrieked, understandably, but was able to return to her food like the flexible traveler she is becoming while in Africa.
Our room has shutters and there aren’t windows but instead there are very sturdy screens. This way, we went to sleep listening to a symphony of crickets and in the morning the birds serenade us. There are over 400 bird species in this park!
We hope you enjoy a sampling of what we’ve seen so far…
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