Here are some photos from our last days in South Africa. After baseball in Durban and and saying goodbye to Thanda, we rented a car and drove north to Hluhluwe National Park, a game reserve several hours north of Durban. We spent a day there, two nights, and then headed back to Durban to catch our flight back to Europe. ***Don't forget to check page 2 of this blog for the crocodile pictures!!!!... Read Full Entry
Last summer I was playing baseball in Lithuania, coaching in Moscow, hitching through Bavaria, and working construction in the South of France. Who knows what this summer will bring.
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croc creekthis place is sort of a small croc zoo, there to raise awareness and understanding of crocodiles. It is also a 'farm,' in that it sells croc skins and meat to make money.
The big oneThis tour guide/croc expert was incredible. He would get so close to the crocs you would not believe--and he had this thick South African accent, he really was a real live 'Crocodile Hunter'. He told us stories of his adventures.
Big guyat the croc center, you cannot put more than one male in a single pen because they are extremely aggressive and territorial. This guy, the biggest one, lived in one pen with seven 'wives.'
lying aroundthere were so many crocodiles. About 7,000 in all. They were all just lying all over each other.