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Thirsty ellies

Elephant country

August 1st 2013
We arrived at the gate to Addo Elephant Park in the afternoon and signed in. We had a room booked at the guest enclosure at the other end of the park and after registering with the main gate we were directed to drive through the park and be sure to get to the other side by 6 because that's when they close the other gate. When we laughingly asked what would happen if we didn't make it in ti ... read more
Africa » South Africa » Eastern Cape » Addo Elephant National Park

South African Flag After the British seized the Cape of Good Hope area in 1806, many of the Dutch settlers (the Boers) trekked north to found their own republics. The discovery of diamonds (1867) and gold (1886) spurred wealth and immigration and intensified the subjug... ... read more
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26th November 2013

I like your style!
Sitting here in the hostel laughing out loud--thanks for a good start to my day! And I've also learned that zebra crossings are what Brits call crosswalks, and that warthogs are the most prevalent animal in Africa--good show! Hope you find that elusive zebra rambling by before leaving the continent--best wishes!
26th November 2013

Zebra crossing
Haha! I bet that joke makes no sense to Americans unless it's explained. Not in Africa anymore, but a zebra did cross the road during the trip. By that point, Kris had got bored of the joke!
26th November 2013

Nothing like...
Nothing like an animal safari to keep one alert and eyes peeled...as if...if you blink you'll miss something. Great pic of elephants drinking...and great that Kris shares his lunch with the locals.
26th November 2013

fantastic photo!
I love the reflections, so beautiful.

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