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Animal Action

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On day 30 of our adventure, just down the trail from a huge fig tree, we came upon two leopards. They were between a dirt road (visible above on our right) and the Sand River (visible below on our left). We were enjoying our early morning, and our close view of these animals.  We started noticing the stark contrast in how beat up the male was, (notice the loose top fang, the scars under the right eye, on the nose, face and ears), compared to the beautiful young female. The guides informed us that they believed the female killed the

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Mammals, Birds, Amphibians and Such – Generally

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Eyes

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Sunrises, Sunsets & Night Views

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Inspiration is fleeting, beauty is vain, and the power of the mind for wonder limited. … 1899 Rudyard Kipling Click on any picture below to view it in better resolution: 1st Sunset in Cape Town 1st Safari Sunset Sunset over the border of Botswana and Namibia Okavango Delta Lebala Baines Jacana Swaziland Mauritius More Cape Town Lions Sand Last night in Africa – Under the African moon and stars we seemed trivial … obscure. Sunrise under the US Flag

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African Scenes

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People

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Penny in Africa

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  Sir Thomas Browne, an English polymath, wrote in 1642: “I am the happiest man alive. I have that in me that can convert poverty to riches, adversity to prosperity, and I am more invulnerable than Achilles; fortune hath not one place to hit me.”   Although learned, he failed to address the happiest man ever.   Could he conceive the technological world we live in today, much less the continued spectrum of human existence, allowing hard working but common folks to travel the world and experience the bounty of the earth with a loved one?   No offense to Sir Browne, but

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