Word-of-Day-Challenge-Figure

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figure

a number,
especially one which forms part of official statistics
or relates to the financial performance of a company.
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They tell us when we can eat and

how much the meal will cost.

 

 

…the weight a bridge will hold…

 

..how fast we can travel.

 

I’m told 63 Degrees is the temperature

of a cup of coffee at a popular coffee shop

in Geelong.

 

In some countries, it is wise to read and obey

these safety warnings.

 

Signboards like this tell us how far to the next town

and what number the road is.

As students arrive at and leave school

there are periods of time when drivers

have to slow to 40 km per hour as they

pass through school zones.

Figures on a clock advise us of how much

of the day has passed by.

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WeeklyPrompts-PC-Curious-Critters

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A welcoming committee was awaiting

our arrival at our next

Okavango Delta campsite.

It was only after we were out of the vehicle

that these Yellow-Billed Hornbills

donned their vehicle inspector’s caps.

The boss had a really good look around.

He even spotted my camera bag

on his way through.

Inspection completed, they quietly left…

…but not before checking out

the good looker in the mirror.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:…Curious-Critters

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Lekhubu Island Camping Ground

Off-Road in Okavango Delta,

Savuti Camp

Moremi Camp…

…Okavango Delta…

…came complete with garbage disposal…

 

…and one or two locals in whose

thoroughfare we were camped.

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:   Off-Road-Fun

WeeklyPrompts-PC-Ruffin’-It

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Our 2014 Botswana Safari was the last time

we came near to ruffin it.   

We soon discovered that connecting to the internet

in the Kalahari Desert and Okavango Delta

was not going to happen.

 

Instead we once again discovered the joys

of sitting and eating around a campfire,

sleeping in tents, without any connection

to family and friends via social media networking.

However, even on our rough trip

our guide acted as cook.

We all commented on how nice it was

to spend 7 nights around a campfire.

Upon arriving at Chobe we once again

were able to access the outside world

via our social media connections.

Conversation died a quick death as

all eyes were fixated on our devices.

So much for ruffin’ it  🙂

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Weekly Prompt Photo Challenge:…Ruffin’ It

FOWChallenge-Bridge

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bridge

a structure carrying a road, path, railway, etc.
across a river, road, or other obstacle.
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Bridges…

…past their…

 

 

use by date.

 This is a new bridge.

Personally, I would want to be

crossing as quickly as possible.

 

Still, it is a vast improvement

on the old bridge.

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Fandango’s One Word Challenge:…Bridge

Lens-ArtistPC-150-Let’s-Get-Wild

 

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Images from South Africa and Botswana

Vulture at

Moholoholo Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

South Africa

 

Elephants

While we waited for the second vehicle

this hyena wandered past giving us

a sideways glance as it did.

 

Where we stop at a zebra crossing and

wait for zebras to cross the road.

Botswana’s Elephant Sands

waterhole

Warthog

Zebras…

….and again

African Wild Dog came into

our Okavango Camp

Quenching a thirst at

Elephant Sands

Okavango Delta

Leopard

Lekhubu Island sunrise

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Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Patti:…Let’s-Get-Wild

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Leya:...Let’s-Get-Wild

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Amy:…Let’s-Get-Wild

Lens-Artist Photo Challenge Tina:...Let’s-Get-Wild

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Superb Fairy Wren

Geelong.

 

 

Brown Falcon

Geelong

 

 

Fish Eagle pair

Okavango Delta 

Botswana,

 

 

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BirdWeekly:…43-F-Birds

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bird 

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BirdWeeklyPC-Birds-in-BW

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Lorikeet Parrot

Balyang Sanctuary

Geelong

 

Lesser Masked Weaver,

Botswana. 

 

 

Grey Hornbill,

Botswana.

 

African Fish Eagle,

Botswana.

 

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BirdWeekly:…40Birds-In-BW

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bird 

0900

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~2200