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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BirdWeeklyPC-F-Birds-2304

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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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BirdWeeklyPC-Fish-Eating-Birds

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Botswana Kingfisher

hovers in wait…

 

 

Got it… 

 

 

…and away for an Okavango Delta lunch.

 

Going…

 

Going…

 

…almost gone…in

South Africa’s

Kruger National Park

 

 

 

 

African Fish Eagle…their name suggests a fish diet. 

 

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BirdWeekly:…Birds-Which-Eat-Fish-As-Primary-Diet

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bird 

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One-Word-Sunday-Large-Larger-Largest

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Again my

Large-Larger-Largest

post is

from Africa.

A new born elephant weighs about 200 pounds, or 90 kilograms.

Compared to a new born baby tipping the scales

at an average weight 7.5 pounds, or 3.5 kilograms,

a baby elephant is large.

However, its 2 or 3 year old cousins, are much larger

with fully grown adult elephants

being the largest.

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One Word Sunday Challenge:...Large-Larger-Largest