Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Thank you, Africa

 

We've just returned from a fabulous, amazing two weeks in South Africa. We spent about 10 days out in the African bush - and it wasn't nearly enough.

More stories to come... but in the meantime, our deepest thanks to:
  • Kathy, for inspiring us to go
  • My parents, for raising me with a spirit of adventure and a friendly familiarity with elephants
  • Mathew for being a fantastic host and introducing our taste buds to South Africa
  • Tita Birgitta and Tito Carl for graciously welcoming us into their home, and for patiently staying up to hear our excited stories about Kruger
  • James, Corlia, Philemon and Johannes for an unforgettable introduction to Kruger's Wolhuter Wilderness Trail
  • Our very good-humoured trail companions - it was a pleasure evading rhinos with you
  • Wayne and Connie at Elephant Plains for finding us 4 of the Big Five on our first game drive
  • All the staff of the Kruger National Park

And most of all, to the two hippos of Gardenia Hide... for making Africa personal, and memorable.

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