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GAME DRIVE, PICNICS AND MAASAI VILLAGE

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I am going to try to keep this short because internet is limited but I have to share some of today’s pictures. I woke early to the most wonderful view from my veranda. I still can’t believe where we are. After an early breakfast we went for a full day safari stopping only for a picnic lunch under a tree like the tree of life at animal kingdom. It was considered a safe place to get out of the vehicle and it was wonderful. I did have to take advantage of a rare tree and take a pee. I am learning from the animals and marking my territory.

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Here are some of today’s highlights:

We watched 4 female lions hunt for a bunch of warthogs. They eventually chased them without success. Warthogs are so fast and the 2 adults and 4 babies ran so fast it was hilarious. We also learned that lions are quiet slow.

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We learned that hippos, giraffes and elephants spend the evening in the highlands and walk 10-15km each way every day to the watering holes. We had families of elephants walk right next to us and they don’t make a sound. Magnificent creatures.

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We actually saw lions mating. They mate for 7 days at a time and start with about 80 times a day and slowly decrease throughout the week.

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As you can see we saw tons on animals today. It is constant excitement.

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After many hours driving around we went to visit a Maasai village. I no longer want to be a wife. Mud huts, they drink blood with milk and men have up to 10 wives. One of the distinctive things that the Maasai do is jump. Good jumpers entice many girlfriends. It is clear Isaac will only have a few. LOL. Good for him and Jackson for giving it a go.

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Any way. Not much time but I wanted to share a few pictures. As I type there is a zebra about 10 feet away. It never gets old.

Posted by curlygirl 08:03 Archived in Kenya Tagged animals africa safari adventures

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Amazing!!

by Lisa Thompson

Thanks for sharing...awesome pictures.

by Rosemary Gordon

This could be a magazine article, beautiful pictures, and then I realize it is your adventure...WOW!

by Paula

Such an amazing journey. Love reading and looking at your pictures. Your own real life Lion King experience. Safe travels.

by Kathy Adey

OMG Shelly and Isaac....totally awesome pictures and storyline. What an adventure.
Our trip to Cuba was so relaxing...nothing like your experience, but an experience just the same.
Love from all. Take care.

by Cathy

P.S.
Me before You was sooooo good. Thanks for sharing.
Sherry is reading it now. XO

by Cathy

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