Sherwins' Post Mission Trip
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Friends bid us farewell.
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It was a complete shock to see the lug nuts fly off
...and then the tire roll past us into a garden.
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Rob recovered the tire for UGS 2,000 (about a dollar).
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This is where the tire ended up...
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Mischief managed, courtesy of Joseph, our unflappable driver
(with an assist from Rob).
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Vervet Monkey at the Mihingo Lodge "watering hole"
(aka swimming pool).
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Pretty is as pretty does.
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More monkleys.
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Waterbock.
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A classic "plain" zebra -- this one was posing.
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Mama and day-old baby Topi -- baby could barely stagger after mama.
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Impala taking a nature break -- look carefully.
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Farming here in the south is a somewhat vertical affair.
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View from our bungalow.
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They don't call it an impenetrable forest for nothing...
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We are at the bottom of the ravine. We started at the top
-- way up beyond those trees.
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Can you spot the trail? Half our group had already come through,
with another 6 left to emerge from the jungle...
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Can you spot the gorilla?
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Shy gorilla.
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30 year old female Gorilla Berengi Berengi having brunch.
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Silverback snacking.
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His back really is silver-gray!
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If you had audio, you could hear the silverback on the left growling at the younger male blackback who walked a little too close.
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We were close enough to smell them...
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That's Rob's shoulder in the foreground, in case you thought we weren't really that close...
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Disappearing into the forest as we climb back out
after our hour with the Nshongi family.
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It only looks Impenetrable. We actually hiked through this
for most of the morning.
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