Etosha National Park, Namibia

Feb 9, 10 ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Two nights in Etosha Village was a treat. The temperature reached close to 40 degrees Celsius so just typing made me sweat. It didn’t cool off much at night either. Around about 3 am I could put my feet in the sleeping bag otherwise, I just melted on top.

The next couple of days in the park were wonderful. We saw lots of lions, giraffes, zebras, etc in the mornings. Our lunch break was spent at campgrounds in the park. We’d get off the truck, jump in the pool, go eat lunch and jump back in the pool. Back at camp we enjoyed some magnificent thunderstorms.

The late afternoon storm cleared the air and made sleeping much more pleasant. I woke up at one point hearing lions roar and hyenas screaming. We discussed it at breakfast and Manda said they must have made a kill nearby as we all heard the commotion. It was nice to enjoy a cooked breakfast and several cups of coffee as we didn’t have to leave till 8 am.

Giraffe

Giraffe

Jackal

Jackal

Hello???

Hello???

That doesn't look comfortable

That doesn’t look comfortable

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Refections

Refections

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Drinking from a puddle right in front of the truck

Drinking from a puddle right in front of the truck

Watching that lion. WHAT is she up to???

Watching that lion. WHAT is she up to???

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wildebeest

wildebeest

Flamingos

Flamingos

Hyena...so ugly it's almost cute

Hyena…so ugly it’s almost cute

Hyena

Hyena

Weaver

Weaver

Gnu

Gnu

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White (wide mouthed) rhino

White (wide mouthed) rhino

Ostrich

Ostrich

From the frying pan.....

From the frying pan…..

GREAT crew

GREAT crew

Salt pan perspective fun

Salt pan perspective fun

Kudu

Kudu

Moringa tree, from the left Manda, Munya and Matt

Moringa tree, from the left Manda, Munya and Matt

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He's interested. She's not.

He’s interested. She’s not.

impalas

impalas

Butting heads

Butting heads

Pretty tree

Pretty tree

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Snoozing lions. Check out the leg! LOL

Snoozing lions. Check out the leg! LOL

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