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South African Hunt

August 10, 2015

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Due to the jet lag and excitement for my first African safari, I woke up several times that first night. I had two alarms set for 5:30am local time (11:30 pm), but I didn’t need either. Instead I went straight for the shower. Unfortunately, due to load shedding (explained in greater detail later), the hot […]

Day 1-2 South African Safari

August 8, 2015

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As this blog has first alluded to, then hinted at, and then outright mentioned, going to Africa to hunt has been a long-term goal of mine. I have spent a good portion of the last six months preparing for a Plains Game Safari I won at a charity benefit auction back in 2012. Acquisition of […]

Impeccable timing

August 4, 2015

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We are back from South Africa, settling back into work. My first Safari, nearly three years in the making, was a success, an experience to be cherished for the rest of my life. Ordinarily, I’d have scrambled to get the 28 gigs of pictures and videos processed and uploaded, blog entries composed, etc. Unfortunately, one […]