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a pair of Bee-eaters

Sitting in the morning sun, at a break in the forest.  

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Blue-breasted bee-eater

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inundated forest

I hear a trickle of water through the forest, a musical reminder that the rainy season has arrived. The flush of new growth gives off a powerful fragrance, crushed leaves, saturated earth, a floral sweetness. Fresh molecules of oxygen tease … Continue reading

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Assala elephants

Arriére-arriére! Vite! Stacey whispered nervously as first one, then another, finally six elephants burst from the forest edge onto savanna 30 meters before us. We hardly knew they were coming. A wisp of breeze through the leaves at the edge … Continue reading

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surreal night on N’Dogo Lagoon

Our 3:30pm departure stretched to 4:45pm as we finally heard the buzz of our Safari Lodge boat approach the Shell Jetty near Plaine Village.  By now the two-hour boat trip would deliver Lisa, Carla and myself to Safari Lodge in … Continue reading

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