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  • Morning Boat Trip at Mandina LodgesI get up early this morning to catch the sunrise – there is a beautiful mist rising over the river. Sensing some movement out of the corner of my eye, I Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Apr 14, 2019
  • Pool time at Mandina Lodges - swimming with Bee EatersAfter lunch we retire to the swimming pool, relaxing, reading, swimming, birdwatching. The pool area is full of at least two dozen little White Throated Bee Eater, swooping down into the water, to catch bugs on the surface, or just Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Apr 13, 2019
  • Bakotu Hotel - Mandina LodgesTransfer day. After a leisurely breakfast, we get picked up for the transfer to our next – and last – lodge on this trip. The journey takes the best part of an hour, with the last half on dirt tracks Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Apr 12, 2019
  • Marakissa River Camp===Marakissa River Camp=== Abdoulie takes us to this delightful camp for refreshments and bird watching. The camp is set on the riverside (there is a hint in the name), and features many different species. We spend a couple of delightful hours Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Apr 8, 2019
  • AbukoI spent most of the night tossing and turning, trying to find a position that didn't hurt my arm. That'll teach me for spending so long at the waterhole photographing the birds. Not. I even struggle to bring my hand Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Apr 7, 2019
  • BrufutYet again Lariam (malaria prophylaxis) upsets my sleep with a series of bad dreams: while faced with a plethora of colourful birds, my camera refuses to operate despite repeatedly and frustratingly pressing the shutter. I wake up agitated and distressed, Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Apr 6, 2019
  • Ngorongoro Crater Day 2 Part 2 - kingfisher, baby zebra===Picnic Breakfast=== We stop at the now very familiar Lerai Picnic Site for breakfast. On most of our previous visits to the crater we have stopped here, either to have a picnic or simply to make use of the facilities. The Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 3, 2018
  • Tadoba National Park - Part IIIBlack Ibis Considering it was only yesterday that we saw our very first Black Ibis, today the first thing we see is a whole flock of them flying. [img= Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Nov 5, 2017
  • Kanha National Park Part II - Suri ZoneWhen we arrive back at [[|Kipling Camp]] after our morning safari drive, we are greeted with the very welcome wet flannels (a custom I like very much – here in India it happens after every game drive and is very Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Oct 30, 2017
  • Kanha National Park Part I - Kanha ZoneAfter a restless night full of meflaquine dreams (nightmare-inducing malaria prophylaxis), I wake to a knock on the door. Thinking that Ahmed will leave our coffee on the table outside the door, I just shout out “thanks” to him. It Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | Oct 30, 2017
  • Mbuzi Mawe - Seronera Part I Another early start in the dark today, complete with luggage as we are movin Posted by Grete Howard in Grete's Travels | May 20, 2016
  • Koh Sok canoeing It was time to move on to Koh Sok, a touristy national park in the south. Our ride there via minibus took about four hours from Krabi and cost 250 baht each. For an air conditioned ride, that w Posted by Sarah.M in Explore | Aug 25, 2015
  • Delhi - Day 2Awake abt 0800hrs - great complimentary breakfast - cereal - juice - coffee - omelette - toast - jam - & Indian toasted bread. So what to do with ourselves today - maybe check out the nearby Defence Colony market since Posted by Australia0811 in 7 Weeks to Go | Nov 8, 2011
  • Bhitarkanika - A nature's ParadiseBhitarkanika – truly a nature’s paradise Keep your eyes open and take notice of all sounds” – this is what the owner of ‘Riverine Resort Bhitarkanika’ had told me just before I boarded the boat to discover the mysteries of the Posted by skjha1949 in Bhitarkanika - A nature's Paradise | Oct 28, 2011
  • The Eagle Has LandedToday I arrived into Delhi after a great flight from London, 9 hours with Kingfisher airways. When I booked it I was half expecting to be sharing a cargo hold with caged chickens or something. In all fairness I couldn’t Posted by Redmundial in Dribblings of a Travelling Irishman | Apr 4, 2011

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