5 July 2012
I was nervous about going outside before daylight this morning. It was freezing and I got dressed under the blankets! Earl said he was feeling better but I made him lie in bed until the last minute.
Heather, Peter and I packed up and loaded the car and by 9 o’clock it had warmed up a bit. Earl wanted to drive but I refused to allow that. The return track was a bit more hectic but with his careful instruction and my sound effects I managed. The Italians were just ahead of us and at one point we spotted them stopped up ahead. They had found meerkats close to the road!
6 July 2012
This morning we were up early and made our way to Twee Rivieren. We were supposed to spend a night there but decided to push on to Upington so we could get some medication for Earl who was now battling with his sinuses.
We saw lots of bateleurs flying and were thrilled when we finally found one perched in a tree.