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Kalahari: The Flooded Desert

Just finished watching “Kalahari: The Flooded Desert” on Nature. The programme brought back fond memories. In 1983 we spent five incredible weeks visiting my parents who were working in Gaborone, Botswana at the time. On one of our junkets we drove north through the Kalahari to spend several wonderful days in the Okavango Delta. While there I rescued our seven year old son when he fell off the camp dock. He turned white when he realized that there were crocodiles, hippos and tiger fish in the water. We watched as the assistants refilled our water pitchers with water from the Delta. Enjoyed iced orange squash with sand at the bottom of the glass. We were told freezing killed all of the bad things. No one became ill. Heard gunfire in the Caprivi Strip. Observed incredible wildlife. Hippos walked through our camp at night. Watched a large pack of wild dogs split up and stalk several zebra. Saw one leopard but no lions. Several black-backed jackals. Cape buffalo. Elephants. Numerous birds. The few camps allowed in the Delta at that time were quite rustic. Today’s camps appear to be much too luxurious and too large to allow the visitor to experience the true atmosphere of the Okavango. It now seems to be a destination not an adventure. Very happy we were able to visit this magical place before its mystery disappeared.

“Ocean Giants” on PBS

Watching the fascinating program “Ocean Giants” on PBS. Viewing the botos of the Amazon. Saw them on our two trips up the river out of Iquitos in the nineties. Wonderful times.

A New Era of Space Exploration

Tonight’s BBC World News on PBS left us thinking that the United States has no other manned space vehicle to take us back into space once the shuttle fleet is retired. They did not do their homework. NASA and Lockheed Martin have been working on Orion for several years. My brother-in-law has been working on procuring materials for the heat shield for quite some time.

Looking forward to watching LENNONYC on PBS tonight | American Masters

Always think of what would have been. A moist eye viewing experience?

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