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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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Lion Queen,

Glad you made it home safe. I am looking forward to seeing more of your special trip.

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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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Looking forward to read all about your trip Lion Queen, and can't wait to see all your beautiful pictures! :dance: :dance:

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It was awesome to meet you and picnic in person again :gflower: .

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LQ glad you're back safely, wish you could have brought some of that rain home with you.

Waiting patiently for the TR and pics :popcorn:

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Lion Sightings AND Cooldrink fridges

Have you ever ended up at the end of a row of cars at a lion sighting? Well we have, many times.

Standing In Lower Sabie in the shop waiting my turn to get a cold one from the fridge I realized how much similarities there are with sitting in your car at a lion sighting.

First one in the row will stop and stare at the lions/cold drinks. No action is taken at this point.

Then the window will go down/ the door of the fridge will be opened.

A hand would come out either at the window or towards the fridge.

And you would think ahhh a decision was made. Don’t fool yourself, this is only an indication that this person has now realized that he sees lions/ cool drinks.

So at this stage you will take a crappy decision to either take a photo through the windshield or grab a milk from the shelf right next to you.

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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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Image been there, done that, got the T shirt.
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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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I'll post rest of the "story" now now, just battling with our internet connection in Upington!!! :wall: :wall:

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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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If you are determined (like I am) to get a decent lion photo or at least get a fizzy from the fridge, you’ll wait a bit.

Still sure that it won’t be long before it will be your turn.

Then you see that this person is now actually taking photos of the sleeping lion right next to his door/ taking a cold drink from the fridge right in front of him.

And your hopes go up!! Surely he will take two or maybe five photos/ one or five cold drinks and then move on??

Once again don’t fool yourself!!

Next you’ll see the person next to him making a comment. in the car and in the shop!

Camera will now re-enter the vehicle/hand will leave the cold drink and door will close.

Ah so the other person was wondering whether they should maybe move two feet back to get a better picture of either the lion or the selection of cold drinks.

By now, if you are anything like me, you would start to look around at the bush/ shelve right next to you.

There you will see a part of a lion peeping through the many branches/ or see a can of cold drink of a brand you have never even heard of before….

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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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what a hilarious comparison, lion queen :lol: :lol: :lol: 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Just how much rain can a Kalahari Lioness take??
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If you are close to normal, you should by now at least have started to think something along the lines of …..make up your mind / choose your booze / even something a lot less child friendly!?!?!

Then you’ll see the whole party getting very excited.

By now you have most probably lost interest in the whole lion sighting/ cold drink fridge.

So you will start hoping that soon it might really become your turn.

Once again don’t fool yourself!!

You’ll notice that the lion has now gotten up/ the lady from the shop was filling the fridge from the back with your favourite cold drink!

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Your hopes will reach a new high point in your miserable life! Only to see them shattered as they now manoeuvre their car in a better for them and worse for you position / their friends now join them at the cooldrink fridge and you now have no view of that last bottle of your favourite cold one!

Next moment you’ll see the lion flop down next to their car again belly up / they take your bottle of cold drink from the fridge.

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AND you’ll know ...... this is not my day for having a great lion sighting / getting a cold one to cool down after a lion sighting straight from hell!!

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