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Chobe, Botswana

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Mother elephant and baby, Chobe National Park, Botswana — September 7, 1998


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Kids playing in the sand, Chobe, Botswana — September 8, 1998


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Baobab, Chobe — September 8, 1998


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Rescued by the Botswana army, Chobe, Botswana — September 8, 1998

Most of our time in Botswana was spent dealing with breakdowns. In fact, we got stuck in a game park overnight and fell asleep to the sounds of lions roaring, hyenas calling, and antelope hissing. The next morning, the Botswana army found us and towed us to sealed roads. Only problem, even their relatively nice looking car broke down once or twice.


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Sunset drive, Chobe National Park, Botswana — September 7, 1998


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Hiding lion, Chobe National Park, Botswana — September 7, 1998


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Roland gave them all stickers, Chobe, Botswana — September 8, 1998


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Sunset, Chobe — September 7, 1998


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Rescued by the Botswana army, Chobe, Botswana — September 8, 1998


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Rescued by the Botswana army, Chobe, Botswana — September 8, 1998


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Towing cars back to the repair shop, Botswana — September 8, 1998

Leo’s clutch broke trying pull Breakfast out of a sand bog. So Breakfast, seen above in white, towed Leo from Botswana to the nearest repair shop in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Interestingly, somewhere along the way, Breakfast’s brakes failed; while Breakfast was towing Leo up hill and along flats, Leo would brake for Breakfast as needed, especially down hills or at roundabouts.

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