December 22, 2013, Rakops – Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR)
Today we went to CKGR. While we were putting up the tent I saw a scorpion on it. That night we went on a ivning drive, on the ivning drive two lions were walking 100m away from the road. Then a third came too the other ones. That night we watched pirats of the carabin in the tent. At night we heard the lion roar.
December 23, 2013, Central Kalahari Game Reserve
A new perception of normal days: getting up at 5.30, meeting a lion at 7, school from 10 to 12.30, a long siesta til 4.30, encounter with a caracal at 5, supper at 7.30, lights out at 10. We are on top of things once more, everyone has found his and her place. And all the bugs of the Kalahari gather each night to make suer we get enough sleep – no peaceful campfires with gazillions of many-legged creepy-crawlies constantly bumping into us…