Yes, we English gals "The Four Broads Abroad"
(Paula, Jen, Babs, and yours truly), will be off on our safari this Wednesday, May 12.
Excited? You bet!
Nervous? A wee bit!!!
This NEXT ADVENTURE will be a new one for three of us....whereas Paula will be ticking off visit #17 to Africa......thank goodness we have an experienced leader to hold our hands and carry our baggage - just kidding, she has enough to carry with all her camera equipment!
My compass - on a very special chain which belonged to Paula's late husband who loved Africa almost as much as we loved him.
Paula has been to just about every known corner on the planet but Africa remains her favorite...............mainly because of her interest in the animals. She's been to places that are still 'no place for a lady' or anyone else who isn't fearless and very gutsy, believe you me! Having a generous friend who is willing to take us with her, show us the amazing sights and sounds of a continent most of us would never have the chance to visit, and do it all in a first class way, is fabulous.
Once again, true friends are the best. I am definitely blessed.
Postscript: I received another gift! I just have to show you the hilarious, but extremely thoughtful travel gift, from my dear friend Jenny of SuzAnna's Antiques. When I stopped at the shop to say goodbye yesterday, she handed me this with a giggle and beaming smile!
A necessity for bush game drives when you can't hold it any longer! I've been told that first the guide searches behind a '