9/12/09 – 9/13/09: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
It’s times like these that I am reminded of the great Confucius saying: “You’re never too old for a night light.”
Last night I awoke abruptly, sweating and in a panic. I couldn’t see anything, so all I knew was I needed out of wherever I was. I sat up and finally figured out that we were in a tent in the middle of a wild game park in Kenya. The problem was, I couldn’t find the zipper door. I began to panic more. And more. And more. It wasn’t until I had the door unzipped and my head poking out for a minute that I began to calm down. (I would’ve walked around outside, but our tour guide had put the fear of God in me the night before with a speech about being trampled by buffalos. As it turns out, some people did wake up in the middle of the night to the sounds of buffalos in our camping area, but no one walked out and got trampled.)
I was able to fall asleep again after a while, but woke up with the same sensation a short time later. The rest of the night, we slept with our headlamp lighting up the tent. Kids, be proud of your night lights – there’s nothing uncool about them.
Puzzles for Postcards
Where Am I? (Note that all Where Am I? puzzles will be taken from previously visited places either described in the blog or well-known. Please answer the city and country.)
Picture of the Day: Dinner around the campfire. If I weren’t already married, I would marry this Color Accent feature on the SD 600.