The other side of the moon

For the first time ever we crossed the river and we drove the other side of the Ruaha river, we explored the southern tip of the park, we drove opposite of where we normally drive... it was weird... it was like to be able to see the other side of the moon, to see something that we imagined for years and we never really saw. In few words was super cool.
The road is beautiful, in and out from the river, open patches and thick bush, hills and valleys. Storks and kingfishers close to the river and francolins and rollers in the grasslands, we enjoyed them all, we also saw a white bellied bustard displaying, calling with its chin inflated just by the side of the road.
We soon heard roaring and we spotted a big male from bushbuck pride walking on the opposite bank, walking and roaring, walking and roaring, and roaring loud. Stunning. We are with two wonderful guests, they have seen africa inside out, they have been here 6 times, we had great fun.
Close to the confluence we had another lion's sighting, two lioness walked up the road in front of us, lean and beautiful.
Coming back to camp we were lucky enough to see the fab 4 again. The big cats where within fifty meters from a huge herd of buffs walking up from w7.
In the afternoon we went back and waited the mails to do something, they never did but at the last light a male walked on the road, nicely silhoutted on the orange sky.... absolutely fantastic.

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