African Animals

Here we are with our friends the Passaros (Paul, Kristi, Peter, Annie, Charlie) on our first trip to a Game Reserve

Tala Game reserve car

This is a large cactus “tree” which seems quite common here.  Apparently many Zulus did(do?) want these near their homes to ward off evil spirits.  Why?  Because it is filled with deadly poison!

Poison Cactus

To see a slide show of the many animals we saw yesterday, check out Brian’s site.


1 Response to “African Animals”

  1. 1 Vanessa February 3, 2009 at 1:57 am


    I am so enjoying the blog. I love hearing your voice as I read about the adventures and misadventures! You are giving us a much deeper understanding of the country and the challenges you all are dealing with there.

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