July 27, 2017
SOUTH AFRICA: PART ONE
The few times we travelled together, my friend Judy and I had been roommates. We were never lost, just clueless. An example? We walked around Haight Ashbury, in California… in 1968…eating green grapes. Well they were so cheap. Boycott? Caesar who?
Green grapes also figure in one of Judy’s recent South African warm-weather winters. A year or so ago, she found a giant monkey on her kitchen counter.
This photo’s kind of shaky because Judy was. She was in the bedroom when she heard noises in the kitchen. Here’s what was going through her cupboards. Yes, a baboon. Speaking scientifically, baboons are huge and dangerous.
I believe Judy locked herself into the bedroom until her visitor left. Baboons live in troops – so most times, there’s more than one around.Read More...