We drove to the top of a hill and got out to explore. We had the area for ourselves, at least 10 – 15 km in every direction, not including the farmhouse, where we stayed, which was about 3 km or so from our location.
I got going down the farm tracks in order to take a few shots of the 2 year-old and mom. Initially I struggled to see Boeta, as he was busy collecting rocks and having fun in the immediate area. Mom patiently waited for him to finish his exploration. He appeared with a huge rock.
With all the rocks around, it did not take long before he saw another and another in need of inspection. Mom and Boeta traded leading as they walked, stopped, walked, stopped, walked…
I decided to take a few shots of the Euphorbia that grew everywhere on the hill.
I saw a crow in the air and wondered for the slightest of moments about the specie, saw the white and knew it was a pied crow. I asked mom if she saw it and pointed…
At the same time a few “Springbok” gazelle took off from close to me and Boeta noticed, but not mom, she was foc used on the crow. I could not get a nice shot of them, unfortunately.
Boeta, unknown to mom, took off, while she was looking up.
When mom looked back, Boeta put some serious distance between them and she needed to lift the speed…seriously.
When the little man got to me, I showed him and mom (a little later), the meat merino’s that were standing all around us on the hill.
We enjoyed seeing fast distances, showing the little man the far mountains and all we could see and find in the fields around us. A special find at this spot with the next post…