Bearded pigs in our kitchen
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Another uncomfortable night, this time in the dorm with the two Danish girls (a large group left yesterday so there was plenty of room to leave the staff cabin). Our morning cruise this morning was the most void of wildlife yet, but we did see a pair of extremely rare Storm Storks fly around each other in circles, which was definitely worth the trip.
We went back to
camp for breakfast, then it was time to head off. We saw monkeys and hornbills
on the trip downriver, but didn’t really stop to look, and we felt too tired
and dirty to be that interested anyway. The wildlife we have seen over the past
three days has been amazing, but we would want to stay at the camp any longer.
We weren’t expecting luxury, but there were so many cheap things they could
have done to improve the camp – the best of which would be to put walkways over
the mud patches in the path (which were growing in size as we walked around the
edges) and to move the slops pond more than two meters from the kitchen.
We had lunch at
Uncle Tan’s in Gum-Gum, said our goodbyes, and then caught a bus with Malcolm
and Jill into