What happened to him.....??

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... yes that is it, we cannot go further!

The is going to be the story about someone who left to go back to the camper to download some pictures on the portable harddrive and "never" came back .

In the meantime I was waiting for him at the beach, enjoying the wonderful view and always checking around me that there was not croc sneaking around the corner to get me. Then I heard a strange noise coming out of the bush and of course I was wondering what it was - another Australian turkey or something flatter and longer?. Well it was a yellow spotted monitor going for a walk along the beach to find a nice spot for having a sunbath. It did not seem to be botherd by me standing around.

Of course I was very happy and excited but at the same time I did not really know if it is aggresive or not, so from a distance - I had to move back a little bit - I was watching it and of course I had to take some pictures! 15 minutes later - still waiting him and watching the monitor - I started to wonder what happened to Ralf.

wow, what a lovely spot!
Why is he not coming back, I am sure he would love to see that lizzard as well. My mind was racing, did he get robbed, kidnapped or even eaten? I was really starting to worry so I decide to go back and see what was going on. In the parking lot our camper was still parked in the same spot all doors wide open - "what is going on?" - I decided to speed up. What did I see, he was sitting on the door step of the camper and his forehead was bleeding heavily.

Here comes the story: He got out of the front seat, lifted his head and did that with so much speed that he bounced of the front camper roof back towards the edge of the door and hit his forehead. I saw quite a bit of his blood on the top edge of the driver`s door, he must hit it really bad, it went in very deep.

Oh my, guys never leave them alone. I was trying to get some Ice for him what of course was very difficult in the middle of nowhere. A 4WD Tour bus drove into the parking lot and I asked the tour guide but he did not have any. So we use the bottle of milk we still had in the fridge and was not really that cold anymore but better than nothing.

Put bandaid on it and waited for another hour before we were able to go on. 

And .... the bottom line of the story was .... did he get his pictures downloaded??.... NO! there was no power so he couldn't do it - so a cut head for nothing - ohhhh dear!

 

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... yes that is it, we cannot go f…
... yes that is it, we cannot go …
wow, what a lovely spot!
wow, what a lovely spot!
was waiting for Ralf ......
was waiting for Ralf ......
oh wow a yellow spotted monitor wa…
oh wow a yellow spotted monitor w…
... having a sunbath on the beach …
... having a sunbath on the beach…
.... waiting for Ralf, where are y…
.... waiting for Ralf, where are …
nice band-aid! .-)
nice band-aid! .-)
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Crab art
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