6.25.2010

world of birds=worlds of fun.

life lesson #985870
in order to fully enjoy any adventure, you have to be well fed.


christina and i knew that before we headed out to "world of birds/monkey village" we needed proper sustenance.

thus, our stop at american corndogs.
#1 because we are americans.
#2 because what is more delicious than a fried hotdog on a stick.
#3 because it's just really funny that this place exists in south africa, and consequently, we have the duty to support it.

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as soon as we arrived, we headed straight to the "monkey village" where we heard you get 1 on 1 time with the monkeys...little did we know the drama that was about to ensue.

here's how it went down...
christina was loving the quality time with the monkeys and i was getting some good photo ops.

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while in monkey bliss, christina's defenses came down and she dangled her purse...big mistake...and that monkey had his dirty little paws in there within .7 seconds.

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JACKPOT...he found a bag of pretzels (a.k.a. gold in the monkey kingdom) and ran off with his treasure...joined by about 25 other monkeys to fight for their piece of the goodness.

the lady who worked for the park was a bit perturbed, but everyone else went camera crazy.

christina was quite embarrassed, and i was laughing uncontrolably.

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after the madness died down a bit, i had my turn (relunctantly might i add)

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i think my face here really says it all.

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after my panic attack subsided, we were off to explore...starting with the birds.

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then i became one with the tortoises.

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and puked a little in my mouth when i saw this.
sick, sick, sick.
just one more reason for me to hate baboons.
it's called a sexual swelling (not cancer), it happens with females when they are ready to mate, and it's disguisting.

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next, there were the guinea pigs
not sure how they fit into the mix (not really birds or monkeys).
T.I.A. i guess

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and lastly, made this face when...

1. we saw the vultures eating dead bunnies
2. we were almost attacked by 25+ birds.

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all in all though, i had a great day (it's always good to get your heart rate up after all).

memories people...it's all about the memories.

xoxo

1 comment:

  1. Your pictures are great and I love reading your blog :) I miss you!!

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