Violence

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Boid, Jun 14, 2012.

  1. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    @ Treetops, Kenya

    l1tcK.
     
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  2. pdh

    pdh SC Legend

    Jan 2, 2011
    wow
     
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  3. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    Wow is right! Now you must tell us more - and show us more - from what must have been an absolutely incredible adventure!
     
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  4. Jules

    Jules SC Regular

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    Feb 3, 2012
    Bremer Valley, Australia
    Julie-Anne
    What a brilliant image!
     
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  5. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    BB, I lost all my Kenya images when I lost a hard disk. I had uploaded this to a website a while ago and rediscovered it today.

    This particular picture was taken at Treetops, which is a hotel/lodge at Aberdare National Park. This was the lodge in which Princess Elizabeth became the Queen on the death of her father, and it's been built over thrice, after being burnt down. Being at Treetops differs significantly from other wildlife experiences, in that the visitors are locked in, and the animals roam free around you. They put out large quantities of salt, to attract elephants, and your movement is restricted to the roof, where you hang around all day and photograph animals. It is a lot more exciting than it sounds. You have time to appreciate groups of wild animals for prolonged periods of time. We ended up naming an entire family of elephants, and discovered that each of the them had unique personalities.

    The African buffaloes would skirt skittishly around the main elephant herd. We have buffaloes in India as well, but these were monsters, almost 5'6" at the shoulder and very ill tempered. Brutes!
     
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  6. Djarum

    Djarum SC All-Pro

    Jul 10, 2010
    Huntsville, AL
    Jason
    Excelent shot.
     
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  7. bilzmale

    bilzmale Super Moderator Emeritus

    Jul 17, 2010
    Perth, Western Australia
    Bill Shinnick
    Full of energy - great shot.
     
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  8. Julien

    Julien SC Top Veteran

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    Jan 6, 2012
    Paris, France
    Julien
    I agree, that's awesome. Too bad about the hard disk...
     
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  9. Armanius

    Armanius Bring Jack back!

    Jan 11, 2011
    Houston, Texas
    Jack
    Was that before they got eaten up by the crocs during those river crossings? My favorite episodes of Nat Geo!
     
  10. TraamisVOS

    TraamisVOS SC Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2010
    Melboune, Australia
    That is quite an awesome photograph.
     
  11. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    Thanks James. Much appreciated.
     
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  12. Lili

    Lili SC Hall of Famer

    Oct 17, 2010
    Dallas, TX
    Lili

    Dear God that is Splendid!!!
     
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  13. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    Such a dynamic image!
     
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  14. Boid

    Boid SC All-Pro

    Dec 15, 2011
    Bangalore, India
    Rajiv
    :blush:Thank you