You can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd!


The other vessel in the Ichobezi fleet…
the one we were on did not have a balcony in front of cabin 1
Approaching from the river side,
I was able to get closer to the buffalo than in a land based vehicle.

We were able to drift into the herd without them getting skittish.

Food was more important

How did I get this close?
In one of these…
the tender boat from the Ichobezi Safari Boat that was our “home” for four days


Ya can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd
Ya can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd
Ya can’t roller skate in a buffalo herd
But you can be happy if you’ve a mind to!

Lyrics from:
One of the Top 10 most ridiculous song titles EVER!
Roger Miller’s…
“You can’t roller skate in a Buffalo Herd”.

There were about 2000 animals in this herd!

First a mud wallow…

Then a good scratch at the rear…

and the front.

Up close…


“What are you looking at”?

A lie down is always good.

NOT a buffalo!
An African Fish Eagle coming in to land.

“I am watching you”.

And here is the link to the song…
just to prove that it exists. 

All the images in this posting were taken during game”drives”
from this houseboat.
A big “THANK YOU” to all the staff…
Especially my guide, David.
This holiday venue is highly recommended!

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