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Stretch, breathe, feel!

A Blue Mormon butterfly espouses the way to a good life

“Feel the sun, the glorious sun! Forget the shade, I despise shade - shade is your enemy. The sun makes the flowers grow - wonderful Ixoras, Jasmines and Chinese Violets. Ah such delicious flowers, do try them. Hear me fellow animals! Stop fighting and eating each other. The world is full of nutrients, more than enough to sustain you, if you just pause to look around. Delectable mud puddles, exotic carrion meat and scrumptious animal poop are all around you. Do not be blind my friends. Look at me! I am sustained by all of these.”

Fun Facts

“Do not be scared of people! I don’t mind if they come close, in fact I don’t mind if any other butterfly or creature comes close when I am feeding. If someone threatens me, I can fly away in a flash. I am proof that this system works, because my species is not on the threatened list unlike some of you. Also, people grow glorious citrus trees - oranges, lemons, grapefruits, and limes. Have I mentioned how delicious they are? No? Well they are! So be thankful for the existence of people, my friends. Now, I must leave you, the sweet smell of finely aged carrion is calling me!”

Story of the Photo

Whilst staying at Ahaspokuna Bushwalks Camp, U.K. blogger Ms. Melanie got a shot of this gorgeous butterfly near the Gan Ella Waterfall, during a morning bushwalk.

 

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Much more than just a great place to stay

"Thanks to our guide Avinka we had five great safaris staying four nights just after reopening this February. The staff made us feel so very welcome during the entire stay.

The safaries are just wonderful, and having a great guide in your vehicle makes a big difference. Avinka can spot animals you would never see and we were even lucky enough to sight leopards on the trees, close to our vehicle, and also running through the field. The wildlife is so exciting that you will have a great experience even if you don‘t see any leopards. We also had a great driver, which is essential if you drive through difficult territory. You are being taken care of the entire time, so even for those who do safaris for the first time, you will always feel safe.

The camp itself is very comfortable, you get everything you can think of, and on top of the great food being served with so much attention and friendliness. You also get wonderful vegetarian and vegan options. They put on bonfires at night, which makes it unforgettable.
When booking and making plans, you get great support from the headquarters, even if it gets difficult since you have to change your plans.
The best thing what can happen to you at the end of a vacation is when you are a bit sad to leave the place, having experienced something to remember forever, and the team does everything for this to happen. Thank you so much"

Axel S wrote, Traveled with family
January 2021

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