Today we headed for the metropolis of Rooibokkraal (Impala kraal: an enclosure for impala)
Above: Quick, look. That was Rooibokkraal. A single store for a few gas pumps where until a few years ago the gas pumps were manually operated.
Above: To this day one of the more common forms of transport for the locals are their prized donkey carts.
Above: While in the vicinity we took time out to see the source of the Limpopo River. Across the Crocodile River is Botswana.
Above: And then it happened. We managed to sneek up on an unsuspecting gemsbuck that was semi asleep in the shade of a Shepherds tree. The 165 gr Highland factory load did its job and with a very well-placed shot the gemsbuck only managed 30 yards before expiring. Gary did really well with his shooting and did us all proud. During the afternoon session we were looking for a blesbuck for Helen. They did not play along and simply would not present a shot so we decided to head home just before dark.
Above: Gary, the gemsbuck and the Shepherds tree.
Above: Helen joining Gary for the picture taking ceremony. Quite a bit of time is spent on taking pictures for we cannot go back the following day to it.
Above: The gemsbuck with a one-way ticket to Australia.
Thank you for following our hunt. Please rejoin us again tomorrow!