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Papaya's waiting to ripen

Papaya's waiting to ripen

A much more laid back day today with no official agenda. We spent the morning venturing outside the park on the hunt for fresh produce and a place to fly our drone. There is a law in Namibia that drones are not allowed to be flown inside National Parks, which was why we made the journey to venture outside. We stopped at a number of homes to check for fresh produce, including Fidi's friend Helena's home. She had an incredible array of fruits and vegetables that she is growing, including papaya, mango, passion fruit, pomegranate, spinach, maize, and more. While her produce was not in season just yet, we were able to walk around her fields a bit and explore, which was wonderful to see.

Our final afternoon was spent amongst our human and animal friends whom we have come to appreciate so much in such a short amount of time. We took a picnic lunch and went on a game drive through the Buffalo Core area, getting the opportunity to shoot some photography of the wildlife in the park and enjoy a final afternoon of sunshine. Following our game drive, we interviewed Fidi and Andy (who will be staying and working with the Khwe on traditional knowledge in the hopes of eventually getting a cultural village for tourists started). Our final evening began with bright stary skies, giving us a beautiful goodbye to a magical place.