Just returned from our South African trip. Exhausted but exhilarated, to say the least. Just had to take a minute, before I collapse for a few hours, to thank the folks from MM that help us have a trip we will never forget. A special thanks to Caelknuts and STOMPER for their phone call and PM messages and sound recommendations.
Thank you for the general travel, side trip, gear, driving recommendations, etc. advice from the following:
Every comment, every suggestion and every recommendation was greatly appreciated. All were important, meaningful and informative. They went a long, long way into to making our trip a complete success. With your advice, we came and went without missing a cog. We were gone 17 days, start to finish and it was one of the most memorable experiences my wife and I have ever had. Would never have done the trip if my son had not purchased the hunt at an SFW Banquet and invited us to go along too. Our PH was absolutely perfect, provided every single thing he promised and much more, beginning to end. The animals were large, abundant, wild as marsh hares, large properties, good accommodations and great meals. They worked their butts off tracking retrieving two wounded animals for me, due to my poor shot placement and were successful in both cases, one which a full second day of effort.
STOMPER, I often thought of you and your sweet heart, over at sipping drinks as those pink sky sun downs brought each evening to a spectacular end. I hope your trip was all you hoped it to be as well. The weather was absolutely perfect!
Regarding tanning advice, the following were also very helpful and it allowed us to prepare for how to deal with taking care for a very important part of the experience. Can't wait to get the stuff home and relive the memories. I think I'm going to need to finish another room on either the house or at the cabin. It's just added another $20,000 to the cost of the trip. Damn!
Thanks again everyone, theses kinds of discussion is what makes Monster Muleys an asset to the industry.