Pull Up A Seat On My Travels

Each week, XingfuMama hosts her “Pull Up A Seat” challenge.

I’ve perched myself on many a makeshift seat over the years. This friendly elephant in Zimbabwe seemed to think it was really funny to have me sitting on his knee.

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In Egypt, it was straight off the flight from South Africa and onto a camel. Our guide insisted that we do this before he would take us to our hotel to freshen up a bit.

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It was quite a bumpy ride and our camel was a bit frisky, so I was relieved when we were back at ground level and I could slide off of my seat. It’s now a distant memory but I can still remember that searing heat and the pungent camel smell. (Camels pee down their legs to cool themselves off.)

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This was a far more civilised mode of Egyptian transport; a horse drawn carriage with a comfortable seat for my sit-upon.

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If you have any photos of seating you’ve encountered on your travels, just head over to XingfuMama’s ‘Pull Up A Seat Challenge’.

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Hope you’re all having a great Easter weekend.

 

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54 comments on “Pull Up A Seat On My Travels

  1. Pingback: Pull up a Seat Photo Challenge 2019-Week 17 | XingfuMama

  2. Love the Zimbabwean elephant, we really enjoyed our ride on elephants there. I don’t know about camels, you’ve tried quite a few different rides!

    • Ha, even though the photos in Egypt were taken by the guide and long before digital cameras. It seems like eons ago that I had my 90’s permed hair. 😯 I actually did ride on the elephant, but have no photo.

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