2002 South Africa

Escaping Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe, Perry and I jetted to South Africa. We woke up to a shelf of clouds over our Plan A in Kruger National Park watching with rhinos and giraffes, so we scuttled off to Plan B at the Zim border where we got clarity!

on zimbabwe border - #6

Mission: To bag eclipse #6!! 

Posse: Michael Aisner, Dr. Perry Hacking

Contact: December 4, 2002

Path: Southern Africa

Eclipse Base: South Africa, literally at the fence at Zimbabwe.   

Weather: Clear with scattered puffs

nail biter PERFECT DAY                         What a team!  

Pics:  Michael, Perry