Cry of the Kalahari - Chapter 2, Water Summary & Analysis

Mark James Owens
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Chapter 2, Water Summary and Analysis

The Owenses will sleep in the Land Rover on beds they constructed after they bought the truck. They are delighted with the herds of grazing animals who notice them but do not seem to fear them. Jackals and wild dogs are brazen and walk slowly near their camp, curious but also hopeful that they may find some food. The Kalahari is a semi-desert and has three basic seasons: A rainy season from November to April or May; a dry cold season in June through August; and a hot dry season the remaining months. The Owenses had arrived in Deception Valley between the rainy and cold seasons.

Driving around the area, the Owenses begin to name some of the landmarks to help them remember their way around: Eagle Island, Tree Island, Acacia Point and Bat Bush to name a few...

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