Road trip!

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  1. Trialben

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    Arghhhhh watch out Annabrit! YOUR DRIVING ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE ROAD ARGHHHH:eek::eek:!
     
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    Haha I'm terrified of driving in foreign countries for this exact reason! What do you mean I can turn left on a red???
     
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    Beautiful rolling countryside! I bet it is pretty warm, and pretty humidity there! It has been touching 90F and very humid the last few days here in the great white north. The culprit apparently is hot humid air coming up from the Gulf of Mexico.

    Glad to hear that you two landed and now have some time to unwind and relax!
     
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    We are thinking of changing sides of the road here in Canada. We will start with the trucks and see how it goes:eek:
     
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    I mean it's literally the right side...
     
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    Georgia has a left turn on red law.

    You get a ticket if the police see you...
     
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    Pretty sure that's the law everywhere...
     
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    Not in Australia.

    Glad the long trip is done, now comes the hard part: where's the LHBS...
     
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    Everywhere that isn't upside-down. The toilets even flush backwards down there...
    It's just madness!
     
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    We got buffalo and antelope as well ;)
    And not the docile water buffalo....
     
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    I actually have :p

    Sounds like you had a fun trip!
     
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    Cape Buffalo are beautiful and terrifying, I worked with a herd of them at my previous job. One of the calves was trapped and the whole herd came running towards us everytime she vocalized :confused: I think I remember reading that Africa only has one endemic species of deer left, but they live up north in the Atlas Mountains where it's too rugged for buffalo to overlap. And I know the aoudad love it up there, but some people don't consider them a "true" antelope. We had a herd of them as well, super flighty but amazing climbers and the babies look like baby goats :)
     
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    I guess I wasn't thinking about left on red from a one-way to a one-way to be fair
     
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    There are wild Nilgai in Texas. Sure they're non-native but it counts in the antelope department right?
     
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    Texas and the Southwest have all kinds of non-native antelope herds; gemsbok, scimitar horned oryx, addax, etc.
     
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    The city of Hamilton, about 40 minutes from where I am has a downtown full of one way streets. It is actually unnerving to drive in the left hand lane and to make a left on a red there...
    They do have a sweet set up with their traffic lights though.
    Once you leave a green light, if you drive at the speed limit, the lights will all turn green as you come to them!
    Sorry, way off topic!
     
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    What about impala, kudu, puku, hartebeest, sable, roan.....
     
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    They live in the Atlas Mountains too?

    I see now that there's one gazelle species that lives in that area
    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuvier's_gazelle
     
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    That is a really cool looking trip there Annabrit. I'm jealous.
     
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    Pretty much all the streets in the downtown area of Cincinnati are one way, it's a real pain to navigate if you don't know them well. There's no rhyme or reason to it. Rochester doesn't has too many one ways too. I miss Buffalo which has few one ways and is designed on a radial system with a grid overlaid on it. Super easy to navigate but again off topic
     

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