04/25/13 - 3:02pm
Editor’s note: Polly Crawford was a reporter and associate editor of The Peninsula Clarion from 1985-1988, when she wrote “Perils of Polly.” She also has written a series of “Peril” columns about Australia, Asia, Central and South America. Her perils continue in Africa.
I felt great relief once gorilla tracking was over. I had a lot of fear over my ability to do it, and even though I look back and realize I was crazy, I’m glad I did it. The rest of the trip would just be driving around seeing animals. I could relax, right?