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Herma & Ton Kruger Trip - Feb/March 2007

Unread postby Ton & Herma » Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:24 pm

so everyting is ready to go
we leave tomorow 23 februari at 6 am to Amsterdam airport
and we will arrive at 10 pm in JoBurg
24 of februari we will go from Phalaborwha
to Mopani
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Herma & Ton krugertrip 2007

Unread postby chrisb » Mon Feb 26, 2007 6:56 am

We met them at Phalaborwa airport. We will meet them again in Satara on 10/03/2007 when our holiday starts.

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Unread postby Johann » Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:52 pm

Per sms on Saturday

T&H wrote:Safely in SA and Phalaborwa. First YR sighting in Phal. On the mainroad from Phal to Mopani we saw Fish Eagle, Ellie, Vulture, Maraboes, 200 Buffalo's, Giraffe, Hippo, Saddle-billed Stork, Zebra and other general game.


Firts YR Must have been you then chrisb.
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Unread postby Johann » Mon Feb 26, 2007 1:57 pm

From Sunday

T&H wrote:Today we go to Shingwedzi but all the rivers are dry so no crocs or animals No water in this area


and later

T&H wrote:Today 400 Buffalo's, Ellies, Hyena, Hartebeest, Nyala. All by Mopani
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Unread postby Johann » Wed Feb 28, 2007 11:49 am

Received last night.

T&H wrote:Today was like yesterday. A few Buffalo's, 60 Impalas, some birds and empty river. Only in the dam is some water, so we think that a lot of animals are to the south.


Hope so for their sake.

@Mark: Thanks. Did ask them last night, but they've moved on to Letaba already and won't be going back to Mopani unfortunately.
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Unread postby Johann » Thu Mar 01, 2007 1:21 pm

Wednesday 28 Feb

T&H wrote:Ellies, some birds, Waterbuck, Hippo's and some antilope. Tomorrow we go to Olifants
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Unread postby Johann » Sat Mar 03, 2007 9:23 pm

From Friday night

T&H wrote:We saw lots of crocs eating a dead hippo and on the S91 4 lions. The dam on the S89 is completely dry, all the hippos are gone.


Seems like the sightings might be improving as they are moving south.
And the Park sounds very dry :cry: Please send us some rain :pray:
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Unread postby Johann » Mon Mar 05, 2007 10:14 am

Saturday:
T&H wrote:Hello from Olifants Saturday we saw Ellie, bokkies, Giraffe, Vervets, Crocs, Zebra, a lot of birds and 2 herds of Ellies


Sunday:
T&H wrote:Leopard, Hippo's, herd of 25 Ellies and the normal stuff. Please say hello to all on the forum


Leopard! :mrgreen: My favourite cat.
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Unread postby Johann » Wed Mar 07, 2007 3:04 pm

Tuesday:
T&H wrote:We are in Satara now Saw a lot of Ellies, Waterbuck, Kudu's, 30 Giraffe and a lot of Impala


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Unread postby Johann » Fri Mar 09, 2007 5:06 pm

Almost forgot about this. Don't know how I could
Thursday:

T&H wrote:Today we had a great day 2 times lion, almost a kill, lion cub. Hyena kill Lot of kudu's, buffalo's


Sounds like things are picking up. Would've loved to see the hyena kill. :mrgreen:
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Unread postby Johann » Sat Mar 10, 2007 7:32 pm

Friday 9th

T&H wrote:The Hyena kill was a waterbuck. Today we saw Leopard, Lions, Buffalo, Ellies, Secretarybird, lot of birds & Impalas etc.


T&H wrote:Also Satara is very dry Only in some dams are water The pool on the H7 is half.


T&H wrote:No photo We saw him only 20sec :cry:


The dry dams don't sound too good. :(
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Unread postby Johann » Mon Mar 12, 2007 5:12 pm

Sunday 11th

T&H wrote:Today we saw the Big 4 We missed the leopard LOL The Sabie river is dry...For 95% all the animals are far away, no close-up photo's but it's hot and we like that LOL We met Chrisb and his wife That was great, we had a nice evening


Monday 12th
T&H wrote:Today we saw a herd of 40 Ellies Now we stay at home Herma is not feeling weel os I go to do some shopping for dinner

They think it might be the heat, it was 39 degrees today.
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Unread postby Herman » Mon Mar 12, 2007 7:44 pm

I met Ton & Herma @ Lower Sabie last year in 40ºC and they were a lot happier about it than I was !! And they left Holland three days before in 2ºC !! Oh and Johann - please send them my special regards !!

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Unread postby Johann » Wed Mar 14, 2007 3:38 pm

Tuesday 13th
T&H wrote:Today our day was very hot 44 Celsius We saw only Impala, Grysbok, Klipspringer, Duiker and Mongoose

and
T&H wrote:Please say warm hello to Herman from us


:shock: 44 :!:
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Unread postby Johann » Fri Mar 16, 2007 10:21 am

Ok, some of you should be sitting down when you read this. :lol:

Thursday 15 March

T&H wrote:Today you wouldn't believe it We saw 2 Hyenas, lot of Kudu and in the morning 4 Cheetah and 6 in the afternoon So we saw 10 on one day and a lot of Impalas and Buffalo.


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