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Richprins delivering "Holy Grail" to Skukuza

Unread postby Richprins » Mon Aug 06, 2007 9:49 pm

For those confused, check "Birding" thread on "Chit Chat".

I'm so excited! Visiting Kruger some day within the next fortnight, still don't know when!

Have taken my car in for panelbeating today. Should be ready for Wednesday.

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Will keep you updated.

(Taken near Mazithi Dam north of Tshokwane on 13 Dec 2004. Not really my car. Victim of a car/car accident.)
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Timbo suddenly wide awake

Unread postby Richprins » Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:33 pm

timbo, the uncle is delivering a pair of binoculars sponsored by Bushnell and organised by Mohammad to another uncle called "Bishop", who is a guide in Skukuza.

Mrs Richprins says if that is the naughtiest picture you've seen in your life, she is happy, so she's given me permission to go! Yay!

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Down, boy!

Unread postby Richprins » Tue Aug 07, 2007 8:46 pm

I also have to go and wash Mrs Richprins' cat!!!

(These Angels can be very demanding!)

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Grail

Unread postby Richprins » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:08 pm

OK! Cat washed.

Now I'm really ready!

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Unread postby timbo » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:13 pm

That poor cat and my eyes. I think i might need glasses from now on.
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Unread postby Richprins » Tue Aug 07, 2007 9:27 pm

OK, jokes aside.

The plan is to meet Bishop, KNP Spokesman and an unidentified forumite at Skukuza tomorrow afternoon, for the "presentation".

Will try to post pics tomorrow night.

On "Bird Club" thread.
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3 hour delay

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Aug 08, 2007 6:57 pm

OK, here it comes. Worked my arse off to get there and back today. But I'll survive.

(What a wretched job...)

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Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:05 pm

*trying to get up to speed*....Am I really looking at pics of RP in the shower??? Or is my Dell playing cruel tricks on me....I'm too frightened to take another look :big_eyes:
Appreciate what you have before it becomes what you had.

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Grail

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:10 pm

CC, I'm allergic to cats.

Someone else's legs.

So my potential forumite friend and I entered at speed at Numbi around 14h00.

Lot of burnt area, as per W@H's report. Had a ridiculously tiny camera, but amazing results!

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This approaching Shitlhave Dam

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Grail

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:14 pm

And these

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Freshly burned around Shitlhave Dam

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Grail

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:54 pm

And then came this!


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Will post the best pic at the end of the report. Remember this is 4 hours ago!

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Unread postby Jay » Wed Aug 08, 2007 7:59 pm

no ways :shock: ...shows you good things come to sweet people :wink: :lol:

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Grail

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:00 pm

I had a tough afternoon picking up discarded cans from the roadside! These pigs !

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Unread postby restio » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:27 pm

Great serval sighting!

That's a lot of beer - thank goodness its Lite.
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Grail

Unread postby Richprins » Wed Aug 08, 2007 8:45 pm

And then this. Transport dam holding up quite well! Give it another month and a half.

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Giraffe outside Lake Panic.

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Wildebeest on Doispane road.

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Same big herd of rhinos at Nyamundwa dam, I guess!

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And another big 5 (Doispane road)

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The perfect end to a perfect day!

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And then back to reality...

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Still the sighting of the day:

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(My first ever Serval pic, after 20 years.)


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