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Unread postby Pieter Steyn » Wed Dec 19, 2007 8:25 pm

It has been raining with out stop since yesterday morning at 04H30 when we arrived at Phalaborwa gate. Al the secondary roads are closed at Punda and Pafuri area. The Letaba, Shingwetzi and Levubu rivers are in flood. All the creeks (spruite) are in flood. There are big water puddles in the veld. I love it. Driving from river to river to see their water levels. Some of the smaller private camps I believe has been cut off from the outside world.

Not many animals. But have already seen Leopard, ellies, Buff's and servit. Egyptian goose in Hammerkop nest.

Will post pics alter.

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Unread postby Pieter Steyn » Wed Dec 19, 2007 9:24 pm

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Letaba River in flood


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Shingwetzi River in flood


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Levuvu River in flood

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Water in veld near Punda

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Unread postby Boorgatspook » Wed Dec 19, 2007 9:39 pm

Wow! Thanks Pieter Steyn for the pics! It'sjust amazing to see them flow,last time i saw them they were bone dry. Happy to read that you have arrived safely. Already leopard! Great stuff! Looking forward to meet you at Roodewal! Happy sightings :D

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Unread postby p@m » Wed Dec 19, 2007 9:40 pm

Thank you so much for the pics -- amazing change since Sept !
Presume the Limpopo is also flowing strongly ? (or can't you get there yet ?)

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Unread postby pardus » Wed Dec 19, 2007 9:42 pm

:shock: Have never seen the river at Letaba so full! Hope you have flippers in the caravan Piet! :lol:

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Unread postby Jose » Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:04 pm

O... M... W... :shock: Super pics, Pieter! Thank you.

Enjoy your swim, ehm trip! Image Safe travels, and see lots!

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Unread postby christo » Wed Dec 19, 2007 11:41 pm

This winter we'll have good sightings near Kanniedood dam again :dance:

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Unread postby Sitatunga » Thu Dec 20, 2007 7:41 am

Lovely pic's Pieter, :thumbs_up:

My fam and I will be there from the 28th Dec to the 3rd Jan, can't wait to see what it looks like.

Be Safe!!

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Unread postby Zypresse » Thu Dec 20, 2007 8:34 am

Man, what a lot of water. :shock: :shock:
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Unread postby Elsa » Thu Dec 20, 2007 10:30 am

Amazing pics Pieter, especially the water in the grass near Punda. :shock:
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Unread postby bert » Thu Dec 20, 2007 11:25 am

Never expected this :shock:

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Unread postby Ralph vV » Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:01 pm

Gee Whizz!!! Pieter, I cannot believe the water in the Shingwedzi!!! A few months ago it was sooo dry.......

Wow, thank you for sharing! :clap:
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Unread postby Nagaap » Thu Dec 20, 2007 12:04 pm

What a total turnaround Thanks Piet :clap: :dance:
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Unread postby icurrie » Thu Dec 20, 2007 2:41 pm

Wow ... what a lot of water ... hopefully your mini meet will not end up as a swimmi meet!!! :wink:
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Thu Dec 20, 2007 3:15 pm

Oh wow! Thanks for the up to date pics Pieter!!
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