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 Post subject: harrys-Quick trip to Skukuza-June 2011
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:56 am 
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Hi all

We will be in Kruger for 3 nights from 16 to 19 June 2011. :dance:
Our trip will start on 15 June when we will be leaving Boksburg at 13:00(if all goes to plan :whistle: )and we will sleep over at Waterfal Boven. Planning to leave Waterfal Boven at 05:00 on 16 June and to enter at Malelane gate at hopefully 07:30 :wink: .

Hoping to see lots off animals as again we are taking a friend off my daughter(tataruka)with, she has never been to Kruger before :naughty: .Also hoping to see lots off yellow ribbons and with them alot off forumites, so looking forward :thumbs_up: .

I will try doing a live report :hmz:
Something to remind us off the wonder off KRUGER

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Just one pic to rub it in :whistle:
Our base for 3 nights and hopefully a live TR :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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We arrived at 6:15 at Malalane gate :dance: . At the gate we me EJ and I was chuffed to at last meet her :thumbs_up: . We had no hassles at the gate and quickly we where on our way. Was it wonder full to be back in this awesome place called Kruger. 8) :lol:

Our sightings was quiet and far between, we saw Rhino,Wildebeest,Warties,Ellies,some eagles,Kudus and Steenbuck.

We booked in at 9:15 and again the service was great and with a smile. We set up camp and went to the shopping area and to look at the view at the river. Will post photos later and will continue the report ASAP.... :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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16 June 2011:

Some pics off the day

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Jenine(tataruka) Joelene and Anja(bookworm)
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Lake Panic
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More reporting to follow......

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Pumbaa and Tawny:Thanks for the response. Lake Panic was a bit quiet but we had some good sights.

Some more photos off day 1:
Lake Panic
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Some from the late afternoon drive:

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What would KNP be without a awesome sunset :clap:

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Day 2 will follow soon...... :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Hi there, lets continue while I have some time.

17 June 2011:(day 2)

We decided to take the Kruger gate road and then the S3 and back on the Doispan road.

Sightings on the Kruger gate road included a big herd off buffallo, wildebeest, zebra, girafe,warthogg,kudu and waterbuck :thumbs_up: . On the S3 it was quiet and sightings was few and far appart, we had some more buffalo,kudu and.... I am sure the sighting that made our looong week end worthwhile.... there in the road next to a big tree he was.....a beautiful LEOPARD :big_eyes: and we had him all to our selves, he smelt on the grass and checked rocks in the road and overall just gave us a great show :dance: , everyone was so exited that we talked about him till we had our ....second LEOPARD sighting and she had 2 cubs :big_eyes: :dance: :clap: , unfortunately the long grass and trees made it impossable to get any decent pics :( , so we just enjoyed what we could see :wink: .

The rest off the day was quiet and we had the usual culrits:hornbills,impala,kudu,hippos,crocs,warties and lots off birds like fish eagle,vultures etc

I will post some pics later :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Here are some off the pics from 17 June:

Impala
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Bushbuck
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Monkeys
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Buffalo
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Waterbuck
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Mr Magnificent
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More to follow...hope you enjoy the pics :hmz: :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Hi, some more pics from 17 June:

One more off the Leopard
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This birdie :hmz:
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Big snake in the water :big_eyes:
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Giraffe
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Beautifull
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Fish eagle
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Baboons
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Baby ellie and brother/sister
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Hayena
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Enjoy,rest will follow..... :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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So lets continue.

18 June(day3)Last day :(

We took a drive to Lower Sabie, sightings was quiet but we enjoyed the drive.
Some sightings of the day:

Girafe
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Steenbok :hmz:
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Blue crane :hmz:
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Impala at Sunset dam
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Thats it for now...Tinypic is very slow tonight, will try later to post some more :cam:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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This birdie :hmz:
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It looks like a Shikra to me.

Great pics Harrys. :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Some more pics from 18 June:

Wildebeast running
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Impala with a passenger
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Little snake :whistle:
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Mr Hornbill
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Warties in the mud
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Zebras
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Ostridges
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Steenbok :hmz:
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Leguaan at Sunset dam
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Kudus crossing the road
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Waterbuck ram
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Well guys and girls that was out trip to Skukuza :dance: , we didnt see any Lions or Cheetahs or Doggies but we enjoyed the beauty off our Makers work and reilised again how small we really are.

Thanks for reading my TR and hope to do one soon :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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hi! i also want to say somehing on my dad's (harrys) TR :mrgreen:

It was great to take a little break from the exams and stuff. that leopard was amazing! we couldn't stop talking about it when we were driving in search of more animals.

have a great day! :D

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 Post subject: Re: Quick trip to Skukuza
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Hi there

To everyone who read and enjoyed my TR and photos, Thank you for taking the time to do so :thumbs_up: .
The 2 Pythons was a first for us and must say I did not expect to see them especially in winter :hmz:

Now we are looking forward to our next trip in April 2012 :dance:

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