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 Post subject: The return of the Cloggy Kruger highlights
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:54 pm 
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Hello Mites,

My school year is rapidly coming to a close as I have almost successfully finished my first year in my quest to become an Occupational Therapist. It has been an extremely busy year for me with lots of school work and challenging exams that had to be done. Luckily I had something fantastic to look forward to…

It has been just under two years since we (my parents, brother and me) have last visited the KNP and I have to say, it has felt soooo much longer! :roll: But I’m glad to announce that we will be visiting the park once more. :D In about three weeks’ time we will be entering the park once again. Prior to that we will already be in SA for a weak visiting some historical sights and two other game reserves.

We will be staying in five camps during our 15 day visit to the park. We will be spending our time in some more familiar camps: Pretoriuskop, Olifants and Lower Sabie. In all these camps we have been guaranteed perimeter view (at Olifants best River view) So I’m pretty excited about those prospects :D We will also be staying at Talamati and Biyamiti Bushveld camps. This will be our first visit at these two camps but they look and sound fantastic.

I have invested in an extra camera body and lens (Nikon D5200 and a nikkor 70-300) which will add nicely with my father’s equipment. (Nikon D3000, Sigma 150-500 and nikkor 18-55) Hopefully the animals will not be avoiding the lenses as much this time with two lenses going around.

We have a huge wish list with what we would like to see but in all honesty we are just glad to be going back. Hopefully you will join us on our ride through this amazing park.

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 Post subject: Re: The return of the Cloggy Kruger highlights
Unread postPosted: Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:09 pm 
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It is always wonderful to see that 'mites so excited to visit any SANPark :D .

I can promise you that you will enjoy Biyamiti lots :thumbs_up: .

Looking forward to the report back on the forums :D .

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 Post subject: Re: The return of the Cloggy Kruger highlights
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I can feel your excitement, and I am really looking forward to you sharing your sightings and experiences with us :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn: :thumbs_up:

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Great, something to look forward to!

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Hello and wishing you you and your family a very fantastic Kruger trip (and great exam results !) T-bal :D

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 Post subject: Re: The return of the Cloggy Kruger highlights
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So exciting to have a special trip to look forward to.

I'm sure you will have awesome photographs to share with us all.

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Aaah!!!! another T-ball adventure I see on the horizon. 8)

Wishing you safe travels :pray: ...With many wonderful sightings during your time in Kruger. :thumbs_up:

Waiting to hear all about it :popcorn:

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t-bal, lovely to see you starting a trip report. :dance: :dance: :dance:

It certainly looks like a stunning itinerary.

Looking forward to more.

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Cant wait :popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Have a great trip t-bal! Looking forward to your trip report and beautiful pictures! :dance: :dance:

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Hello barryels, billyf, Pikkie, MATTHYS, Stampajane, Trrp-trrrrr, Meandering Mouse, Hugh & hilda.

Great to see so many mites ready to come on board with me on my ride through Kruger :D :D :D You all are spot-on about me being so excited about visiting the park again, I can’t wait. :dance:

We are very excited about our itinerary and we are sure that we will enjoy Biyamiti lots ass our final destination. :thumbs_up:

I will be sharing some of our highlights of our previous trip soon. Luckily I’m not the only one who can’t wait :tongue:

Thank you all for the safe travel wishes!

Greetings T-bal

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Well as my exam results keep getting better and better I caught myself more and more on these forums… :hmz: So I started looking through the pictures of our previous trip and have decided to post some highlights. Last time around we were very lucky :D
Our first awesome sighting (and a first for us) was a hyena den with some young pups.

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Later on in our trip we found 3 more hyena dens but one topped them all as we spend little over an hour with these magnificent animals.

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Hope you enjoy these highlights of our previous trip as there are more to follow…

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t-bal, you surely got a great trip planned and you must enjoy every minute of it. :D

I am siting currently on our last night at a Game reserve in northern Kwa-Zulu Natal, but really wish I could be in Kruger as nothing is going on here... :(

But more importantly, I am on the buss so long taking my seat looking at some blasts from the pasts - those hyenas adorable. :thumbs_up:

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t-bal, Just love those little faces of the pups....so cute. :dance: :dance:

This is such a great way to wait for your upcoming trip. 8) ..Thanks for sharing some of your highlights :clap: :clap:

More please :popcorn:

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Those little Hyenas are so cute t-bal! Thanks for sharing highlights from your previous trip with us! :clap: :clap:

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