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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Wed Nov 21, 2012 9:23 pm

And last pic of the day a small troop of baboons...

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:47 pm

18 Sep 2012 Mokala to Joburg

After a pleasant breakfast in the restaurant, we packed up and headed for the dirty car.

Bought some sponges in the little shop and washed/wiped down the inside of the car...we were left with red sponges...helped a bit 8)

first up a buff trying to look like a rock

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:49 pm

some Blue WB

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:50 pm

a Steenbok seeing us off...

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:51 pm

a distant farewell

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:55 pm

And so we exited the south gate.

Really enjoyd the diversity of the park...accommodation was good...food was good...staff were excellent....


we will definitely be back :thumbs_up:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:57 pm

No sooner were we out of the park and south of the road....not sure if it is part of the park.....we had an escourt....running at 30 - 40 kmh??

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:59 pm

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it cleared a bush like a show jumper....and I missed the shot :wall: :wall: :wall:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:00 pm

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got the tail end of this jump

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:05 pm

and then he trotted away from the fence....a good challenge/excercise...lasted about a minute and I got 35 pics off...

Totally unexpected fun 8)

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:07 pm

a little further down the road....a white blesbok

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:08 pm

and then 2 Sable eyeing each other across the road

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:10 pm

and then I was eye balled

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:15 pm

a white Springbok with Roan...and Sable

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and that was a totally unexpected bonus....Joburg here we come..arrived at peak hour :wall:

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Re: KNP to KNP in September 2012

Unread postby RichardJ » Sat Dec 01, 2012 10:03 am

A couple of days spent in Joburg, visiting, work meeting, wedding, sibling tea party (all 6 of us) and by mid day 24th Sep we were on our way to timeshare outside Hazeyview. Was ripped off at toll road :evil: gave exact extra change and was given change ignoring my extra. Went scenic route view via Sabie arrived after dark on pot holed road.


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