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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:54 am

And the other, lying under a tree enjoying an ... AWC...
which smiley :hmz: ... :dance: or :(
well hidden under a tree, no light :?

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:00 pm

These two giraffes were fighting, one spent his leg over the neck of the other, they turned and turned and turned in the dust, on the spot, for several minutes before ... get rid of this bad posture :shock:


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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 12:09 pm

Some menus ... some ideas...

Every evening/night I done a fire, except at Nossob, (the second stay) the braai was not in order to do :rtm:

more often in the evening :whistle: I don't like the night... and more if I'm alone... so generally all was ready before the night :lol:

beef/porc kebab + tomatoes
Chicken breast - fried potato (tinfoil)
Lamb chops - green beans
Sausages (ebenwoers) - potato salad
Beef - Eggplant
Tomatoes + eggplant (ratatouille)
Pork chop tomatoes on the grill
Beef Rib - beetroot salad
Steak in the pan (the braai was... :twisted: )
Marinated beef fillet - potatoes
Chicken - gratinated potatoes

:dance: :dance: :dance: the chance you have... to have braai :D

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Image :hmz: with my Swiss knife... no knife cut enough in the kitchens :?

à suivre...
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 6:35 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:

With a Savanna before… and an Amarula after :dance:


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Image with full moon rise at Kieliekrankie :dance: :dance: :dance:

Image Amarula at Grootkolk
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:35 pm

another special sighting :dance:

Striped Kingfisher/Martin-chasseur strié

Image allowed me only two pictures... and flew away :?

and this Purple Roller / Roller varié

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It doesn't seem to have already seen them in the park

à suivre...
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:44 pm

At Kannaguas the waterhole is still under construction :shock: ... almost at the same point that in January ... :rtm:
and a hyena was excited to try the tubes and tires of the truck left behind :lol:


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all those things is in the book at Union End :redface:
I was so angry... sad... tired... I wrote all that in French... with a very short translation in English :lol:

à suivre...

still nothing :naughty: ... where is the windmill... a least it was a part of scenary :dance:
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:14 pm

Birds


All more beautiful than the others, I appreciate particularly

Swallow-tailed Bee-eater/Guêpier à queue d'aronde :dance:
so cute little birds

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:17 pm

Fawn-colored Lark/Alouette fauve
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Northern Black Korhaan/Outarde à miroir blanc, femelle
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:20 pm

Lilac-breated Roller/Rollier à long brins
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Namaqua Sandgrouse/Ganga namaqua, femelle
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it's so agreable to heard them... landing... take off and in flight :dance:
they carry water for their youngs... far away :wink:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Wed Nov 28, 2012 5:22 pm

African Hoopoe/Huppe d'Afrique
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Crowned Lapwing/Vanneau couronné
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Common Fiscal (Shrike) Pie-grèche fiscale
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:27 am

Vultures

At Cubitje Quap I also found a lot of Vultures… and 3 or 4 Secretaries Birds and it was not easy to share with the Gnus. Always impressive to see these big scavengers :wink:

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Here some White-backed Vulture/Vautour africain

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Most of them are nesting, near Urikaruus, almost all the trees are occupied

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And on the dune plus a lot in a close tree :hmz:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:32 am

At Kij Kij, wow the biggest Vulture, Lappet-faced Vulture/Vautour oricou, made its show :dance:
what a big, so big birds :shock:
it was alone and thirsty, a chance for me to see these impressive "one man show" :lol:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:38 am

This Gnu, came to drink at Urikaruus then took the opportunity to do a "makeup" ... the result is convincing
ladies let's take exemple of this free makeup :lol:

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Image ready :thumbs_up:

à suivre ...
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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:50 pm

The newborns have arrived :dance:

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Re: An eventful trip... to Kgalagadi

Unread postby anne-marie » Thu Nov 29, 2012 9:52 pm

They are cute, the two little ones who discover themselves :clap:


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