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 Post subject: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
Unread postPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:05 pm 
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Picture this, single almost senior female going on her first solo trip, and I am going to spend the first three nights alone at Tamboti. I love Tamboti but it gets dark, very dark, and there are eyes :shock: and things that go bump in the night. Have you ever gone to fetch something out of the car at night, :whistle: believe me there are eyes :shock: in every bush. Now who would like to be a fly on the wall when I get back from the sunset drive :D :D

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
Unread postPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 7:14 pm 
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I wish you a very good trip, Nkulu :gflower:

I wish you both Leopards and Honey Badgers.. but in the best sense possible.

:popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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I would very much like to be a fly on the wall :D , but not because I think you are scared (of anything), Nkulu ! I would just love to experience your trip with you.

Wishing you a wonderful trip and am looking forward to read your report.

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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Nkulu wishing you a fantastic trip...with many wonderful sightings. :dance:

Tamboti is my favorite camp :mrgreen: how exciting. May your sunset drive be filled with awesome sightings. :thumbs_up:

Will be on the lookout for your yellow ribbon. :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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We're extremely jealous that you're getting to Tamboti before us, Nkulu :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

From my side, the honey badgers are ferocious adorable little thugs (keep well clear), the leopard markedly more worrying (avoid like the plague!), but those vervets!! Watch out for those accomplished little cat burglars. Arrogant, aggressive and far too skilled at the art of affirmative shopping ... (Keep those tent flaps closed when you're not there - inside and out)

Can't wait to see them all again though :dance: :dance: Have a wonderful time!!

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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Wishing you a fantastic trip Nkulu and look forward to meeting you at the bush braai where you share your stories of what went bump in the night at Tamboti. Happy sightings!!!!!!!


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This trip will be an "ice-breaker" for you Nkulu! This might be your first solo trip, but I'm sure it will not be the last! Have a wonderful time with stunning sightings! Also looking forward to your trip report when you are back home! :clap: :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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I'll also be a fly on the wall, Nkulu.

If moral support is any good, you'll have plenty of it from all of us to ward off the honey badgers and leopards.


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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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Stampajane wrote:
I'll also be a fly on the wall, Nkulu.

If moral support is any good, you'll have plenty of it from all of us to ward off the honey badgers and leopards.

I with Stampejane on this :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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Checking the check list :hmz:
Cable ties - check
Pictures of leopards to put on flaps and door - check
Pump action water shotgun to ward off baboons - check
Special Kruger crates with tight lids - check
:dance: :dance: :dance:

Thanks for the support everyone, the most exciting part of any trip is "the twelve days to Kruger"

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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I'm that fly with the lipstick on, waiting on the wall :lol:

Can't wait for this trip Nkulu :gflower:

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Have an awesome trip Nkulu :clap: :clap: .

Will be waiting for the report back with lots of :popcorn: .

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I am sure you will be fine in Tamboti , all on your own :hmz:
I am sure that the :big_eyes: in the bushes will be nothing more than a harmless Image or maybe a Image or Image
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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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Nkulu, Tamboti :mrgreen: ...one of my favourite camps. :thumbs_up:
Enjoy the preparations and hope you have a memorable time. :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Which is more scary, the Leopard or the Honeybadger
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All the Ladies - thanks for the moral support and the pink curlers and nightie :D :k

To SurfCindy, it will be full moon on the 14th, the Amarula is already chilling, do we have to glam up for the occasion :hmz:

Trrp - a special thank you for also contributing to a special trip, have a safe journey :gflower:

Hilda & Barry, thank you for your well wishes, I promise to try and take photos of birdies for Hilda to ID :cam:

Porridge, if you only knew all the details of my special trip,you would not be jealous, you would be the fly on the wall :twisted: My daughter says I am a spoilt brat (she is not allowed to come with :D )

Kaapsedraai, Tamboti is one of my favourites, but I have booked an LST so not as to have to face those eyes in the bushes :big_eyes:

Isinkwe, last but not least, A huge big Thank You :D :D but you forgot to mention the snakes :redface:

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