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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:21 pm 
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Believe LQ since that experience if Im in berg n dal I wide berth that little pathway I still get the creeps thinking about it

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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:shock: SL.

Although I have never seen anything from the “other reality” :? to tell I have to admit that sometimes a person gets a sort of unexplainable eerie feeling that something might be watching you. For me it is probably Pretoriuskop in Kruger ... :roll: :| .

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Ifubesi wrote:
If there is one place in Kruger that has a spooky atmosphere, it is the Stevenson-Hamilton look-out point where his ashes were scattered. A few years ago I got there late one afternoon in mid-winter. It was a short while before gate closing time and the sun was sitting low and the bush totally silent. The atmosphere I got there that afternoon made me look over my shoulder a few times...

Don't know if it was old James wandering around there or perhaps a leopard eyeing me from behind one of those large boulders :shock: .


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The memorial.

There is no doubt in my mind that this is a place of great power.

Another is Napi Boulders.

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This was taken on New Years eve before returning to Pretorius Kop. I then had the strangest experience told in my travel tale, "Gogo and the Gremlins".

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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Grantmissy wrote:
:shock: SL.

Although I have never seen anything from the “other reality” :? to tell I have to admit that sometimes a person gets a sort of unexplainable eerie feeling that something might be watching you. For me it is probably Pretoriuskop in Kruger ... :roll: :| .


I agree GM that camp really freaks me out I hate that camp it gives me the hibby gibbies as for ghosts did you know that kids can see them? So the next time you see a kid talking to what you think is themselves the fact is it might just not be their wild imagination but actually something their!

We had one bothering my eldest daughter when she was 2 and we actually managed to photograph it running away when we took a pic of my daughter it was only till later when I loaded the pics that I noticed it in the backround

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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Glad im not the only one that feels the pretorius kop area is eerie ! :think:

When we did the 4x4 routes and old voortrekker i had this feeling or type of day dream of how it felt for the old pioneers traveling in the bush at such a slow pace, i could see everything clearly around me as if i was really there !

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Now thats eerie supertrooper I dont think Id want to go back in time like that ..... Creepy

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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Sheenaugh-Lee wrote:

as for ghosts did you know that kids can see them? So the next time you see a kid talking to what you think is themselves the fact is it might just not be their wild imagination but actually something their!

We had one bothering my eldest daughter when she was 2 and we actually managed to photograph it running away when we took a pic of my daughter it was only till later when I loaded the pics that I noticed it in the backround


Then my son is the altimate ghost talker, he talks to himself all the time. But they seem to be friendly as he "plays" with them.

My youngest now 2 1/2 then only a baby kept on stairing over my shoulder when we were visiting firends while I had that snake down the spine feeling I was to scard to even turn around and look what was behind me.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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Most are friendly NetEk but some can get aggresive I think the one that was harrassing my daughter was friendly in the beginning and when we kept her away from it she started scaring her because at one point we would send her to fetch something in our room and she would come back screaming hysterically

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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I actually don´t belive in Ghost but some Situations are very hart to explain why it happens like that. A true chilling Story, there might be one.

It was in Letaba 2002. We have done a Nightdrive and we had Other Tourist which were quite loud. The reason for that, the had in the beginnig a diskussion with the guide. This Touris saw in a Distance, 25 Km from the Camp a Lion kill. But the guide wasn´t allowed to go there. Guides are only allowed to drive certain Km per night otherwise the Guide will be in trouble. After 1H some of the Tourist complain to go to the Loo so the Guide drove to the Camp. the Diskussion starts again. After a strikt NO from the Guide they left. Instead of 20 only 7 Visitors left and now the show begun. In an half hour we spotted 2 Leopards very close to the camp. It was like a Revange from mother Nature according to the misbehaviour of the Tourist.

I Agree to the fackt that is not chilling or bone shaking, but the Top sightings ins such a short distance made me think. Did mother Nature wants to punisch these guys for being naughty? Was it Luck? I don´t know.

Since 5.4.2013 I have done so many Night drives, but so far I had only one more Time luck to see a Leopard during Night drive.

I have to correct myself, except from the Story above, I had a strange feeling 1998/2002 in Shingwedzi. 1998 I saw my first Leopard in the Shingwedzi River. It was spotted from the Bridge close to the Camp. Since then I always stop there and Scan the location. 2002 I have done a morning Walk and we pass exact the same place where I saw that Leopard 4 years ago. Automaticly I changed in Alert Mode. I don´t know why but I felt very happy also a little bit of discomfort. It was a mixture of both.

(I have to say my favorite animals are Leopards, maybe because of this stories). For you it might sound boring, but for me they are very special.

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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One of the places in Kruger that I found that I am being watched is Bobbejaanskrans :hmz: . I almost get a feeling there that I am being eyed as A-Take Away-on-The-Go there. There is a sign says “Alight at own Risk” therefore we prefer to stay close to the car there at Bobbejaankrans. In any case whatever the (unexplained) case of being watched may be we always have great lion sightings in that vicinity :thumbs_up: .

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I went for a walk inside the perimeter fence at Tamboti in September last year, and I have to admit to feeling uncomfortably exposed at certain points especially near the hide. That feeling of being watched was really strong there.

Something else that's scary is watching parliamentary television. The mass catatonia that prevails makes me feel confident that they're all channeling the spirit of the late Colonel Saunders ...

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 Post subject: Re: Ghosts of the Kruger National Park
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I thought that you might enjoy this interesting article.

http://www.vanhunks.com/lowveld1/kruger1.html

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Thank you for sharing this interesting article MM.

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Thanks for sharing this article MM :gflower:

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