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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Crested Val » Mon Aug 17, 2015 9:58 am

Homer, it is because Sept 24th is Heritage Day (a public holiday) so it will be a holiday weekend.

145 sleeps for us!!! :dance:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby homer.s » Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:00 am

37 days to go...!!
Btw - why is Sep 26th so booked - accommodation wize...?
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Stampajane » Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:08 am

6 sleeps

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Crested Val » Mon Aug 17, 2015 10:45 am

Homer you posted this question before, and I answered you? :hmz:

It is because it is a public holiday weekend (Heritage Day) which are always busy. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby homer.s » Mon Aug 17, 2015 11:13 am

oh thanks!!
didnt see the answer...
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Hippotragus » Mon Aug 17, 2015 4:36 pm

In a week's time, 7 sleeps, I hope to be sipping a cool beverage at a timeshare just outside Kruger Gate. We will be there for only 4 nights, but I hope we will do day trips into the park each day. Brunch at Mlondozi is on the list of "to dos".

We are taking our grand daughter (age 5) for her first "real" Kruger trip - she was too young to remember previous day trips. She has been to other game reserves, including Marakele, and has a real interest in nature.

I am hoping that we get some good sightings for her!
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby hilda » Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:38 am

That is going to be wonderful Hippotragus! I think the two of you are going to enjoy it just as much as your grand daughter, or even more to watch her excitement! Travel safe, and I wish you lots of stunning sightings! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Binkieloo » Thu Aug 20, 2015 10:18 pm

We've been planning this for so long, that I can't believe the time has finally come! :big_eyes:

We are on leave!! :dance: :dance:

Tomorrow we head out on our way from Durban to KNP, 1 night Piet Retief, 2 nights with the family in Marloth and then 19 glorius nights in the park. I just can't wait!! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:

Kruger the Johnsons are on their way!
The B Squared - Bianca and Brian, and Kyle too!

Kruger trip with a 15 month old in tow BOOKED! :dance:
Camping: 24 - 30 Aug: Maroela
30 Aug - 5 Sep: Tsendze - our 1st time
5 Sep - 11 Sep: Balule - our fav
11 Sep - 12 Sep: Lower Sabie :D

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby hilda » Fri Aug 21, 2015 2:04 am

Have a safe trip, and enjoy all that Kruger has to offer Binkieloo! :dance: :dance:

We are looking forward to read all about your experiences in the Park in a trip report under Travel Tales upon your return! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby leervis » Fri Aug 21, 2015 5:59 am

Safe trip and watch out for the monkeys at Maroela, I believe that they are very talented in redistribution.
26 - 29 August Balule
30 August - 1 September Sirheni
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Leaping Lizards » Fri Aug 21, 2015 10:51 am

11 days to go :dance:

Can’t wait for our first braai in the park, and the sounds of the night creatures.

Orpen, as always I can’t wait to see that brown and yellow signed heralding Orpen Gate.
September - Orpen, Talamati and Satara :P

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby leervis » Sun Aug 23, 2015 5:03 pm

Two, yes two more sleeps. The trailer is packed, almost exploding, and tomorrow the car will be loaded. Tuesday at around 9am we hit the road for Phalaborwa. Sleep over there and then.....................>>>>>>>>>>>> Balule!
26 - 29 August Balule
30 August - 1 September Sirheni
2 - 5 September Tsendze

9 - 12 November Punda Camping
13 November Letaba Safari Tent
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby lemonbalm » Sun Aug 23, 2015 7:39 pm

18 more sleeps until we leave Durban, 20 more sleeps until we enter Kruger. :dance: We staying in Hlane for 2 nights on the way up. :dance:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby Leaping Lizards » Mon Aug 24, 2015 10:34 am

Wow, and Suddenly its next week :D :tongue: :thumbs_up:

Any feedback on the current road conditions around Lydenburg? :bmp:

See you in Kruger
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread postby leervis » Mon Aug 24, 2015 1:26 pm

Leaping Lizards I believe that there is an improvement so we are going to use that road tomorrow. If I can get onto the forum on my tablet tomorrow evening I will confirm. Enjoy your trip.
26 - 29 August Balule
30 August - 1 September Sirheni
2 - 5 September Tsendze

9 - 12 November Punda Camping
13 November Letaba Safari Tent
14 - 17 Balule Camping


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