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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
Unread postPosted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 5:18 am 
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Over December it rained for 2 whole days, we still did our usual early morning trips, with the exception that instead of stopping to cook our own breakfast we went to a restaurant, we even swam on the second day, braaing was a problem but we managed, we even witnessed a kill on the road between Skukuza and Lower Sabie, a leopard and an impala and we also saw two families of rhino right next to our camp. Rain is not ideal when on holiday in the Kruger but it beats a hot summer day in Johannesburg any time

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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Great sightings that you have had during the rainy weather Tent Dweller 8). That is what makes a Kruger visit so exciting as a person can have good/surprise sightings during all weather conditions :cam:

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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braai with an umbrella, don't like rain drops in my beer :D


Must be friends of yours??? :whistle: :whistle:

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Must be friends of yours??? :whistle: :whistle:

I certainly have a lot in common with those people, could easily be friends
Image exactly what I would do Image

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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Thought you would love it!!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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Great sightings that you have had during the rainy weather Tent Dweller 8). That is what makes a Kruger visit so exciting as a person can have good/surprise sightings during all weather conditions :cam:


Could not answered it better Grantmissy!!! :great: :D

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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We were lucky in that for the most part most of the rain during our recent 10 day trip fell at night
This morning went out early under threatening skies and then it started raining
Apparently wild doggies don't mind the rain because we watched them fir quite some time as they played, fought, umm did their business, while they were getting rained on!

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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Come rain or shine, we go out and see what we can spot, I don't want to miss any sighting :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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It seems that Kruger visitors are creative and determined to continue doing their favorite Kruger activities, rain or moonshine. LQ’s photo is an example :D

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lion queen wrote:
isinkwe wrote:
braai with an umbrella, don't like rain drops in my beer :D


Must be friends of yours??? :whistle: :whistle:

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:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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.......if you go into the camping area you will see quite a few variations on that theme!!! Campers and caravaners do not allow a little bit of moisture stop the braai :)

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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Of coarse rain isn't ideal, however it is always worth going out at gate opening time on a rainy morning, as some of the nocturnal animals stay out and about a bit longer! My parents love to retell the story of a rainy morning where they saw an Aardvark near Berg en Dal a few minutes after gate opening!
I also remember seeing civet and genet near Letaba on a rainy morning :thumbs_up:

Nothing better than a short thundershower in the middle of the day to cool things down 8)

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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Love the building up of a thunderstorm in Kruger, thick black clouds overhead and the rumble and lightning that go with it.
That's the time I want to sit at a waterhole and watch the Impala jump with joy :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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You just might see me jump with joy too, Bennievis :D !

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 Post subject: Re: What do you do in Kruger when it Rain?
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:gflower: Hi Matthys.
Next time :thumbs_up:


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