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Jazil in Kruger : April '06

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Jazil in Kruger : April '06

Unread postby Jose » Thu Apr 20, 2006 7:57 pm

From Jazil (who claims she was waiting for me at the gate, but eventually entered because I didn't make it in time...)

On the way in saw 2 impalas and one bright blue porta toilet in the bush! Nothing else. Once booked in, saw big rhino at fence close enough to touch! Went for drive, saw big herd of impies and lots of marabou storks, rollers, and WONDERFUL trees and grass. Back in camp, long tailed spotted genet came to visit. Also have seen about 10000 small black unidentified beetles in my bungalow!

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Unread postby Freda » Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:04 pm

Glad she has arrived safe :D
Which camp is she staying at? Berg-en-dal?

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Unread postby Jose » Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:15 pm

Uhm... she didn't say, and I must admit I didn't ask. :lol: Maybe Gwen knows?

She's having a (maybe more than just "a" :lol: ) whipskey on all of us right now. I warned her to be careful, coz that's when ellies tend to fade. She's not to worried about that... the worst, she thinks, that can happen is they'll turn pink. :wink:

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Unread postby katydownunder » Thu Apr 20, 2006 8:28 pm

Good to hear that she arived safe in Kruger! :D
And indeed she is a lucky :angel:
Makes be a bit jealous.....

Jazil is in these camps:

20 Arks (Shimuwini); Glenda (Olifants); Kathy SA (Letaba);
MAG (KNP); Jazil (Berg en Dal)
21 Arks (Shimuwini); wondercloak (in Numbi, Lower Sabie);
Glenda (Olifants); Kathy SA (Letaba); MAG (KNP);
Jazil (Berg en Dal)
22 Arks (Shimuwini); wondercloak (Skukuza); MAG (KNP);
Kathy SA (Biyamiti); Jen (Berg en Dal); Bigmouth (Satara);
Jazil (Skukuza); pardus (Tamboti)



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Unread postby Jose » Thu Apr 20, 2006 10:46 pm

After returning to the camp (yes, BnD indeed) she had some more stories to tell... Including a big "HI" for all. Will post the rest in the morning. Need some ZZZzzz's now.
Night.

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Unread postby Salva » Fri Apr 21, 2006 4:09 am

gwendolen wrote:
10000 small black unidentified beetles

I wonder if Jazil ever heard that Dutch song:

Weet je wat ik zie als ik gedronken heb (nou, nou)
Allemaal beestjes (nou, nou, nou)
Zoveel beestjes om me heen


Do you know what I see when I drink (too much)
Little animals (insects/critters)
All these little critters around me


those "beestjes" in that song, aren't they all kind of large PINK animals (like the one in her avatar) instead of critters? So she wasn't probably drinking that much this evening. The evening she was posting that new avatar of hers on the other hand... :roll:
U lacht en U heeft gelijk dat U lacht maar het is niet om mee te lachen

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Unread postby Jose » Fri Apr 21, 2006 8:50 am

Jose wrote:Uhm... she didn't say, and I must admit I didn't ask. :lol: Maybe Gwen knows?

    Jazils sms wrote:U all as foncused as me then. YR thread SHOULD say BND! lol
Jose wrote:She's having a (maybe more than just "a" :lol: ) whipskey on all of us right now. I warned her to be careful, coz that's when ellies tend to fade. She's not to worried about that... the worst, she thinks, that can happen is they'll turn pink. :wink:

    Jazils sms wrote:If I have too many, ellies turn pink..
    Shucks now you tell me :( Will change to water immediately - oh well with just an itsy tiny little bit of whipskey to flavour the water!
cont'd:
Jazil via sms wrote:At the moment am attempting which is the operative word to cook a mielie a chop and some wors on a fire! Say hi to all from me pls.
And watching Bush TV too.
...
Genet just visited again. Am so excited. He sat here for long time. Hope I have a pic. Ppl must have been feeding him. :( Poor thing.
...
he is not big so maybe young. Never seen one before, but he is half tame as did not move the 2nd time he came, when I went to fetch camera.

I then told her about a baby genet who showed up one evening in the dining area of a bushcamp where I was staying. And now she wants one! And so do I. :lol:
Here's a pic, sitting on a corner of the table:
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It became a regular after that night. It wasn't being fed or anything. But apparently it just liked to sit there and watch the people. :D

And last one from last night:
Jazil via sms wrote:A strange to me, warbling kinda sound bird calling now and being answered. Wish I knew more. Maybe nightjar but diff from the ones at home. Good night.

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Unread postby Jose » Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:40 pm

I was out so posting this a little late:
Jazils sms-reports for day 2 wrote:Not much game seen today but its BEAUTIFUL here at the moment. Two ELLIES far far far away :D One happy ELLIE close. Rhino far away. Jerrys and impies and guinea fowl by the hundreds with young. Going to have an early night. Off to Skukuza tomorrow. The Park is looking so stunning. You don't need to see game. The trees and grass will do.

Genet not back yet but expect him back soon. Hope so but ppl next door making a BIG ROW. I feel like wishing ALL stink bugs on them!

If it goes on past 8 will do something. He is conducting business on his cell phone which he may as well not use as I'm sure whoever he is calling can hear him without it!

Thank goodness business over or cell battery died! Hope he has lost millions! Whoops thats not nice. They have gone to visit friends elsewhere in the camp. Think whole camp knows that now. Maybe genet will now appear. My bush TV has produced an excellent meal... standard for me here. Lamb chops roast sweet corn on the bush TV and tomatoe and onion salad obviously NOT on bush TV.

Catch up with you tomorrow... will let you know when and if genet arrives.

And later she wrote:No genet tonight well not so far. Cant wait up any longer. Eyes closing. Tomorrow is another great day in the Park.

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Unread postby Jose » Fri Apr 21, 2006 10:49 pm

Yeah... one could get used to days like hers hey? :lol:

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Unread postby Jose » Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:08 pm

bert wrote:Please help me out
What are jerries. Bushway i mean

They're giraffe, Bert :wink:

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Unread postby Jose » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:10 pm

Update! 8)

Jazils sms-reports day 3 wrote:Another interesting day. Very few beasties only one lot of ellies FAR away. Impies, very few piggies, some monkeys, baboons, a duiker, lizards, tortoise, and what I think is LOTS of alien creepers smothering bushes and trees. I think it's a worry but I really am a novice and know nothing. Lots of black jacks too.

Black jacks are weeds. I used to feed my rabbits on them but they are not good plants really. All farmers hate them. I don't mind not seeing kitties. It's just good being here. Oh there is a family of banded mongoose that visited me when I got here. They are so sweet and there is a very small baby, a bigger one and then what I presume is Mum and Dad.

Hope genet here too. Will let you know when I see. Sorry its nearly over though. Bush TV going strong! Going to put it to the use I made for now.

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Unread postby Jose » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:33 pm

gwendolen wrote:Tell Jazzie to enjoy her last night. :mrgreen:

I did, but I'm afraid it didn't help much. :evil: This just came in:

sms from Jazil wrote:No chance of even sleep. I am so p***ed off. Two very drunk guys are next door. Playing music so loud it is unreal. Have asked them to please be quiet. It worked 4 mins! Complained to camp management. They have done NOTHING. I feel like taking my double cab with bull bars and ramming their car at SPEED.


to be continued, I'm sure.

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Unread postby Jose » Sat Apr 22, 2006 9:46 pm

In reply to the "VERY large men" I told her that in spite of that, she being a true angel would know where to strike first! :twisted:

her reply wrote:For sure. Will just ram their music machine first. I'll get the nice folk next door to help.

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Unread postby Jose » Sat Apr 22, 2006 10:05 pm

More:
Pls say Hi to them from me and when I am doing time for malicious damage to someone and their vehicle (and its a dear little blue Golf)...
Have a feeling something is missing here? :? Think she got arrested right there and then?

No, don't think so coz here is the next one, re Jay's and Freda's suggestions:
Good thought that but I am feeling violent tonight! Totally unlike me too.

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Unread postby Jose » Sat Apr 22, 2006 10:32 pm

Ok, last one (she says... :roll: )
Jazils sms wrote:One more thought going through my little mind. Wish I had collected some of those big white thorns and then I could lay a nice trap for them and their pretty little car!
Now that's it. lol


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