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harrys-21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER-Sep2010

Unread postby harrys » Sun Aug 22, 2010 2:13 pm

Hi all

I am sorry if I begin my TR to early but I can simply not wait any longer :wall: :redface: .
Let me start with the booking off this trip, we decided (ok I decided) we will visit paradise in Sept 2010. This was end off July 2009.
I made my booking on 1 Oct 2009 for 9 nights in Berg En Dal, then the fun started,I changed it several times, let me explain, a while later I thought since SO said I can go earlier I will book for 1 night in Croc Bridge, so I did but I was not happy with that so I changed it to 3 nights. Think that would make me happy? wrong! :roll: ,so I booked 5 nights at Satara and one more at Berg en Dal, think that was the end? :hmz: ,wrong again in late July 2010 I booked 3 more nights at Skukuza :slap: ,I should be happy now :tongue: ,wrong again, I changed my booking from Skukuza to Shingwedzi on 20 Aug and booked 1 night in Phalla as stop over before we enter KNP. Now my schedule lookes like this: 11 Sept-Phalla, 12 - 15 Sept - Shingwedzi, 15 -18 Sept - Croccodile Bride, 18 - 23 Sept - Satara and 23 - 3 Oct Berg en Dal. :dance: What do you think will it stay this way? answer YES,....... I dont have any Leave days left :whistle: .

Well me and my cousin (Tommie jnr) will leave Boksburg on 11 Sept at 06:00, by the way Tommie has never been in Knp :big_eyes: :huh: .I will have 3 yellow ribbons to simbolise my 2 daughters(Bookworm and Tataruka) an me.

SO and kids will join us on the 23 rd Sept.

Ok, all for now, will write again :thumbs_up: :popcorn:

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sun Aug 22, 2010 5:09 pm

Thanks to everyone, we will enjoy our holiday. :thumbs_up:

If you dont mind I will post some pics off previous trips.
Here is what you guys can look out for, with a yellow ribbon.

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Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Mon Aug 23, 2010 7:02 pm

Hi all
Today was a horable day,everything that could go wrong went wrong :wall: ,but when I had a shower and started checking the posts on the forum my mood changed. Only 18 days to go :dance: . Here is some :cam:

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I WILL BE BACK :whistle:
Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Tue Aug 24, 2010 6:48 pm

Hi all. Need some advice please, as you read i will travel from Shing to Croc bridge, I was thinking about the distance to travel and think I will rather stay at Shing for longer and then go to Satara as planned :hmz: , what do you suggest. :twisted:

Some more :cam:

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Waiting for coments :twisted:
Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:15 pm

Hi all
15 days to go :dance:
Today I will post some pics from 2007

This beast outside Letaba:
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What a beaut in the Olifants:
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Enjoy :thumbs_up:
Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Fri Aug 27, 2010 6:03 pm

Hi Micetta

When I asked back then, someone said it looks like Tsotsi, maybe Aat can help. :hmz:
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Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sun Aug 29, 2010 4:25 pm

Hi friends :dance:
Only 12 days to go :dance: .
Some advice please....as you know we will be in Shingwedzi for 6 days, do you have any advice on roads to travel and is Croock corner to far for a day drive :hmz:

Some more :cam: from 2007:
Impala lilly

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Lion at a kill near letaba

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And this beautiful Bushbuck 8)

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Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sat Sep 11, 2010 5:16 am

GOOD MORNING ALL MITES, :dance: ,the day has finaly arrived and we will be leaving in about 30 minutes. Will try to post some tipe off report but cant promise anything :twisted: .
See ya later :thumbs_up:
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KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby bookworm » Sat Sep 11, 2010 7:58 pm

Hi everybody.

My dad an cousin got up very early this morning to pack the last few things before they were on thier way, leaving us behind to join them in two weeks.

At about 12:30pm they got to Phalaborwa campsite where they will spend the night. They went for a quick drive in KNP. This is what they saw: some giraffes, a few elephants, some warthog and about 1 km from Sable Hide they saw lions. I'm not sure how many lions they saw. But seeing 2 of the big 5 in the first day, is great! :thumbs_up: :cam:
KRUGER THE PLACE TO BE

KNP: Punda Maria 1 - 4 August
Shingwedzi 4 to 10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sun Sep 26, 2010 10:21 am

Good Morning,Goeie more,Dumela,Howdy all mites from a blistering Berg en Dal :dance: . just popped in to say hello and that we had some great sightings :wink: but still no @#$%! wild dogs :slap: ,I think they have spies that tell them when I am on the way so they can hide :wall: . Will post my TR later as I cannot post photos on this pc and we will only be back home on 3 Oct. See later, oh Bookworm says Hi to all :tongue:
Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

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Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Fri Oct 01, 2010 8:28 pm

Hi all

Well we are back from 19 wonderfull Kruger days, as you can see we returned early :) . What I can say now is I think you will enjoy our time in this wonderfull park as much as we did :lol: :thumbs_up:

TR will follow..................
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KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:19 am

So let me start this TR:
11 Sept 2010:

Some :cam: of the 3 hours we spend near Sable hide.

Our camp site in Phala

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A very scarse animal in Kruger :whistle:

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Blue heron (I think)

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Kudu

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:hmz:
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Steenbok

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Girafe

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Klipspringer

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Bateleur

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Hope you like

Will continue...... :popcorn:
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KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:45 am

Some more pics:

Ellie

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First lion :dance:

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Wild geese

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More to follow........... :)
Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:30 pm

Thanks to all the comments :thumbs_up:

I decided to let the :cam: do the job :wink: I will write some short comments

12 Sept:
Phalaborwa to Shingwedzi:

Sunrise in Kruger
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:hmz:
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Camoflage Zebra
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Camoflage Girafe
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:hmz:
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Landscape
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:hmz:
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Young Hayena at den next to the road
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Buffalo herd crossing the road
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View from Mopanie Restuarant
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Near Mopanie
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Tsesebe,Zebra and Warthog Image
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Entrance to our home for six nights
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Enjoy.....to be continiued :hmz:
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KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015

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Re: 21 HOPEFULLY MAGICAL DAYS IN KRUGER

Unread postby harrys » Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:50 pm

12 Sept continue.......

Saddlebill stork(I think)
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Impala rams
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Girafe checking us from the hights
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Trunk getting to heavy?
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Some off many vultures we saw in this area
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Emerging big tusker? :hmz:
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Zebra looking before crossing :whistle:
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Buffalo bull
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Bushbuk
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Crocs at Kanniedood dam
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Hiding hippo
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:hmz:
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End off our first full day in Kruger
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next day to follow..........
Say NO to hotels in KNP!!!

KNP:
Lower Sabie:16-21 June 2015
Punda Maria:1-4 August 2015
Shingwedzi:4-10 August 2015


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