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 Post subject: krokodille Our Happy place - KNP December 2011 Jan 2012
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Following on from our last Trip report (December 2010 - viewtopic.php?style=2&f=27&t=49872 )

We spent 6 glorious days in the Kruger starting

Day 1 - Pretoriuskop (27th of December)
Day 2 - Lower Sabie
Day 3 - Satara
Day 4 - Mopani
Day 5 - Tamboti

Have been going to the Kruger for many years, 2011 gave us the most amazing sightings ever!! And got most of them on Camera!!

Pictures incoming...


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 Post subject: Re: Our Happy place - KNP December 2011
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Entered Malelane gate as early as possible and within 30 minutes we saw 2 of these running around

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This got us very excited and knew that it was gonna be a special year. Driving up to Skukuza, then took the HI-1 towards Pretoriuskop and these 2 made their appearance :shock:

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Lots of these

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Day 2 incoming :think:


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 Post subject: Re: Our Happy place - KNP December 2011
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Day 2 we made our way from Pretoriuskop to Lower Sabie

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Lots of Activity at Dam outside Lower Sabie

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In the last 4 years and many visits to the Kruger we have only seen a Leopard once on the Sweni Drive (4 years ago). 2 km outside Lower this one made his appearance.

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and...1km down the road we saw another Leopard!!! But unfortunately was too quick to capture on Camera.

Because you can only book in at 14h00 :( we decided to take the S29 loop, very glad we did!!!


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River facing Tents at Lower Sabie :D

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 Post subject: Re: Our Happy place - KNP December 2011
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Day 3 we made our way to Satara....what a day!!

About hour from Lower Sabie on the H4-1 these 2 were chillin

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Then 5 minutes later our day was made... :shock:

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Lots of other sightings including Hyena, Lots of eagles, more lions, Buffalo etc

Day 4 incoming


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 Post subject: Re: Our Happy place - KNP December 2011
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Day 4, Satara to Mopani


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Although sightings were great we were very dissapointed with Mopani, was our first and last time that we will stay there. Day visitors were pumping music and you could barely hear yourself think. Then drinking in the camp got out of hand and yelling at night, loud music. But when the geraas died down we found that the shower was not working and our beds were full of bed lice!!!! :rtm: We sprayed doom on the beds when we arrived and when wanted to go to sleep the lined were full of bed lice!!


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 Post subject: Re: Our Happy place - KNP December 2011
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Day 5 , 6
Day 5 and 6 , will let the pictures do the talking

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