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harrys Our Lower Sabie adventures April 2012

Unread postby harrys » Wed Apr 25, 2012 8:28 am

At last only 1 day to go before we leave for the best place on earth :dance: , I just could'nt wait any longer to start this TR and I will try to do a live TR from Lower Sabie :thumbs_up:

Well almost everything done, serviced bakkie, checked caravan, bought supplies drove SO almost to insanity as I am sooooo exited to go to Kruger I just can't wait anymore :dance: . Today I will get the fresh stuff, top up the nitrogen in the tires,wash the bakkie and caravan, pack all the stuff into the caravan and then just wait for tomorrow

Our wish list for this trip:
Big 5 for sure
Doggies
Cheetahs
Lots off birds
and just to have a great time

:popcorn: :popcorn:
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Golden Gate: 15 to 20 November 2015

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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:40 pm

To everyone...thanks for ALL the well wishes :thumbs_up:

Internet very slow ......still, so just a quick report no photos :roll: ,will post them later.
We entered at 6:50 at Malalaan gate and drove via Skukuza to Lower Sabie, Our sightings were slow but we saw Impala, Girafe, 3 Rhinos, Warthogs,Kudus, Waterbuck, Hippos, Crocodiles, Buffaloes, Ellies, Zebras, Tortouis, Eagle with prey and.............................................3 different Lion sightings, what a exelent start :shock: , we will be going on a late drive at 15:00 so lets see what we'll see :whistle:

See you later
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Tue May 01, 2012 5:24 pm

Ok here we go :wink:

Let's start on 26 April, our first night at Elangeni(Waterfall Boven)
Our campsite:
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Kids having fun:
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First animal that greeted us at Malalaan gate:
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Bird having a drink(some id please):
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Old and hurt Warthog(look at those tusks)
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One off the Lions(this one looked dead but then it wiggled it's ear)
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Will continue later.......... :wink:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby ecojunkie » Tue May 01, 2012 5:30 pm

Your bird looks like a dark chanting goshawk.
Smiling is contagious. Start an epidemic today!

Have you read the entrance permit? Do you KNOW the Conditions of Entry?

Completed over 6 years in Kruger in my caravan.

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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Wed May 02, 2012 6:51 pm

Let's continue.....
A Pic from Bookworms camera:

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A Eagle with its prey:
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Ground Hornbill:
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Leguaan crossing the road very quickly:
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Ellies and Hippo accross the river from the Lower Sabie restuarant:
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One Ellie part off a bigger group:
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Baby Ellie:
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Well that's it for now, will continue with day 1 later, hope you enjoy the photo's :thumbs_up: :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Sun May 06, 2012 4:41 pm

Let's finish our first day.......

Our third and last Lion off the trip:
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Girrafe hiding:
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Rhino somewhere in Kruger:
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Impala rams having a disagreement:
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Zebra at Dukes waterhole:
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Huge Ellie on S28:
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:hmz: Bird:
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Baboons at Sunset dam:
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And then to end our day, the highlight off the day........LIT:
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We saw this Leopard at 17:25 :shock:

Perfect ending to a awesome first day in KRUGER:
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Will continue .........
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Wed May 09, 2012 5:33 pm

At last I can continue with My TR:

Day 2....Part 1:
I went out alone on day 2 for a quick drive and this was my first sighting :wink:
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a bit far but at least you can see it's a Leopard :hmz:

Some Monkeys where having breakfast...
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Buffalo have a drink with some Crocs :shock:
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Back at the camping site, this little fellow dropped in.. 8)
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After breakfast a beautifull Fish Eagle
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Blue Wildebeast
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Then near Croc Bridge I took this pic and the girrafe played along
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More Rhinos somewhere in Kruger
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Spot the Leopard
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Part 2 to follow..... :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby Radman » Thu May 10, 2012 9:58 am

2 leopards in one drive nice

That picture of sunset dam with the Eagle looks really familiar :whistle:

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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Fri May 11, 2012 1:01 pm

Day 2...Part 2:

Zebra and shy foal:
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Leguaan hugging the grass:
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Secretary bird:
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Wartie cooling off in the mud:
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That was day 2, a rather quite afternoon :hmz:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Sat May 12, 2012 11:08 am

Day 3....not much to see but still

Leopard very far:
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Ostrich on S137:
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Mom and Young Rhino:
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Mlandozi:
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Hippos being lazy:
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Birds at Sunset dam:
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And that Ladys and Gents was day 3...
Day 4...(our last day) to follow :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Sun May 13, 2012 10:51 am

Day 4 our last Full day:

We took a circle route from Lower Sabie to Tsjokwane and back:

Hayena in a hurry:
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Waterbuck ram:
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We saw 17 Rhinos for the day :shock:
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There where about 200 Buffaloes in this group(grass too long for better pics)
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Beautifull lanscape, lets you fel so small:
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Young Girrafe with no others in sight :hmz:
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Taking a break will be back........ :popcorn:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Tue May 15, 2012 8:25 pm

Day 4 Continue....

Some ducks at Leeu Pan:
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Ground Hornbill:
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Little visitor at camp:
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Another Leopard :whistle:
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"Korhaan" :hmz:
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So we came to the end off our trip, it was our last full day in Kruger :wall: ......for now, only just more than 6 monts till our next trip :dance:

Our trip to Croc Bridge gate had some exellent sightings and they are next :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby harrys » Thu May 17, 2012 8:52 pm

Trip to Croc Bridge.....
So we left Lower Sabie at 6:00 back home:

Landscape:
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What you're looking at:
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More Rhinos:
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And then we met the One Horned Terror and he was on a mission
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Lucky for him he turned into the bush and snorted ahead :whistle:

Just before we left Kruger we saw these 2 Eagles:
This one had a prey:
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This one checked the seroundings:
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And that my friends was Our Lower Sabie Adventures , hope you enjoyed it as much as we did :hmz:

I will post some off Bookworm and Tataruka's pics later if I may :wink:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby tataruka » Fri May 18, 2012 8:33 pm

Hi everyone, here is some off my pics :)

From Lower Sabie deck:
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Rhino:
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Zebras:
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Sunset dam sunset:
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One off our visitors at campsite:
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More later...... :hmz: :whistle:
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Re: Our Lower Sabie adventures

Unread postby tataruka » Sun May 20, 2012 12:47 pm

My last 5 pics.....

Blue Wildebeast:
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Giraffe:
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Zebra's:
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Don't you just love the foal hiding behind mom

Monitor:
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Rhino crossing :hmz:
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Thank you everyone for looking at our pics and for taking part in our adventure :thumbs_up:

Bookworm is up next... :wink:
KNP: Punda Maria 1-4 August
Shingwedzi 4-10 August 2015


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