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 Post subject: Moments in Time
Unread postPosted: Tue May 20, 2014 2:27 pm 
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What started off as rest and recovery, became reconnaissance, reflections, relaxation, lovely meetings, memories, miracles, grasshoppers, grey ones, and ended as a collection of Moments in Time.
Like the crazy female that I am, I set off for Malelane at midnight, after all there were supposed to be a stop n go delay, however without any low flying I arrived at Malelane gate at 4am.
Time for coffee and Ouma, to the sound of hippos and a welcoming fish eagle.
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Watching a sunrise, we open ourselves up to the beauty that nature creates, knowing it will never repeat itself just like this again."

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A lone birdy sat in the tree at Afsaal as it was time to stretch my legs before heading to Tamboti, via Skukuza and Satara. How lovely to forget that we're living an era where capturing moments using our phones is more important than actually living these moments.

url=https://flic.kr/p/nougzS]Image[/url]. by Nkulu 1, on Flickr

I bet plants go like 'Weeeeeeeee!' whenever they're swallowed by a giraffe.

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 Post subject: Re: Moments in Time
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Hello Nkulu
Looking forward to more of your "moments in time". Looks like a lovely TR so far and I will hop on board and stay for the duration if you don't mind.
Lovely sunrise!! :clap: :clap:
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 Post subject: Re: Moments in Time
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Nkulu I'm also on the bus for this trip :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Looking forward to your TR Nkulu.

Love your suggestion of plants going WHEEEEEEE down a giraffe's long neck.


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Yeah!! A new trip report from Nkulu! :dance: :dance:

Great start, but you should have slept a little bit longer Nkulu! It must have been a long wait from 4 am to wait for the gate to open! :hmz:

Looking forward to read all about your wonderful trip! :dance: :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: Moments in Time
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Lesley
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Welcome aboard Lesley, wonderful cannot describe it!

Stampies, of course they go wheeee, glug, glug just would not sound right :D

Carolg, so sorry we never bumped into each other

Hilda, I had not slept in 24 hours before hitting the road, who can sleep when Kruger is waiting
A long wait, oh no, not with the smells and sounds surrounding me ( and coffee and more coffee)

Image. by Nkulu 1, on Flickr

And what would Kruger be without the “MacDonalds

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My favourites baby heffalump (& mom)

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Don't play dead with a vulture. That's exactly what they want.

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 Post subject: Re: Moments in Time
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Nkulu wrote:
Don't play dead with a vulture. That's exactly what they want.


Very good Nkulu! :clap: :clap:

I actually understand your early arrival! It just sounds very early, but I would probably have done the same! :clap: :clap:

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Well I am looking forward to this one Nklulu :k I do hope you don't play Elvis the whole time or did you leave him at the gate ??? :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Image Nkulu, I am also here to ride along with you :D :D :thumbs_up:

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I do hope you don't play Elvis the whole time or did you leave him at the gate ???

Elvis did keep me awake only up to the gate :twisted: and yes I kept time to "Hard Headed Woman" :lol:
(but a little secret --- Elvis also sang Gospel and driving into the park I had to remember the words of "How Great thou Art" )

Hi Isinkwe - oh heck wait for the comments :D - welcome on my trip


Image. by Nkulu 1, on Flickr

I am obviously a “bum” photographer, have yet to learn how to capture their faces

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Tamboti 31 with my dual pump action shotgun lying ready on the table

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Don’t shoot me, I am only hoping to steal some food

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driving into the park I had to remember the words of "How Great thou Art"

I can hear this reading your TR, Nkulu :D

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The view from the deck, first time I have even seen a puddle of water in the river bed

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Awesome view from your deck Nkulu! We have also never seen water in that river! :clap: :clap:

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Great start to the trip Nkulu :clap: :clap:

Looking forward to the rest of the trip :popcorn: .

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