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Re: Having some second thoughts...

Unread postby judik » Mon Jul 23, 2012 6:23 pm

Lonehill_Birders,that was an amazing sighting!
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Re: Having some second thoughts...

Unread postby Lonehill_Birders » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:35 pm

After I got my shaking under control, I managed to take a photo of the lion - his brother was just lying in the sun, ignoring us :D

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Re: Having some second thoughts...

Unread postby picnic » Mon Jul 23, 2012 9:59 pm

:D Thanks for posting :cam:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Son godin » Sun Sep 29, 2013 10:24 pm

I would like to know if there are any preference to stay in a specific cabin. What will the best combination of 2 cabins be. I've booked 2 cabins and wanted to know if its best to take 2 north next to each other, 2 in the middle or 2 south.

We will be 2 adults and 1 child so my question is more on movement between the cabins so that you do not use your car too often.

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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby katanga » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:18 am

Son godin

you do know that you cannot take children below 12years old to any of the KTP Wilderness camps ?

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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby lion queen » Mon Sep 30, 2013 8:23 am

SG I think number 1 & 2 will be your best options. Those are the two closest to the camp attendants cabin.

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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Son godin » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:20 pm

Lion queen,

Thanks for the advice. Can't wait to be back at KTP and discover a new camp.

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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Son godin » Mon Sep 30, 2013 6:39 pm

Hi Katanga,

I was lucky to visit most of the wilderness camp from 2006 when my son was younger, but since 2009/10 had to skip two years and stayed in KTC instead. He is now 14 years old, but not old enough to do his own thing. So it will be either be me or SO sharing the cabin with him and the other half in the other cabin. It will be a bit awkward preparing meal for the family therefore we want to stay in close proximity, parking in between the two cabins running from one to another.

Google also shows that the two northern cabins to be the closest to each other (LQ are those 2 no 1 and 2) and looks like the best option for a double booking.

We are lucky that the group from the previous day will not stay on another day and it will be us and another couple arriving on the first day. I am sure reception will give us two cabins next to each other, but will just check to make sure we not in 1 and 4. :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Feb 03, 2015 8:07 pm

was at Gharagab in November 2014... super nice... BUT why on earth they change the waterhole :rtm:
it's now a rectangular bac... without water :slap: and very, very ugly :naughty:
and need some hammer's strokes... to have few drops at the tap :shock:

and more Dankbaar had not water and was closed :big_eyes:

doing all this road... and not water :evil:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Tobieo » Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:18 pm

That is bad Anne-marie, I am staying there for 2 nights in March, any update on the water?
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Tobieo » Sun Feb 08, 2015 11:35 am

Update anyone? :shock:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby anne-marie » Sun Feb 08, 2015 8:25 pm

waiting too
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Nina! » Fri Feb 13, 2015 10:12 am

Please, does anyone have an update about the waterhole at Gharagab???
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby Tobieo » Sat Feb 14, 2015 4:35 pm

I asked the question on another Facebook forum and was informed that Dankbaar dry but some water at camp waterhole (although not a lot) :wall:
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Re: Kgalagadi: Gharagab Wilderness Camp

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Feb 14, 2015 6:39 pm

so... still the same... and now more than 3 months :evil:

thank you Tobieo :thumbs_up:
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