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Karoo: Snow

Unread postby Friedrich von Hörsten » Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:52 pm

I'm dreaming of a white... Karoo... with lions playing in the snow!

Hey, is NOBODY brave enough to go and snap a pic of them in the Karoo snow?
PLEASE share with us if you are lucky enough to see such a rare event!

Just dreaming... God bless and good night,

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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby DuQues » Tue Jul 26, 2011 8:54 pm

Not the Karoo, but I'm sure we'll see those too. Have a look at KZN!
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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Addo Elephant » Tue Jul 26, 2011 10:55 pm

Here we go:

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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Friedrich von Hörsten » Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:05 pm

Hi Megan

Thanks so much!
I was there 10 days ago, and it was hot, dry and sunny.... looks like Europe!

Thanks for sharing. God bless,

Friedrich von Hörsten

ps I wonder what the lions thought of it all?
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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:28 pm

That's so difficult to believe!!! :big_eyes:

I know it is Winter in SA, and you get snow on the Berg, but I always associate Addo with heat!! :)

How often does this happen in Addo, and how do the poor animals cope? :hmz:
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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:57 pm

Crested Val wrote:How often does this happen in Addo, and how do the poor animals cope? :hmz:


Quite rarely, I believe, but the animals are used to the seasons here, and this is just a bit colder than usual.
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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Jul 27, 2011 12:58 pm

Bush Baptist wrote:
Crested Val wrote:How often does this happen in Addo, and how do the poor animals cope? :hmz:


Quite rarely, I believe, but the animals are used to the seasons here, and this is just a bit colder than usual.



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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Friedrich von Hörsten » Wed Jul 27, 2011 2:24 pm

Hi Crested Val

I think these pictures are from Karoo National Park, not from Addo. You can see by the first picture. The rest seem to have been taken at the Sanparks homesteads in Karoo National Park...?

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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Crested Val » Wed Jul 27, 2011 4:07 pm

Hi Friederich....that makes more sense if that's the case!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Elzet » Wed Jul 27, 2011 9:06 pm

Picture perfect! Thanks for sharing. :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Malealea » Thu Jul 28, 2011 4:11 pm

stunning pictures
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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Addo Elephant » Fri Jul 29, 2011 8:27 am

Here are some photos of the snow yesterday and this morning. It has started melting and there are many little waterfalls coming from the mountains. The temperature is very cold but its sunny.

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Re: snow in Karoo

Unread postby Pumbaa » Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:01 am

Thanks so much for sharing :thumbs_up:


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