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S90 Old Main Road

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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Thu Nov 03, 2011 1:22 pm

Today:
4 Cheetahs on the S90 by the Mavumbye waterhole at 10:00am
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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby Joao » Thu Nov 03, 2011 2:51 pm

That is great Cheetah. I don't wish that I was there. I wish you were there!!!

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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sat Jan 14, 2012 10:05 am

This road appears quite dry even in December! So I would ignore it in dry months ... General sightings were not that frequent. But we had all the sightings to ourselves on the drive!
And the open plains animals are around in the grasslands around the s90 toward Balule :D

Secretary birds
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Steenbokkies!
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Jackal
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And lions :wink:
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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Dec 12, 2013 1:12 pm

We enjoy driving this road for the scenery although we have never seen Cheetahs or lions on this road – so far. We usually/always see Steenbokkies on this road – different sightings in one trip :thumbs_up: .
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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby NJVermaak » Tue Apr 29, 2014 11:59 am

Has anybody driven this road recently?

I was thinking of taking the S90 via the S100 and S41 to Balule from Satara rather than the H1-4.
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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby onewithnature » Thu May 01, 2014 6:55 am

Although I've yet to see a gobsmacking sighting on this road, I always love the scenery, the quiet, and indeed the expectation that, just like Lotto, we'll hit the big one some day soon. :pray:
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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby SJK » Thu May 01, 2014 11:05 am

We saw our only Sable in 6 visits along this road about 10 years ago. An underrated favorite of ours.

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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby Div » Sun Jul 27, 2014 12:25 pm

Is this a good road to drive in the winter or should one rather take the main tar road?

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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby Friedrich von Hörsten » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:12 pm

Hi Div,

It depends on what you are looking for. I did it twice in July, against the advice of people. Sure, Bangu waterhole is dry, and I only saw a huge herd of buffalo plus the usual kudu, waterbuck, wildbeest, zebra and impala. Grass was pristine, unburnt, and I saw NO vehicles on the whole trip!
The tar road had more animals, many more cars, and sections were burnt...
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Re: S90 Old Main Road

Unread postby Div » Sun Jul 27, 2014 7:33 pm

Thank you Friedrich!


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