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Unread postPosted: Sun Nov 20, 2005 9:36 am 
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View from Nkumbe.
I thought it looked familiar. :D


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We once drove into the parking area of Nkumbe and there was a huge Leopard!! Needless to say we didnt`t get out that day and we are very wary now when we are there!


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I've told the story before and won't bore everyone again with the details, but we had a lioness walk behind us (passed the entrance to the car park) while we were out enjoying the view.
Naturally when we saw her our hearts nearly popped out of our throats and we're also exceptionally wary there now :lol: .
It's still one of my favourite views on earth though 8)

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 Post subject: Special sightings from Nkumbe Look-out point?
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Just wandering if any1 has had any special moments in terms of sightings from Nkumbe.

Its an awesome point that streches as far as the eye can see.

Like to know :P :P :P


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last year when i visited nkumbe, my brother and i were sitting there watching a few lion in the distance and there was a guinea fowl at the edge of the steps, where my brother was about ten centimetres from, all of a sudden a massive black mumba struck at the guinea fowl and it was so close to my brother :shock: :shock: I will never forget that , needless to say we didint stick around for much longer, snakes are definately not my favourite animal :mrgreen:

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Unread postPosted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 10:04 am 
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Yikes, :shock: I think that would have had me leaving in rather a hurry as well. :wink:
BTW, what happened to the guinea Fowl, was the mamba successful in its strike?

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Unread postPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 8:38 am 
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stupid question but where is nkumbe?


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It's one the H10, just south of Tshokwane. :wink:


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Unread postPosted: Mon May 19, 2008 9:27 am 
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Nkumbe is not far south , about 5 km , of Orpen dam on the H10 Tsokwane / Lower Sabie road .
Lovely view , there is a lookout towards the east where one cannot alight from your vehicle which is not so frequently visited as the lookout to the west .

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I also can't believe that you have missed it every time. Are you sure?

Here is a picture of the view. I will try and get you an even better pic.

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 Post subject: Re: Nkumbe: Sightings from "the roof" of the KNP
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1998, before the thatch was there we were sitting on the bench & a Leopard came strolling past behind us. About 2 meters away. :whistle:

Wonder how many times he has done that without anyone noticing. :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Nkumbe: Sightings from "the roof" of the KNP
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Nkumbe eastern viewpoint in the winter. (I've always wondered if one can see Moz. from there).

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 Post subject: Re: Nkumbe: Sightings from "the roof" of the KNP
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 Post subject: Re: Nkumbe: Sightings from "the roof" of the KNP
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