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 Post subject: Anticipation!
Unread postPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:44 am 
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We'll be making our first visit to the Kruger in a couple of weeks and the anticipation is growing each day. What are the conditions at the moment! Especially concerning the bird life. In the park. I hear it has been very wet recently,are all roads open?


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 Post subject: Re: Anticipation!
Unread postPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:52 am 
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Welcome to the forums tweetiepie!

Do not forget your Yellow Ribbon!

We are also heading to the park in about 10 days. We expect to see a good number of birds, and enjoy good birding. Also, depending how long you will be staying, the impala will start dropping their babies in Nov, which is very special.

I believe Kruger has had rain this week, so thing should be starting to turn green, particularly after the good rain last summer.

Enjoy your time in the Park, may it be the first of many trips!

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 Post subject: Re: Anticipation!
Unread postPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 7:57 am 
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Tweetiepie, a very warm welcome to you. :gflower:

The southern parts of the Park are already looking lush a green. I am sure that you will have a spectacular visit. Enjoy, enjoy, enjoy. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Anticipation!
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We will be there soon as well (mid Nov). First to Marakele in a week's time, then Mapangubwe and then Kruger entering in the North and working southwards, leaving 20th Dec.
Erica is making our yellow ribbon right now - hope to meet up with some of the forumites along the way.

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 Post subject: Re: Anticipation!
Unread postPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:44 pm 
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Peter, what a stunning itinerary 8)

Enjoy every moment. :thumbs_up:

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Unread postPosted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 8:02 pm 
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Hi Peter, we met at a buffalo herd crossing the road south of Shingwedzi last year in November. Glad you're organising a yellow ribbon for this trip.

Enjoy. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: Anticipation!
Unread postPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 4:07 pm 
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Thanks so much for your warm replies. This will be our fourth birding trip to SA and if the last three trips are anything to go by then I know we're in for a terrific time.

I can hardly wait
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Tweetiepie, you will not be disappointed...............Kruger is excellent for birding!! :thumbs_up:

Peter, we didn't get to meet last year, but I will look out for your Yellow Ribbon this time. :whistle:

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tweetiepie - I'm sure you will be entranced with all the birds to see at this time in Kruger

Peter - we will look out for you as I am sure we will overlap at some camps (see our Meets and Greets list)

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 Post subject: Re: Anticipation!
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A warm welcome to the Forums from my side too tweetiepie! You will never be disappointed birding wise in Kruger! We are looking forward to a trip report on your return! Have a great time! :dance: :dance:

Peter, with your yellow ribbon flying, I'm sure you are going to meet lots of 'mites! Enjoy! :dance: :dance:

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