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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
Unread postPosted: Tue Jun 26, 2012 9:32 pm 
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You were 13 days late on the annual BUMP Dinks :lol:
I enjoy my bears around the braai fire 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Hey, you are observant C2111111 :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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So now it has become a 'moondowner' :razz:
Give's it a whole new meaning doesn't it?
Will test it myself next year :dance:


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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Only next year Spooks? :shock:
Option B is to have a proper Sundowner and try not get caught :twisted:

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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:hmz: Any advice you wish to share, Cheetahtjie?


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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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We didn't ever drink during the day anyway, because we never drink and drive, so we always waited till we were back in camp. :thumbs_up:

When we get back to camp, Dungie goes to the fridge, pours me a cold dry white wine, gets himself a cold Castle, and then he starts to build his fire and get the meat!!
I start to sort the veg, and then when the preps are done and the fire is going, we sit and finish our drinks, while remembering all our sightings (or not)!! A few refills later, we are ready to eat!!! :thumbs_up:

Afterwards we have a coffee and Amarula!! :dance:

Oh darn, now I'm homesick again!! :cry: :cry:

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Moondowner?? :hmz: :thumbs_up:

Let me describe my favorite moondowner moment. The following is a true story...

Mrs. Stark and Starkling have settled into our tent in Tamboti for the night. There is a chill in the air and I have all the lights out. Sounds from nearby tents are muffled and I can hear the subtle movement of water somewhere beyond the fence. I can see the bushes around the tent, but not beyond. But oh, the stars! I forgot how many, and how bright, they are! I've spent too long in civilization with my nose to the grindstone, my shoulder to the wheel.

But I'm here. Now. I let it all go and breath in the tranquility of the moment.

My eyes are adjusting to the starlight and I can see the silhouette of the far shore - a black horizon of treetops against the illuminated sky. Water splashes, louder this time. The cause is a mystery...this is no time to shine a light. A shooting star streaks across the sky. And another. And another. Off in the distance a hyena calls. Long. Mournful. Primal.

I feel connected as I toast the darkness, the stars, the sounds of the bush. I'm at peace.

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Stark, 10 out of 10 for you, fantastic, :gflower:

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Moondowner :D

Stark wrote:
I feel connected as I toast the darkness, the stars, the sounds of the bush. I'm at peace.


So do I Stark.

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Stark, just beautiful ... that is what it is all about 8)

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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:clap: Stark!


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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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cheetah2111 wrote:
Option B is to have a proper Sundowner and try not get caught :twisted:


And how do you suppose we do that? :hmz:

Stark that was absolutely amazing! Sommer longing back to the Kruger bush now :slap:

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Hallo there

I used to get out of the car at Shingwedzi bridge and have a nice beer,whiskey or amarula and watch the sunset! Can I still do that?


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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Sorry, but no you can't rufie. :cry:

Alcohol can only be consumed at your own accommodation, not in any public areas of the park or camps.
(Unless you are buying it and sitting in the restaurants!!)

Day visitors cannot bring alcolhol in at all. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Sundowners in Kruger
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Thanks for the advice Crested Val


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