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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby Philip1 » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:43 pm

Well... to be in Kruger, can be very peacefull without all the city noises
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby Safari Gal » Fri Nov 16, 2012 6:47 pm

Noises related to the bush are wonderful, but city noises related to barking dogs, cars with loud music and inconsiderate neighbours are definitely NOT wonderful
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby salamanda » Fri Nov 16, 2012 7:33 pm

Wonderful and peaceful are nights in Kruger; stars are larger, grass whispers, thatch rustles, we breathe evenly and our minds unwind.

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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:06 am

:clap:

Unwind a toilet roll in the ablutions and you'll be guaranteed to be less popular.
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby salamanda » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:36 am

:lol: own!


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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby PNF » Sat Nov 17, 2012 6:39 am

Popular past-time that is, for small children! The object of the "Unwinding Toilet Roll" game is to see a) how much can be unrolled and b) how much can you stuff into the toilet. The fact that you have now blocked that toilet for anyone else to use is..... totally immaterial!
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby salamanda » Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:14 am

Immaterial things are left at home when we go to Kruger. No TV, no work, no laptops,no phones, no newspapers; not knowing anything about the world outside the park for a couple of weeks gives an idyllic sense of relief.

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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby pops » Sat Nov 17, 2012 12:02 pm

Relief is the feeling which you get when you can take that one photo in KNP which is going to make your trip worthwhile.

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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby salamanda » Sat Nov 17, 2012 2:25 pm

Worthwhile book for birders (or, indeed anyone interested in environmental matters) to read ' Say Goodbye to the Cuckoo' by Michael McCarthy. Refers to UK birds not SA, but fascinating intelligent and beautifully written, I was totally gripped.

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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby onewithnature » Sat Nov 17, 2012 3:05 pm

Gripped in the maelstrom of an apoplexy, the Kruger "oldie" was awed by the month-old leopard cub.
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby PNF » Sun Nov 18, 2012 7:43 am

Cub of leopard awaits you in KNP, OWN - just bring back a pic to show us :)
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Nov 18, 2012 12:38 pm

US of America have different animals species in their Parks to us.
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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby pops » Sun Nov 18, 2012 2:36 pm

us are the we who become intoxicated by KNP's sounds, sights and smells.

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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby salamanda » Sun Nov 18, 2012 4:35 pm

"Smells awesome' say I. 'What is it?' says she. 'Mooiplaas chicken' i say 'Oh yay, perfect ending to perfect day' is her reply.

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Re: The SanParks Game

Unread postby Philip1 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 4:42 pm

Reply to posts is like etiquette on the SANParks Forums
"Lose yourself in Nature and find Peace!" (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
UNITE AGAINST POACHING...What we protect,
do not let poachers take it away!

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