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Nico's Videotrip KNP Wildlife and floods Dec. '12/Jan. '13

Unread postby Nico » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:31 pm

Hi, I will start here a videotrip through KrugerPark that I filmed in December 2012 and January 2013. I have about 20 ours of film and Yvonne took about 18000 photo,s. There was a lot of tension in the park and animals were quite nervous. We had heatwaves and lots of rain. On the end of our trip we were in Olifants camp and heard the terrible news about the flood and about the disaster wat was happening with Shingwedzi camp. The only road that we could drive was the road between Olifants and Phalaborwa so we had a save trip home. Yvonne and I think a lot of all the people that faced the danger of the flood and about the hole Krugerpark that changed completely. We only filmed and took photo,s of the Olifants river that was swollen into a big river. We hope you will like our videotrip. In the first video, you will see some moments of our encounters with the wildlife of Krugerpark. :wink:

[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZufM5pDJ_3Q[/video]
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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sun Feb 03, 2013 9:07 pm

Thanks for your comments. :wink: Our first camp was Mopani camp for 3 nights. In this video, you will se some of the wildlife that we filmed, enjoy! :wink:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zN5SECL_TGA[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Thu Feb 07, 2013 3:03 pm

Thanks for your nice comments. Before we go to the next camp video [Shingwedzi], I like to show you the rain and flood in Kruger on the end of our trip. We were staying at Olifants [high and dry] and we saw the swollen Olifants river and that was very impressive. :shock:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2A3NtrM76aQ[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sun Feb 10, 2013 12:17 am

Our next camp, "Shingwedzi" in better day,s. One of our most favourite camp. We didn,t see much game. Maybe the animals did expect the floods to happen, as animals can sense many things long before humans can. Even the Elephants were gone. Still I made some nice footage of animals so enjoy the Shingwedzi trip into the bush and her wildlife. :wink:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32lvGWiCvfU[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:14 pm

Our next camp is Punda Maria. Some weeks before the flood. It was very dry and the animals were skinny by the lack of food. We didn,t see much game but enough to make this video. :wink:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8HPlzpIEVqs[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sun Feb 17, 2013 4:26 pm

Thanks for your nice comments. :wink: A video between the Puna Maria and Letaba video,s. In this video, you see a flock of Red billed Quelea,s, one of the most succesful birds of Africa. I filmed this at the S 41 too N"wanetsi Picknickspot. Amazing to see so many birds together. Enjoy! 8)
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_yt2GW8krWE[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:47 pm

Thanks for your nice comments. :wink: Our next camp was Letaba for 2 nights. We didn,t see much game but I think that that has something to do with the weather. We had a lot of rain but this was some weeks before the floods. Hope you enjoy this video. Next camp will be Satara. 8)
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1B4l_hO8Q8w[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sun Mar 03, 2013 6:03 pm

Thanks for your nice comments! :wink: This is a video between Letaba and Satara. "Born to be Wild" is about the birth of an Impala. These are the great moments of nature to welcome new life. I hope you will enjoy this video. :wink: [video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKqOi3VA9AM[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:42 pm

Thanks for your nice comments. Satara camp, one of the biggest camps of KrugerPark in the middele of the Park. Satara encounters, great place to be with a lot of game. 8) Hope you like the video. :? Next camp will be Lowre Sabie! comming soon! :roll:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ls5_K4MeYIk[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sat Mar 16, 2013 2:05 pm

Hi, thanks for your nice comments. :thumbs_up: Fee, I work with the Canon XM2.
Between Satara and Lower Sabie a little love story on film. We found three Rhino,s, 2 males and one female. The video will tell the story. :wink:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-XbkOKnxKwg[/video]
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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:07 pm

Lower Sabie, a beautiful camp in the south of KrugerPark with lots of game in the surroundings of Lower Sabie. 8) Next camp will be Biyamiti. :wink:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eZ-t2KtpRw[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:18 pm

Thanks for your comments Meandering Mouse, Hilda and Trrp trrrrrrrr :wink:
We saw a Spotted Hyena at the S25 near Croc.Bridge, taking a bath in a Waterhole.
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6hAqTLxkzU[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Fri Mar 29, 2013 7:17 pm

Thanks for your nice comments. Biyamiti, a great Bushcamp in the south of KrugerPark with lots of game but this time we didn,t saw much game. Still I made a nice video about the wildlife encounters arround Biyamiti.
Our next camp will be Skukuza. 8) Hope you like the video. :wink:
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qJv0SQkNNqs[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Mon Apr 01, 2013 12:31 am

Thanks for your nice comments. In this little video, you see a Openbilled Stork with a Mussel at the Low waterbridge at Shingwedzi. 8)
[video]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Tgz6xnfWRI[/video]

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Re: Videotrip Krugerpark Wildlife and floods 2012/13 by Nico

Unread postby Nico » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:35 pm

fee wrote:Loved all the videos - all the music was so appropriate.

I have done videos of all my trips and its something similar to yours - have burned them to DVDS - I know the time and effort it takes to put it all together, so a BIG thank you for sharing.

Did it take long to download each episode to the forum, and did you have to first transfer it to another site eg photobucket or similar?
Hi fee, thanks for your comment. I don,t download my videos to the forum. I only put the link of my videos from YouTube into the forum. Very simple. :wink:


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