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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby Bush Baptist » Mon Aug 12, 2013 8:10 am

Unfortunately my passengers changed their minds so we didn't go. :wall:
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby williebos » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:04 pm

I want to visit Potsberg next Friday, 23 August.
Any update on the flowers in WCNP in general?
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby lion queen » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:10 pm

Hi Williebos and a warm welcome to the forum......... :gflower:

Have a look at Kaapsedraai's trip report...........West Coast National Park: Flower power in Aug'13

Enjoy your visit!!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby williebos » Thu Aug 15, 2013 2:31 pm

Thanks Lion Queen for the update.
Can't wait to visit!!!!
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby anne-marie » Fri Aug 16, 2013 9:35 pm

:yaya: annalie :k
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby hilda » Sat Aug 17, 2013 5:16 am

You are so lucky Capetonians! You don't only have beautiful animals and birds, but flowers too! Enjoy! :dance: :dance:
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby anne-marie » Sat Aug 17, 2013 7:31 am

welcome to the forum williebos :D
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby ArthurD » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:23 am

The are some photos taken yesterday (not in the park itself but very close to the entrance gate from Langebaan). The flowers are really nice at the moment and well worth a visit!!!

Unfortunately I am to dumb to post a photo here!!!!!!! :?

http://photos.skoups.com/main.php?g2_itemId=3911

[img]http://photos.skoups.com/main.php?g2_itemId=3987[/img]
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby hilda » Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:24 pm

ArthurD, have a look here for how to upload photos onto the forum topics! :thumbs_up:
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby anne-marie » Mon Aug 19, 2013 4:28 pm

:yaya: ArthurD... you have to put your link into "Img...Img" just above
but first you have to resize it... at about 600x400 :wink:
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby DinkyBird » Mon Aug 19, 2013 5:59 pm

ArthurD, please PM me if you get stuck. You also need to ensure you have not checked the box 'Disable BBCode' under your posting window. But you must first resize your pics to smaller than 800pix wide as Anne-marie advised.
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby jenand » Mon Aug 19, 2013 11:43 pm

I went up today (19 Aug) The sun was shining and the flowers were out and looking stunning.

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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby anne-marie » Tue Aug 20, 2013 7:49 am

wow this carpet :dance: :clap:
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby williebos » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:45 am

Can anybody help with the GPS co-ords for Tsaarsbank.
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Re: 2013 Flower update - WCNP

Unread postby Kaapsedraai » Thu Aug 29, 2013 11:42 pm

Following our one day visit to WCNP, I prepared a TR where a number of forumites indicated that they must put this park on their bucket list or when visiting Cape Town again.

To promote the park further, I forwarded an article to Wild Card which they published on Wild Card blog. It take the form of a 2 parts. Herewith the links to the Wild Card website/blog:
Flower power: West Coast trip report - part 1
Flower power: West Coast trip report - part 2

TR reference:
West Coast National Park: Flower power in Aug'13
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