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Prime Origins Guide to EXPLORING KRUGER

Unread postby G@mespotter » Mon Jan 28, 2008 4:39 pm

Hi all :D

When I was in the Krugerpark in January 2008, I saw this relatively 'new' book : Prime Origins Guide to Exploring Kruger.

Its written by Brett-Hilton Barber and Professor Lee R Berger, and comprises of 334 pages of unbelievable detailed information about The Kruger National Park. I personally think this is the best book you can buy about kruger, especially for camp and specific road / routes information :clap:

It has many special thems in it, like the 'little five, rare five, big 6 birds....info on specific ecozones and temperatures, geology, seasons. It covers most animals seen in the park quite detailed,....has a tree section, info about all the concessions and other small camps, and nice intresting stories.

All by all (in m opinion) the best book availible about Kruger!

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Unread postby katydownunder » Tue Jan 29, 2008 10:12 pm

Hi Pimbaa !

Have a look here it really looks great you can even have a preview of some sample pages.
We own a smaller and older edition and already that is great.
The new edition costs R235.And I think it's worth it.
Now this edition is on our ''book list'' for May. :wink:
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Unread postby G@mespotter » Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:11 pm

Hi Pumbaa,

It was on promotion for R200 in the Krugerpark! We also ahve the smaller version, but that was just a forerunner, this one is very detailed.

Enjoy it :wink:

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Unread postby Pjw » Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:06 pm

I also have a copy of this book. Its wonderful!

If you are into birding, Try "Best birding in Kruger"also by Brett Hilton-Barber. Its also well worth it at R198.00 from Exclusive Books
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Unread postby anne catherine » Mon Mar 10, 2008 10:18 pm

We bought prime origins guide to exploring Kruger and prime origins guide to best birding in Kruger which is on the same model , last February in KPN .
This books are mines of information , they are probably the best
purchase whe have done this year :lol:

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Unread postby john n poppy » Fri Mar 14, 2008 1:31 pm

have also had this book from south africa, a great book with some good information and...
some dodgy pencil drawings of animals, luckily not many, but why do it when you can get grat photos.
dont get me wrong i have the 300 page version and it is great.

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Re: Prime Origins Guide to EXPLORING KRUGER

Unread postby spargish » Thu Mar 17, 2011 1:25 pm

I have been looking for this book every where, even the publishers were sold out, I never saw it in any of the camp shops I was at during december, but on my way out of the park after the cricket we stopped for breakfast Afsaal, I spotted the book at the humble little shop at afsaal. :mrgreen:

If any one is interested they had quite a few copies left.
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