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Re: needed a (permanent?) fix so.....

Unread post by Hippotragus » Mon Jun 06, 2016 10:38 am

Wow GEJ - you can never complain that your life is boring! Thank you for giving us a little insight into what you have been up to recently.
Malelane 12th October 2016
Skukuza 16th October 2016
Lower Sabie 17th October 2016
Skukuza 2nd-5th March 2017
Satara 5th-8th March 2017
Tamboti 8th-11th March 2017

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Unread post by Goggo EJ » Mon Jun 06, 2016 5:27 pm

One other amazing thing on one of the walks......following an animal track alongside a dry river bed, and every 50m or so there were determined black rhino markings.....on both sides of the track! Obviously the boundary between 2 territories and a rather hotly contested boundary at that. One scrape mark was about 10m long.

A little later while I was keeping watch (the 1st rifle was talking with the guests) I heard ox-peckers so was on the alert, then a branch breaking....we were near thick bush and lots of tamboti trees.....good black rhino country. I quickly alerted the group and we moved out of the area......an encounter with a grumpy black rhino was not on the agenda!
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Re: needed a (permanent?) fix so.....

Unread post by umtali1 » Mon Jun 06, 2016 11:23 pm

You really do have to have all your senses (including the sixth and seventh) and keep your wits about you on these walks as well as remaining calm and keeping your guests calm too :big_eyes: :big_eyes: .
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https://www.sanparks.org/forums/viewtopic.php?&t=93948

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Re: needed a (permanent?) fix so.....

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jun 07, 2016 12:06 pm

Practice makes perfect GEJ, and you definitely get enough practice! Even those angry Ellies don't underestimate you! :clap: :clap:

Indeed no time for any mischief with all those Bush Camps, each with its own experiences, never the same! You definitely live a very interesting life! :dance: :dance:

Thank you for not forgetting to share all your experiences with us! :clap: :clap:

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Re: needed a (permanent?) fix so.....

Unread post by Goggo EJ » Tue Jun 07, 2016 1:06 pm

I prefer the saying 'practice makes better' as I know I will never be perfect......but I do know what you mean!
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Unread post by salamanda » Fri Jun 17, 2016 11:10 am

Just been catching up with your last few adventures - very exciting - thanks for finding the time to share these despite your very hectic life.


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