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Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by barryels » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:52 am

With all the pictures sorted it is about time that we share our October trip to the North of Kruger with all our fellow forumites :wink: .

The Image is ready. Find a seat and enjoy the trip with us :thumbs_up: .

When we booked this trip, we were informed that we still have enough credit on our account to book an extra night in the park and without thinking twice, we booked the extra night.

This changed the normal planning of our trip completely. We normally book the 4 legged kids into the kennels on a Monday (they are not open on Sundays) because the 4 legged kids stress when we pack when they are present and leave on Tuesday morning at about 04:30, having breakfast by 08:00 at Malelane and then enter the park at Malelane gate.

However, with this trip we had to leave on Monday morning and Frederick had to endure the packing of our suitcases and the bakkie the Sunday evening. I should also mention that the kennels only opens at 08:00 the Monday to book in the 4 legged kid. Leaving that late was also a new experience for us :hmz: .

This is Frederick who does not have owners but personnel who is looking after him:

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To be continued…..

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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by umtali1 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:05 am

:dance: :dance: :dance: I'm the first passenger , booking the best seat for my next Kruger fix and making sure I don't miss a thing Image.
Plenty of supplies too Image Image

Looking forward to reading all about your encounters, Barry :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by salamanda » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:30 am

I'm the next one in the bus, so I too have a wide choice of seats and I'm taking the one at the front left so that I can see through the windscreen and the side window. . . Unless you are already there umtali1, then I'll take the next seat. Looking forward to this journey!

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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by umtali1 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:50 pm

salamanda wrote:I'm the next one in the bus, so I too have a wide choice of seats and I'm taking the one at the front left so that I can see through the windscreen and the side window. . . Unless you are already there umtali1, then I'll take the next seat. Looking forward to this journey!

I'm sitting on the tracker's seat out front :big_eyes: :wink:
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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Nov 26, 2016 12:58 pm

Also going to jump on the bus while there are still spare seats as I have a feeling seats are going to be at a premium for this trip! 8)

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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Coming from a little bit farther ,I will be the following jumping on board :dance: :dance: :dance:
Ready to go back to North Kruger :thumbs_up:
I know that feeling of leaving behind us our four-legged family members :(

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Unread post by billyf » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:06 pm

I'm definitely on this bus - on the back seat where the cool box with refreshments are close at hand :D

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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by Karin Mitton » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:06 pm

For me the only "bad" thing about a Sanparks holiday is leaving the Fluffys behind.
On board for this one again!

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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Sat Nov 26, 2016 1:16 pm

Looking forward to this TT :thumbs_up:

On board the right hand tracker seat for me...
on the grounds that any predator leaping from the bush will eat Umtali1 first and won't bother with a leathery me :k
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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by salamanda » Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:24 pm

umtali1 wrote:I'm sitting on the tracker's seat out front :big_eyes: :wink:



Just make sure you keep your head down umtali1! :lol:
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Unread post by chirinda » Sat Nov 26, 2016 2:41 pm

:popcorn: :popcorn: :popcorn:

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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by ritad » Sat Nov 26, 2016 3:56 pm

I jump also in the bus to find a window seat :D :D waiting for the next drive :popcorn: :popcorn:
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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by Hippotragus » Sat Nov 26, 2016 5:16 pm

I'm on the bus - right behind the driver!

Poor Frederick! Our animals (dogs, cats and horses) are lucky - we leave them with a fantastic house sitter and our staff. The dogs still get anxious when they see us packing and they never know if it is just me or both of us going to leave them!
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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by Hugh » Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:57 pm

I am on too I like the widow seat over the back wheel Near the cooler box . I have a few packets of provitas and a huge flask of rooibos ,
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Re: Barry & Hilda's Kruger encounters up North: Oct 2016

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:28 pm

I am on board, Hilda and Barry,

and for sure love your Frederick - Our cats do have also personnel :whistle: :whistle: :whistle:

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