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3 Musketeers' trip - KNP 27 - 29 Jan 2006

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Unread post by Wild@Heart » Wed Feb 01, 2006 6:46 am

wildtuinman wrote:Sorry it was an african crake I ticked off for the first time too. Not striped like I have said elsewhere.


Good .. I brough my book to work and checked it out again ... I was almost ready to take on the Pro's :twisted:
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Unread post by Snoobab » Wed Feb 01, 2006 10:02 am

A Striped Crake would have had a lot of people very excited but even so an African crake is not common or rather is common but near impossible to find.
Those are great photies W@H, nothing like playing with a new toy, kind of brings the kid in you out.

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Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Feb 02, 2006 6:49 am

I could not take many pics even if I had tried, cause I was constantly sitting with 2 castles(mine and W@H's) in my hands and binocs held between my feet. :lol:
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Unread post by Wild@Heart » Thu Feb 02, 2006 6:52 am

And the Tsetse Fly's KYA!!! :twisted:
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Unread post by wildtuinman » Thu Feb 02, 2006 6:59 am

Wild@Heart wrote:And the Tsetse Fly's KYA!!! :twisted:
you gotta luv this kid. He doesn't give up. :lol:

Just remember that come saturday, if I go down you will go down with me. We are gonna have to do some serious KYA to get ourselves outa trouble with said angel. You really got me deep into the rhino toilet this time around young man! :twisted:

BTW W@H, from now on you will always be my gaffer boy and camera man when I go to the Park. You did a great job. :wink:
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Unread post by francoisd » Wed Feb 15, 2006 11:24 am

Eisshhh!!!! Eventually got through 12 pages of I don’t know what but did managed to find a shorthand trip report in there somewhere.

It seems from the amount of Castles you consumed that you saw plenty of pink elephants, toilets and even polar bears. WTM got involved in a new hobby called CRAFT and I dare not ask what that is. Among a ton of empty beer cans they did see some birds and animals.

I’ll not mention certain dogs spotted by them as I still don’t believe they exist in the Park anymore.

All-in-all it seemed you guys enjoyed yourself and it seems that 4 Castles take the shake right out of W@H’s hands that enables him to take decent photos

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Unread post by christo » Fri Feb 17, 2006 8:10 am

francoisd wrote: WTM got involved in a new hobby called CRAFT and I dare not ask what that is.


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Unread post by Toddelelfe » Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:11 pm

Thx for great report and pics
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Unread post by DinkyBird » Tue May 16, 2006 8:51 pm

This 'trip report' thread is a forum classic and I feel should not be swept :D
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