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SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by esto » Tue Jul 11, 2017 11:57 am

So it began
Our winter trip to satara this year was filled with beautiful weather, the shightings of cats was not that good but to see
the bush with all its grass was unbelievable!!!To see the herds of buffalo walk hip high in tall grass is something that I didn't expect after last years draught.
We camped at satara for 12 days driving almost every road around satara.Hope you enjoy the tr and photos to follow


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SATARA 25,26,27,28,29,30AUGUST

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Unread post by bushguy » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:09 pm

looking forward to it Esto !

I was lucky enough to get a few KNP days in June and echo your amazing feeling of seeing so much grass after being there in Nov last year ! I was lucky enough to be there when the drought really broke, which was a wonderful experience !!!
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Der boids is on der wing,
Ain't dat absoid?
Der wings is on de boid!

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Unread post by hilda » Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:57 pm

Sounds like twelve wonderful days esto! Looking forward to read all about it! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Tue Jul 11, 2017 5:13 pm

If the first photo is anything to go by, this is going to be great!
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Unread post by Afriphile » Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:42 pm

Looking forward to your TR.
Was in KNP last December,when the drought broke,and hope to see a lot more vegetation when we visit this November.
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Unread post by jjames04 » Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:05 am

Beautiful opening scene to set the stage! Looking forward to this TR.

Cheers,

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:07 am

What a fantastic start. I look forward to more. :D

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Re: SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by esto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 12:58 pm

bushguy wrote:looking forward to it Esto !

I was lucky enough to get a few KNP days in June and echo your amazing feeling of seeing so much grass after being there in Nov last year ! I was lucky enough to be there when the drought really broke, which was a wonderful experience !!!
BG

Yes two completely different experiences .but unbelievable to see!!
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Re: SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by esto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:01 pm

Afriphile wrote:Looking forward to your TR.
Was in KNP last December,when the drought broke,and hope to see a lot more vegetation when we visit this November.
Chris.

Lots and lots of vegetation. Around olifants rcamp its dry with not a lot of vegetation
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Re: SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by esto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:02 pm

jjames04 wrote:Beautiful opening scene to set the stage! Looking forward to this TR.

Cheers,

Joe

Nothing like the expectation when you go threw the gate in the morning
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Re: SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by esto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:03 pm

Karin Mitton wrote:If the first photo is anything to go by, this is going to be great!
:popcorn:


Meandering Mouse wrote:What a fantastic start. I look forward to more. :D

:popcorn:
hilda wrote:Sounds like twelve wonderful days esto! Looking forward to read all about it! :clap: :clap:

Thank you hope you enjoy the pictures and tr
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Re: SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by esto » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:08 pm

While I am still downloading my photos here is one photo so long of one of the highlites of our trip Verreauxs eagle owl dodging plovers.


Image780 by jannes drotsky, on Flickr
Last edited by esto on Thu Jul 27, 2017 8:03 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Jul 12, 2017 1:35 pm

stunning

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Unread post by hilda » Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:26 pm

Brilliant photo esto! :clap: :clap:
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Re: SATARA the winter episode

Unread post by Mischief » Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:50 pm

Satara has always been my favorite camp and just from your start...just know this one is going to be a winner!
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