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The Oldies 3 day stay-over at Golden Gate...

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The Oldies 3 day stay-over at Golden Gate...

Unread post by Oumie » Sun Nov 20, 2016 10:52 am

4 April....
Had a good lie in before we got up to have breakfast....left Karoo a bit late....got to Aldam dam near Bloemfontein as it was getting dark.....also it started to rain as we got to Bloemfontein......rained the whole night....

5 April...
Woke up and it was still raining......left for Golden Gate early....drove in rain all the way there....
Got to camp.....quickly set up camp as it was now pouring down with the rain.....
Just love the view we had......
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After we had lunch and a rest we went on a short drive....still raining....
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Also love to be here...just a pity there is too much traffic going through this lovely place....all you hear the whole time is trucks and cars :(
Even at night the traffic does not stop :evil:
Also we did not find that there were much of security around......one did feel a bit vulnerable.
more pics.....
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Rained so much we could not have a braai......had to make supper in the van.

6 April....
Woke up early....still pouring down with rain.....
These horses came to visit the camping site.....
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We went to Clarens for lunch and look at all the art studios....was interesting...
Back in camp....still raining....SO was disappointed that he could not go for nice long walks in the mountain...too wet...
Again we had to make supper in the van.....
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Croc bridge: 27/7/17 - 30/7/17
Lower Sabie: 31/7/17 - 3/8/17
Satara: 4/8/17 - 27/8/17
Letaba: 28/8/17 - 9/9/27
115 days to go :dance:

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Re: The Oldies 3 day stay-over at Golden Gate...

Unread post by Oumie » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:06 am

7 Apr....
Geez it rained hard to whole night :shock:
Woke up to very wet day......
Off to Clarens again....going to have breakfast....look at some more art shops....just chill in Clarence :D
Back to camp.....did some admin on the computer and read our books......
Went for a drive at 4pm.....still very wet and rainy.....
Saw this Jackal....was in a hurry....looking in the grass for something.....then it disappeared into a hole on the side of the road.....maybe it was too wet so decided to go chill in the den.....
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View at the top of the lookout.....
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Leaving for the Drakensburg tomorrow....hope its not raining there too much...
Life does not have a remote control, so get up and change it :D
Croc bridge: 27/7/17 - 30/7/17
Lower Sabie: 31/7/17 - 3/8/17
Satara: 4/8/17 - 27/8/17
Letaba: 28/8/17 - 9/9/27
115 days to go :dance:

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Re: The Oldies 3 day stay-over at Golden Gate...

Unread post by Mischief » Sun Nov 20, 2016 11:26 am

Well the rain did put a dampener on your activities and braai's ...but what spectacular scenery WOW..really great.Little jackal and horses at camp site were a delight to see.
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Re: The Oldies 3 day stay-over at Golden Gate...

Unread post by Pumbaa » Sun Nov 20, 2016 3:13 pm

More awesome landscape shots and even jackals and horses :thumbs_up:

Thanks Oumie :dance:

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Re: The Oldies 3 day stay-over at Golden Gate...

Unread post by hilda » Tue Dec 13, 2016 3:57 pm

Wow Oumie, quite a wet stay-over at Golden Gate! :wink:

Beautiful scenery shots! What a lovely place! :clap: :clap:
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