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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby mizzbee » Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:53 pm

With the current heat wave most of the country is experiencing, I wouldn’t mind taking a dip in a pool to cool down. I doubt very much though, that I would want to share my swim with these fella’s.
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This picture was taken on the S92 between Oliphants and Balule. It was said that people had been feeding the terrapins and when they heard a car approach they would beg for food. How sad.
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby dellac » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:46 pm

At this moment in time I would like to be sitting next to Elsa :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri Feb 14, 2014 5:58 am

MM & Mizzbee Such stunning pics. :clap: :clap: ...and yes it is very :( that they seem to be fed Mizzbee.

Would give anything just to be in Kruger today. :dance:
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:02 am

:lol: :lol: :lol: Mizzbee, I might take a rain check on that pool.

This might be a bit more fun.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Grantmissy » Fri Feb 14, 2014 6:51 am

:)

I think you all know the a-n-t-i-c-i-p-a-t-i-o-n standing outside one of Kruger’s gates waiting to enter. That will be good today on Valentine’s - entering the Kruger to be in the unspoilt nature and see the animals of the Kruger.
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby mizzbee » Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:58 pm

Those Ellies look as if they are having a "whale" of a time MM.

Weekend again and this time I am off to Oliphants. I have visited numerous times but I have never stayed there. That will change in August.
Right now, the week has left me exhausted and the heat has not helped either, so I am going to catch a couple of zzzzzzzzz’s while on the Oliphants lookout deck. Just like this little monkey.
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:03 pm

Super :cam: of the Ellies MM...Just love them when they are in the water. :clap: ..Was it taken at Klopperfontein. :hmz:

:lol: :lol: :lol: Mizzbee...How cute is this little critter. 8)
Can relate to the heat as it really drains a person. :|
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:34 am

Trrp, it was at Klopperfontein. I sat for ages, all alone, watching a breeding herd of ellies have the time of their lives. Magic in every way.

Mizzbee, exhaustion is not cool at all.

This is another way to deal with it. Taken close to Olifants.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sun Feb 16, 2014 6:14 am

Another special place on a hot day.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Sun Feb 16, 2014 6:47 am

What an absolutely atmospheric :cam: MM :dance: :dance: ...in my favourite camp. :mrgreen:
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:14 am

Trrp, what is it about Tambotie that keeps us coming back.

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby mizzbee » Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:02 pm

Tamboti is special indeed……after Balule :tongue: .

Last August I was lucky enough to have Unit No. 40 and this is part of the view form the tent.
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I will be there again in August but only for one night. I admit that I am a ‘wuss' when it comes to Tamboti. I have had heart in my throat moments walking back from the ablutions in the early hours with bright little eyes watching my every movement. I now treat myself to the ‘larney’ tents.

Yet, if I could only have obtained a booking for a tent with communal ablutions I would have done so. Tamboti keeps calling me back……
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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby dellac » Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:07 pm

Meandering Mouse wrote::lol: :lol: :lol: Mizzbee, I might take a rain check on that pool.

This might be a bit more fun.

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I'd like to be watching you all in this pool!! :lol: :lol: :lol:
Either that or I would like to be in the back of Vals car :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Trrp-trrrrrrrr » Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:12 am

mizzbee wrote: I admit that I am a ‘wuss' when it comes to Tamboti. I have had heart in my throat moments walking back from the ablutions in the early hours with bright little eyes watching my every movement. I now treat myself to the ‘larney’ tents.


:lol: :lol: ...Must admit Mizzbee the first time we went it really looked rather scary with narrow roads and long grass :redface: ..but very happy that was short lived and became my no 1 camp. :tongue: :thumbs_up:

Just love looking at rivers and streams.

This one has high embankments wonder how many birds have made their nests there :?:

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Re: Where would you like to be right now?

Unread postby Hugh » Tue Feb 18, 2014 7:00 am

I would like to be here .. and of course taken back in time to the exact date. its Nkhulu of course and I still had those three cute kids ..

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