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Mapungubwe: Scenery

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Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by Jakkalsbessie » Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:47 am

Hopefully everyone will post some nice scenery photos here that doesn't 'fit' into 1 of the other categories :wink:

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The road to Leokwe

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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by arks » Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:10 pm

All these various pix/topics you're posting are very inspiring, JB! They are making me really want to visit this park. It looks like it has lots to offer!! Thanks for the obvious effort you've made to provide such an excellent visual overview of this park. The differences from year to year are very interesting. You're lucky to have been able to visit this park so relatively frequently! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by Sawubona » Wed Jan 28, 2009 2:16 pm

:clap: :clap: :clap:

Thank you, JB.

This really helps convincing people to visit other parks than KNP as well.

Will definatly have to get out there... :dance:
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Unread post by Pieter Steyn » Wed Jan 28, 2009 3:32 pm

The park is really beautiful. What I find irresistible is the rock formations

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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by Jakkalsbessie » Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:55 am

Pieter Steyn wrote:The park is really beautiful. What I find irresistible is the rock formations

I agree with you 100% Pieter!!

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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by Pieter Steyn » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:26 pm

Two more rock formations.

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Unread post by restio » Wed Feb 04, 2009 8:09 pm

Wow, stunning pix JB and Pieter! 8)
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Unread post by Kingfisha » Wed Nov 11, 2009 9:18 am

Hi Wildjohn
Must have had some rain by now? I'm in Polokwane and we have had much more than expected (about 120 mm in the last 3 weeks or so.

This pic taken in February 2004, close to the hill.
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Photo of the confluence before the decks were built. 2004
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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by Ela83 » Wed Dec 09, 2009 11:58 am

Hello everyone,
here are two photos of my trip to Mapungubwe in September 09 :)

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The park is amazing and I hope to return one day :)
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Unread post by Ladyhawke » Fri Apr 16, 2010 2:07 pm

what beautiful photo;s ,,must put on my to see list. thumbs up to all :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by annie R » Wed Jun 23, 2010 6:25 pm

All these gorgeous pics still don't do justice to a stunning park. I reckon if you don't fall in love with it on your first visit (as I did) then you can't have a heart! The rock formations, the baobabs, the gorgeous Leokwe camp and pool, the friendly smiling people, they're all part of a very special package.

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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:53 am

Reflections of sunrise over Leokwe Camp.

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Unread post by ndloti » Thu Jun 24, 2010 8:43 am

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Smuts House ruins looking upstream .
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Smuts house area looking downstream .
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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by wendyp » Thu Jun 24, 2010 10:26 am

We are going to me at here next week. It will be our first visit to this park and can't wait. Hopefully we will be able to post some nice photo's. Will be doing the heritage walk on Friday morning.

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Re: Mapungubwe: Scenery

Unread post by annie R » Thu Jun 24, 2010 12:25 pm

I'm sure you'll find the heritage walk fascinating, wendyp. The guides are really well informed and they make it fun, too. We had the smiling, friendly Moses Baloyi when we visited and he truly made it a morning to remember. If he tells you a big oval hole in the ground used to be a jacuzzi, don't believe him!


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