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Oumie's Kgalagadi trip Sept 2016...

Unread post by Oumie » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:22 pm

Back for a few days.....had a fantastic few days in the park :D

Going away again to Plett for a few days on Sunday....will sort the photos when I get back to post them :wink:
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Unread post by Karin Mitton » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:30 pm

It seems you are quite the jetsetter! :)

Looking forward to hearing about your trip!

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Unread post by barryels » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:33 pm

Enjoy the trip and looking forward to the KTP feedback :thumbs_up: .
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Unread post by Oumie » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:37 pm

Geez...got 2 trip reports to finish :? :roll:
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Unread post by hilda » Wed Oct 05, 2016 12:57 pm

"People on the move!" Wow Oumie, enjoy Plett! Looking forward to both trip reports once you are back home again! :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by Oumie » Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:46 pm

23 September

Arrived at Twee Revieren.....put fuel in....buy our first Ice creams :D
On our way to Kalahari camp....
Saw these few animals on our way....
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Unread post by Oumie » Sat Oct 08, 2016 6:51 pm

Got to Kalahari camp...Dropped our passangers off at their bungelow....off to our bungelow....unpacked food...drinks...ect...
With drinks in our hands we watched the sunset from our bungelow 8)
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Unread post by Hugh » Sat Oct 08, 2016 8:38 pm

More please Oumie
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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Oct 09, 2016 5:10 am

Hugh wrote:More please Oumie


yes, please. :D

It all looks so lovely.

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Unread post by hilda » Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:52 am

Quite a few animals on your way to KTC Oumie! Love the Giraffes so early in your trip! :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by WillieV » Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:47 am

I am also on your bus Oumie.
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Unread post by Robbert » Sun Oct 09, 2016 10:22 pm

Good to be back in the Kalahari and especially the Kalahari Tented Camp!
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Unread post by Cape of Storms » Wed Oct 12, 2016 12:59 am

Looks so amazing. I could just die to be there right now!

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Unread post by Oumie » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:11 pm

23 Sept
The story so far....arrived...unpacked...had sun downers....
Everybody came to our bungelow while it was still light for our first braai at Kalahari camp :D
While we were all having a drink in hand, SO and I explained the do's and dont's for this camp.
rule 1....do not walk around after dark....
rule 2...one couple will take our car after braaing and dropping off the friends at each of their gates....
Well some of them did not listen to us.... :evil: ...saying "we have a big torch" we can see what is around..one saying I am not scared....after a couple of times the 2 culprits went to fetch something left at their bungelow SO and I then said we wash our hands....we warned them but they were brave (these were people who was never in a game reserve)
After the braai 4 of them left by foot back to their bungelows on foot....the 2 other friends took our car back to their bungelow.
While SO and I went to bed I said to SO...."hope a lion come and roar in camp"
Well....at about 1am in the morning mr lion did come and roared....lying close to the one bungelow...he kept on roaring for about 4 hours...then we heard him moving off all the while roaring....
Next morning asked the friends what they thought about the lion roaring in camp....they were very excited...but that night not one person wandered off to fetch something from their bungelow and did go with the designated driver after the braai to be dropped off :lol:

24 Sept
Up early.....asked friends what they thought off the lion roaring in camp....they were very excited....SO then said "now you know why we say you do not walk around camp at night" they agreed with us then...(me think they were scared out of their wits :lol: )
Took a morning slow drive to Veertiende and Dertiende water holes.....
Now please forgive me I do not remember which water holes we saw what...did not make a note of the trip in my little book..FORGOT :redface:
Not much on the way....a few Springbok....
Got to either Veertiende or Dertdiende boorgat....sat there having our morning coffee......
This Giraffe came over the dunes to come and drink.....it stood on the hill for a while looking out if it is safe to come....
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Came to the water.....
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Took a close-up of its head....
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Some birds came flying over the waterhole....
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Very awkward way to drink....
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Water dripping from its mouth as it lifts its head...
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Unread post by Blydeboer » Wed Nov 09, 2016 5:19 pm

I'm on board Oumie! :popcorn:

When in Rome... Do not roam around after dark in an unfenced area were lions roam! It might be an expensive trip, costing more than an arm and a leg... :big_eyes:


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