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Sunrises and sunsets

Unread post by flying cheetah » Sun Jul 15, 2012 9:05 pm

I'm sure that most of you are fascinated of the wonderful sunrises and sunsets that Africa and especially Kruger offers to us. I would like to know if you have any favourite spots in Kruger where you go to watch these magic moments, as I have decided to watch them more intensively during my next trip. It doesn't matter if it's in a camp or outside of it.
I guess that many of you enjoy to go to sunset dam for the sunset and I know that it's a great place. But my favourite place is Shitlave, also because normally you don't have so many people there. For the sunrise I want to check out the lookout point in Olifants camp in November, but I'm sure there are also many other places that I didn't think of so far. Waiting for your suggestions :popcorn:
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Re: Sunrises and sunsets

Unread post by Grantmissy » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:33 am

Flying Cheetah in our experience the sunrises and sunsets from Olifants Camp (if you stay in the units overlooking the river, or the look out point as you mentioned) are just great, in fact number one. Satara also have amazing sunrises and sunsets and third spot to us is sunrise seen from Orpen Camp. It is actually very nice to sit on our Orpen Stoep drinking coffee even before day break and experience the veldt coming to life :D :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sunrises and sunsets

Unread post by cheetah2111 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:34 pm

If you want to capture a sunrise on photo, the S90 NE of Satara is brilliant!
It is flat and you can see for Miles! Good for capturing the low sunrise 8)
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Re: Sunrises and sunsets

Unread post by picnic » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:37 pm

Kieliekrankie Wilderness Camp is also great for pics. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sunrises and sunsets

Unread post by Leaping Lizards » Mon Jul 23, 2012 3:23 pm

Mellville Guest House or the Deck at Letaba.
I could sit there every single sunset.

Sunrise over Satara.

Although some of my best sunrise memories are from the hide at Talamati. On many occasions spent a few mornings just watching the game coming for a morning drink while the sun comes up.
September/October - Shimuwin, Letaba, Olifants, Talamati and Satara :P

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Beautiful Sunset at Stolsnek dam

Unread post by deon.pienaar » Tue Jan 15, 2013 10:59 am

Deon wrote:
What a privilege to be out in nature with no traffic and noise!! This is life

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Re: Beautiful Sunset at Stolsnek dam

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jan 15, 2013 2:58 pm

Fantastic deon.pienaar! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Beautiful Sunset at Stolsnek dam

Unread post by Nkulu » Wed Jan 16, 2013 8:24 am

Now I really am homesick, thanks for sharing
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