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Kruger Google Gamedrive

Unread post by G@mespotter » Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:23 am

All I can say is it's been a while :lol:

Just thought I'd share it with you: I'm leaving within an hour for my daily Googlemaps gamedrive. We depart from Lower Sabie at 12h00 sharp!

Jokes aside, some of you might have noticed already, but Google Maps has now documenten the most well-known routes in Kruger. First thought is: what's the use or purpose of it!? Well for our regular Kruger visiting formites there not much added value other then a waste of valued time and ofcourse a whole lot of daydreaming. You'll have to admit, from time to time and in the event that you have time, it can be fun :wink:

The advantage is that I can now show my foreign friends how Kruger looks like, that it's simply awesome, how the roads are and when the camp entrances and fences looks like all over. So too can I show those the difference in vegetation from area to are and 'drive' past the most well-known spots. Everything to persuade them to at least once in their life visit Kruger!

Tell me what you think, advantages and disadvatages :D I'm interested in the opinions around these parts. The discussion will start when we leave camp: so if you see any game along the Lower-Sabie Satara region, share them for fun sake. As I'm the driver, I'm to occupied with my important task of getting us there safe :whistle:

https://www.google.nl/maps/@-25.1200589,31.9139831,3a,75y,37.36h,65.73t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1sGdfLSHYS-soMciRrs_Y_NA!2e0!7i13312!8i6656

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Unread post by MATTHYS » Fri Mar 11, 2016 6:32 pm

You'll have to admit, from time to time and in the event that you have time, it can be fun :wink:

Lots of fun 8) and thanks for getting us there safely :wink: , G@mespotter !

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Re: Kruger Google Gamedrive

Unread post by ritad » Sat Mar 12, 2016 9:57 pm

That is so great, you can drive virtual in Kruger :dance: :dance: :dance:

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:32 am

Hello, G@mespotter. :D

What a super idea. :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance: :dance:
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Unread post by VicRob » Fri Mar 25, 2016 10:08 am

Hey everyone

I was just tootling along on this and about to turn it off when I came across a mother and teenage rhino!!!! :D :D
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Talamati - 05-08-16
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Satara - 11-08-16
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Unread post by Elsa » Fri Mar 25, 2016 11:24 am

Amazing technology! 8)
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Unread post by hilda » Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:02 pm

Very interesting! :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by VicRob » Fri Mar 25, 2016 4:06 pm

Yes It was lovely to see them :D
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Biyamiti - 31-07-16
Skukuza - 02-08-16
Talamati - 05-08-16
Letaba - 07-08-16
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Unread post by Elmar » Fri Mar 25, 2016 8:58 pm

Can this technology be used by poachers to locate rhino?

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Unread post by VicRob » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:41 am

Elmar that was my first thought too, when I saw that pair of Rhino I was very concerned.

Then I checked the date and it was filmed over a year ago, so I guess the information would not be much use to anyone..
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Biyamiti - 31-07-16
Skukuza - 02-08-16
Talamati - 05-08-16
Letaba - 07-08-16
Shingwedzi - 08-08-16
Satara - 11-08-16
Crocodile Bridge - 15-08-16
KwaZulu-Natal - 18-08-16
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Unread post by VicRob » Sat Mar 26, 2016 7:57 am

Ok I should now add that I have seen another pair of Rhinos on a different road!!
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Biyamiti - 31-07-16
Skukuza - 02-08-16
Talamati - 05-08-16
Letaba - 07-08-16
Shingwedzi - 08-08-16
Satara - 11-08-16
Crocodile Bridge - 15-08-16
KwaZulu-Natal - 18-08-16
Home - 26-08-16

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Re: Kruger Google Gamedrive

Unread post by Hugh » Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:43 pm

Amazing ,, one minute I can be in the KNP then n the next watching table mountain and then in the next the grand place in Brussels and I don't even have to leave the chair
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