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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Afriphile » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:41 pm

The "Woodies" are arriving,the impala are dropping and me and my friends will be leaving a cool and dark uk on Thursday to spend 11 nights in Kruger,can't wait.!
17/18 Nov Skukuza
19/20 Nov Lower Sabie
21/22 Nov Olifants.
23/24/25 Djuma,Sabi Sand
26/27 Nov Satara.
28 Nov- 6 Dec The Cape.
Cheers,Afriphile.

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by hilda » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:24 am

Travel safe, and have a fantastic time in the Park Afriphile! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Yoda » Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:41 am

So................do I join the club????

Now that my son is in high school, his and my daughter's school holidays clash - a lot of the time they do not coincide
My SO says to me that this past October my son was on his own at home a lot over his holidays, or he had to make arrangements with friends to keep him occupied.
She suggested that I take him to SA for the 2 weeks in Oct next year. Spend some time with my family, and go to Kruger! Excellent !
I immediately call SANP and make a booking.
Then she says to me the next day that maybe it's not such a good idea. We are planning on doing some major renovations to our house next year, and we are planning a summer trip for all of us in the July/Aug holidays. SO suggested we waited until Sept next year to see how the finances are looking
She has a point. Sort of. But......

Prob is one has a month to pay the deposit. And there was not a huge amount of accommodation/camps for the dates I wanted. Am reluctant to let what I have go on the basis that I may not get again nearer the time.
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by hilda » Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:17 pm

Postpone the renovations to your house Yoda! :tongue:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Mischief » Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:30 pm

I agree with Hilda :tongue: :wink:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Yoda » Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:42 pm

@hilda,
@mischief,

I think if I had to suggest that, it wouldn't go down well
In fact my SO would probably :sniper:
Especially since it's not a holiday for all of us
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Mant » Mon Nov 20, 2017 11:24 am

125 days to go ...................
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Satara 25 - 28 March 2018

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Mischief » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:27 am

Mant that 100 day mark is not too long to go now and you started at around 170?So definitely progress :dance: :dance:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Mant » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:29 am

Thanks Mischief, ya I'm getting there :wall: :wall:
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Satara 25 - 28 March 2018

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Yoda » Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:25 am

Was discussing trip with SO and it turns out I got the dates completely wrong!
For some reason I had in my mind that my son's school holidays started the day they actually finish.

Have just phoned SANP to sort that out.
Had to cancel my initial booking and make a new one.
Is the last week in September school holidays in SA?
I struggled to get the accommodation I wanted, and ended up having to book for some camps I am not that keen on. But thb, am just grateful I am going!
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by isinkwe » Wed Nov 22, 2017 11:26 am

Here we go again ImageImage

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Isn't it just amazing how potatoes give us fries and vodka? :D The rest of the vegetables should get their act together :rtm:

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by hilda » Wed Nov 22, 2017 12:16 pm

The last day or two of September might be school holidays for Government and Independent schools here in S.A. Yoda. Glad you got your booking sorted! :dance: :dance:
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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Helsinki » Mon Nov 27, 2017 2:45 pm

Tooo long until the next trip... see signature... :doh:
2018

May 10th-14th Marakele NP/ Tlopi Camp
May 14th-17th Mapungubwe NP/ Leokwe Camp
May 17th- 20st Kruger NP/ Bateleur Bushcamp
May 20th- 23rd Kruger NP/ Olifants Restcamp
May 23rd- 26th Kruger NP/ Tamboti
May 26th- 29th Kruger NP/ Biyamiti

:)

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by Mant » Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:48 am

110 days to go .................
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Satara 25 - 28 March 2018

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Re: Countdown!!!

Unread post by kallis1786 » Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:03 am

Good Morning Everyone :k :gflower: .

I have a fairly short countdown of 17 days :mrgreen: :D :dance: :dance: :clap: :clap: :whistle:


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