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“I am not a photographer , I am a canon owner !!!”

Unread postby Nkulu » Thu Jan 07, 2016 10:48 pm

Time to start another tale .........
Brief background, I was booked from 26 December till 1 January, but ........... I ended up with 12 lovely nights, not alone but with a friend who also needed to recharge.

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The beautiful sight knowing you have arrived ....... 20 December 2016

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The welcoming committee

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This bat was the source of great laughter when it dive bombed us ......... and I squealed like a girl :D

Message I sent to my children on the 18th
"My batteries are flat, I am running away on Monday, please log any objections within the next 30 minutes"
Good thing I have children that understand their crazy mom :D .......... I am Blessed.
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Skukuza cricket 3-5 March
Lower Sabie 6-7 March

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Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Fri Jan 08, 2016 5:51 am

Nkulu, I am really looking forward to your report. 8)

I think your pictures are pretty Kruger.... :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby Grantmissy » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:07 am

Nkulu I am looking forward following your Kruger trip report :gflower: The photographs of the vervet monkey and her baby and the "dive bombing" bat is a great start :thumbs_up: Thank you.
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Unread postby Karin Mitton » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:24 am

Looking forward to your TR Nkulu!

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Unread postby lion queen » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:44 am

It is heart warming to know you have kids that understand mom needs 12 days in Kruger to recharge! :k

The dive bombing bat would have me more than just squealing like a girl!! :big_eyes:
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Unread postby hilda » Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:50 pm

Aaahhh! I found this new travel tale by Nkulu! :dance: :dance:

Looking forward to read all about this "recharge" trip of your Nkulu! :popcorn:
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Kruger sleeps in March 2016
2 - 5: Skukuza
6 - 8: Crocodile Bridge
9 - 11: Lower Sabie
12 - 13: Biyamiti
14: Return home

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Unread postby Hugh » Fri Jan 08, 2016 3:57 pm

settled in the back seat Biltong in one hand and a coke Zero in the other Now lets gt on with the trippie
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Unread postby Nkulu » Fri Jan 08, 2016 6:56 pm

MM, it was lovely meeting for the "clink"
I actually managed to take a couple of photos I am proud of .......... but I was driving another amateur photographer :D so my shots were limited :roll:

I almost named this TR, "a bit forward, no back a bit, left ..... no a little to the right" but Albert owns a Nikon, and I am a canon fan :wink:

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Skukuza cricket 3-5 March
Lower Sabie 6-7 March

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Unread postby Nkulu » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:05 pm

GM, welcome aboard, that bat reminded me that behind the mask I am still a girl :redface: (OK an ole gal)

The second day at Croc Bridge those same vervets managed to dismantle a dome tent :naughty:
but everyone clubbed in to help the young couple restore some order :clap: :clap:
I really love the friendship that is extended by the majority of Kruger fans, replacement poles and tent pegs appeared as if was Xmas :lol:

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Lower Sabie 6-7 March

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Unread postby Nkulu » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:10 pm

Karen Mitton, welcome, hope to see you at the Cricket

Lion Queen, my poor children have simply given up trying to understand their mom, but they love me :k

Hilda :gflower: welcome
This trip was truly needed, but

There is new life in the soil for every man. There is healing in the trees for tired minds and for our overburdened spirits, there is strength in the hills, if only we will lift up our eyes. Remember that nature is your great restorer

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Skukuza cricket 3-5 March
Lower Sabie 6-7 March

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Unread postby Nkulu » Fri Jan 08, 2016 7:14 pm

Hugh :gflower: biltong was plentiful, but coke zero :hmz: why do you think all my trousers have shrunk in the wash :lol:

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Unread postby Jan van Wyk » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:19 pm

On Board all the way...... :dance:

Superb start with beautiful images!! :clap: :clap:

Thank you for sharing :thumbs_up:

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Unread postby SurfCindy » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:36 pm

Another trip to Kruger :mrgreen: :mrgreen: and 12 days (more :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: ) Lovely start and looking forward to enjoying the ride with you Nkulu :dance:

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Unread postby Nkulu » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:39 pm

Jan van Wyk, welcome and thank you kindly

I will never be able to compare with you, but thank you for inspiring me to try harder
(I even managed a clear photo of "that birdie" at Lake Panic :lol:

. “Challenges are what make life interesting and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.” –Joshua J. Marine

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Lower Sabie 6-7 March

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Unread postby Nkulu » Fri Jan 08, 2016 8:47 pm

Hi Surfcindy and welcome :gflower:

I saved a special photo for the birdie school teacher :D

He was singing too beautifully and calling his mate .......... Please ID

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