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Travel Tales

Unread postby Bennievis » Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:33 pm

The best reading are right here under our noses, our very own Forum's "Travel Tales", written with humour, honesty, joy, excitement.. and with (excellent) photos. :thumbs_up:
Imagine publishing all the travel tales in one thick book, I think it will be a best seller :think:

Thank you to all the contributors :thumbs_up:

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby MATTHYS » Mon Feb 27, 2012 1:54 pm

:clap: Bennievis !
Bennievis wrote:Imagine publishing all the travel tales in one thick book, I think it will be a best seller :think:

I agree ! :D

:gflower: to ALL Travel Talers.
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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby hilda » Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:22 pm

I will be the first one to buy the book! I am hooked on Travel Tales! :D
The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do. - Unknown.
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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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Grantmissy » Tue Feb 28, 2012 7:20 am

hilda wrote:I will be the first one to buy the book! I am hooked on Travel Tales!
Me too Hilda :D A book containing all the forum recipes and handy hints will also be very good :thumbs_up:
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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby robertwintle » Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:02 am

During September 2011 my wife and myself visited the Kruger National Park. We entered the park at Crocodile Bridge and drove along the tar road to Lower Sabie and then to Skukuza. This was and will always be my most memorable trip to the Kruger as I had a wish to see the late/great tusker "Duke", this was only about a week before he died of old age. We stopped at a bridge over a dry river bed only a few kilometers from out entry into the park to look at a Rhino that was lazing in the river bed. My wife requested me to get the video camera ready as there was a bif eliphant on the other side off the bridge trying to destroy a tree. but before she could start rolling the camera this massive elephant started to cross the road behind us and I then realised that this is my dream come true. I could now say I saw Duke (without his tusks). You can see him in the photos below. We then drove further and saw 2 lions next to the road. A few kilometers up the road another visitor stopped us and asked where the lions were and we luckily took our kilo meter reading before we left the lions and could tell them where they were. he then told us that if we wanted to see a leopard that we can find it just before Lower Sabie over the weir. We also saw buffalo to complete our big five in just under 7 hours on our first day. We then had a beautiful rest of the weekend with lots of birds, lion, elephants, rhino and further leopard sightings. Please enjoy the photos below of this historic trip.

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Bennievis » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:12 pm

What a great story Robert :mrgreen:

(I cant see your photos :hmz: )

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Heksie » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:15 pm

Bennievis wrote:Imagine publishing all the travel tales in one thick book, I think it will be a best seller :think:


Now that is a splendid idea Bennievis! :thumbs_up:
I would definitely buy this book! :dance: :dance:
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9-20 Dec Satara
14 Dec Sable Hide
21-27 Dec Lower Sabie
28 Dec-4 Jan Satara
5-8 Jan Lower Sabie
9 Jan Croc Bridge

2016
2-6 March Skukuza

29-31 March Lower Sabie

8 -11 July Tsendze
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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby hilda » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:30 pm

@ Robertwintle: Wonderful sightings and beautiful pictures! Thanks for sharing your wonderful experience of meeting Duke so shortly before he died. :D
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2 - 5: Skukuza
6 - 8: Crocodile Bridge
9 - 11: Lower Sabie
12 - 13: Biyamiti
14: Return home

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby robertwintle » Fri Mar 02, 2012 1:40 pm

@Bennievis, try now please...

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Sharifa » Fri Mar 02, 2012 7:23 pm

hilda wrote:I will be the first one to buy the book! I am hooked on Travel Tales! :D


Agree with Hilda. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Bennievis » Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:00 pm

robertwintle wrote:@Bennievis, try now please...

:thumbs_up:
Fantastic!! wonderful photos Robert, you were so blessed with these sightings :D

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Bennievis » Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:03 pm

Anri wrote:
Bennievis wrote:Imagine publishing all the travel tales in one thick book, I think it will be a best seller :think:


Now that is a splendid idea Bennievis! :thumbs_up:
I would definitely buy this book! :dance: :dance:

:hmz:
Could be a fundraiser for the Rhino project??? Or what say you all? :big_eyes:

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby Heksie » Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:08 pm

Bennievis wrote:Could be a fundraiser for the Rhino project??? Or what say you all? :big_eyes:


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Excellent idea
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9-20 Dec Satara
14 Dec Sable Hide
21-27 Dec Lower Sabie
28 Dec-4 Jan Satara
5-8 Jan Lower Sabie
9 Jan Croc Bridge

2016
2-6 March Skukuza

29-31 March Lower Sabie

8 -11 July Tsendze
12-15 July Satara

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Re: Travel Tales

Unread postby hilda » Sun Mar 04, 2012 10:14 am

Anri wrote:
Bennievis wrote:Could be a fundraiser for the Rhino project??? Or what say you all? :big_eyes:


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Excellent idea
Ditto :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
The secret of life is not to do what you like, but to like what you do. - Unknown.
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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