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Re: Old pictures of Camps and Picnic sites

Unread post by JenB » Fri Oct 02, 2009 1:15 pm

........ and driving off the road and protruding. :lol:
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Re: Old pictures of Camps and Picnic sites

Unread post by iNkwazi » Fri Oct 02, 2009 9:03 pm

I remember in the old days you could buy slides (they were the big hit back then) of animal sightings etc. in the Kruger at any of the camp shops.

My folks took many photos. I will have to investigate where they are. Would love to share them here.... If they've been turfed, I'm going to be :evil:
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Re: Old pictures of Camps and Picnic sites

Unread post by mountainview » Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:10 pm

Hi All

Anyone got any old pics of the Pafuri area in the 60's and 70's? In particular the original fever tree forest!

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Re: Old pictures of Camps and Picnic sites

Unread post by ndloti » Mon Jan 18, 2010 6:21 pm

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Pafuri picnic spot , bad quality best I can offer from circa 1985/7 .
Will look for some of fever tree forest area , but probably are not good quality .
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Re: Kruger memorabilia

Unread post by mposthumus » Fri May 07, 2010 4:03 pm

Don't know where to post this? Skukuza some 55+ years ago!
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Re: Old pictures of Camps and Picnic sites

Unread post by JenB » Sun May 23, 2010 9:28 am

These photos are hanging inside Rabelais hut.

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Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by LEIGHVLASSO » Mon Aug 16, 2010 3:23 pm

Hi all

My fiancés folks moved recently from Benoni to Hoedspruit to semi-retire and be closer to the bush.

After sorting through things to take with them or dump, I came across a box of slides on the “to dump” pile.
I spent a few days scanning all the slides onto a hard drive and came across many old photos the Kilians had taken of Kruger, the animals and the camps from the late 1960’s onwards.

They are huge “Krugernites” and spent many holidays in the park over the past 40 years so there are some lovely photos of Kruger past.

I even came across one of my fiancés 1st trip to Kruger at only a couple of months old. :lol:

Enjoy and I promise to post some more when I get a gap. :popcorn:

Tshokwane Picnic Site
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Entrance to Phalaborwa Gate - Early 1970's
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Leopard taken mid 70's - with old spool camera so no Digital zooms :)
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Road Markers late 60's
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Tshokwane

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Satara late 70's
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Muzandzeni Picnic Site late 60's early 70's
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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by Nungu » Mon Aug 16, 2010 4:02 pm

Great pics :clap: :clap:

Interesting how Tshokwane hasn't changed much in 30 -40 years!!!

Well at least from the angle pic5 was taken :hmz:
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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by Bushmom » Mon Aug 16, 2010 7:49 pm

Rooies wrote:Quick quiz: looking at picture 4 above, what did they use as road markers/directional signs before the ones in the picture?


If I remember correctly it was black and white markers set on poles, often pushed over by elephants!
I will have a look through our old photos too!
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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by LEIGHVLASSO » Wed Aug 18, 2010 7:52 am

Me again

thank you all for the lovely comments etc on my post.

A few more pics.................... PROMISE MORE STILL TO COME :clap:

OLD ENTRANCE TO LOWER SABIE - BURNT DOWN TWICE
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ENTRANCE GATE TO MALELANE IN APPROX 1983
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LION SPOTTING EARLY 80'S
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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Aug 18, 2010 4:18 pm

Leigh I have photos from 1976, 1978, 1979, and 1981, but they are conventional snaps taken on an old camera. Sadly my technical knowledge is zilch, so wouldn't even begin to know how to get them on my pc and post them here!!!!! :redface: :redface: :redface:

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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by LEIGHVLASSO » Mon Aug 30, 2010 3:41 pm

Sorry guys..things been a bit hectic but here are a few more i've transferred from slides..........

Skukuza 1970
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Timbavati Picnic Site 1968
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Letaba Camp entrance gate 1965
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Satara 1970
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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Sep 01, 2010 9:20 pm

The following were all taken in 1979 at or near Skukuza.

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Hope you enjoyed these. More tomorrow.
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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by Crested Val » Thu Sep 02, 2010 11:12 am

:thumbs_up: Goggapot and Mandinga.

Here's some more, also taken in 1979 around Skukuza, Lower Sabie or Pretoriuskop.

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Find the bird!!

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Wonder if this guy ever became a tusker!!

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Hope you enjoyed these, more tomorrow............

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Re: Old photos of Kruger

Unread post by Flutterby » Wed Sep 08, 2010 9:44 am

The animals still look the same....just the quality of the photos has changed!! :D

I can remember our first trip to Kruger in the '70s was in my Dad's new brown :lol: Audi. We had no binocs :roll: , no cooler box for drinks and no map. So we basically had no idea where we were going, and were dehydrated getting there!! :lol:

Our next trips were more organised but I now wonder how we managed to fit everything in those 'old' cars?!! :hmz:
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