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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 3

    Jip Karen's photos was much better than mine, my ego took a serious hit. I was supposed to be the star photographer on this trip.
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    Punda Maria is 'n lekker basis om daardie area te verken. Verder kan die watergat reg teen die kampplek mens ure lank besig hou. Ek hoop Old Van gaan vir julle baie plesier gee.
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 10

    Our last day of a great trip to the Kruger, the north will see us again, maybe we will plan our next visit at the end of the rainy season, just to see how it will look when all the rivers are...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 3

    Hi Horks

    The shop at Punda Maria (and also all the other park shops) carries decent quality meat, much better than I remember from years gone and they also have a small selection of fresh produce....
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    Some more piccies
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 9

    We booked out of Satara and our destination is Onder Sabie for our last night in the Kruger.

    We start the day with a visit to the Nsemani Dam where we encounter a very large herd of buffalo, all...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    We discussed this very subject. Only in Southern African parks and wilderness areas you can have a comparable experience.
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    En nog 'n paar
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    More Day 8 images
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 8

    Day 8 see us moving from Shingwedzi down to Satara.

    We started north and decided rather than driving to Phalaborwa and exit the park there, we might as well drive the whole length of the park.
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    More Day 7 piccies
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 7

    We packed up the comfortable chalet at Sirheni and again went south on the Mphongolo Loop.

    At a viewpoint overlooking the river we saw a big overland type truck with the phrase "Beware of the...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 6

    We started an early morning game drive from Sirheni just after 6 am. The plan was to be back at 8 am and to prepare a proper breakfast. Well the early morning game drive eventually took longer than 6...
  14. Re: Disappointing result with T4A and Garmin Nuvi - Newbie errors?

    A few possibilities:

    Make sure a previously selected destination is deleted, it might be that there is still a live one that caused the GPS to regard it as a via point.

    Check settings,...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    And a few more
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 5

    We packed up and loaded the car and drove down to the waterhole and hide at Punda Maria.

    The flamingos were still there, but they were joined by zebra, buffalo, a few warthogs, wildebeest and a...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    More Day 4 images
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 4

    Day 4 and we explored Pafuri and the beautiful river and forest towards Crooks Corner. We had a little picnic at the Pafuri picnic site and spend a bit of time at Crooks Corner. The temperature was...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    More Day 3 piccies
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    Re: Northern Kruger report Day 3

    Yesterday was actually the second day of the trip, so I decided to name this portion Day 3.

    Let me tell you about my fellow travellers. My wife, Ms M, is a business owner and an extremely fussy...
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    Re: Northern Kruger report

    And a few more Day 1 photos.
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    Northern Kruger report

    We (myself, wife and another couple) have just spend a fabulous ten days in the KNP, mainly in the North, but we exited in the south.

    We flew up from Cape town to ORT, rented a car and entered at...
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    Re: Old Postal Route - Biedouw Valley

    Here is an image of the Doring at Uitspankraal, beginning August. We have had good rain in August and the first week of Sep, I doubt if things would have changed much. I stripped down to my jockeys...
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    Re: Old Postal Route - Biedouw Valley

    The Doring at the end of the Biedouw Valley at Uitspankraal is a much bigger river compared to the Doring at Elandsvlei. At the beginning of Aug we crossed the Doring and Tra Tra a few times but I...
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    Re: Brand se baai

    I would do the West Coast Road then Velddrif / Laaiplek, Dwarskersbos, Elandsbaai, then a bit inland as the Transnet road is not open to the public, via Leipoldtville (you turn left back to the sea...
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    Re: Tankwa Karoo and Old Postal Route

    I tried to cross the Doring to go into the Biedouw, but the water level at Uitspankraal was too high and I had to turn back. I posted a pic of the crossing in another thread, but here it is again.
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    Re: Tankwa Karoo and Old Postal Route

    I was in the Tankwa about 2 weeks ago with a group from the Wilderness Foundation Africa, WWF and Sanparks, they are investigating methods to develop the corridor between the Cederberg and the...
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    The International Drivers licence is issued for one year, it is also linked to your SA licence, eg. if you only have 6 months left on your local licence the AA only issues an International licence...
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    Re: What are you smoking?

    We have a smoker, similar to the one on the left. During the lockdown we used rooibos tea to smoke a fresh snoek, it turned out very nice. You could definitely taste the rooibos, but by the next day...
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    Re: There are LIONS in our camp

    This newspaper report raises two questions:

    1. On the original image in this thread, the image was copyrighted to Peet Pelser.
    2. The so called original image in the newspaper, had been doctored,...
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    Re: Trip Report Strange days, empty land.

    Hi Dave, I trust you are well.

    We had a booking for Koiimasis for tonight and tomorrow night, but here we are, locked up in Cape Town
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    Thanks I enjoyed the video and that last sunset was quite something.
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    Re: R364 Clanwilliam to Calvinia

    The road surface was fine, the Botterkloof Pass was newly graded (is that the correct term? die stootskraper was daar )

    No road blocks, I in fact made two legal trips, the first one was to...
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    Re: R364 Clanwilliam to Calvinia

    Jip I'm now also a fan of this road, did it about 2 weeks ago north to south (don't worry it was all legal and above board, permits and all), having previously done it south to north on route to...
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    Re: West Coast/Cedar Berg Camping

    Algeria, Jamaka and Sanddrif can be very busy during school holidays and long weekends, maybe you can time your visit there to avoid the crowds. A quiet Sanddrif is a good base to explore the area....
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