Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Alf » Sun May 05, 2019 10:08 am

I have been there once and then realized my fuel was very low and had to drive back very slowly and just made it back to Mopani lol
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Klipspringer » Sun May 05, 2019 8:08 pm

After a long drive you arrive and check carefully ... and there is


nothing
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and nobody.
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So you can relax and have X#X

But not for long and a large herd of ellies come for a drink

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What do elephants do for fun?

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Richprins » Mon May 06, 2019 8:26 am

^Q^ Klippies!

X#X
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Flutterby » Mon May 06, 2019 8:52 am

Lovely! \O

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Lisbeth » Mon May 06, 2019 3:04 pm

Great O/\ O/\
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Klipspringer » Wed May 15, 2019 3:57 pm

Another day in the dry season

Elephants in the water and zebra just hanging around doing nothing

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Flutterby » Wed May 15, 2019 4:52 pm

Lovely!! ^Q^ ^Q^

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Alf » Wed May 15, 2019 5:05 pm

The only time we have been there the dam was almost dry. But it was August i think
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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Richprins » Wed May 15, 2019 5:10 pm

\O \O \O

My memorable visit was sitting here for most of the day with a couple of student buddies during winter, and I doubt if more than 2 other vehicles came past.

We had had great viewing on this trip to the north and were happy to sit still, having just seen a sable bull at Dipene on the way down! :-0

The dam was rarely quiet, with the normal game plus ostrich and tsessebe coming and going and hanging around doing nothing, as you say. All of a sudden every animal began rushing TOWARD the water... :shock: 0-

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Re: Flavour of the Month - May/June 2019: Grootvlei Dam (S50)

Post by Lisbeth » Wed May 15, 2019 7:05 pm

The elephants seem to love the rather deep water O/\ O/\
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