snippets from a day trip

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leachy
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Re: snippets from a day trip

Post by leachy » Sun Apr 28, 2013 9:41 am

:-) :-) :-) :-)

thanks for the bird identification dewi.... i have another for you..

:-? :-? :-? :-?

the south western section of the park includes the valley of desolation and the viewpoint overlooking graaff reinet

it was a fairly pointless exercise heading there as the road to the top was hidden in clouds

so i took a meander along the road towards the staff quarters and back.....

some bontebok/blesbok

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cape mountain zebra
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gemsbok
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spiny agama
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ground beetles pushing each other around

"hy het haar"


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a thrush/robin/???? with lunch
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the view across the dam from the southern side closer to town
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some local children fishing at the base of the dam wall.
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and that, as they say in the classics, is that....

i will return again this december....


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Re: snippets from a day trip

Post by Flutterby » Sun Apr 28, 2013 10:01 am

Thanks for showing us this relatively unknown park leachy!! \O \O

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Re: snippets from a day trip

Post by Lisbeth » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:37 am

The "littles" are very nice.

Great to visit a new park. Thank you, leachy \O
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Re: snippets from a day trip

Post by Dewi » Sun Apr 28, 2013 11:53 am

Thanks for showing us some of this park Leachy. \O

Great pics from you as usual. ^Q^

Your LBJ is a Pipit. I'll guess at Long-tailed, but don't quote me on it, these are a nightmare to ID correctly. :-? :-? :-?
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Re: snippets from a day trip

Post by Amoli » Sun Apr 28, 2013 3:52 pm

Thanks for sharing your trip Leachy.

It seems to have a relaxing atmosphere. \O

I loved the 'prime property' home. (I say home, 'cos all houses with verandahs around, spell a home to me -O -O )
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