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Old 1st October 2010, 00:53   #1
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Default Some pics and Experience at South Africa

Its a long time that I am out of the Country as well as one blogging in T-BHP. Though I am still a regular visitor of the forum, could not able to post any idea or my view from a long time. I missed the Monsoon trip in India this time. However here is some random pic and experience that I am having here.

Here is some pics from T20 match.

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Cheer Girl Busy entertaining public.
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Old 1st October 2010, 01:30   #2
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Default Lion & Rihno Park

Some pics from Lion n Rhino park that I visited few weeks back. This is a small safari where you can drive with your own car and see some nice animal live.

Kings of Jungle. Taking rest.

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Hungry Lion

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Bull fight...

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Daring Kids
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Thats me
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Bengal Tiger
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Wow! How did it feel to touch the cub ? Nice pictures there. I hope more of them are coming. The big cats are huge when seen in real life.
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"Some pics from Lion n Rhino park that I visited few weeks back. This is a small safari where you can drive with your own car and see some nice animal live."

I stayed in S.A for 1. 5 years back in 2004-2005 and have been to this place. By the way did you go to Pilansberg (there was a major fire there - is it open now?) and Kruger?
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Excellent pics there arin. I just added 5* for wildlife pics. African wildlife is a different ball game all together. wide in variety and colors. I hope you have loads of pics in store like the other one by tomtom i followed keenly - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/travel...ss-plains.html (Africa - Endless Plains)

Edit: Does anyone know the species of the birds in 133.jpg?
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@arin_12, you are really a lucky guy to pat the Lion cubs . Nice snaps, covered many of the African wildlife wonders. Waiting for more and more snaps!
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Old 3rd October 2010, 21:46   #7
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Thanks to all of you.
I will upload more pics soon, not getting time. The feeling was great to have a pics with the Cat. Even we have option to take a snap with a snake and with a big cat.
I had been to Pilanesburg but unfortunately I forgot to take our camera. So no pics :(
My Krugers plan is not yet success due to high work pressure
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Good one mate. The safari pictures are really nice and the thing I liked was driving your own car. Waiting for more pictures.

By the way, which camera and what lens did you use?
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Brilliant pictures man!! The pics with the cubs are simply amazing.

Would be great if you include some writing as well
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Good one mate. The safari pictures are really nice and the thing I liked was driving your own car. Waiting for more pictures.

By the way, which camera and what lens did you use?
I have a very simple camera. SONY DSC H1. Quite old. But it has 12X optical Zoom. That made life easy to take pic.



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Brilliant pictures man!! The pics with the cubs are simply amazing.

Would be great if you include some writing as well
I will put some of my view and exp at SA soon.
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Here is some more pics ...

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This pics are inside a Cave. The cave was a mine of calcium.
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This is a naturally build Calcium pillar, Though it looks naughty

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Arin, again nice pictures . I really liked the Antelope and the cave. Waiting for more...
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Nice pics there..Africa!! one of the best destinations really.
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Being a T-Bhp fan lets start my experience with the car market here.
The variant of car here is too much. Here we have all latest cars from various company. People say that SA is a poor country but looking at those car you will be surprised. Here we have almost all the company that you can think except SKODA
Audi/BMW/Merc is a common car here. Have lots of Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, Ford and VW. Our sweet old SWIFT sells with 1600 CC not the Indian version, very less presence of SUZUKI. Servicing/Repairing car is very difficult, my colleagues car took 4 months to replace his damaged door.

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Petrol and diesel price difference is very less, just 0.15 ZAR. And surprisingly fuel cost is equivalent to Rs.
Petrol = 7.9 ZAR = 7.9 *6.3 = 49.77 Rs
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Old 9th October 2010, 23:54   #15
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