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Aug 23, 2011 - Visit to the Taxidermist

After breakfast, we hopped in Shaun's wagon to the city of Polokwane, formerly Pietersburg, to visit Safari Taxidermy who will handle our game. A distance of 90 miles to the East. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia "Polokwane (City of stars}; meaning "Place of Safety", is a city in the Polokwane Local Municipality and the capital of the Limpopo province, South Africa. It is also often referred to by its former name, Pietersburg. Polokwane is a major urban centre, the biggest and most important north of Gauteng (Johannesburg). The...

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Mar 22, 2011 - En route to Kruger Park via Polikwane/Pietersburg

March 22nd, Well, we’re off! Once again, Anschu and Charles have been exceptionally kind and are loaning us their bakkie (pickup) to go off for a week of Game Park adventure. So, after a lovely breakfast and stuffed full of information and advice, they loaded us up with all the stuff we’re likely to need if we were camping: tent, cots, chairs, pillows, blankets, coffee pot, utensils, etc. etc. and waved goodbye as we set off for the Kruger National Park. I can’t believe how very kind and generous they are! Our first stop was not far away:...

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