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Coming from FADS Hoedspruit we climb over Moholoholo Animal Rehab center https://www.moholoholo.co.za/ ...

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... up to the northern Drakensbergs...

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... just behind the Three Rondavels. No, Martyn, this is not a Circus artist group, it means 3 hills looking like the local traditional round houses.

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You can imagine this if you watch the scenery from Lowveld Lookout.

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Next to the creek down there are the Bourke´s Luck Potholes, unfortunately not to be seen in the sim.

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And the Lisbon River should begin at the falls of the same name.

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Graskop is a village with hotels, bars and restaurants (and tourist attractions) at the southern end of the Panorama Route.

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Finally we leave the mountains...

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... fly across Hazyview, ...

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... until we spot FAKN Kruger Mpumalanga airport on a plateau (left). The place to rest for this night.

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10 hours ago, Iain Emms said:

Fine set these Gerold.

cheers

Iain

Thank you Iain!

 

2 hours ago, BradB said:

I am enjoying your tour of Africa Gerold . :):)

Thanks John, and: Can you imagine how much I would enjoy to do such a tour in reality?

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1 hour ago, Stillwater said:

Thank you Iain!

 

Thanks John, and: Can you imagine how much I would enjoy to do such a tour in reality?

I am sure it is on your "Bucket List" . :):D

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10 hours ago, BradB said:

I am sure it is on your "Bucket List" . :):D

You are totally correct, John. But the longer Corona stays, the longer this list grows. The only cure is simmed travelling, and it really helps a bit. Can we charge it to the health insureances?

 

11 hours ago, lifejogger said:

Enjoyed the flight and the shots, I am learning a lot about Africa. (I take the names of the places your at and look them and read about them.)

Thanks a lot, John! Reading about these places brings you on a long, interesting Journey, I hope you are undisturbed!

I just found this place to be a good starting point: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blyde_River_Canyon_Nature_Reserve#The_Three_Rondavels 

Or you take this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panorama_Route 

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On 4/24/2021 at 1:36 AM, adambar said:

Nice shots of your African trip Gerold. :)

Thank you Adam!

 

On 4/24/2021 at 3:00 AM, TerribleT said:

Very nice indeed - out with the atlas again for me :D

As said before, I have the atlas just next to my sim desk. But in this case I knew the route by heart, as it is travel preparation, awaiting those days when travel would be possible again. And hopefully affordable.

 

17 hours ago, Jack Sawyer said:

Gosh Gerold, you make it look easy.  I have this OLC but haven't explored even .00000001% of it!

That means you can easily increase your "explorance rate" by potencies! You lucky guy... ;)!

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