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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #400 on: December 26, 2013, 06:21:12 AM »
If you have nothing better to do. YOu take it top speed on the Autobahn. Come on.... For sure worth it
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #401 on: December 26, 2013, 06:57:50 AM »
One of which be gold? As in the color? Or Amex?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #402 on: December 26, 2013, 09:42:33 AM »
One of which be gold? As in the color? Or Amex?
Probably some German kind of card. That want the point I'm worried about :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #403 on: December 26, 2013, 10:06:20 AM »
Probably some German kind of card. That want the point I'm worried about :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #404 on: December 26, 2013, 10:17:13 AM »
Probably some German kind of card. That want the point I'm worried about :)

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #405 on: December 26, 2013, 04:43:00 PM »
Way to go!! Best decision of your entire trip btw! What are they charging you?

That is an awesome amount of time. You have a really good chance at seeing leopard at night and they have many lions. You may even see cheetah if you are lucky (I wasn't  :( although we came close). You never know what you will see but you are doing everything you can to increase your chances. I had a leopard walk within 5 feet of me one late afternoon. Hard to describe. Way cooler than the lazy lions (even though they were feeding on a kill). In our Timbivati lodge a Hyena ran into the gates during a bbq and the cook chased it out with a stick. Cool stuff.

We can't wait. We've heard from others in CPT that it's definitely not to be missed.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #406 on: December 26, 2013, 08:08:34 PM »
Cape Town (and it's surrounding areas)...

Simply the prettiest city I've ever laid eyes on.




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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #407 on: December 26, 2013, 08:33:12 PM »
Cape Town (and it's surrounding areas)...

Simply the prettiest city I've ever laid eyes on.
Have you been to GIG or SYD?
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #408 on: December 26, 2013, 08:36:06 PM »
Nope. Did CPT in lieu of SYD and AKL, which got pushed off until next year.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #409 on: December 26, 2013, 10:29:10 PM »
Cape Town (and it's surrounding areas)...

Simply the prettiest city I've ever laid eyes on.


Nice.
Now let's see a tablecloth :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #410 on: December 26, 2013, 10:37:15 PM »
Have you been to GIG or SYD?
I have been to all 3. I think GIG is a drop nicer than CPT, although if you ask me tomorrow I may change my mind. CPT is not as overwhelmingly beautiful but the view from on top of Table Mountain is unreal. If you add the cape of Good Hope to the equation my bets are with CPT. SYD (including the Bondi cliffs) doesn't compare in terms of natural beauty.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #411 on: December 26, 2013, 10:37:18 PM »
I'm pretty sure I can rustle up one of those :)
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #412 on: December 26, 2013, 10:42:57 PM »
I have been to all 3. I think GIG is a drop nicer than CPT, although if you ask me tomorrow I may change my mind. CPT is not as overwhelmingly beautiful but the view from on top of Table Mountain is unreal. If you add the cape of Good Hope to the equation my bets are with CPT. SYD (including the Bondi cliffs) doesn't compare in terms of natural beauty.

Yeah, when I said CPT, I meant also its surrounding areas, i.e. Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, Chapman's Peak, Haut Bay, Muizenberg beach, etc.

If GIG is even in the same league, I'm blown away.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #413 on: December 26, 2013, 10:48:46 PM »
Yeah, when I said CPT, I meant also its surrounding areas, i.e. Cape of Good Hope, Cape Point, Chapman's Peak, Haut Bay, Muizenberg beach, etc.

If GIG is even in the same league, I'm blown away.
GIG doesn't have the same amount of places to see but when you go to the top of Corcovado mountain and Sugar loaf you will be absolutely blown away. Leblon beach is also stunning when looking towards the Sheraton and the surrounding Favela's. Really tough call between the 2 although I am still leaning CPT. When you make it to GIG we should work on this together  ;D.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #414 on: December 26, 2013, 10:50:05 PM »
Such a well traveled Fan of Dan you are! I hope to be able to one day compare notes with you.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #415 on: December 26, 2013, 10:52:30 PM »
One of the advantages of CPT, as I see it, is the fact that around every bend, around every corner, it's another mind blowing, jaw droppingly beautiful landscape.

I legitimately ran out of superlatives to describe them.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #416 on: December 26, 2013, 10:57:52 PM »
One of the advantages of CPT, as I see it, is the fact that around every bend, around every corner, it's another mind blowing, jaw droppingly beautiful landscape.
Try Sedona, AZ for the same sitch.
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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #417 on: December 26, 2013, 10:58:55 PM »
Such a well traveled Fan of Dan you are! I hope to be able to one day compare notes with you.
Thank you! Would love to do that one day.

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #418 on: January 01, 2014, 10:32:18 PM »
When can we expect TR?

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Re: AJK's Trip/Route Planning Thread
« Reply #419 on: January 02, 2014, 12:06:22 AM »
When can we expect TR?
Let him rest up, he's jetlagged :P
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