plane tickets are bought the wait is going to kill me

Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by Biggdawg, Feb 6, 2014.

  1. Areaonereal

    Areaonereal AH Member

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    Leaving May 21 out of Atlanta for Joberg, hunting the Limpopo area, just know I am going to forget something, will start packing soon and ready to go. Feel like a kid at Christmas. When I booked this trip in November, my son could not sleep much the first few days, so excited. It will be my retirement gift for both of us.
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    75 days til we leave for SA. 367 til we head to Namibia. :)
  4. Biggdawg

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    62 days 6 hours for me ;) but who's counting.
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    May 24th can't come soon enough. Going with three newbie recruits. It'll be a hoot watching them be amazed.
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    May 10th can't come fast enough. Hunting 2x1 with my dad. 4 of us are going. Sable is on the list. Hunting with magersfontein safaris. I can tell you this I have hunted with five differnet outfitters and I am done trying new people. I am going back to people I trust. Kmg and Magnersfontein are the outfitters that will get my buisness. Last year I hunted Namibia. I took my 10 year old for his first hunt. I did not and don't plan to post a report on the outfitter. I worked very hard and many extra hours at work to end up walking around in a desert struggling to even see animals. I know what I get with the outfitters mentioned above. Safe travels to all. Shoot straight. Aaron
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    Ouch... That is not a good sign.


    This years hunt should be a dream.
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    What are the odds we are sitting next to each other on the flight? Haha...
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    112 days until July 18 for my 2nd trip, my wife's first safari and 1st time leaving the USA.
    To say she is excited would be the biggest understatement I could verbalize.

    a couple of days ago, she talks to me about it. "Jerry, I was talking with a lady a work who said
    that her sister and husband went to Africa for a 'once in a lifetime' trip. Never planned to go back and
    she was saying that she is already planning their 2nd trip. What if I feel the same way and want to go
    back again. Can we go somewhere for you to hunt Cape Buffalo and I could just hunt whatever else we saw?"

    I reminded her how expensive it was to hunt buff. She replies that we could save up some of the money and use some funds
    we had set aside for something else.

    I may be creating a monster.
  13. Biggdawg

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    she is definitely a keeper like my better half.

    i know the feeling about creating a monster too, i got her into shooting and I load for her now she is worse than me thinking she needs 5k for every caliber she has, lol now i hear " have you made me my ammo yet" " what is taking so long?" lol
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    I love hunting season!
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    117 days 16 hours and 50 mins until wheels up on trip #4! The experience keeps getting better every trip!
  17. Frozen6bt

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    Odds are pretty good.....

    119 days....
  18. AK145

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    119?...my app says 117 until our flight leaves Fairbanks! Quit adding days! :confused:
  19. Frozen6bt

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    Oops! You are correct sir! How the heck did I loose 2 days....
  20. Biggdawg

    Biggdawg BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Veteran

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    T minus 40 days and counting

    got my saps form filled out for my one night stay in joberg on the way to namibia. clothing is all picked out, as is luggage.

    need to cut foam in gun case and finalize loads for the rifles -- should do that this weekend then make my ammo. have my pelican case for the ammo and 2 sets of padlocks for both cases.

    things are coming along and time is flying by.

    do you guys take a laptop along? just debating if i want to take my laptop along so i can download my pics daily and take notes. but it is one more thing to carry around. ?????

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