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Re: What would you do???

Unread postby okie » Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:39 pm

MATTHYS wrote:I will just get myself a little rowing boat and do house hopping from/between BB to Okie :wink:



Hmmm .. Now that would be nice Matthys :) Except for the Shingwedzi river you don't need a boat :naughty:
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Re: What would you do???

Unread postby billyf » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:23 am

My, but you bunch of anti-social mites :shock:

would like my house on the perimeter of Skukuza, close to the shops and the banks - can play golf twice weekly and enjoy all the sociability of the South :tongue:
(and a little weekend cottage in the bush somewhere for long weekends and school holidays :wink: )
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Re: What would you do???

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:39 am

Billy, this is probably why I could not do it.

I can't take my blankets :roll:

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Re: What would you do???

Unread postby tent dweller » Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:27 am

I would opt not to stay in one place all the time, ideally I would want to have a mobile home and then I can spend a certain amount of time in different areas of the park, only exiting when necessary to buy supplies and to do a few errands, living in the park must be pure bliss and something I would never ever get tired or bored with. The bush is so unpredictable, everyday will be as exciting as the one before
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Re: What would you do???

Unread postby Graham_5000 » Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:06 am

cheetah2111 wrote:Agreed Tent Dweller :thumbs_up:
But if I have to have a house in Kruger, it will be under the shady trees along the TImbavati River Bank 8)



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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:21 pm

Any spot that overlooks the Kanniedood dam near Shingwedzi … or a spot when approaching Satara from Olifantskamp amongst the Marula trees. I can just imagine the peace and quiet and those sunrises and sunsets … :roll: :wink:

What a perfect question to ask for an imaginary trip to Kruger and what is nice about the question is that a person can change one’s mind for that ultimate perfect spot over time with no building cost involved … :D :thumbs_up:

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Not bad either, it is very peaceful there :hmz:
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Scipio » Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:05 pm

BB, GM, they will build in the 2 km peripiral development zone, so you can keep you house, but it might turn to Timeshare. ROFLMAO. :twisted:

I would just take over the Klopperfontein or Nhlangulene gamerangers house. :lol: :lol:

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Scipio » Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:16 pm

GM, Timeshare makes money, and then you give peeps the oppertunity to erect houses, charge them a levy, and give them their own private roads. And Boom, financial problems for SANParks solved. :dance: :dance:

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Grantmissy » Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:29 pm

But Scipio your horror story should not be part of the Kruger dream house with endless vistas over the savannah, blue skies, lots of animals and quiet Amarula evenings . Not greedy time share landlords on your doorstep rubbing their hands together for money and looking for places to build and develop :?
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby johanrebel » Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:58 pm

Grantmissy wrote:a spot when approaching Satara from Olifantskamp amongst the Marula trees.

Aah . . . that would be that house called Mondzo. It is already there, you just need to where to find it.

(Mondzo is Shangaan for Leadwood, by the way. Not Marula, but close enough).

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby ndloti » Thu Nov 01, 2012 9:24 am

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Mimondzo 1993 , slept in the hut .

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Grantmissy » Thu Nov 01, 2012 10:30 am

Ndloti and JR - Yes :thumbs_up: that looks like a good place
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Grantmissy » Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:55 pm

A house overlooking Sunset Dam would also not be bad either - many sightings of birds and animals. Not so sure about the ongoing traffic though :hmz:
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Carol g » Fri Feb 14, 2014 2:28 pm

I'd love a house built next to Olifants camp overlooking the river
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby t-bal » Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:44 pm

Great view and not at risk of getting wet feet. :D Sounds perfect to me Carol G :thumbs_up:
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