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 Post subject: Re: What would you do???
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 14, 2012 8:39 pm 
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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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 Post subject: Re: What would you do???
Unread postPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:23 am 
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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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 Post subject: Re: What would you do???
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Billy, this is probably why I could not do it.

I can't take my blankets :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: What would you do???
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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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 Post subject: Re: What would you do???
Unread postPosted: Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:06 am 
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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)



Near the S39 north?

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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:21 pm 
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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:

stephan groen wrote:
Anywhere between the Mopanis


Not bad either, it is very peaceful there :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:05 pm 
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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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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
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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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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
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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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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
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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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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
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Mimondzo 1993 , slept in the hut .

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2004 camped under the big trees , a watercourse in front of camp ,

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

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

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 Post subject: Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?
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Great view and not at risk of getting wet feet. :D Sounds perfect to me Carol G :thumbs_up:

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