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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
Unread postPosted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:42 pm 
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Now that is what I call a decent water feature in your front garden FG. :dance:

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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
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I live on the farm hidden between the mountains and river, no one around for 30 km. Its absolutely quiet both day and night. The night skies shine so brightly in the evening that most people forget how many stars there really are in the heavens above.

Lots of birdlife and nocturnal creatures from black backed jackals to caracals. I wish never to live in the city though. You cant put a price on what we have. :thumbs_up:


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Ouma Biskuit .. It sounds a like a little bit of heaven . Sigh !!!!

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Thought I would share a sunset with you all from my "stoep".

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the lawn debris is from these two rascals.

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Here they are playing in the dam behind the house.

Meet the neighbours.

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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
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the rascals seem to be very happy :D
there is NO Crocodile :shock: or something else :big_eyes:

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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
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Anne Marie, there has been a hippo sighting on this river:

taken on my daily dog walk

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this is a seasonal dam that dries up when there is not enough rain.

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This is a frequent visitor though.

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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
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I am the manager of a private game reserve in the Eastern Cape, SA.
Many people asked me to show them where I work and stay.
I'll start with the view as you drive up to my house.

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The house is built in the right in the kloof

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The patio where we spend most of our free time

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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
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From patio we have entrance to lounge (left sliding door), kitchen, and inside braai area (right sliding door)

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from patio to outside braai area

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under the trees

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 Post subject: Re: What is your home like?
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That looks so lovely and peaceful Koedoe!
Thanks for showing us where you live. :thumbs_up:

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Koedoe - how fortunate you are !
I get a feeling of well being seeing such places - I imagine there is little light & noise pollution ... ?

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Koedoe what a wonderful place to live... what animals do you have on the farm /reserve???

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Yes Elsa, lovely and peaceful, great to have the opportunity to share my 'paradise' with you.

ndloti....where can I begin.....the brightest stars at night because we see no lights, the freshest air because we have hundreds of hectare with spekboom which just pump out oxygen and absorbs all the carbon. We don't hear any motorcars or any noise from nobody!!!

Hugh, We have 22 specie of game but no dangerous animals like lions, elephants or rhino.

God blessed me far more than what I asked for or deserve!!!!!!

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Well where do I start????!!! :hmz:

I suppose you could say we are nomads!! :dance:

May-Oct we live in our own 4 bed detached house just inside The Brecon Beacons National Park.........an area of great beauty on the Welsh Border in the UK.
I have a laptop, and sit in our lounge perched on the sofa to do all my forums posting.
We have a really small garden (SOs least favourite pastime!!) but have blue and great tits and golden finches visiting our bird table, and squirrels who eat what the birds drop on the floor.

Nov-Jan we live in a rented cottage in Phalaborwa Limpopo Province.
it has 2 bedrooms/bathrooms, and an open plan lounge/diner/kitchen.
Again I perch on the sofa with my laptop!!
There is a pool (necessary on hot days!!) and a lovely garden where many beautiful birds visit. (Paradise flycatcher, kingfishers, mousebirds, blue waxbills, barbets etc etc!!)
We visit Kruger almost every day via the Phala gate!!

Feb-April we live in a rented cottage in Port Edward KZN.
It has 2 bedrooms/bathrooms and an open plan lounge/diner/kitchen.
It has a wonderful sea view which is why we come here, and we occasionally see a whale go by.
Again I perch on the sofa with my laptop!!

Now you know!! :whistle: :whistle:

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Koedoe, one can describe your place only in Afrikaans. 'Wat 'n moerse lekker plek'

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wow koedoe... seems fabulous :dance:
are they... monkeys or Baboons :shock:

Crested Val... exactly what I would like to have :thumbs_up:

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