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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
Unread postPosted: Tue Mar 11, 2014 6:43 pm 
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I absolutely Love Shingwedzi! My new favorite. Even when the camp sites are fully booked, you never really get that impression.

As much as I love the south, it is unfortunately starting to show rat race tendencies (i am bound to school holidays for now).


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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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GlenD, this is my last year of having to take my leave in December, my baby :shock: is in her last year of school this year :D :D

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Shingwedzi 21 - 22 December 2014
Letaba 23 - 26 December 2014
Olifants 27 - 29 December 2014
Tamboti 30 December 2014
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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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After floods, all revamped and painted. Fresh smell. Shop is magnificent. Also one of my favourites. Stayed the 29th and 30th December 2013.

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Satara 25 & 26 April 2014
Mopani 27 & 28 April 2014
Punda Maria 29 & 30 April 2014

11-13 May 2014 Kruger lodge

Satara 15-18 June 2014
Lower Sabie 19 - 22 June 2014


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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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Just for interest's sake (and because it's one of my favourite spots in the entire park) what does the causeway look like? Has it been rebuilt? Did they raise it?


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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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When we were there last week the causeway was closed off and it didn't look like any work had been done on the causeway as yet. Camp itself was superb! Well run by a lady that checks up on everything all day long, made sure all braai's were cleaned daily, came around and asked if we were still happy, spot checked abulution blocks, etc. She is definitely an asset to SANPARKS.


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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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That "lady" sounds like my kind of "lady" :gflower: :gflower: :gflower:

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Shingwedzi 21 - 22 December 2014
Letaba 23 - 26 December 2014
Olifants 27 - 29 December 2014
Tamboti 30 December 2014
Berg en Dal 31 December 204 - 03 January 2015


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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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Thanks, angiek. I agree with TD, that's the sort of employee that is needed. Hope she gets the due recognition for her good work.

I am looking forward to our stay at Shingwedzi in May - sounds great now.

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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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Thanks, angiek. I agree with TD, that's the sort of employee that is needed. Hope she gets the due recognition for her good work.

I am looking forward to our stay at Shingwedzi in May - sounds great now.


Hippotragus, you lucky fish, you get to visit in May :D , while have to wait for December :cry: , have a wonderful trip with many wonderful experiences

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Letaba 23 - 26 December 2014
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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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Wasn't there a program where one could nominate her. We were missing some towels and she herself brought them to us.

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Satara 25 & 26 April 2014
Mopani 27 & 28 April 2014
Punda Maria 29 & 30 April 2014

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Satara 15-18 June 2014
Lower Sabie 19 - 22 June 2014


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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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Yes, there is Community awards
It is run on an annual basis so keep an eye open for it this year wheckroodt. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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Thanks, TD. Our kids are long-gone from the nest, so we can travel out of season - and get our Pensioners' Discount!!!

I'm sure December will be here before you know it. Hope you also have a great trip then.

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 Post subject: Re: Shingwedzi Rest Camp
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angiek wrote:
Camp itself was superb! Well run by a lady that checks up on everything all day long, made sure all braai's were cleaned daily, came around and asked if we were still happy, spot checked abulution blocks, etc. She is definitely an asset to SANPARKS.


:thumbs_up: Thanks angiek I will pass your comments on :D

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