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Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby steamtrainfan » Thu Sep 16, 2010 10:22 pm

Maybe I have been smoking my socks too much lately or I am still suffering from withdrawal symptoms but ------ If SANPARKS came to you and said that you had won a competition and that you could build a house anywhere within Kruger, where would you build?
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby alf » Fri Sep 17, 2010 5:43 am

Anywhere close to Sirheni Bushveld camp where you will have peace and quiet with no day visitors irritating me
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby SilverSpur » Fri Sep 17, 2010 6:59 am

At the back of Dozi Dam, on the Muntshe side.

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby SilverSpur » Fri Sep 17, 2010 7:04 am

mmm, or maybe on the Salitje side of the Sabie river...

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby DotDan » Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:22 am

Now this is a great topic... I have spent many hours driving around the KNP and thinking about this exact topic..

Mmmm my perfect place would be right next to Gudzani dam

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby bert » Fri Sep 17, 2010 8:53 am

Olifants lookout where the Olifants and Letaba rivers meet

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby cptphotographer » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:00 am

Anywhere between Skukuza and Satara far away from the tourist roads will do nicely thanks, when can I start construction?
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Gunner » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:06 am

:P
I'd build a Tree-House with a 360 degree view on the Sabie river, close to Lower Sabie! :dance:

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby DuQues » Fri Sep 17, 2010 9:09 am

Lanner Gorge, just beyond the end of the S64.
Nice and close to Pafuri and crooks corner, but with a good road leading out for the shopping, and in the best part of Kruger.
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby Mant » Fri Sep 17, 2010 11:58 am

Hi,

I would agree with DuQues. I would build my house in Lanner Gorge where it is nice and quiet with no disturbances from tourists. :)

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby ecojunkie » Fri Sep 17, 2010 12:04 pm

Would not really want to add to the human footprint.......but I would choose somewhere totally secluded under a nice big shady tree near a river course, taking care to keep it small and simple and ensuring it would blend it with surroundings.....and then keep the location completely secret!
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Fri Sep 17, 2010 12:06 pm

it seems like i would be Bert's neighbour - but we can be on different sides of the river and looking at different areas of the river :-) or it would be somewhere close to Mopani but far away from the crowds. or close to Talamati hidden in the bush. :D
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby RobertT » Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:26 pm

Mine is already built, it is on the koppie on the right hand side just before Mopani. Think it is the rangers place, is hidden in trees and must have a stunning view from up there.

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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby ndloti » Fri Sep 17, 2010 2:27 pm

Bush Baptist wrote:I have thought about this topic many times while driving in the area under my consideration - and only there.

A quiet loop under the majestic riverine forest on the Shingwedzi river!


I agree , BB .

There is just such a location , look to the left .
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Re: Where would you build a house in Kruger?

Unread postby dovidal » Fri Sep 17, 2010 3:07 pm

how about in the pafuri forest,its quiet.


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