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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby ndloti » Tue Jul 24, 2012 11:50 am

It had changed very little when I was last there in Dec 2011 / Jan 2012 !

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There is now an additional sign ...

If you go there after 23 Sept the area will be devoid of litter .

While it is still as it is I will consider it as the best lookout of all - remember a new entrance gate is planned to the west which will threaten the sanctity ...
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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Elsa » Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:50 pm

Graeme & Nicky wrote:But will enjoy eggs and juice on the 'tables' again this Christmas.
and such unique tables and chairs they are too!

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Stoffel » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:17 pm

We visited Thanga twice during our week-long stay in Shingwedzi during May 2012. I just love the place. It was exceptionally dry (for May).

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I used the toilet facility while there, but have to admit that I found it a bit scary. Anything - from horrible spiders or even snakes - can hide under those longdrop toilet seats. But it is so much better than having no toilet facilities (like so many other places in Kruger actually in need of such facilities).

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Grantmissy » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:39 pm

Stoffel wrote:but have to admit that I found it a bit scary. Anything - from horrible spiders or even snakes - can hide under those longdrop toilet seats
:lol: :lol: :lol:

I agree with you Stoffel. The one at Makhadezi is similar. The photo of Elsa is great and I cannot think of a better table to have Christmas eggs and juice. Tshanga is a very special place to many I think.
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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby rufie » Wed Oct 10, 2012 1:42 pm

Very nice place to have a nice breakfast and looking over the valley down below!

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Wildkyker » Wed Oct 01, 2014 12:03 pm

:shock: :shock: :shock: Has no one been at the Tshanga lookout for more that 2 years :shock: :shock:

It is one of my favourites. And this is why! :wink:

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Rooster » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:02 pm

The last time I was at Tshanga I asked my better half to marry me, on the rocks!
This was in 2010.

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Rooster » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:04 pm

O sorry, I forgot, we visited Tshanga agin on our honeymoon the next year!

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Elsa » Wed Oct 01, 2014 1:47 pm

Wonderful memories and certainly a special place for you and SO Rooster! 8)
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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Oryx » Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:30 pm

Wildkyker, I was there two weeks ago. Yes, a very special place. I always go there whenever I am in the north.

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Wed Oct 01, 2014 3:55 pm

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Just why it is so special.
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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Wildkyker » Thu Oct 02, 2014 10:00 am

Rooster :)
What a great place for a proposal.

Yes the peace and quiet is something else. :wink:

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Sat Oct 04, 2014 6:15 am

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Dream Weaver » Sat Oct 04, 2014 9:02 am

We were there two weeks ago. A veld fire had recently been through the area - up and over the hill. Grass and bushes scorched, Mopani tree at the summit burned down. Benches and tables are unscathed.

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Re: Tshanga Lookout

Unread postby Hippotragus » Sun Oct 05, 2014 3:02 pm

That's sad Dream Weaver, but it is amazing how quickly the veld does recover. Of course, a tree burned down will not recover, but saplings will appear in due course.

It is a lovely lookout and I am looking forward to being there in a couple of weeks' time!
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