Punda Maria Rest Camp

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by Alf » Tue Dec 08, 2015 3:57 pm

Up close and too personal for my liking
Next trip to the bush??

Let me think......................

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Tue Dec 08, 2015 5:22 pm

He says they suck straight from the pvc pipe that flows in there! lol

That's not where they are meant to be, I don't think... O-/
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by nan » Tue Dec 08, 2015 6:54 pm

me too... wish I was there :-0

^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Wed Dec 09, 2015 7:59 pm

Leachy reported a herd of 20 Eland, at Elandskuil yesterday! O

And prinsadam right about Thulamela waterpoint near Punda Gate...a great spot to visit now!

Maybe some pics forthcoming! \O
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by H. erectus » Wed Dec 09, 2015 8:56 pm

Please folks, I have a problem here,...

This pond or waterhole for what it's worth cannot be classed
a natural waterhole!!! It was created!!, the plastic pipe, leaking
all the way down a man made water source,.......

One may notice that beyond the pond, the landscape falls downward,
meaning it was created to support the hide!! , that being a attraction!!

Right behind that hide and 50 metres if so, a French drain facility and
soak away pit, upland from the so called waterhole!!,.. Forever under
maintenance,...further south are the actual water reticulation works!

The plastic pipe, I stood upon, merely a mechanical supportive action
to support the hole,...

Before leaving the Sanparks forum I raised a question too the effect
about the smell of diesel fumes emanating from this so called water
source!! I should have been slightly brighter in my uptake but what the
hell, me on a break in wonderland, why look for trouble!!

Punda M. still remains a unique experience and beautiful experience
with all it's shortcoming,..
Heh,.. H.e

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Thu Dec 24, 2015 3:58 pm

Gump there now, reports seeing White Tailed Mongoose in the area! ^Q^ ^Q^ ^Q^

Also 2 leopard on Mphongolo loop, and 2 cheetah near Babalala. \O
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by nan » Fri Dec 25, 2015 8:44 am

Cheetahs so far North O/\ O\/ ^Q^
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by okie » Fri Dec 25, 2015 10:02 am

H. erectus wrote:Please folks, I have a problem here,...



Before leaving the Sanparks forum I raised a question too the effect
about the smell of diesel fumes emanating from this so called water
source!! I should have been slightly brighter in my uptake but what the
hell, me on a break in wonderland, why look for trouble!!

Punda M. still remains a unique experience and beautiful experience
with all it's shortcoming,..

H.E. I queried this with the camp-manager after noticing that the water sprinklers on the lawns never ever stops . It appears that at some stage , Punda's underground diesel tank sprung a leak , and had to be replaced . However , they then discovered that their borehole had been contaminated , so they had to drill a new borehole to supply the camp with water .
So , they decided to use that water in any event for the gardens , and , of course to supply the " waterhole " in front of the hide .
Enough is enough

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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by Richprins » Fri Dec 25, 2015 10:59 am

Interesting! :shock:
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Re: Punda Maria Rest Camp

Post by Lisbeth » Fri Dec 25, 2015 2:59 pm

But that is poison 0*\
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