Bateleur Bushveld Camp

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by ExFmem » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:34 pm

If so, it's a very ill advised option. I know that I certainly don't have the expertise to even offer an informed opinion, but taking away a MAJOR asset from a camp seems curiously puzzling. :-?

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by Sharifa » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:39 pm

We have a new map of Kruger where all the waterholes that are to close are in red (as opposed to blue for the ones that will remain)

Rooibosrandt is in red but agree ExFmem and my view is also just a layperson's view. The dam was a major attraction for the area. We have not returned to Bateleur since Decmeber 2010. Time will tell if this is the right decision.

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by ExFmem » Tue Aug 27, 2013 4:43 pm

Agreed. We certainly won't be going there anymore as well.

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by Richprins » Tue Aug 27, 2013 5:56 pm

One little aside is that the proposed road from Shangoni Gate will presumably join the S-52 somewhere nere there? O**


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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by Toko » Tue Sep 03, 2013 4:12 pm

Back from Kruger incl Bateleur - here the good news: All dams still there and accessible: Silvervis and Rooibosrand :-)

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by nan » Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:27 pm

that is nice Toko, thanks \O
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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by ExFmem » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:18 pm

Toko,
Accessible like in the "old" days when you could drive (almost) the length of the dam, or just accessible to a car or 2 to sit far back from the water? I know that's not exactly clear, but if you are familiar with how it used to be, you'll know what I'm trying to ascertain. Thanks!

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by Toko » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:23 pm

Not like the old days, ExFmem, only the small spot for 2 or 4 cars and you need a bino to ID a Jacana at the water's edge -O

But the dam is still there ;-)

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by ExFmem » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:25 pm

Shucks! :-(

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Re: Bateleur Bushveld Camp

Post by Dewi » Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:12 pm

Ahhhhhh, those were the days.....

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