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 Post subject: Re: Bungalows with non-thatch roofs
Unread postPosted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 11:07 am 
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It is not the upgraded huts in Shingwedzi. Bungalow (BG2) and Hut (EH3)
Yes and the safari tents are a good option .
Tamboti very very nice to stay has bathroom in some of the tents .
Same with some of the lower sabie tents.


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 Post subject: Re: Bungalows with non-thatch roofs
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Tollie wrote:
Thank you Crested Val and Yoda!


Hope you come right. :thumbs_up:

Pity about the allergy.
I love the smell and look of the thatch.
One of my highlights of staying in Kruger is the rustic feel as apposed to how my house feels.


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 Post subject: Re: Bungalows with non-thatch roofs
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Thanks boertjie, en yes yoda, I couldn't agree with you more! I am looking for something more towards the South, so perhaps another option may have to be Marloth Park.


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 Post subject: Re: Bungalows with non-thatch roofs
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T,

My SO also suffers from allergic reaction to thatch, but not as bad as your family member though! But be warned depending on the time of your visit the grass and pollens & dust can also wreak havoc on your peace and quiet!

He takes medication every morning (that doesn't make him feel tired) and usually we are spared the red, itchy, swollen eyes & throat. (I have been tempted in the past to slip him a sleeping pill because the fog horn blowing and snoring can give the unsuspecting person a heart attack.)

I would rather go for the tents at Lower Sabie. Marloth Park might be brilliant but its just not the same, and you might end up with thatch there as well?

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 Post subject: Re: Bungalows with non-thatch roofs
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I may be wrong, but I seem to recall some of the chalets in Lower Sabie, near the movie area, have tiled roofs

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 Post subject: Re: Bungalows with non-thatch roofs
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My connection is too slow at the moment, to open videos but perhaps a good idea to watch Roaneric's great :D
overview photo's video clips and also to look at specific accommodation photos on that index to find tiled roofs ?

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