Friday, April 19, 2013

Me Tarzan, you Jane? We spent a night in the Tinyeleti Tree House.


As the sun set over the Kruger National Park,
and MORE specifically the Lion Sands concession,
we arrived at our evening accommodation...

I bet Tarzan NEVER had it this good!
Perfect weather(until the wind picked up in the middle of the night)

Perfect scenery...

A delicious meal for two...
Dinner consisted of salad, fish, venison kebabs and fruit for dessert.
There was also water, soft drinks and wine supplied.
And to round off the perfect evening,
 a cheese and biscuit platter.


And the perfect company!
My wife with the largest wine glass we have ever seen...
I was told that it holds a full bottle of wine.
Not for the faint-hearted...
This is a glass for the serious drinker.

Some perspective on the Tree house...

We were told not to leave after dark...
Hence a quick pic before the vehicle left us on our own

Downstairs is a bathroom...
No shower facilities,
but there is running water to wash hands and face
and brush your teeth.

It took me a while to figure out how to get the chemical toilet to flush.
But I eventually worked it out.
Perhaps a laminated notice on the wall might reduce the feeling of embarrassment?

No lion, no witch...
but Narina has a wardrobe!

No electricity, however there were enough lanterns to make our evening special

With a full moon, this venue would be spectacular

The bed was VERY comfortable and warm...
Once the wind picked up, it did get a tad chilly
however snuggling down together took care of that.

Behold...THE 750mm WINE GLASS

Lanterns to set the mood

to light the stairs...

and the deck

The night sky...

Aside from the table and chairs that were set for dinner,
there is also a couch to sit and watch the stars from
As well as a telescope to check out the night sky
In order to enjoy a night in the Tree House,
you have to book in at Lion Sands, Kruger National Park.
Your stay here is weather dependent as there is no shelter should it start to rain.
You can take the duvet downstairs and sleep on the bathroom floor if you don't feel like "wimping"out and using the radio to call the camp!

Although I could hear them calling the whole night,
together with lion and hyena,
I could only see their eyes in the torch light.
However we found this hippo out browsing the next morning
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFloRQ5uRlo

Shortly the name will change to
Lion Sands,Kruger National Park


For further information or reservations please contact:

Lion Sands Private Game Reserve
(011) 880-9992



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