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Matobos National Park, Malelme Dam Rest Camp

Post by ispeakbaobab » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:31 pm

Matobos National Park is a World Heritage Site situated 40 Kms south of Zimbabwe's second city, Bulawayo, AKA the City of Kings, along the road to Kezi, or the Matobos Rd out of the city centre.
Located 21 Kms from the main gate entrance off the circular drive, past Rhodes' Grave turn off, is the popular rest camp of Malelme dam. Accommodation is available in serviced 1 or 2 bedroom lodges, one roomed chalets with shared ablution block facilities and a camping and picnic site on the dam's edge, with clean ablution facilities comprising of showers and toilet cubicles, gender allocated.
During a recent visit over a holiday week end, May Day, the Vintage and Classic Club of Matabeleland members drove some of their collectables to this restcamp and below are some of the vehicles parked outside some of the lodges and chalets.

An Austin Oxford of Dave Mitchell in front of Lodge 7
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Seen here is Dave Liddell's Model A Ford in front of Lodge 13
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Matobos National Park, Malelme Dam Rest Camp Pt2

Post by ispeakbaobab » Fri Jun 01, 2012 4:46 pm

Some scenic shots of the lodge veiws from Maleme Dam Rest camp:
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Lodge 9
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From Black Eagle Lodge
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From Black Eagle Lodge
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From the camp/picnic site ablutions and Parks horses
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From the camp/picnic site ablutions and Parks horses
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Re: Matobos National Park, Malelme Dam Rest Camp Pt2

Post by Amoli » Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:46 pm

This looks like a beautiful place ISB....
Thanks so much for showing us. O/\
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Post by Dewi » Fri Jun 01, 2012 8:56 pm

Nice cars. Even nicer scenery. Thanks for posting this. \O
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Re: Matobos National Park, Malelme Dam Rest Camp

Post by Flutterby » Sat Jun 02, 2012 10:11 am

Great pics ISB...and lovely old cars! :D

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Re: Matobos National Park, Malelme Dam Rest Camp

Post by ispeakbaobab » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:25 am

Thanks chaps, for the warm welcome and chuffed you liked the pics.
Have a few more to post but not sure how to add these onto this page
quantity about seven or so to add if possible???

Thanks again for the thumbs up

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Post by Sprocky » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:32 am

Great stuff ISB, and good to have you posting. \O

At our little meet in Nelspruit last week your boet told us where you got the name "ispeakbaobab" from, I nearly split myself wide open with laughter. -O
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Re: Matobos National Park, Malelme Dam Rest Camp

Post by Amoli » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:33 am

ISB -

Yes.... ^Q^ Please post more pics ^Q^

I am sure somebody will answer your question as to difficulties you might be having using Photobucket, Tinypics or any applications.

Sprocky - who is his boet ?
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Post by Sprocky » Tue Jun 05, 2012 8:34 am

Lets leave that to ISB to reveal. O**
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Post by Flutterby » Tue Jun 05, 2012 9:56 am

And how did you get your name? :twisted:

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