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Offline Chrissie B

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Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« on: April 26, 2009, 04:23:49 pm »
We just moved to Barberton in Mpumalanga, and it seems that not too many people know how beautiful this part of the country is. 
A couple of months ago, when we were still in the process of purchasing The Gold Nugget Guesthouse, we did a quick recce into the mountains above Barberton, and boy we found some beautiful places.  Mr Grumpy (my other 1/4), managed to get the dirt side up, and of course in sympathy I managed to drop mine too, right in front of one of those huge yellow trucks.  The driver had to stop and help me back on my way again... hahaha. 
We have done a few rides in this area and found sone great trails, but still have a lot of investigating to do.
Anyway, just wanted to let you all know about these stunning mountains and also to welcome you to pop in at the Gold Nugget Guesthouse and Pub.  We're always eager to see some new and old faces.

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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #1 on: April 26, 2009, 04:27:28 pm »
Here are some pics to wet your appetites!

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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #2 on: May 11, 2009, 01:56:10 pm »
GPS points / route maps / places of interests in the area plse.  I'm planning a little excursion to that area soon - might see you guys then?
 

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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #3 on: March 10, 2010, 08:38:24 pm »
wow!!! those pics look great! must say would move from the beach, surf and mountain to Mpumalanga in a heart beat!

Will keep your place in mind! 
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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2010, 03:57:16 am »
Hi Chrissie. Ek was gister (21/04/2010) in Barberton en toe ek julle bord op die hoofpad sien het ek 'n draai gaan maak daar, maar julle was in Nelspruit. Die plekkie lyk mooi. Ek is in Sabie so kan maklik uitkom vir 'n rit. Dix van Dam
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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2010, 10:19:56 am »
Hey Chrissie,
Long way from Base 4? Give that old 1/4 half my best.
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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #6 on: May 26, 2010, 11:37:06 am »
Hey Guys, sorry, have not had much time to get on the forum lately.  But thanks to those Wild Dogs that have been to visit... and pity we were not there to meet you, van dam. 
And Billbob, yes it's a bit far from Base 4... but not too far for a weekend visit, only 3 1/2hr drive!
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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #7 on: May 26, 2010, 11:41:28 am »
Chrissie - where is nice self-catering cottages to use.  Planning a family trip in the LC coming month?
 

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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #8 on: May 26, 2010, 11:43:22 am »
On my Swaziland trip last weekend I made use of Chrissie's accomodation at the Gold Nugget on Friday and what an awesome place with an awesome vibe AND run by such awesome people. VERY good value for money. I can recommend them highly :thumleft:
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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #9 on: May 26, 2010, 11:44:20 am »
website?  url?
 

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Re: Forgotten Part of Mpumalanga
« Reply #10 on: May 26, 2010, 11:55:06 am »
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