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Train Converted to Luxury Hotel for Visitors to National Park

by Jan Schroder
kruger shalati train on a bridge

When visitors first began going to Kruger National Park in South Africa, they traveled by train and spent the night on the Selati Bridge as there were no accommodations on land. In tribute to those first visitors, a new luxury hotel is opening in a refurbished train permanently stationed on the abandoned bridge that spans the Sabie River.

Kruger Shalati: The Train on the Bridge will open later this month with 24 rooms on the bridge and seven more on land.  Large glass walls will allow for spectacular views of the river and wildlife including crocodiles, elephants, hippos and buffalo.

Jan Schroder, Editor-in-chief

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