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 Post subject: Safari Tent Burned at Lower Sabie
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 7:44 pm 
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I just read that a safari tent at Lower Sabie burned to ashes. First, I'm so sorry for the South African couple staying there who lost all of their belongings. Second, does anyone know which tent burned? I have such fond memories of those tents!!!
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 Post subject: Re: Safari Tent Burned at Lower Sabie
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 8:02 pm 
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Lesego wrote:
In a strange twist of fate, but unrelated to the poaching incident, a fire broke out from one of the safari tents at Lower Sabie Rest Camp around 06:00 this morning; completely burning down the tent. The South African couple, who were staying in the tent went out on an early morning drive and upon return just before noon, were shaken to find their tent in ashes.

Rangers managed to stop the fire before it caught the other tents but all items in that tent including guests’ belongings could not be saved. This incident is also still being investigated at this stage.

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 Post subject: Re: Safari Tent Burned at Lower Sabie
Unread postPosted: Wed Oct 12, 2011 10:05 pm 
It must have been a real shock to get back to camp and see all your stuff has gone up in flames. BAD NEWS. I wonder where they sleep tonight and in what pajamas???


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 Post subject: Re: Safari Tent Burned at Lower Sabie
Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:25 pm 
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The photo of the burned tent is on the front SANPARKS page under news, click on the article stateing two rhinos were killed....
Here is the link.

http://sanparks.co.za/about/news/default.php?id=1756

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 Post subject: Re: Safari Tent Burned at Lower Sabie
Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:07 pm 
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Oh my word, what a sad sight! :big_eyes:
I would like to know what the cause was if ever its discovered.

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