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Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby TheunsH » Mon Jul 04, 2011 1:39 pm

As you may know, the Prings (Dave and Lorraine) are here in SA again! :clap: :clap:

How about another meet with them here in Gauteng. Two years ago we had a winner of a meet. On Saturday (23 July 2011) they will be available. We thought a braai at Rietvlei should be great. If Rietvlei is fine, we could meet at 12:00 and get the ball rolling! :thumbs_up:

Please post your suggestions here!

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Elzet » Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:32 am

Ai Oom, why don't we sommer camp at Rietvlei? It is going to be too cold to braai on open plains next to water... Brrrrrrrr.


Why don't we rather opt for a place like Monte Casino, with a nice cozy restaurant, low light from candles, yummy food, service, luxury??


(Never been to MC - now's my chance!). :twisted:


C'mon, Gauteng mites, a mini-meet is on the cards! It could also be a Pink one... :roll:
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Elzet » Wed Jul 06, 2011 6:34 am

It is Dave's 80th :twisted: :twisted: :lol: b-day on the 22nd. Let's celebrate in style! :wink: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Bushbaby30 » Wed Jul 06, 2011 1:36 pm

That sounds like a great idea... So whether it is Rietvlei or Monte we'll be there! Elzet if it turns out to be Rietvlei we can always go to Monte another day! :lol:
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Flutterby » Wed Jul 06, 2011 2:30 pm

Sounds like fun!!! :dance:
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby TheunsH » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:24 pm

Wow, I see this meet is starting to "rocket" now! :lol:

I had a pm or two with Mads about Rietvlei. (Thank you Mads, you are a star! :clap: :clap: ) Maybe we can have the lapa at Rietvlei for the braai and after that a late afternoon game drive on the open vehicle for those who are interested! :thumbs_up: It cost R135 per person for the game drive...minimum 10, maximum 20 people.

I will let you know as soon as I receive more details! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby PetraJ » Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:42 pm

Would love to go, just need to make some travel arangements first :roll:

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby TheunsH » Wed Jul 06, 2011 4:07 pm

Bushbaby30 (and kie) and Flutterby, it's going to be great seeing you there! :thumbs_up:

Petra, I'm sure some travel arrangements will fall into place! :pray: :thumbs_up:

Come on Mites, let's make this meet the greatest ever! :dance: :dance:

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby TheunsH » Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:40 am

Hi there mighty Mites!

I received some good news from Mads. We can have the lapa at Rietvlei for free if we book the game drive as well (R135 per person). In such a case we only have to be out at midnight! :twisted:

If we don't take the drive, we can braai/picnic at the picnic spot and have to be out of the park at 18:00.

I'm off to Kruger on Saturday (9 July) for a week ( :dance: :dance: :dance: ) and must know within the next day or so whether we are going to be enough Mites to book the drive and lapa or not. If you feel that a meet at a restaurant is a better option, please post your suggestions here.

Thanks! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby TheunsH » Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:43 pm

The meet is on people! :dance: :dance:

Welcome on-board Dikdikkie and JustNature..going to be great meeting you in person! :thumbs_up:

And a warm welcome to you as well Prings..I just knew you will be there! :lol:

Mads is currently sorting out things with Rietvlei. At this stage it's important that we book a minimum of 10 people for the late afternoon drive, so that we can have the lapa! We can braai before AND after the late afternoon drive! :dance: :dance:

Flutterby, I'm sure you can stay for the drive as well...just bring your family along! :twisted:

Elzet, we are going to be in the wild, not a noisy crowded restaurant! Put on your beanie (the one that I've bought you for Tsendze today) and you will be nice and warm! :lol:

Going to miss you Joe, a meet without you is just not the same! :lol: (Seriously, enjoy your party. :thumbs_up: )

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Mads » Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:27 pm

Okay so the list is growing!! :dance: :dance:

I am starting a list for the game drive and then also a list for the meet!

List for the Game drive:

1. TheunsH
2. Elzet (sorry Elzet) please where everything warm including your beanie!! :pray: )
3. TheunsH
4. Prings
5. Prings
6. Vlakvarkvrou
7. Sekhmet
8. Dikdikkie
9. Bush mom
10.Bushbaby 30
11.Cheetah2111
12.Lettuceleaf711
13.Bushbaby75
14.Me Skarabee
15.Black Rhino
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.


Sorry if I left somebody out!! Let me know please!!
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Mads » Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:34 pm

Okay list of who will be attending the meet.

Prings
Michel367
TheunsH
Elzet
Bushbaby 30
Flutterby
Dikdikkie
Mads
Sekhmet
Vlakvarkvrou
Bushmom
Kathy SA
Please guys add your name. Let us make a great meet!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby kathy sa » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:22 pm

Les and I will be at the meet but not on the game drive....if thats ok?

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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby cheetah2111 » Sun Jul 10, 2011 11:29 pm

Hi there mites!!!
This meet sounds well festive! Image

I just need to know a few things :slap:

1. Where is Rietvlei? :lol: :lol: I gather its in Gauteng (strong powers of observation you see)
2. Are we all driving back laaaate at night??
I mean you know if I come i wont leave my SO's here in JHB Image

I'll have to try convince a couple of varsity mites to come :hmz: You need the young eyes to spot the cats on the drive!!!!!
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Re: Gauteng Meet with the Prings

Unread postby Mads » Mon Jul 11, 2011 9:51 am

Hi Cheetah2111,

you are more than welcome to bring allllll your friends, I am not sure what time it will end :whistle: :whistle:, but you can leave whenever you feel like it!! :hmz: .

If would like to do the drive, I just need how many to know before Friday...

You are right! :mrgreen: it is in Gauteng. Rietvlei is close to the R21 (Johannesburg International Highway). It is in the South eastern Parts of Pretoria. Closest Suburb is Irene. I will post a map closer to the time.

It will be a bring and braai. So you need to be self sufficient. Cutlery, etc. I will post a list closer to the time, and bring alllll :big_eyes: the warm clothes you have!! Rietvlei is the coldest place in Gauteng!!! :huh:

If you have any other questions? Please post them.

It would be wonderful to see you at the meet! :thumbs_up:
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