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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:09 pm

Congratulations KNP-Junkee. :clap: :clap:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Scouter » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:33 pm

A huge :congrats: to you and your fiance - what a wonderful start to your lives together, to get engaged in such a wonderful place :thumbs_up:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Hally » Tue Oct 04, 2011 3:49 pm

:gflower: Congrats

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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby RosemaryH » Tue Oct 04, 2011 4:48 pm

Congrats KNP-Junkee :clap: :clap: Sounds like a wonderful time was had at Mokala :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby DinkyBird » Tue Oct 04, 2011 7:43 pm

Sounds SOOooooo romantic! Congrats to you and your fiancée KNP-Junkie!!

And well done to Mokala peeps involved :clap:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby hilda » Wed Oct 05, 2011 6:56 am

Congratulations KNP-Junkee and fiance! :clap: Looking forward to the pics!
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Meandering Mouse » Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:04 am

My very best wishes to you both :D :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

What a wonderful way to make your commitment official.
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:26 am

Congratulations!!!!! :D :D :D :D :D :gflower: :gflower:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Kgalagadi Guru » Wed Oct 05, 2011 9:28 am

Well done KNP-Junkee.

I wish you ALL the best for the future. :clap: :clap:

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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Munchkin » Wed Oct 05, 2011 8:22 pm

:clap: Congrats KNP-Junkee on your engagement at Mokala............Romantic location for sure!! :thumbs_up:
:hmz: Wedding reception??
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby KNP-Junkee » Tue Oct 11, 2011 1:50 pm

Thank you all for the congrats

Munchkin, to be honest we thought about it as it is very central and we have family all over the country, but we had a look at a venue this weekend in the Bushveld which attracted us immediately.
It might be the one :dance:

The courier arrived this morning with our pics at my work's front door all paid for - how is this for service?

Well I will let the pics do the talking........ :D

On arrival Tess knew how to persuade SO with the cocktails and asked us whether we would like to be her two guinea pigs for the day as she is launching a new website for Mokala and need a few pics of the guests - SO was overwhelmed at this warm reception

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Look at my composure :shock: (thanks to camera technology you can't see my pants shaking....hehehe) .


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This was the setup under the "mokala" tree. Susan suggested we could sit outside as it was pretty hot and it would make some nice pics. SO knew nothing

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On arrival, Susan to my left and Nicolene at the back, Tess taking the pics. I got a speech earlier from SO when wanting to take my backpack with - she had to apologise later.... :D


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Now I was pretty nervous as we did not have much time. We were actually heading to Bloemfontein for a wedding the following day where SO was the brides' maid. They expected us at 2pm as they still had a lot to do. SO was worked up and told me that I have made better decisions in my life :evil: -by now it was 13h30 already.


My princess

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Nicolene serving us with champagne

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Yes my face tells it all....come on give me some credit for keeping a straight face..... :lol:

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SO's reaction when I got up - priceless!!

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She couldn't get an answer out for about 5 seconds, the I heard a little squeal through the tears and the smiles.....it was "yes"

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Memories rooted deep in our hearts forever, all thanks to the staff at Mokala. From SO and me : Susan, Tess, Nicolene and the rest involved in making this possible - you are the best and keep it up !!!

Forumites - go visit Mokala if you are looking for warm hearts, we did not even take a drive through the Park, but did see Gemsbok, Springbok, Eland, Tsessebe and a BBJ from the gate to the Lodge.

I will post them soon, a great thumbs up to Mokala :clap: :clap:

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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Scouter » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:10 pm

:gflower: Absolutely beautiful - what wonderful memories of a really special time - thank you SO much for sharing them with us all :dance: :dance:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:13 pm

that is really lovely pictures. Glad she said YES :D Setting is so beautiful and romantic :D :D :D :D :cam: :thumbs_up:
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby bert » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:22 pm

So cool and very romantic
Great setting
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Re: We got engaged at Mokala

Unread postby Dotty » Tue Oct 11, 2011 2:36 pm

So romantic and a beautiful setting :clap:
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