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A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby DuQues » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:44 pm

You may have noticed GP's avatar...
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Well, that's no joke! The people that have followed her blog will know that on the 30th of september the big day is here, after 2 years of sending in forms she's finally allowed into The Netherlands, and we're going to be a real couple! (The definition of a LAT relation needs a rewrite!)

Do you for any reason want to see her before she flies? Or worse, see me?
We'll be in <little smiley looking around for mods> Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden on sunday, the 20th of september.
For those that don't know us:
The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden is an outstanding birding locality close to the urban centre of Johannesburg. The relatively small area, virtually surrounded by urban development, is managed by the National Botanical Institute (NBI) and includes a diverse array of habitat types which ranges from steep cliffs surrounding a magnificent waterfall to open scrubland and riverine woodland. Several short walks run through the garden and the surrounding natural areas. The JCI Geological Trail has recently been developed and gives visitors the opportunity to not only walk along the Roodekrans Ridge and in the Nature Reserve portion of the garden, but also to learn something about the fascinating geology of the area. Guided tours can be arranged for groups. Information brochures, a map and a bird list are available at the gate or NBI office. A morning's birding in the garden during summer can easily produce a list of 70 species. A total of 230 species have been recorded in the garden.

So you may have a reason to visit anyways! :lol:
Arriving currently: The photos from our trip! Overhere! :yaya:

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:45 pm

:hmz:

Congrats you two!!!! :clap:
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Micetta » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:54 pm

Congratulations Santie and Duco :dance: :dance:

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Dotty » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:59 pm

Been following your story from the wedding and the blog :clap: :clap: Wish I could be there to congratulate you Congratulations :D
KUDU's mean Well done and Thank you

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:59 pm

:dance: :clap:

I do hope that birdie and her flock will have an annual migration back to where she was born! :wink:
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby DuQues » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:05 pm

Imberbe wrote:and her flock

:shock:
What do you know that I don't? :shock:
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Dotty » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:06 pm

I wondered that :redface:
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby CuriousCanadian » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:07 pm

:hmz:
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Micetta » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:10 pm

Could it be.......

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Boorgatspook » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:11 pm

Haven't met either of you two, sad as it is to see GP leaving SA, I wishing you both happiness and many years together, a fairy tale that finally has reach a new chapter, a life together.... :clap: :dance:

Maybe I'll work something out, and drop in :twisted:

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby DuQues » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:13 pm

Boorgatspook wrote:Maybe I'll work something out, and drop in :twisted:

I really hope you can...
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:18 pm

:lol: Flock of one! You! :lol:
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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Micetta » Wed Jul 29, 2009 10:19 pm

:lol:

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby prings » Thu Jul 30, 2009 12:31 am

@DQ, I think you have made a mistake with the meeting place. I have checked the map of Lower Sabie & cant find the park. Is it next to sunset dam :roll: :roll:

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Re: A fare thee well? Or just a bit of birding?

Unread postby Emily86 » Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:53 am

To GP and DQ,

Your story is an amazing one, I am so happy that this day is finally on it's way for the both of you. Warm wishes to the both of you. :)
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