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Re: Memorial Bench - Photographs Please

Unread post by Jen » Wed Dec 22, 2010 11:40 am

Hi

One last request - PLEASE if anyone will be at Pafuri Picnic site over the next couple of months I would really appreciate any photo's of the memorial bench (details above).
Please would you be so kind as to PM them to me as this thread will be removed shortly.

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Re: Memorial Bench - Photographs Please

Unread post by Bushbaby30 » Fri Jan 07, 2011 12:55 pm

Hi Jen
I went to Pafuri picnic site on the 28th and as promised went to have a look if I could find the bench...
I couldn't find it and asked Frank if he knew where I could find it.
He knew exactly what I was talking about and said they delivered the bench the previous week but didn't send the correct spanner with to assemble it (which would have been the next day)
He showed me on a hand drawn map where the bench was going to be set up and then took me to the spot...
Here are some pics taken from the spot the bench is standing now.
Frank with the map
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The map... The bench is the star on the left of the the word river
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This Buffalo walked by while I was standing there
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If you would like me to mail you the original photo's you can just pm me your email address.

Hope it helps! I must say they do have an awesome view...
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Re: Memorial Bench - Photographs Please

Unread post by Boorgatspook » Fri Jan 07, 2011 1:01 pm

Thanks for the photo's, Bushbaby30 !

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Re: Memorial Bench - Photographs Please

Unread post by norms » Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:01 pm

Bushbaby30 - Wonderful of you to take the pics and post them here.

Jen must be so happy!

What a special place to have a memorial bench erected - :thumbs_up:
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Re: Memorial Bench - Photographs Please

Unread post by Jen » Fri Jan 07, 2011 2:31 pm

Dear BushBaby 30 -
Thank you so much for taking the time to find out the information, take the photographs & post them for me. I am crying as I type this!
Thank you sooooooooooooooo much it really means so much to see it - hopefully I will get to visit it myself in June.
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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by Goronta » Sun Jun 02, 2013 9:07 pm

At least thanks to you 'mites and the help of a very nice person Michelle :gflower: , I could finalize my project for my dear friend.
I will have a memory bench erected soon in the Pafuri picnic spot .
I was pleased to learn right now , it reopened (thanks Albert :thumbs_up: )
I will go and see this bench at the end of july this year
You can imagine I'm longing for this moment and I'm please at the same time to contribute to this nicest picnic spot reconstruction. :D
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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by Lesego » Wed Oct 02, 2013 2:59 pm

Dear Forumites :gflower:

Please allow us to apologise for the inconvenience that may have been caused in the delayed responses of emails.

Another alternative contact is Michelle van der Merwe (Regional Tourism Manager, Nxanatseni Region, Kruger National Park). Her email address is michelle.vandermerwe@sanparks.org.
Office No.: 013-7353510
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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by DinkyBird » Sun Jul 05, 2015 8:00 pm

Updated contacts are:

The person to contact regarding memorial benches is Garth Holt and his email address is garth.holt@sanparks.org.
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Michelle van der Merwe and her email address is michelle.vandermerwe@sanparks.org.

Thanks to Lesego for her help in sourcing the info.
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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by Goronta » Sat Jan 09, 2016 4:42 pm

What do we have to do after 3 years for a memorial bench ?
In 2013 I had a bench erected in Pafuri spot in memory of our dearest friend and I remember that in the price was included a 3 years maintenance.
Could you help me ?
I will visit the place next may. :D
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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:36 pm

Goronta, maybe drop an e-mail to either of the above addresses and ask them.

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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by Goronta » Mon Jan 11, 2016 1:15 pm

Thanks Elsa :gflower:
I've just sent a mail to Garth :D
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jul 28th : Twee
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Re: Purchasing a memorial bench in Kruger

Unread post by Elsa » Mon Jan 11, 2016 2:15 pm

Good let me know how it goes. :thumbs_up:


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