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Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by African Lynx » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:37 pm

Hi All,

I don't want this to become a morbid thread, strewn with sadness and longing for those passed on, but one of fun and imagination and celebration.

If you were to pass on and be cremated, where would you want your loved ones to scatter your ashes? My ideal place in Kruger would be Mathekenyane lookout. My family should wait for a bright sunny day with a gentle breeze blowing from the south-east and then toss my ashes high into the sky and let me float out onto the bushveld below. A wonderful place to spend eternity!!!

For those that don't want to be cremated or can't get here, just pretend.

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by bert » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:41 pm

Olifants lookout at camp

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:42 pm

African Lynx, Mathekenyane is one of my favourite places. 8)
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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by madach » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:47 pm

Biyamiti Weir

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by superstess » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:52 pm

Mlondozi picknick site or Sabie Poort!
Lower Sabie September 30 - October 12!!!!

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by GlenD » Thu Sep 09, 2010 1:57 pm

Either at Nkuhlu, or somewhere on the Satara Plains (thinking along the H6), or maybe at Nwanedzi or maybe all three seeing that I will be able to be divided equally :hmz:

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by Jillinflorida » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:06 pm

Death isn't morbid - it's a part of life.

Have told Moggiedog if I die while we're in the park to leave me as feed for the animals.....probably not allowed, but it's what I'd want....Just make sure I'm dead first though!

My mom's ashes are scattered in New Zealand, my dad in the Atlantic - I don't mind where mine are scattered but I'd like a bit of me buried in someone's grave in England. Can't say we don't spread outselves around!

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by DuQues » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:07 pm

I'll happily ghost around the Fevertree forest...
Not posting much here anymore, but the photo's you can follow here There is plenty there.

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by Imax » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:10 pm

At the portuguese cross carved in the tree just north of Letaba.

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by Sprocky » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:15 pm

Anywhere at Tsendze, that place is heaven. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by SilverSpur » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:40 pm

Mlondozi Dam

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by Rooies » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:55 pm

At the site where one of the famous Magnificent 7, Shingwedzi, died. Under the same Sycamore Fig.
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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by Gunner » Thu Sep 09, 2010 2:57 pm

Scatter my ashes @ Nkumbe 8) ...just be careful in which direction the wind is blowing! :slap:

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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by PARKADDICT » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:42 pm

I have already told my daughters that I want a memorial bench overlooking a waterhole or at a fence. Believe Lower Sabie has there quota of benches, so anywhere else would be fine. As long as it is in Kruger. :lol: :lol:
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Re: Your final resting place in KNP?

Unread post by michel367 » Thu Sep 09, 2010 3:46 pm

On to of Mount Shikumbe just opposite of Masorini.
From there I will be able to see Phalaborwa in the West, Sable Dam in the South with Masorini next to it, The Letaba in the North and, if I can see far enough on a clear day, Letaba in the East.


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