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Talamati and Skukuza staff go out of their way

Unread post by inyanga 1 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 10:32 am

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We've just returned from SA (KNP and Marakele) and I wish to express my heartfelt gratitude to KNP staff over a little 'episode'

I left my kindle in the 'slot'under the bedside table and neither of us spotted it on our double double checking of an empty chalet when we left Talamati :redface:

So off the tribe (9) went down to Pretoriaskop and that evening we discovered the loss. Not enough time to go back to get them as we leave the park in three days. :cry:

A quick call to Talamati reception the following morning confirmed the staff had found the kindle, but they had no one going to Skukuza that week :( So i asked for someone who had a smartphone there so i could talk them through resetting it and agreed to call back when she got in for her shift.

I called back and she said she had already put in an enevelope and given to a driver of one of the delivery vehicles to leave for me at Skukuza reception. :dance: :clap: :clap:

Unfortunately the vehcle didn't get down to Skukuza in time for us to collect it that day and get back to Pretoriaskop but we were reunited with it the following day. :dance: :dance:

:popcorn: :popcorn: Thanks to Talamati staff, the driver and Skukuza reception for their beyond the call of duty efforts :-)
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Re: Talamati and Skukuza staff go out of their way

Unread post by umtali1 » Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:50 am

Yes, indeed :gflower: :gflower: :clap: :clap: :clap: They went out of their way to return the kindle to its rightful owner .

There's a silver lining to every cloud........I would not have seen the leopard in a tree with a kill just outside Skukuza had we not had to collect the device the next day :D :D :D :D :D :One very happy 'mite :dance:
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Re: Talamati and Skukuza staff go out of their way

Unread post by Crested Val » Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:26 pm

Gives a nice warm feeling to hear that story. Thanks so much for sharing:clap: :clap:

I have a similar one concerning sightings. :dance:

SIL left his iPad on our last night in Skukuza in 2012, and we did not discover till we arrive in Sabie Town that night.

Long story short is that they had kept it safe for him to collect the following day, and though it rather mucked up our plans for the Blyde River Canyon, we returned to pick it up and saw Leopard and Rhino, which were missing from their list of sightings on that trip until then. :clap: :clap:

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Re: Talamati and Skukuza staff go out of their way

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:25 pm

Thanks for the feedback Inyanga!
very glad you were reunited with your kindle. 8)
We will make sure your gratitude is passed on to the staff responsible.

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Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:27 am

What a lovely story. Thank you for sharing, inyanga. :gflower:
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Unread post by Hippotragus » Thu Sep 07, 2017 3:40 pm

So nice to hear some good news. Thank you, inyanga 1 and umtali 1 for taking the time and trouble to write about what happened.
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Unread post by RosemaryH » Thu Sep 07, 2017 10:05 pm

Great feedback! Thanks inyanga 1 & umtali1 I certainly will pass your thanks and appreciation on :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by Grantmissy » Fri Sep 08, 2017 8:21 am

it is great to read about this feel good story in the Kruger National Park :clap: :clap: :clap:
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