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Offline Knucklhead

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Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« on: August 13, 2018, 05:19:16 pm »
Mods not too sure where to put this but im sure the okes wont mind as it was for a good cause..

Saw on Facebook that Nieu Bethesda and the larger Camdeboo area are having a never ending battle to feed their homeless and neglected dogs... i made a few calls and soon we had some food donations ready for collection to be taken to the area, around 280km from me.

As me and the wife had never been there we decided to load and deliver ourselves, this last Woman's Day public holiday. (10 Aug). Anyway to cut a long story short we stopped off at Graaff Reinet and gave them some of the donated food before heading off to Nieu Bethesda.

What an interesting little town especially the Owl house , once owned by a Helen Martins. See pics...  :eek7:

Anyway the lady that took delivery of their food owns the little bookshop in Hudson street, see map as well.

My humble request to the travelling dogs heading that way is to please take a small bag of dog food or whatever fits in the top box along as a donation. You will be welcomed with a lekka Cappuccino and a mooi hug from Victoria the lady that runs the bookshop pozzie and that does all of the work for the dogs in the town.She depends and survives on donations only.. :3some:

They had one bag of 8kg Epol when we arrived now they can smile for a bit  :deal:

Even had a dop at the famous PUB , looked a little run down but was quite cosy..seeing the max temp for the day was 9.5 deg

Go visit it well worth it  :thumleft:
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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2018, 05:20:21 pm »
pub and map to the bookshop..
 

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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2018, 05:33:41 pm »
Well done Khead. :thumleft:
On her first and only visit my wife bought some biltong for the stray dogs in NB. The street vendors in front of the Martins house were not happy at all that she was feeding biltong to the dogs. :lol8:
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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2018, 05:45:38 pm »
And a pic of Victoria?
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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2018, 05:54:20 pm »
And a pic of Victoria?

Just for you Johnno ...so the ouens know whom to look out for at the bookshop..
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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2018, 08:23:22 pm »
Well done Knuckl.Die Engelse is after all nie so bad nie. :thumleft:
 

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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2018, 08:57:37 pm »
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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2018, 11:12:26 pm »
Thanks for doing this KH - If I ever go that way again I'll drop a bag as well.
Graaf Reinette is not too far off to travel with a bag of dog food on the bike  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2018, 11:49:47 am »
Thanks for doing this KH - If I ever go that way again I'll drop a bag as well.
Graaf Reinette is not too far off to travel with a bag of dog food on the bike  :thumleft:

agreed, one travelling to Nieu Bethesda could even purchase something small in Graaff Reinet , avoiding a long haul with a bulky bag  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Ride "in a bus" to Nieu Bethesda for the dogs
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2018, 02:14:41 pm »
Well done, Craig! :thumleft: :thumleft: :thumleft: