The couple, who met whilst still at university had an instant engagement. Robert landed his dream job, in the UK and had to leave within three weeks of receiving his VISA. In this three weeks they had to travel to the Northern Cape in order for him to ask Hanri’s parents for her hand. No doubt it was hard for them, because he was taking her far away. ‘I have never been up Table Mountain, so a week after the road trip, on 1 May 2014, he took me up Table Mountain. Hiding the ring in his jacket, he looked around for a calm and well scenic place to ask me.