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    Re: Goegap booking?

    Used this email address for a booking last year. [email protected]
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    Re: Bushwakka Sundowner

    Not quite "sold", still in my name but passed on the my daughter and her family. Going to Kgalagadi with Metalian and Sundowner next month!
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    Re: Bushwakka Sundowner

    We have just spent 3 nights at Dwarsberg Trout Hideway and realised that, that was where we spent our first night with our Sundowner, on 31st May 2017. Photo in #9. Jaco did a set up with us at the...
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    Re: Richtersveld roads condition

    In 2018 we went from Gannakouriep to Canon Roadhouse in a day, it took us 9 hours. We wanted to get to Windhoek a day earlier so stretched the day. (We were towing the Sundowner)

    I would book/plan...
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    Re: Kaa game viewing 4x4 trail with a trailer.

    No problem with the road from Zutshwa to Hukuntsi.
  6. Re: Any good stay overs in Kimberly area for 4x4

    We have used Riverside Country Club a few times for camping, have not stayed in the chalets, about 20kms south of Kimberley.

    https://riverside-country-club-and-caravan-park.business.site/
  7. Re: Mana Pools, return via Hwange or Gonarezhou??

    My first choice would be Gona, but you have 2 things to consider; you are fairly time restricted and depending on the fuel situation in September, the shorter route through Hwange and exiting at...
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    Re: Tsabong to Twee Revieren

    Tar road from Tsabong and border crossing at Bokspits.
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    Re: Francistown to Kasane

    Drove it in November and it was good, has been considerable rain since then though.
  10. Re: Trip report Namibia and Botswana; August/Sept 2019

    Unfortunately, August is peak season in Namibia, so; Goegap, Klein Aus Vista, NamibRand, Namib Naukluft, Goanikontes and Spitzkoppe were all booked. In hindsight we would probably have found place at...
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    Re: Kgalagadi in summer advice

    Hi Pat, it is certainly worth braving the heat and seeing a green Kalahari, but exactly when that is, is a bit of a lottery. Right now looks like a good time!

    The wet roads are not a problem as...
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    Re: Police clearance.

    Yes, it seems a necessity now, I did manage to talk my way through in November but will not take that chance again. One of the guys with me had a photocopy of his clearance and that was also a...
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    Re: Zimbabwe trip Aug/Sept 2018

    August should probably be the safest month, but as we all know anything is possible. Here are some photos to try and give you an idea of what August was like. I am considering a June trip in 2021,...
  14. Re: Further Advise Sought For Botswana May 2020

    Our planning for our trip in April/May 2020 to Botswana is now complete following valuable advice at the start of 2019. Our bookings were made by NDM who were a pleasure to deal with.



    Hi...
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    Re: Zambia 2019 - Trip Report

    Thanks, a really great, informative report with good photos that took a lot of effort. I have to agree with you, NamibRand is excellent, as are walks with characters like Chris McBride and Mark...
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    Re: Liuwa Plains & Kasanka Nov 2019

    [QUOTE=jhcolclough;4292319]Thanks Malcom for a great report. What dates were you in Liuwa - we have booked for Nov 2020 (4 Nov for 6 nights - 2 nights at Mukalabumbu and 4 nights at Katoyana - is...
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    Re: Liuwa Plains & Kasanka Nov 2019

    Yes, I think we were a bit early as the pans were still quite dry, tracks were mostly very definite.
    There were a number of young around, not a good photo but as you can see, not all survived....
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    Re: DWNP not responding

    I have just had excellent service from DWNP. On Thursday, when checking through my booking for Rooiputs and Polentswa for next March, I realised that DWNP had actually sent me the wrong confirmation,...
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    Re: Few notes on Ihaha

    2 photos taken at the beginning of November.
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    Liuwa Plains & Kasanka Nov 2019

    I have long had an ambition to see the bat migration in Kasanka but have always been put off by the distance from Cape Town and the high temperatures in November/December. A few months ago, I was...
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    Re: Kazangula bridge news

    Stan, I drove from Livingstone to Kazungula about 2 weeks ago and that road is actually quite good at the moment. The M10 from Kazungula to just north of Shesheke is shocking about 3hrs to do 100kms...
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    Re: Vetgat Toere 2019 - The Absent Friends Toere

    Thanks Keith, for going to all the trouble with your interesting reports. I hope it is greener when we go back there in March.
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    Re: Fredlin Hoist Installation

    See if this file works.
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    Re: Richtersveld Timing

    Springbok will definitely be the best stocked place to do your last shopping.
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    Re: Richtersveld Timing

    I think there will be more visitors in April than June, not everybody likes the possibility of cold weather in June, and school holidays will have an influence too.
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    Re: Camping near Vryburg

    We have used this place a number of times, in fact I will be using it at the end of the month and again on my return in November, 19kms outside of Vryburg, so I suppose it depends on your...
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    Re: Hannibal

    I have recently had a Hannibal Impi RTT fitted, I changed the delivery date and this did require a couple of phone calls but all done now and happy with the product.
  28. Re: Safety in single vehicle travelling from Pandamatenga to Robins Camp?

    What exactly are you worried about?
    We have driven that road alone a number of times.
  29. Trip report Namibia and Botswana; August/Sept 2019

    This is the continuation of a report on our month long trip that I started in the Namibia section; we crossed into Botswana at Buitepos and next up was a night at Kalahari Rest Lodge. The campsite...
  30. Trip report Namibia and Botswana; August/Sept 2019

    My wife, Meyrene, and I did a month trip through Namibia and Kgalagadi, this started on 11th August. We had planned to visit Gifberg but the wet weather won, so we continued northwards and spent 2...
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    Re: Epic Zambia: 2019 Trip

    Yes, I am sure they will be able to do it, but will try to charge you a lot for their PT.
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    Re: Epic Zambia: 2019 Trip

    Here are a couple of photos of the crossing, unfortunately, from a few years ago but doubt much has changed. Vehicle price is very reasonable and up on a board but we had to do a LOT of negotiations...
  33. Re: Hwange - best camping route for 7 nights August 2020

    If as you say you are not keen on a lot of driving; then 2 nights Robins, 2 at Masuma Dam, a night at Sinamatella for a change of scenery then 2 nights at Deteema Dam on the way out. The road from...
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    Re: Mana Pools or Gonarezhou NP?

    We went to Mana and Gona last year, Gona for 1st time and Mana 2nd. We far preferred the "wilderness" experience at Gona and will definitely return there but will not rush back to Mana.

    I don't...
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    Re: Tuli Block trip report

    Contact Julie, [email protected]

    Our granddaughter has done a least 1 trip a year with us since she was 5, part of the reason why pensioners still travel in school holidays! Her brother is 6...
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