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    Re: Tyre Pressure Monitor

    Hi I have this tyre presuure monitor but have lost the instructions.Can anybody help or tell me who thye supplier is.Many thanks
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    Re: Window Washer fluid or Sunlight Liquid?

    Dishwashing liquids contain neutralised sulphonic acid so that they are not acidic. The pH should be 7.0 which is the same as water.
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    Kuruman Vehicle Content Theft Risk

    Returned from Aughrabies yesterday and stopped at Kuruman Wimpy for a bite to eat. As I was locking my car with my remote the alarm indicated that a door was open. On the opposite side of the car a...
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    Deon Drive Moz report this morning reports no...

    Deon Drive Moz report this morning reports no problems on Maputo Bypass
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    Lenses

    You probably use your 100-400 lens for getting close to small subjects such as birds of the feathered kind, using the 400mm focal length.

    Additionally the 100mm focal length is nice for portrait...
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    Thank you for an informative report. Mana is a...

    Thank you for an informative report. Mana is a great experience.
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    Alan Makes me want to head for the bush...

    Alan
    Makes me want to head for the bush immediately. We saw a Black Eagle at Mucheni View, and am pleased that you had sightings of a number of raptors. Seeing them from above is an interesting...
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    Thank you Malcolm. I see there are many queries...

    Thank you Malcolm. I see there are many queries regarding Chitake 2, and your reply gives some useful information to all interested visitors, as you have actually camped there.
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    Hello Peter There are a number of Camp Sites...

    Hello Peter

    There are a number of Camp Sites at Chizarira so you could take a chance and not make a booking. If you really want to stay Mucheni View it would be better to make a booking. It is...
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    Chitake Co-ordinates. The following were...

    Chitake Co-ordinates.

    The following were taken in May 2013.

    Chitake 1 S16.10321 E29.48741 in the river bush next to river bed fed by the spring.

    Chitake 2 S16.10533 E29.49371 across the...
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    Chitake 2 GPS co-ordinates as at May 2013 ...

    Chitake 2 GPS co-ordinates as at May 2013 S16.10533 E29.49371
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    No water available at Kubu. You need to be fully...

    No water available at Kubu. You need to be fully self sufficient. No ablutions, only long drop toilets
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    Drove from Pandamatenga to Nata end of May 2013....

    Drove from Pandamatenga to Nata end of May 2013. Panadamatenga border crossing - we were the only people crossing. The new road from Kasane to Nata is almost completed and is perfect for 120kph...
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    Hi Bernard The answer depends on where you are...

    Hi Bernard
    The answer depends on where you are in Hwange. If you are in the main camp area it will probably be quicker to head towards Bulawayo and then cross at Plumtree. The Plumtree border has a...
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    Craig About a month ago bought excellent meat at...

    Craig
    About a month ago bought excellent meat at Waynes Butchery in Bulawayo (S20 11.639 E28 35.717 ) We had placed our order by email ( [email protected]) and were informed that it was...
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    Hi Shyam. Welcome and enjoy. You wont have any...

    Hi Shyam. Welcome and enjoy. You wont have any regrets. Good choice.
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    Hi Craig Day 1 660km 7 hours Pretoria to...

    Hi Craig

    Day 1 660km 7 hours
    Pretoria to Francistown via Martins Drift
    Stay over at Woodlands Stopover

    Day 2 200km 4 hours includes border crossing
    Francistown to Plumtree. Border...
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    Mike. Thank you for the update from Thembelane....

    Mike. Thank you for the update from Thembelane. This is quick work as they only started when we were there a few weeks ago.
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    Jenny

    We live in Pretoria and obtained a Police Clearance Certificate for our Vehicle at the Waltloo Municipal Testing Grounds and Licencing Department. It took less than 30 minutes. You need to...
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    Ali. At Nyamepi there are camp sites right next...

    Ali. At Nyamepi there are camp sites right next to the river, and campsites slightly away from the river - about 50m. There is a cost difference, with those next to the river at a higher price. All...
  21. Thread: Botswana Guru's

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    Take with a spade. It is cheap, light and very...

    Take with a spade. It is cheap, light and very effective.
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    Maxibelgium. In my opinion this is an excellent...

    Maxibelgium. In my opinion this is an excellent time of the year for your trip. It is at the end of the dry season and game is concentrated at permanent water. Once the rains start in December the...
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    Hi Mike - Thanks for the update. Good to hear...

    Hi Mike - Thanks for the update. Good to hear that poaching is under control.
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    Hi Chris The TIP is the temporary import permit...

    Hi Chris The TIP is the temporary import permit issued for all vehicles at the border. Not necessary to get forms in advance. You do need your original vehcile registration document and a letter...
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    Chitake 2

    Hi Craig

    The campsite at Chitake 2 is above the river bed, compared to Chitake 1 which is right next to the river bed. There is one very large tree at Chitake 2 which would offer shade during the...
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    Matusadona - Sengwe - Ume Query

    Hi Mike

    The Ume river detour coming out of Matusadona towards Binga appears to be the shorter route - 28km vs 37km for the recognised route.

    We found the detour road to be good with an easy...
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    Woodlands Overnight Stopover

    I have used this stopover on a number of occasions during the past two years and can highly recommend it. They have good camp sites, chalets, clean ablutions, power and a swimming pool
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    Sengwe River Crossing - Correction

    Hi Mike
    My mistake, the bridge wash away is at the Ume River crossing on the Karoi Binga road and not the Sengwe river. Thank you for pointing this out.
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    Matusadona Shore Line Road

    ...............and if you ever go To Matusadona again you should take a drive along the shore line road to the East part

    Hi Mike - I am intrigued by your suggestion. T4A shows a road to the east...
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    Hi Mike Photos attached as requested

    Hi Mike

    Photos attached as requested
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    Thanks Puma for clearing this up.

    Thanks Puma for clearing this up.
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    Angela. We have just travelled from Mana Pools to...

    Angela. We have just travelled from Mana Pools to Mucheni View on the Karoi Binga road. From Karoi the first section is good tar, thereafter it is good gravel with a river bed crossing that poses no...
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    Reply to Lumberjack. We have just been to Mana...

    Reply to Lumberjack. We have just been to Mana Pools. From Pretoria overnight Francistown, then into Zim at Plumtree, overnight at Big Cave Matoba and on to Karoi via Chegutu, very good...
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    Frans - you can also consider Big Cave Campsite...

    Frans - you can also consider Big Cave Campsite which lies outside the National Park, about 30 minutes from the park entrance and another 45 minutes to Rhodes Grave. This site is clean, has hot water...
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    Fruit and veggies - Hwange

    We have just returned from Hwange and agree with Stan that there are no restrictions in Hwange. Mana Pools however does restrict fruit due to elephants being attracted. Fruit and veggies can also be...
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