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  1. Re: Covid and extended overlanding, what will make you feel good enough to go?

    Thank you for the note. From your words I infer that the "importer" did not get sick, but was a carrier for the rest of the community. Is this the case Ortelius? Albeit vaccinnees still can get...
  2. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    Not only in Africa I am afraid. It is indeed very common, everywhere!
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    Re: SA vehicle in Tanzania - how long?

    You may have already a place to store the car. If so, why don’t you ask them! They may be able to help regarding these bureaucracies!

    Just a thought!
  4. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    Regrettably, I could not agree more.
  5. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    Glad you are already using T4A. A great and essential planning tool regarding Africa over landing .

    I think that in November with the approaching rains / early rains your main objectives would be...
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    Re: Zambia 2019 - Trip Report

    A thought that did not cross my mind.

    Probably the way I wrote had given the idea that we did use the "Private Road" as it traverses a lunga and several gullies. But that was not the case.
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    Re: Zambia 2019 - Trip Report

    Thanx for the feedback and screen shots, AP it is much appreciated. This gives clarity to your experience and please don't take my post as critique. I note that the access road you where you...
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    Re: Zambia 2019 - Trip Report

    Hi Tron,

    Glad you have enjoyed reading the report, and happy to drive you on memory lane! That´s what reports are for... driving us into memory lane as this tends to fade away with time.

    I...
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    Re: Video trip report Kgalagadi March 2020

    Thank you J&N.

    It just transported us to our last visit to KTP (in 2015) !
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    Re: Mvuu in Lower Zambezi NP to Hook Bridge

    Very long drive. Should break it in two (Lusaka) maybe, i.e., if Hook Bridge Kafue NP.
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    Re: Mara River biodiversity collapse

    Thank you Tony for describing it so well. These words just transported us to our longing after Continent in this World of ours.

    Indeed for how long will we be able to witness these marvels ? I am...
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    Re: Zambia 2019 - Trip Report

    Thank you John.

    It is always a pleasure to write a report, for various reasons : first, we may be able to assist others and secondly we put our experiences written down so that we can peruse it...
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    Re: Lens for Nikon D40 for wildlife photography

    Hi Orxy,

    Before you commit yourself to any of the above lenses, just have them a try, first on your Nikon D40. The D40 might have the power to handle a light weight 18-270mm but, when moving up it...
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    Re: E-visas only from 1 January 2021

    Let us just all hope to be able to use it in 2021! Good news indeed.
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    Re: 7 Month Southern/East African Trip – Tanzania

    Probably this? Cross viewing through Google maps, it seems tarred almost all the way. Neil certainly will confirm as correct or not!
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    Re: 7 Month Southern/East African Trip – Zambia

    Hi John,

    Congratulations for the trip you are preparing. I am just envious! Although I have been following the thread during this past week, only now I could be able to sit and somehow give my...
  17. Re: Border between Tanzania/Zambia and Zambia Namibia

    Subscribed! Thank you!
  18. Thread: Western circuit

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    Re: Western circuit

    AHAH! Now we understand what we have seen! While going for dinner at the restaurant, the friendly gatekeeper approached us and said : Come have a look at one "flying squirrel"! So we went. They were...
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    Re: Tanzania's new park fees

    Thank you for the info 2.8.

    Something that we will see generalizing as a consequence of this pandemic. Unfortunately or fortunately. Just hope the money gets into the right "lanes".


    AP
  20. Re: TR Kenya Dec/Jan 20: of roaring rivers, a muddy Mara and 50 shades of green

    Yes Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda are opening their International airports from the 1st August. Airlines are bombarding us with "indecent" airfares that are very tempting....:confused:

    Phil, may we...
  21. Re: OVERLAND REPORT: SUDAN via EAST AFRICA, 2015/6. SLOW DONKEY.

    There are no words to thank you enough for this. Most have already been said by CalDriver and Ortelius.

    Thank you again for having it nicely packed !

    AP
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    Thank you very much for sharing ! Indeed a very special place, and at the current times even more memorable. As others, green with envy!

    Thank you.
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    Re: Kasanka & Bangweulu Wetlands

    Hi Tron,

    Glad to have you back to the forum and hope you had a fantastic EPIC Zambian trip. Most of us would appreciate to know how did it go!

    AP
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    Re: Converting Slides and Negatives to Digital

    Look at Epson Scanners. V800 or V550 may be of value pending on the work load.

    AP
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    Re: Garth Owen-Smith RIP

    Thank you Mike for the link to a incredible video.

    Thanks a million.

    AP
  26. Lock-Down Photos from around the World - for future reference

    It would be interesting to post some photos of your immediate vicinity, of these troubling times we got ourselves into and have those to be compared in the future. Same place, same day, same time. ...
  27. Re: Not in Africa, however a report on our Australia trip.

    Thank you for making it to work! In these troubling times, in which we do not know when it will be possible to travel again (confidently), this indeed will keep us busy for quite a good long time.
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  28. Re: Not in Africa, however a report on our Australia trip.

    ditto.
  29. Re: Insurgents apparently seize Mocimboa da Praia? Any confirmation?

    Spot on, Tony! That sums up the police conference.

    https://www.dw.com/pt-002/ataque-em-moc%C3%ADmboa-da-praia-insurgentes-estão-a-ser-mais-atrevidos/a-52892356
  30. Re: Insurgents apparently seize Mocimboa da Praia? Any confirmation?

    The Mozambique National Police force has made a press conference confirming it.

    Really not good news!

    AP
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    Re: ZAMBIA 2018, a late trip report

    Hi Serge,

    Thank you for a superb report. It really re-ignited (if we ever lost it!) our interest for the hidden gems of the Northwestern part of Zambia.

    Reading this was an excellent tonic for...
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    Re: ZAMBIA 2018, a late trip report

    Hi Serge,

    Thank you for the report. It is never too late to write a report!

    I will be following it with great interest, mainly the Tanganyika portion that we still plan to accomplish! We have...
  33. Re: TR Kenya Dec/Jan 20: of roaring rivers, a muddy Mara and 50 shades of green

    Hi Kalica,

    Pertaining to the Extended LC from RTA, the space available for the luggage is from the rear axle backwards, as they normally remove the back row seats for extra luggage space - please...
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    Re: Gonarezhou: Trip report Jul/Aug 2019

    Thank you Mousie for a wonderful TR. High on my wish list for a future travel project.

    AP

    P.S. By the way, is Espetada and not espatada. Hope it was tasty!
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    Re: Drive through Aberdare National Park

    Looking forward to read about your adventures !

    Welcome back!

    AP
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