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    Re: Sodwana to Kosi bay

    Hi All Sorry to revive an old thread - but this came up on the search. Are there still safety concerns driving from Kosi to Sodwana ?
  2. Thread: Covid Testing

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    Re: Covid Testing

    Thank you all.

    We will stick to the South African side. I dont think our 11 yr old fancies to many nasal swabs. Actually, I dont think she fancies any nasal swabs.
  3. Thread: Covid Testing

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    Re: Covid Testing

    So many threads.

    But do any of the KTP guys know, if we would like to go to rooiputs and then onto polenstwa for a night or three, entering and exiting via twee rivieren, would we need a PCR test...
  4. Thread: Roof top tent

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    Re: Roof top tent

    Where did you get yours?

    Also, how much kit can you fit inside ?

    We have the bundutec (2.4 x 3m) takes all the bedding, ladder and pillows with a towel or 3 thrown in. It works well for 2...
  5. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Yes there is, you can buy a yearly sub - or do it on a month by month.

    When we went to Zambia we did it for 2 months, then suspended it for our next trip which is Northern Natal in June this...
  6. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Also wanted to add, the Anysberg Reserve is closed. Did they allow you access ?
  7. Re: Would you help someone in distress? My story….

    Best descried as a mini satellite modem.

    Allows you to send 150 character SMS's and emails to any number, and email address from anywhere at anytime.

    BUT the best part is the person getting...
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    Re: Quick Pitch Tent

    https://www.cymot.com/en/outdoor/tents-and-gazebos/turbo-tents/9119010430-tent-turbo-impala-bow

    By way of feed back we have a quick pitch greensport. Great tent. Easy to pitch, a little more...
  9. Help with some planning an east Africa trip 2021

    So where to get started? A piece of string is as long as a piece of string needs to be, so here goes.

    As some of you know, our trip has been a few years in the making, but now it is round the...
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    Re: Latest on Carnet vs TIP for Kenya

    As ever, thank you WW, Tony and Stan!
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    Re: Vehicle Police Clearance

    Thanks Pete.

    My discussion with the company have revolved around this exact issue.

    There is loads of confusion regarding this clearance issue, mainly because of the "import/export" notion.
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    Re: Vehicle Police Clearance

    We are doing an organised trip with a reputable travel group.

    Our tour takes us through the Kazungula border post from Zim to Bots. The tour company have made it a part of going on the tour that...
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    Re: Charging camera batteries in the bush.

    Thank you.

    And thanks for all your writings about your travel.

    Much inspiration to travel !
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    Re: Charging camera batteries in the bush.

    Thank you Mr Snyman

    *mini hijack*

    We are travelling up to the Caprivi and are planing on an overnight at Mururani Camp. Is this place you would recommend?
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    Re: Charging camera batteries in the bush.

    Thanks for a very informative thread.

    I do not want to open a can of worms - but what size battery will work to charge the laptops and camera batteries?

    If the 2nd car battery is running the...
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    Re: Epic Zambia: 2019 Trip

    Looking forward to our stay with you in early November.

    2 nights camping with a tour group.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Thanks Raceway.

    Looks like I am going to be getting the book "birds south of Africa south of the sahara". Will just have to make space.
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Not really a bird ID question - but more one of helping with bird ID.

    We are heading to Luiwa, Kafue & Kasanka (so Zambia).

    How much will Roberts Bird Guide cover for Zambia (we also have the...
  19. Re: Garmin Hack: Credit Card Details et al nicked

    From another forum it appears as though they were hacked some time ago and a javascript installed that sent the entered information to a 3rd party.

    So the sale would go through and your entered...
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    Kalahari & Zambezi Ecosystem

    When we travel one of the things we enjoy is getting a sense of the general ecosystem environment we are visiting. This includes the general geological and ecological interactions, both local and...
  21. Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    Thank you for the reply.
  22. Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    What great pic!

    Can you fit 3 in or is it a 2 seater cab?
  23. Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    Mikeml

    Any chance you can post pics of your rig ?
  24. Thread: Stuck

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    Re: Stuck

    This is sad news.

    His posts, which allowed us all to learn a thing or two, will be sorely missed.
  25. Re: Newbies to Zambia: travel times for Kafue and Luiwa

    With regards to staying in Hwange - a few threads have made mention of just pack go and see if they have a booking.

    With us traveling in RSA school holidays, would it be better to book? If we do...
  26. Re: Newbies to Zambia: travel times for Kafue and Luiwa

    WW. Thank you, as always. Were is the link to your blog? I loved reading about Angola travels.
    From the sounds of things we might need to miss the north of Kafue due to the cost and possible...
  27. Newbies to Zambia: travel times for Kafue and Luiwa

    Hi Guys

    We are sort of newbies to the overlanding world wanting to explore beyond South African borders. As a family of 3 (daughter is currently 9) we are building towards a 6 month trip through...
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    Re: Bangweulu wetlands in August?

    Another one of those threads that you dislike opening and love reading.

    Great inspiration to get out from behind the desk Ortelius.

    You and the others that post these Overland trip reports must...
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    Re: Resting place for big lens during safari

    where do you fit the kids ?
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    Re: Angola Trip Report: 30 May to 26 June 2018

    This thread is amazing
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    Re: LC76v Rear Difflock Actuator

    Jeanv, have you called JB's?

    Ours also got sticky. The magnets were loose on the actuator, he found another actuator lying around and sold it to us.

    Maybe better to replace it ?
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    Re: Through Tanzania 2018

    Going to miss the inspiration to keep at the grindstone to save the money for a big trip that comes from reading these reports.

    Your thoughts, insights and writings will be missed WW!
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    Re: Old Houwhoek Pass

    *facepalm* did not see the word document with the blue arrow when I replied. Apologies.
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    Re: Old Houwhoek Pass

    The purple arrow is the entrance to Houw Hoek Hotel, you cannot get to the pass from there.

    The orange arrow is where you need to turn left.

    You can see the turn off on the street view image...
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    Re: Old Houwhoek Pass

    Not exactly old passes - but on dirt roads.

    You go down the old hoewhoek pass. At bot river you turn left onto the old van der stel pass, then you can take one of the right turns (Haston View Rd)...
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