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  1. Re: Richtersveld would you rooftop or take an explorer ?

    I would suggest that if you are going to stay 2 nights or longer at each campsite then take an explorer
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    Re: Richtersberg Canpsite

    If you didn't walk through the bushes and go look for it you wouldn't know that it is there far.
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    Re: Richtersberg Canpsite

    We were there in July and Richtersberg was closed for renovations. I'm not sure if it is now open?
    Potjiespram is not nice at all. You are surrounded by thick bush and far from the river.
    I would...
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    Re: Augrabies in October

    We really enjoyed staying at the Augrabies Falls camp site. Great walks and drives to do. I would stay 2-3 nights minumum
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    Re: Dinokeng/Almega Camping Video

    Nicely put together video
  6. Thread: Iveco Camper

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    Re: Iveco Camper

    I have Firestone Air Helper Springs front and back which I have used to level the motorhome.
    90% of the time this has been enough to level it.
    On a very sloped campsite I have just dug a bit of a...
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    Re: Do these battery charger gadgets actually work?

    The Hummer H1 is for sale on OneDayOnly. Is this a good buy? R2,500.00


    Battery Capacity: 15000mAh/55.5Wh
    Battery Type: Lithium-ion
    Battery Life Cycle: 1000+
    Battery Standby Time: Up to...
  8. Thread: Riemvasmaak

    by Frog
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    Re: Riemvasmaak

    We were camping at Augrabies campsite 3 weeks ago and planned to go check out Riemvasmaak.
    Fellow campers said that they had just gone there and it was disappointing and we should not wast our time...
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    Re: Richtersberg Campsite

    @frog , was that open piece of land on the same road as the local Spar?[/QUOTE]
    Not sure of where the Spar is. It was next to Vespetti restaurant
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    Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    ;DTrue. Perhaps I should specify as worst long distance sand road ;);)
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    Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    Having 4x4 in Richtersveld makes life easier but not a really a necessity or even a requirement. The park just recommends a high clearance vehicle.
    For peace of mind though I prefer travelling with...
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    Re: Richtersberg Campsite

    We were told by a resident that there is petty crime. We had a bicycle on the back which they said could be targeted. We ended up staying overnight in an open piece of land opposite the police...
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    Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    The roads to Eksteenfontein and then on to Sendlingsdrif I would rate as the worst corrugated roads that I have ever ridden on.
    If your vehicle/trailer/caravan/motorhome can survive relatively...
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    Re: Richtersberg Campsite

    We got back last week.
    Potjiespram is okay for a one night sleepover but not great. The campsites are surrounded by thick bush and you can't even see the river.
    De Hoop was very busy which spoiled...
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    Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    The Explorer should be fine. I saw two Mobilodges at De Hoop camp
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    Re: Iveco Eurocargo overland truck

    Custom Campers
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    Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    Some photos:)
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    Re: Richtersveld - possible in an Iveco 4x4 motorhome?

    An update. We just got back from our Richtersveld trip in our Iveco 4x4 motorhome.
    Drove from Vioolsdrift over Helskloof Pass to Eksteenfontein - Sendlingsdrift - De Hoop campsite via Akkidispas and...
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    Re: Richtersveld campsites and drinking water

    Thanks for the replies so far.
    I have a 4 stage water filtration system but I would then need to buy a pump to pump water from the river if necessary
    It's a lot of extra weight carrying six days...
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    Richtersveld campsites and drinking water

    We have booked for July to stay 2 nights at each at the following camps - De Hoop, Richtersberg and Kokerboomkloof
    The website says there is no water available at Kokerboomkloof.
    Is there water...
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    Re: So who is going camping this weekend?

    Ezemvelo Nature Reserve for 3 nights.
  22. Re: Caravan temperature reduction metal roof isolation

    Lining the inside with cork tiles helps. They reduce the heat transfer considerably and also help alleviate condensation
  23. Re: Ordered license disc, got letter fron SANRAL for E-toll fees.

    For 15 years I drove a stretch of the N1 between the West Rand and Joburg South.
    SANRAL then added an extra lane to that stretch of highway and now expected me to pay toll to use the same road!
    If...
  24. Anyone selling a secondhand Indeflate system?

    Taking a chance, but is anyone thinking of selling their Indeflate system?
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    Re: Cellphone signal boosters for vehicle

    These look a bit more affordable. Thanks
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    Cellphone signal boosters for vehicle

    Anyone using a Cellphone Signal Booster in their vehicle or caravan?
    I'm thinking of installing one in our motorhome to improve cellphone signal strength when camping.
    Do they work? Are they worth...
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    Re: Service / Mechanic JHB West

    Martin le Roux Motors are really good but I think that they only service VW and Audi?
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    Re: Definitive SA bush camp list

    Another great review. Thanks Christoff!
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Okay, thanks
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    Re: How are you documenting your travels?

    Thanks a lot for the feedback!
    I will definitely be having a look at the suggested options
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    Re: Lost in Kruger YouTube Series

    Hi Tim, just a question about booking campsites in Kruger.
    Did you just book for the initial couple of nights and then find out about availability as you went along, or did you pre-book the...
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    Re: Lost in Kruger YouTube Series

    It amazes me how individuals can put together such professional looking videos with limited resources! I wish I could do something similar but sadly don't have the knowledge (or equipment)?
    Just...
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Thanks for the replies.
    After using both your suggestions and then looking at my bird books I seem to think they are Streaky-headed Seedeater and Brimstone Canary?
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    Re: Richtersveld Camp Questions

    I have booked 2 nights at each - De Hoop, Richtersberg & Kookerboomkloof for July. Can't wait!
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    Sticky: Re: Bird Identification

    Could anyone please ID this bird/birds for me. Taken near Barrydale, Western Cape. Thanks
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