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    Re: Comprehensive Zambia Self-drive Guide Book

    I would suggest Serenje which is very central and en route to both the west (Kasanka) and the northern circuit.
  2. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    I like the beer suggestion perhaps thatís what has kept us hydrated and healthy but it sure helps keep the body fat at high levels to counter the effects of the hard work associated with traveling...
  3. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    We always wash/soak leafy or "skin-on" (tomatoes, cucumber and fruits etc) types in treated/disinfected water (using the equivalent of 6 drops per litre). We prefer not to use Milton or chloride type...
  4. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    Please note the changes made to my earlier post. It was my intention to state that water collected from rivers and streams can be put into ones water tank and disinfected prior to use.

    Certain...
  5. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    WW your post is spot-on, after reading my post again I see that my post would cause some concern and is not exactly the message that I wanted to get across. I will correct it a bit later.
  6. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    Sourcing water can be an issue when on extended trips in Africa but can generally always chat to the locals to find out where they get their water from. Borehole water is normally clear but maybe not...
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    Re: Engine busted for sure.

    Maybe thatís the reason for the divorce Mandreas refers to. 🤡
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    Re: Engine busted for sure.

    Maybe thatís the reason for the divorce Mandreas refers to. 🤡
  9. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    You may get your CIP and Visas updated in Lusaka if you need to. I would recommend that you rather do these at the closest (depending on where you are) border post or international/regional airport....
  10. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    No problem Stan, I think the OP must give his feedback on what his thoughts and goals are. His initial post was what do with 30 days in Zambia which is a bit vague.

    Over to you Bud3.
  11. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    I wouldn't link rain and Covid. But I do agree that Covid will more than likely scupper your plans. Ignoring this fact, forward planning can still be done. However any change to the timing of ones...
  12. Re: How to spend 30 days in Nov, Kafue/Liuwa/Kasanka.

    You have been given a huge amount of good advice so far.

    Do not over stay your visa or CIP, you will end up with an unpleasant experience.

    I am sure that you are aware that your visa will be...
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    Re: To Serengeti via Zambia

    WW I just love the finer detail of your, Stan, Apfac and others trip reports on travels through and around Tanzania. Many forumites are proof that sharing is caring. As said Tanzania is also so much...
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    Re: To Serengeti via Zambia

    Thanx for the feedback WW.
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    Re: To Serengeti via Zambia

    Hi WW, fixed finger problem. My recollection (though I've not travelled that route) was that one would turn west to Dodoma at Iringa and onto Arusha.

    I'm now with you re the western route through...
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    Re: Moremi advice please

    Hi Christa the baboon problem is worst at North Gate but both Third Bridge and Xakanaxa have a similar problem.

    Ps the monkeys are also a problem.
  17. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

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    I do believe that if you started a new specific thread you would get more benefit.
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    Re: To Serengeti via Zambia

    Hi Riekert,

    I wish to add to WW's list of recommended enroute stopovers to stay or camp at.

    One of the great small Parks in Tanzania is Mikumi National Park it has a few wild (unfenced/no...
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    Re: Heat reflective paint

    I would think that Megabond will be the way to go. I have a Companion which I lined on the inside with polystyrene sheeting. Bit of a job as you have to cut the sheets and sequence their placement to...
  20. Thread: Zambia 2019

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    Re: Zambia 2019

    Sorry that you missed out on the really fantastic Ntemwa and the Busanga Plains.

    We camped there for 5 days in November 2019 and were spoilt rotten. As they had guests that extended their stay...
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    Re: To Serengeti via Zambia

    I agree travel with minimal stops to Serengeti and do Zambia in more detail on the way back.

    From Forrest Inn you will be able to get to Kings Highway Rest camp which, if I recall correctly is...
  22. Thread: Zambia 2019

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    Re: Zambia 2019

    Which campsite are you referring to here?

    The only campsite (most northerly) I know of is Mapunga which is a 3 to 4 hours drive away.
  23. Thread: Kgalagadi

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    Re: Kgalagadi

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    My BIL and his wife a white Ford Ranger were also at this sighting. Maybe you saw him.

    They moved to Mata Mata today with no problem all is fine there.
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    Re: Spring 2021 planning

    That is a good option. You have in fact got most of the ideal places included in your itinerary now.
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    Re: Safety recall campaign ??,

    This!
  26. Re: How to predict Sand Dune (uphill) driving quality based on specs?

    This and the lightest weight.
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    Re: Spring 2021 planning

    Looking good except for the 4 nights at Muchenje which is quite far from Chobe. I would suggest that you stay there for 2 nights and try for 2 nights at Kasane which is relatively close to Chobe game...
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    Re: Lost in Kruger YouTube Series

    Hi Tim great series so far. Itís nice to see people enjoying what they are doing and then doing it so well.

    I agree with the sound levels as discussed by others. I have a further comment which...
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    Defender Re: Defender Puma 2.4 blown head gasket cost

    Hi guys, slightly off topic but can you recommend an Indy to replace a head gasket on a Citroen C5 Hdi V6. Citroen quote +R45 Gís.
  30. Thread: Citroen C5

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    Re: Citroen C5

    Yes, lots of power and very good fuel consumption. A great ride.
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    Re: Cool Camper

    Saw them in the Singwedzi area on Oct 2020. Biggg camper.
  32. Thread: Citroen C5

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    Re: Citroen C5

    Yip, 2011 model.
  33. Thread: Citroen C5

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    Citroen C5

    Can anyone recommend a Indy that can do a check and repair to a Citroen C5 engine. It seems as if engine exhaust gasses are being discharged into the coolant. Engine still runs well but this could...
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    Defender Re: Bulkhead Vent Seals

    Photos please.
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    Re: Exel Long Range Fuel Tank

    I have 3x aux fuel tanks fitted to my Defender (2007) by Northern Offroad in Strijdom Park. They are still operating and manufacture and fit tanks themselves. Their products are used by most major...
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