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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    Beware of these. I bought 5 of the Maxcon ones for my Baobab earlier this week from Outdoor Warehouse. On arriving home I discovered that rubber stopper on the end of the poles for the bush wing are...
  2. Re: Trip Report: Botswana Aug 2017 - Story of 3 shocks and a mouse we called Harry

    Hi what a great report, we are off to some of the same areas in May and this gives us a good insight. Did you do a trip report on your 2018 trip to Mabua and CKGR? We go there in May 2020 too and...
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    Re: Where to fit second valve stem for TPMS

    [QUOTE=mvcoller;4302306]

    He was my predecessor as Financial Director at a sugar refining company in Harare (ZSR (Pvt) Ltd), he would be in his 90's if he were still alive today. One of life's true...
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    Re: Where to fit second valve stem for TPMS

    Thanks for the kind assistance, as soon as I get back to my caravan I will make the necessary adjustments. I'll do my car too.

    By the way Malcolm you weren't related to the late Adrian Van Coller...
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    The 9.2kg tiger and 21kg vundu were both caught in October 2018 whilst staying at Tafika Camp on the Zimbabwean side of the river.
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    Not to be outdone my daughter caught this 21kg Vundu on the same day
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    A 9.2kg Tigerfish caught on the Lower Zambezi river in Zimbabwe, my PB
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    Re: Where to fit second valve stem for TPMS

    Slightly off topic but probably the correct place to ask for advice. I bought the Tireguard TPMS from Abraham in July 2019, fantastic service, we met in Pretoria and he fitted everything for me. I...
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    Re: Zimbabwe trip Aug/Sept 2018

    We stayed at Punda Maria in August last year and numerous fellow campers, some with offroad caravans did the trip through the Limpopo. I would imagine that August is "normally" pretty safe.
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    Re: Etosha - never again

    Sorry this is so long winded. In the last six months we have spent 5.5 weeks in Kruger, 5.5 weeks in Kgalagadi and 5 weeks (mainly October 2019) in Namibia, all camping on retirement in our Bush...
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    Re: Further Advise Sought For Botswana May 2020

    Thank you to those that gave me help in my queries.
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    Further Advise Sought For Botswana May 2020

    Hi Again

    Our planning for our trip in April/May 2020 to Botswana is now complete following valuable advice at the start of 2019. Our bookings were made by NDM who were a pleasure to deal with. Our...
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    Re: Drotsky' Cabin Or Guma Lagoon Camp?

    I know past fishing is no guarantee of future performance but that cements our decision!!
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    Re: Drotsky' Cabin Or Guma Lagoon Camp?

    Thanks for the hints, I'll certainly bear that in mind when we go later next year.



    Thanks Frans, I had looked at Shakawe but recent TripAdvisor reports on this camp are less than flattering.
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    Re: Drotsky' Cabin Or Guma Lagoon Camp?

    Hi Peter - at Chirundu I'd rather stay at Jecha Point (about 1.5kms downstream from Tiger Safaris). The reason being that they both offer pretty much the same experience, the only difference being...
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    Re: Drotsky' Cabin Or Guma Lagoon Camp?

    Thanks LC, as the purpose behind this part of our adventure is all about fishing the scenery is of secondary importance - it's looking like Drotsky's



    Thanks Mike, seems like yet another reason...
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    Re: Drotsky' Cabin Or Guma Lagoon Camp?

    Hi Paul - Hope we get some replies to the post. I posted the same request on DriveBots FB and had plenty of advice. The overwhelming preference was for Guma but it appears that Drotsky's is better...
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    Drotsky' Cabin Or Guma Lagoon Camp?

    Hi All

    We are a very keen tiger fishing couple and intend visiting Botswana in September 2020 to fish for tiger during the barbel run. We will be looking for a campsite that allows us to set up...
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    Re: Bush Lapa Miskruier review

    We have Alkos on both sides of our Baobab, excellent choice, tried setting up camp without them on a one night stop-over, got up in the middle of the night and let them down
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    Re: Miskruier Tyre pressures - Kgalagadi

    We are in KTP at present. We entered the park at Mata Mata after having travelled 250kms on that particular gravel road leading out of Namibia prior to entering KTP so our tyres were already set at...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    We collected our Baobab, BL1715 (aka Kamba) on 3rd July 2019 and in the past 4 months have towed Kamba 10,471kms and spent 117 nights inside the van. We have visited Kruger for 6 weeks, Namaqua...
  22. Thread: Bush Lapa mods

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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Thanks Michael, that photograph does show the very end but it is on the very edge of the photo so difficult to know. The angle is not as sharp as yours and is not on the very tip, it starts maybe...
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    Re: Bush Lapa mods

    Sorry to drag this up again but I'm confused. As per the attached pictures it appears that the springs now come standard with a small bend at the end. However we have used the Baobab for three months...
  24. Re: Entering South Africa from Namibia at Mata Mata

    Thanks for setting our minds at ease. I therefore assume that I only do SA customs etc when we exit the park, we are there for 39 nights in total, Mata Mata, Nosob, Rooiputs and Polentswa, multiple...
  25. Entering South Africa from Namibia at Mata Mata

    We will shortly be entering South Africa at Kgalagadi from Namibia at Mata Mata. We spend time at Mata Mata before travelling down to Twee Rivieren/Rooiputs/Nosob/Polentswa. Once our trip is complete...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    We are staying at Madisa, have read some great reports about it. Just returned from seeing the Desert Ellies at Brandberg White Lady, special moment
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Hi Gustav, our program here is Swakop, Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, Twyfelfontein, Epupa Falls, Kunene River Lodge, Etosha, Waterberg, Windhoek, Bagatelle, Mata Mata and stay in Kgalagadi for 6 weeks.
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Just some general personal comments and photos of the various campsites we have visited since we left Klein Kariba a month ago



    Barberspan Campsite (Delareyville),...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Looks like a great setup Edward, look set to go anywhere
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    Re: How long can I stay in Namibia on holiday

    Thanks for your generous information Dale
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    How long can I stay in Namibia on holiday

    Please can someone assist?

    I am aware that one can stay in South Africa for 90 days on holiday before having to exit (this can be extended for a fee) and the limit in Botswana is 30 days (also...
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    Re: How damaging is corrugation?

    I hope that this is an appropriate place to ask a few questions and that the old adage "there is no such thing as a stupid question" holds true.

    We are about to enter Richtersveld for the first...
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    Re: Carnet de Passage - Namibia

    Thanks Caracal and Stan. Appears that T4A are playing it safe and being conservative, however that may lead to unnecessary panic when information is incorrect. I've also tracked down two fellow...
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    Carnet de Passage - Namibia

    Please can I have some urgent assistance from a suitably knowledgeable person.

    We are currently travelling around South Africa in our Zimbabwean registered Toyota Hilux 4x4 3.0 D4D and South...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Hi Braith, regrettably we leave KK tomorrow morning, already extended once, we are moving over to the West coast over the next week, hoping to catch the tail end of the Namaqua Flowers (probably too...
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