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    Re: Medical Requirements:- Moz/Malawi/Zam/Bots

    Could the MODS PLEASE, clean up my previous post,
    by deleting all my previous emails on this post, and,
    Then posting the table that I cannot seem to do?
    The table & emails are in this section...
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    Re: Water refill in Damaraland

    So why was this water not used?
    I saw that they previously had fish farming in that open cast mine,
    that was flooded, which has since been stopped.
    I though it was because the water was being...
  3. Re: Desolation Valley Huab Crossing point advice

    Taking the track most used; and going in the direction you intend going, will make sure that you cannot ever get lost.
    I have taken alternate tracks to the GPS and come out on some amazing routes,...
  4. Re: Recommended alternative to Nunda River Lodge?

    We try to use alternative accommodation on each successive trip to give a bigger variety and a different experience on each occasion.
    Change is the only given and we only use the same place if there...
  5. Re: Desolation Valley Huab Crossing point advice

    We are travelers that use paper maps to get to where we are going, so the routes not accessible on Base Camp & Tracks4Africa, are sometimes not known/understood by us, so take this as an explanation...
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    Re: Water refill in Damaraland

    Between Spitskoppe & Palmwag; Uis also gets it's water from a flooded mine (underground Water), so that should be plenty and good enough to drink ...
  7. Thread: Red Meat Import

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    Re: Red Meat Import

    The Park officials are on the RSA and they have no problem with meat leaving the Country.
    The guys on the other side of the fence have different instructions.
    Meat coming across the Border into...
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    Re: Medical Requirements:- Moz/Malawi/Zam/Bots

    Visa

    Geelkoors

    Paspoort

    KopieŽ van voertuig registrasie

    Bestuur lisensie
  9. Re: Best (easiest) route from Springbok to Hondeklipbaai

    The roads are all just gravel roads in the area and depending on when which was last graded, will determine their drive-ability.
    Going further south just makes the gravel stretch shorter as you get...
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    Sticky: Re: Crossing borders made easy

    I do not seem to be able to post the table with the post, but when I try to edit the post, the table appears.
    I had made a table with all the requirements for the Border Posts to each Country, but...
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    Sticky: Re: Crossing borders made easy

    Asking for some assistance from the well traveled members on the Forum.
    A friend has requested assistance in this, but I will also be traveling to Moz, Mal, Zam & Bots;
    So I also need the...
  12. Re: Itinerary and river beds advice request from lone first-timer on bike

    Firstly, fuel may not be as reliable as you hope in these areas and beware of dirty fuel.
    Permit obtainable at the wildlife offices in Swakopmund, near the Lighthouse.
    From Sesfontein to Okangwati...
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    Re: Parks to visit in Caprivi strip

    Agree with the suggestions made by Sandbug wholeheartedly...
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    Re: New member introduction

    Welcome to the Forum.
    There is a mountain of knowledge/experience on this Forum...
  15. Thread: Khaudum Park

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    Re: Khaudum Park

    The Kaudum was closed to tourists since about 2004. We have since camped there about three times without any hassles, before Kaudum camp was revitalized. No upgrading done since then to Sekeretti and...
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    Re: Using a trailer or not

    Jelo said:
    you and I might clash on many things, but I have the same questions..........


    1) A 3 L Sta=Soft Bottle/Liquid Omo 3 L Bottle works ell and is also Uni-sex.
    For Males you can use it...
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    Re: Damaged 90l luna

    Bend everything straight, refit and find place for it behind the cab, in the front portion of the load bed.
    Near the tailgate it is subjected to a lot more shaking/bouncing than the front of the...
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    Re: Hwange & Mana Pools campsites??

    At the rate our age group are roller coasting towards eternity, the year will be over in no time at all...
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    Re: Using a trailer or not

    "Ja.....you just need to do the pack up-and -unpack routine every time you want to go on a game drive or drive anywhere for that matter. And you have to leave some stuff clearly on your campsite to...
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    Re: Using a trailer or not

    Camper will always trump anything else.
    Less than 5 minutes either way, pack up or un-pack...
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    Re: Folding cookware

    Consider a pan cake type pan for bacon & eggs, as they are reasonably flat and easy to use.
    Hate making eggs in a deep pan. If I need to do scrambled eggs or anything that needs depth, I use a small...
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    Re: Around the 'Lesotho' in 9 days

    I really enjoyed the R 393 from the top of Bastervoetpad to the R 396 (road between Barkley and Rhodes).
    This is an ordinary gravel road, but very scenic amongst the farms next to the River...
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    Re: Hwange & Mana Pools campsites??

    Hope you really enjoy your holiday, as you have a great trip planned...
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    Re: Offroad Caravan vs Charlets?

    PM & email sent...
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    Re: Offroad Caravan vs Charlets?

    If you send me a PM with your email address, I will send you some reading material IRO this subject.
    I tried to send you a PM with my email, but your profile does not have a PM function.
    The...
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    Re: Offroad Caravan vs Charlets?

    This is the exact reason that I have been advocating a Camper for the last couple of years.
    We have had the same camper for the last 9 years. It goes anywhere, that a normal 4X4 will go.
    It uses 25...
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    Re: Cape Town to Namibia route advice

    Swakopmund can keep you busy for at least three days, to a week, by doing the Khan 4WD Trail, The Swakop River Trail, Goanokontes, Moonlandscape, Giant Welwitschias, Dune 7/Rooikop back road to...
  28. Thread: Howzit!

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    Re: Howzit!

    Welcome to the Forum,
    If you plan to go off the beaten track, it will work out cheaper to get the 4X4 now, rather than later.
    Every trade in you lose money, so do it while you can, at minimal...
  29. Re: Northern Moz/Tanzania weather warning: Cyclone Kenneth

    Any updates on these. We are hoping to go there in June (6 weeks away)...
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    Re: Advice Botswana-Caprivi Camping trip

    With 11 sites and 16 days you are virtually limited to a night at each site.
    Shametu near Ngepi has had good reviews, but the camp sites are not on the River.
    The camps in Bots will have the more...
  31. Thread: Roy s Camp

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    Re: Roy s Camp

    Visit the Meteorite outside Grootfontein...
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    Re: Long range fuel tank

    With a diesel vehicle or a vehicle using plastic or stainless steel tanks, I would not think that it is a requirement.
    If the tank is made of mild steel and petrol is used, I would say that it would...
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    Re: Tilt fridge slides

    Had a friend who had one which fell apart on some heavily bad roads, on it's first trip.
    Mine is mounted in front of the back wheels, where there is less vibration,
    from corrugations and bad roads,...
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    Re: Camping spare wheel cover with pouch?

    Outdoor warehouse used to sell them, but only in a specific size.
    I had one done at a place that repairs or makes tents/awnings,
    They should be able to make anything on request...
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    Re: Long range fuel tank

    Have a 3.0 D-4D Camper, with an additional 70 L long range fuel tank tank fitted by LA Sport.
    Every time the fuel price increases, I fill up, then have well over 1 000 km of fuel at the old price....
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