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    Re: Corona Virus is over

    A 3 month trip away from PE..something like this ...

    - Travel East ..2 weeks at Yellow Sands near E London including a week end at my cousins place (Dr Pete Meyer) at Black Rock nearby
    - 1 night...
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    Re: Desert lions

    Ja and the area where the Lion and Leopard and Hyena were shot was a WILD LIFE AREA and NOT the Boer sin
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    Re: Desert lions

    There is a lot of BAD stuff going on with Namibian WildLife
  4. Re: Three new bakkies that could unsettle the cart when they arrive in SA

    Make mine a Hilux
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    Re: Leopard kill, Orange River

    Magic thread from a Magic area
  6. Re: Mabua (Mpaya campsites) - Number of vehicles

    To me 2 should be the max as it gets to be a circus with more and defeats the Wilderness Vibe ..I think its 2 anyway in the rules but out there sadly its become a bit of a free for all
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    Re: hunting vs camping in Botswana

    Hunting stuffs up tourism completely ..Skittish , and wounded game ..very sad that the new President is not remotely as good as Khama
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    Re: Stop me from buying Unimog

    Excellent Wise Post
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    Re: Stop me from buying Unimog

    Complete waste of Money and Eco very unfriendly
  10. Re: Balule in Kruger National Park routes and water holes

    Bangu waterhole is best early in the morning ..10 kms down the S90 from Balule..As a serious photographer ..I mainly go there only and stay that is if I am staying at Balule ..Staying at Tsendze I go...
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    Re: Camping prices in Botswana is ridiculous

    Spot on Info
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    Re: Camping prices in Botswana is ridiculous

    I camp in Botswana ..wife and myself Pula 140 ..in prime wilderness and best lions in Africa ..in 1965 when Moremi was just proclaimed as a schoolboy ..There were no camps like 3rd Bridge and no...
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    Re: Lockdown , economy and fulltime camping

    Great advice
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    Re: Lockdown , economy and fulltime camping

    At 52 you are young enough to carry on. At 55 I was unemployed for the next 4 years ..Finally at 59 got my current job ..nearly 70 and hopefully the stock exchange will have picked up enough for me...
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    Re: Illegal dumping Bloemfontein

    What an inconsiderate idiot. No wonder this country is such a gemors..Well done for taking the video ..What a Poor excuse the perpretator made
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    Re: Mauritius.... Help please

    I have been twice to Mauritius in the 1980's on the Annual IBM sales recognition events.. Loved the Fishing trips out of Black Rock near Le Morne (SWest) to Big Game Fish ..went on 3 excursions in...
  17. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    568869568867 Our favorite campsite at Tsendze ..No 14. Basically all the sites are like this
  18. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    You have to make an appointment to visit Tsendze at the Mopani office and you get a permit to enter to meet Roger and Elena ..Same as I cant just pitch up at Balule ..You need a permit as both are...
  19. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    For me Tsendze is way better but I do love Balule..Tsendze just has more of a real Kruger feel and is in a far better game area but nothing shabby about the Game Area of the Balule area either apart...
  20. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    Pete ..Balule also has no power and Tsendze you can reserve a campsite. Its also Cheaper to book those private camps if there are 4 of you as their huts take 4 and in camps like Satara etc 90% of the...
  21. Re: Balule satellite camp in Kruger National Park

    The right hand side facing the river are the 15 or so campsites. Thewre are no reserved campsites. First come first served. The Camp superindendant is Titus Nhkulu for the last 30 years ..Great guy...
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    Re: Skaapkop gaarmaak

    Sorry even though E Cape is Sheep Country we prefer Lamb Chops and Kudu Steaks ..I could never eat a Smiley
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    Exactly ..I only drive 4x2 because thats what my current Hilux is and I used to go shopping in PE in my Defender in Permanent 4x4 because thats what it was..You just have to adjust your driving and...
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    Re: Shooting birds in flight...

    I prefer Sitting /stationary Birds even though I have fast low light lenses but my cameras have always been the High Resolution Landscape Jobs rather than the Sports Canon 1D Mark III or Nikon...
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    Re: Mouse in my Prado?

    Put your cars in the garden doors open ..the mouse will come out during the night to feed before going back to the den in the car at daybreakand IF your area hasnt been stupid and put down Ratex etc...
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    Re: Recommend best campsite on Garden route

    Berry Hill estate outside Plett ..magic ..we were the only campers there just before lockdown
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    Re: 6 month state of emercency Bots

    They are on Lock down and even if it wasnt they dont reply to emails ..Phone is the ONLY way ..when they are back
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    I used to do the Hotazel - Vanzyls Rus - Twee Rivieren Road Zinkplaat all the way not the scraped roads and tarred highway of today i. This was in the 1970s and in my VW Beetle in 4x 2 ..just dont...
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    Re: Kalahari For Sale

    Jeepers I sold my 1996 Defender 300 TDI with 195 000 kms on the clock in 2006 for R 80 000 ..cost R 170 000 out the box in 1996..It took a while to sell in PE (5 months ..It was Pristine and did...
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    Re: Guys, PLEASE!!! ALWAYS 4x4 on gravel

    Spot on ..Those Corrugations between Nossob and Bitterpan have been caused over decades by I would say the manne boasting about doing everything in 2x4 but mostly too hard tyres and speed ...The...
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    Re: How old is your mobile fridge?

    My 72 Litre National Luna is 2001 vintage ...working now with overflow shopping for lockdown ..Never missed a beat on 12 v or 220 volt. Our 90 Litre Nat Luna Fridge Freezer is 2017 Vintage and I...
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    Re: Caprivi question

    Drtsky is great but for Tiger Fishing I prefer East of Katima on the Zambezi at that time of the year (Kalizo Lodge etc )
  33. Re: KGalagadi Road conditions & Will my Venter survive Kgalagadi

    I dont think the Parks will be open then ..The Virus will still be with us ..We are about to cancel our Sept Trip to Kgalagadi because that is what we understand at the moment..We have used a Venter...
  34. Thread: MuisvoŽls

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    Re: MuisvoŽls

    Plant Cross Berry Trees to attract Mouse Birds ..Kruisbessie ..Its indigenous and really works
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    Re: Zambesi River flow update

    Has Kariba increased from 16%
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