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    Re: Luanda to Pointe Noire

    Thanks Martin

    I shall try Facebook, although I shall have to open a new account. They blocked my account and requested I send ID proving who I am. I completed their request but am still...
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    Re: Luanda to Pointe Noire

    PS Iím not sure how you are going to get from Morocco to Tunisia.[/QUOTE]


    Thanks for the information.

    I have read that the Algerian/Mauritanis border is now open. Still trying to confirm...
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    Luanda to Pointe Noire

    Hello

    Planning a road trip from SA to Tunisia.

    Has anyone travelled from Luanda to Matadi DRC, through Cabinda to Pointe Noire Congo Republic? I'm looking for information on road conditions,...
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    Re: How to wash your engine?

    I hose the engine compartment every time I wash the car (rain water used now that I'm in the Cape), then start the car immediately and let it come to temperature while I finish the inside of the car....
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    Re: Snow Chains

    Aye, same applies in Canada. Many people have winter tyres on rims, so it's a quick run to the garage to have the lad switch summer to winter tyres, then reverse in Spring.

    Also a heavy fine if...
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    Re: Klein Karoo Land Rover festival

    I shall be there, inshallah. May only be there for the Saturday if I can't shift prior commitments.
  7. Rental of Fully Equipped Camping Vehicle

    I am planning to accompany friends from Europe on a three week camping trip in 2018...a week in the Kruger, a week to slowly travel to Cape Town, and a week visitng the wineries. They would fly to...
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    Re: Taking Meat into Botswana

    Thanks duncang and boskoets, much appreciated.
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    Taking Meat into Botswana

    Hello

    We are leaving for Botswana on Wednesday and planning to take some frozen meat with us. I have since heard that at the Vet check stops they confiscate frozen uncooked meat. Has anyone...
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    Re: Rarest vehicles you've owned

    I owned a 1947 Rover 14 Sports Saloon. I purchased the Rover while working in the UK and it was used as my daily runner. Then shipped it to Canada when I returned home. Most the mechanical...
  11. Re: Extra Diesel for Northern Botswana Tour

    Thanks fellows, I appreciate the feed back. The 2 cans will go with me, running out of fuel has always been my worry travelling in Africa.
  12. Extra Diesel for Northern Botswana Tour

    Hi

    Botswana Footprint has put together the following tour for me for which I'm very thankful:

    17th March : Audi Camp Campsite, Maun

    18th & 19th & 20th March : Khumaga Campsite, Makgadigadi ...
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    I bought my 'school boy dream' Landy in 2013,...

    I bought my 'school boy dream' Landy in 2013, which had 213,000km. It's now approaching 300,000km. In 2013 we toured Namibia for a month, in 2014 we toured Caprivi, Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi,...
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    Home on the road.

    Home on the road.
  15. Thank you, I've contacted botswanafootprints and...

    Thank you, I've contacted botswanafootprints and they can provide what I need.

    Must say the forum has a remarkable turn around time...posted yesterday and had replies and contact from Tara before...
  16. Planning a Self Drive in Botswana - 2016

    Is there a commercial member who can provide me with a Botswana tour plan?

    I would like to tour Botswana for a month using my Landy and RTT on a trailer. I need help to determine the sites to see,...
  17. Hello I'm a Canadian living in RSA and I've...

    Hello

    I'm a Canadian living in RSA and I've travelled from Sudan down the east side of Africa. The only visa I needed before hand was Sudan and Mozambique, the others were obtained at the borders....
  18. The lad is on the right track...took me until my...

    The lad is on the right track...took me until my 60's before I acquired my first Landy. A boy hood dream come true. Since owning her we have travelled extensively through Southern Africa. One trip...
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    Hi All went well...easier than I thought. With...

    Hi

    All went well...easier than I thought. With the recent work on the road, there were no rocks or pot holes and all the corners were wide enough. Plus the weather held...cold but no rain or snow....
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    Hello In 2011 I drove a car from Saudi Arabia...

    Hello

    In 2011 I drove a car from Saudi Arabia to Dar Es Salaam using a Carnet issued in Saudi. I fell ill in Dar and had to fly to SA. My partner's brother went to Dar and drove the car to SA. I...
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    Hello Bennie Would you provide me with Theresa...

    Hello Bennie

    Would you provide me with Theresa Sakko's contact details? I am planning a similar trip.

    My email: crwaterhouse(at)yahoo(dot)com

    Thanks
    crw
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    Hi Try this link to Horizon Unlimited:...

    Hi

    Try this link to Horizon Unlimited: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/.

    There are a few threads on this subject.

    I'm looking for similar information. At the moment the best I can do...
  23. Hi We did your trip in early Dec 2014. Fat...

    Hi
    We did your trip in early Dec 2014. Fat Monkey to Tete...slept at a lodge on river, next day to Chimoio...slept at Hotel in centre of town, next day to Inhassoro...Seta Camp site (good...
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    Hi Mike I found the ferry tickets and a...

    Hi Mike

    I found the ferry tickets and a business card for the chap in Jeddah. Most of it is in Arabic. Send me and email: crwaterhouse (at) yahoo (dot) com and I'll send you a pdf file that I...
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    Hi There is a ferry from Jeddah to Port Sudan...

    Hi

    There is a ferry from Jeddah to Port Sudan which we took in October 2011 and you are correct...very difficult to obtain information about it. We worked in Riyadh and it took me some time to...
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    Hi Sylvia We stayed at the Massai Campsite...

    Hi Sylvia

    We stayed at the Massai Campsite just on the outskirts of Arusha and it had easy access to the town, good facilities, and well kept grounds.

    Our blog has info and pictures...
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    Hi We drove to Dar Es Salaam last November,...

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    We drove to Dar Es Salaam last November, taking a round about route via Namibia and Zambia. We returned through Malawi, Mozambique, and Swaziland back to the Cape. The borders were not a...
  28. Hi My partner and I did a similar trip ...in...

    Hi

    My partner and I did a similar trip ...in two parts. Malaria took me out in Tanzania so had to complete the last half of our trip last year.

    Our blog 'www.60sunsets.blogspot.com' has the...
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    Thanks all, I decided to take the trailer. crw

    Thanks all, I decided to take the trailer.

    crw
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    Thanks Brian.

    Thanks Brian.
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    Trailer on Sani Pass

    Hi

    I am touring Lesotho in mid April and plan to exit Lesotho via Sani Pass to Underberg. I need advice as to whether I should take my 4x4 tailer or move the roof top tent to the Defender and...
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    I'm with you Kirk...if you can, then do it and...

    I'm with you Kirk...if you can, then do it and enjoy.
    I'm off to Zanzibar on November 1st via Namibia, Vic Falls, Kilimanjaro, and Dar Es Salaam pulling a trailer. It's costing a few pennies but...
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    Thanks Andrew, that's good news. I use 50ppm in...

    Thanks Andrew, that's good news. I use 50ppm in town but when I can't find it I use 500pm.

    We are also travelling from Caprivi through Zambia to Tanzania but are not planning to venture far from...
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    Availability of Diesel in Malawi

    Hello

    I am travelling from Tanzania to Mozambique via Malawi in December. I've been told that I should take enough diesel with me to take me through Malawi as it is very difficult to find fuel...
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    I can well believe the cost. My partner and I...

    I can well believe the cost. My partner and I entered the Serengetti from Lake Victoria side on our way to Arusha. One night in the park was between $250-350US...can't remember the exact amount,...
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