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    Re: Self drive overlanding

    I use NDM Travel Agency. The owner, Mr Maile, is a member on this forum. I recommend them very highly. Their email address and phone number are;

    [email protected]
    +267 7506 2451

    Hope...
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    Re: Bush Lapa : experience HIS beauty @

    Our maiden trip in BL1677, our new Ratel 4i (Badger 4i in Australia), we purchased this from the Sydney based BL agent, he had it for about 18 months using it as a demo model at the shows he attends....
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Hi Bruce, PM sent with a few details that would bore others on this thread
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Thanks Michael



    Yes Emmie, 150 litres straight away adds 150kgs



    Thanks Melville, can't wait to get started
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Our Ratel 4i, BL1677, arrived today, 1 week after ordering demo model in Sydney. 3 hours later we were already "experiencing His beauty" ;D
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  6. Re: 11 months to E. Africa and back and...plans and updates

    Our travel dates are likely to mirror our original plans but without Botswana at the start as we will, hopefully, be able to enjoy Botswana in October and November 2022. Therefore tentatively;
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  7. Re: 11 months to E. Africa and back and...plans and updates

    Wow CalDriver, you are making me envious. If our plans had worked out we would be at Tarangire NP in Tanzania at present but with Australians still in an effective border closure and with the problem...
  8. Re: Food, drink, and perishables when crossing into Zimbabwe

    The amount Tron is referring to is USD200 per person as seen in the attached link;

    Zimbabwe Revenue Authority (zimra.co.zw)

    There is also a limit on alcohol as follows;

    IATA - Zimbabwe...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Thanks Michael, even though we are Rooineks and can't "praat die taal", she will always be a Ratel to us, in fact we have decided Ratel will be her name.

    She left the agent yesterday afternoon, he...
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    Re: Bush lapa miskruier review

    Wow, I can't believe it, this was one of the busiest threads on the forum and it has dried up, nothing since my last post at the end of July, that is 10 weeks, not even a word from Michael, has...
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    Re: Developments at Matusadona National Park

    Great report Andy, sounds like you had a fantastic time. Linda and I really look forward to returning to Africa, hopefully May 2022, and spending time in the bush with you and Cal
  12. Re: Moremi - Khwai Concession Campsites & Chobe Campsites

    Hi Landy, I'm no pro on Botswana but we are planning an 8 week tour to Botswana in October/November 2022. Please see plenty of outstanding advise given to me on the following thread. Much of this...
  13. Thread: Liuwa Plains

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    Re: Liuwa Plains

    Hi Tony, perhaps someone here can advise the current position. I recall that at one point in time the authorities banned towing trailers in Liuwa, that ban was lifted in 2015, I don't know if the ban...
  14. Re: 24 days overlanding in Botswana for the first time!

    Hey Jakkals, sounds like a great trip. We are in the throes of arranging an 8 week trip into Botswana scheduled for October/November 2022, it started as a 30 day trip and has now grown much longer....
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    Re: Trip report: Liberia by public transport

    I've just reread and completed your trip reports from start to finish, what an amazing adventure. Wish I had half your confidence. Can't wait for the next installment.
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    Re: Trip Update, we are in Botswana

    That looks great Bud, well done
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    Re: Kenya - Selfdrive trip - October '21

    Hi Dutchie, only a few days to go before your trip starts, you must be exceptionally excited. We too have been planning a trip to East Africa, probably 7 months long, due to Covid this is only likely...
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    Re: Trip Update, we are in Botswana

    Hi Bud, thanks for updating us on your travels, all the best to Mary, hope her eye heals soonest. Regards John
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    Re: Show us your Tiger..

    Hey Jacques, time to change your location to Warrnambool, must be kicking your butt never visiting your dad in Moz
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    Re: Catch of the day- please post

    Get this thread going again. Cobia/Prodigal Son, 24kgs, caught off Brisbane, Australia a few years ago.
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    Re: Show us your Tiger..

    9.200kg (20lbs 4ozs) caught at Tafika on the Zambezi River, my PB, thrilling experience. Fantastic fishing camp. If interested read my TR (Mana/Tafika 2018) which has a link in my signature below, we...
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    Re: Show us your Tiger..

    8.300kgs (18lbs 4ozs) caught 2 hours into 2005 KITFT (Kariba International Tiger Fishing Tournament). We, Team Charter "S", won the tournament that year, I think we were in the lead from the time I...
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    Re: Booking agency for Botswana Trip 2022

    I use NDM Travel Agency. The owner, Mr Maile, is a member on this forum. I recommend them very highly. Their email address and phone number are;

    [email protected]
    +267 7506 2451

    Hope...
  24. Re: A trip report of our travels around South Africa during Aug - Sept 21

    Thanks Mike, good to get a TR about travelling around SA. I wondered what you were doing with Beitbridge being closed. Can't wait to get back to Zimbabwe and South Africa, looking like we should be...
  25. Re: Richtersveld would you rooftop or take an explorer ?

    Not certain if you have watched the attached, worth looking at before you travel. I'm pretty much a novice on offroad driving but as mentioned earlier I managed it pulling my Bushlapa Baobab.
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Hi Frans, thanks for the heads up on Senyati, Malcolm mentioned it too, maybe one night there after Ihaha. You are right about my sand towing concern, I am truly concerned about that, hopefully by...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Please help!!

    I'm not sure what is going wrong with this post. On Linda's laptop I can see Pat's response to Frans' comments (post # 29) and my post (#30) and Frans' response to Pat (post #31) but...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Thanks Stan, our hearts are set on Ihaha, our plans are still fairly fluid so we will cut back on Kubu as suggested by you and Malcolm. We are going to throw in a day or two for any hassles in Maun...
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    Re: August trip report

    Hi Malcolm, thanks for the report. Sounds like you had a great trip. Pleased to hear some positive reports about Etosha campsites, the ablutions were disgusting when we were there but the campsite...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Hi Malcolm, thanks for your thoughts, yes 3 nights at Kubu may be a day too many. We will look at that, maybe arrive in Botswana a day later, with all the game drives on the following days sometimes...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Thanks Christa, those comments and directions make plenty of sense now. From Khama to Mabua must have been a long day, maybe in our youth but being retired with no time restrictions means that we are...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Hi Malcolm, sorry only saw this after I had posted my "plan". I will take a look at your suggestion and any other comments after 48 hours. Appreciate your input as always.
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    So, Ive come up with a plan that I want to put to my agent, before going firm I thought Id place it here and see if there are any areas that look wrong. The trip from the start of Mabuasehube to...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Hi Andy, that sounds grossly unfair. Due to Covid the Australian Government will not allow people currently resident in Australia to leave the country, there is no way we or any other Australian...
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    Re: 30 Day Trip To Botswana

    Pat N Wolf, Stan, Christa and Tron, thank you all so very much, I knew that I would get some great advice from you. In 2022 we are not able to return to Africa with adequate time to arrange our East...
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