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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    I think that as age catches up with us these things become more difficult. 10 years ago before we returned to Africa we owned a great Aussie made TTT. We used it regularly and loved it, the set up...
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    Yes, that's our plan for a 7 month safari to East Africa when we return in 2022 or 2023. We will leave our Bushlapa in storage in SA. We will move fairly often with quite a few 1 or 2 day stays, so...
  3. Re: Advice on route from bulawayo to North gonarezhou

    Hi Jurij,

    I am pleased to see your trip to Zimbabwe is progressing, just wish we could be back in Zimbabwe so that we could meet for a few beers. LKRP is, to be honest, rather run down facility...
  4. Re: Advice on route from bulawayo to North gonarezhou

    Hi Ortelius, Just a thought to give you. As I stated in the previous post Chipinda Pools to Bulawayo is a long trip, I would not want to do it on a holiday. I would rather suggest going from...
  5. Re: Advice on route from bulawayo to North gonarezhou

    If you have the time I would suggest going to visit Great Zimbabwe, it has an aura about it, I would not want to miss that. Road wise I would go on the A6 (ie Beitbridge Road) and turn left at...
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    Re: Rooftop Trailer Tent Setup Times

    When we first got our Bushlapa Baobab 2 years ago SWAMBO and I were timing how long it took us to set up camp, we weren't obsessed with it but were keeping track of how long it took. Our 28 year old...
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    Re: Trailer Rental Advise

    Kubu4x4 | 4x4 Trailer and Caravan Hire

    Jannie from Kubu 4x4 is a member of the forum, I have had excellent service from him, he is based in Krugersdorp.
  8. Re: Tanzania - A journey in the Covid-19 pandemic

    Your decision to journey during the pandemic paid rich dividends. Interesting the way different governments have approached Covid-19, I'm not referring to the Tanzanians, I'm referring to the German...
  9. Re: Help with January Serengeti itinerary + Moru campsites closed

    What a great site WW, thanks for that, I'm getting anxious just looking, can't wait to get our trip underway
  10. Thread: New Kanopi

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    Re: New Kanopi

    Thanks Kerritz, their prices look very competitive, especially if you get the roof rack thrown in free of charge.
  11. Thread: New Kanopi

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    Re: New Kanopi

    Thanks Shaggy, I've just sent them an email asking for a price list. These operations that do not have a basic price list on their websites frustrate the hell out of me :mad:
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    Re: New Kanopi

    Hi Kerritz, as a matter of interest would you mind telling us the price, this does not appear on their website.

    Thanks
    John
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    Re: Providing Water To Cats In CKGR?

    Bruwer did indeed mention the ranger's name, I did not quote it due to privacy. Regrettably I too did not note the name, I never anticipated the post being removed from FaceBook. Bruwer certainly...
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    Re: Global Nomadic Overlanders

    Yes, re the address, you are correct. When we were in Zimbabwe for 4 years and touring for the 9 months we used the address of a good, trustworthy, friend in Australia for all our official mail....
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    Re: Global Nomadic Overlanders

    Interestingly on our 9-month journey we met a large number of fellow caravanners that also lived in their caravans full-time. These were a mixture of those that did it for a love of the outdoors and...
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    Re: Global Nomadic Overlanders

    Hi Bud and al. I only saw this thread this morning, I see Bud referred to me in your opening post and maybe assumed that Linda and I may fit the description of “Global Nomadic Overlanders” (GNO), we...
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    Re: Bush Lapa buying advice

    Hi Gavin, re the ALKOs, when we bought our Baobab in 2019 these were standard features in the BL, they were not an additional purchase, I guess we could've asked for a credit. We hired a Miskruier...
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    Re: Providing Water To Cats In CKGR?

    I've just been back on to the CKGR Sightings FaceBook page, I'm not certain but the post appears to have been deleted/removed, I'm not certain why. I had commented on the post as had others off the...
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    Re: Providing Water To Cats In CKGR?

    The response posts on the thread confirm my thoughts and feelings, I thought this was "too good to be true". To actually name the Chief Ranger, assuming that is indeed his name and that he condoned...
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    Re: Booking Agency in Maun

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    Re: Bush Lapa buying advice

    SWAMBO and I lived full time in our Baobab (admitted slightly larger than the Gogga range) for 9 months non- stop, COVID forced us to return to Australia. It was effectively our home. Of course this...
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    Providing Water To Cats In CKGR?

    I've just read an interesting post in the CKGR Sightings FaceBook Group. I am not certain if I'm allowed to post the link here as I believe one needs to be a member of the FaceBook group to view. A...
  23. Re: Tanzania president stands for tourism and travel

    Sorry, yes I should have put a time factor into that, the now I meant was in the next +/-18 months, planning will take about 6 months minimum, her plan is a 5 year plan. Besides which the previous...
  24. Tanzania president stands for tourism and travel

    Just picked this up off another thread I was following, not on 4X4 community

    Facebook

    Not sure if this link will come through, I've checked since posting and the link works but not all are on...
  25. Thread: Trip Advice

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    Re: Trip Advice

    Hi Free2, on the question of Hwange bookings I would imagine that getting camping accommodation would be fairly simple, chalet type accommodation may be a little more difficult but I think it would...
  26. Thread: License to Tow

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    Re: License to Tow

    Just wandering whether anyone on the forum can assist. We are Australian citizens, and probably Zimbabwean residents once Covid allows us to return to Africa. We will resume our southern/east African...
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    Re: We need to define what exactly “camping” is.

    This apparently "friendly" debate made me think of my former boss in Zimbabwe. He was a black Zimbabwean. SWAMBO and I spent many of our holiday periods either camping under canvas or in an old...
  28. Thread: Richtersveld

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    Re: Richtersveld

    If you are prepared to travel a bit further, 110kms further, I would recommend Brandkaros Campsite. It makes for a shorter trip the following day and we enjoyed a 2 night stopover there in 2019.
  29. Re: Is Toyota consciously limiting stock to inflate demand and thus prices?

    Yes, but how long is temporary? I'm in Australia, I ordered a Prado on 9th February, with an anticipated wait time of 3-4 months. The sales rep called on Saturday to tell me that collection date from...
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    Re: Aluminium Canopy decisions

    Hi Shaun, as a matter of interest what price have you been quoted for the Ground Zero? In 2022 we are hoping to do a 7 month overland trip in our Hilux DC through East Africa and need an aluminum...
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    Re: Is a portable braai a necessity when overlanding.

    KSC Portables Braai x 100. We lived in our Bush Lapa for 9 months and used it about 3 x per week. They are expensive, we were lucky, got it on Gumtree, almost brand new, 50% of the new price ;D
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    Re: 22 months/13 countries, needs check

    WW is absolutely correct on both fronts. We had a similar, but not as daring experience in our own life journey. In December 2014 we returned to Zimbabwe for the first time since we moved to...
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    Re: Kgalagadi pictures thread, NO cat pics allowed!

    Thanks Dean, you are making me "home" sick ;D;D
  34. Re: TRIP REPORT and photos. Short visit to MOUNTAIN ZEBRA and ADDO NPs 2021

    Many thanks for a most informative TR Stan, excellent degree of detail as always.

    We caravanned in Addo for 4 nights in March last year, just before Covid forced our return to Australia, we had a...
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    Poll: Re: The Kgalagadi is overrated

    An excellent summation. We have only gone to KTP 3 times, first time in 2017, we would have gone in 2020 but Covid has us stuck in Australia. We never had the ability or funds to visit this park...
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