Search Results - 4x4 Community Forum





Search:

Type: Posts; User: AliCat; Keyword(s):

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds.

  1. Re: Botswana November 2018: Of heat and dust and life and death

    What an awesome trip!!! And fantastic photo's.....

    Sitting at my desk reading your trip report makes me want to go back right now.... :)

    Thank you for sharing :)
  2. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Re: Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    Hi Slowones...

    I honestly don't know because the guy in charge was out with their guests on a drive, so the rest of the staff that were there were all rigging up tents etc, don't recall seeing any...
  3. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Re: Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    Hi Tron, thanks, glad you enjoyed the read :rolleyes:

    Now that I think about it, no, don't recall seeing too many trailers being towed.... lots of overseas peeps with their rental 4x4's, but...
  4. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Re: Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    Anne, I would definately recommend Dizhana.... the location is beautiful and despite the miserable weather, we still had a fair amount of game coming and going throughout the day. We didn't get in...
  5. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Re: Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    No ways...?? I booked this trip through Botswana Footprints and I wondered why Tara wasn't appearing anywhere in the emails this time... she usually pops up somewhere and gets involved. She was a...
  6. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Re: Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    Unfortunately we didn't see anything worthwhile while in the underground hide, just a few giraffe in the distance while lounging on the day bed late afternoon.
  7. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Re: Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    I always use Tara from Botswana Footprints.....
    http://www.botswanafootprints.com
  8. Replies
    21
    Views
    2,536

    Moremi & Surrounds trip report

    Hi All,

    Another long overdue trip report from our Moremi trip April last year.... might come in handy for anyone looking for campsite info or just general info on the area.

    Enjoy..... :)
    ...
  9. Replies
    137
    Views
    26,956

    Re: What did you learn on your holiday camp.

    I learnt that if ever anyone asks if they can share my campsite for just one or two nights, my answer will a flat no!

    We very kindly allowed a couple to share our campsite for "2" nights as they...
  10. Re: Central Kalahari Game Reserve - a long overdue trip report

    I had it stuffed and sewn onto the net.... ;D (just kidding...)
    He eventually ended up in the car, sniffing out the nut mix I'd left in the foot well, and checking out my lens as well.... these were...
  11. Re: Central Kalahari Game Reserve - a long overdue trip report

    Not the best pic, it's all I have on my work laptop....
  12. Re: Central Kalahari Game Reserve - a long overdue trip report

    Hi John, I have a Canon 7d and a mixed bag of lenses.... the landscape shots are generally with a 10-20mm Sigma, I also have a 150-500 Sigma for the "far in the distance" stuff.... the middle range...
  13. Re: Central Kalahari Game Reserve - a long overdue trip report

    Thanks Rod.... all I hope is that you get to experience one of those awesome Kalahari thunderstorms... I don't believe you've lived until you've felt the wrath of Mother Nature in that department.
  14. Re: Central Kalahari Game Reserve - a long overdue trip report

    Ah, thanks for pointing that out... I've never considered myself a particularly good birder..... you've just confirmed that...lol...;D
  15. Thread: Kasane

    by AliCat
    Replies
    13
    Views
    1,364

    Re: Kasane

    You can't go wrong with Senyati.... we stayed there in April and they've done a fair amount of work to the place since I was last there 5 years ago, including adding an underground hide overlooking...
  16. Central Kalahari Game Reserve - a long overdue trip report

    This trip report is so long overdue, but finally I managed to finish it. We took this trip in December 2015, at the height of that awful drought we went through. My first trip to CKGR and most...
  17. Replies
    154
    Views
    29,696

    Re: Never again Zimbabwe

    Done 3 trips to Zim in the last 5 years, most recent being last year..... Yes it's a pain that you get stopped so often, and yes it's a pain when you get fined $10 for the most pathetic menial things...
  18. Replies
    106
    Views
    13,747

    Re: Maiden Botswana Trip - The Report

    What a great read!! We did pretty much the same route (excluding CKGR) mid April so can relate to a lot of what you experienced.

    It was a very wet, muddy trip, especially in the Moremi area.....
    ...
  19. Replies
    31
    Views
    5,732

    Re: Current opinion of Mitspro

    I've been using Mitspro for the past 5 years for services on my 2005 Pajero. Never had any issues.

    They are also great at sourcing those little bits & pieces that need replacing.... aerial for my...
  20. Replies
    38
    Views
    7,104

    Re: What do you use for packing clothing in?

    We bought 4 seriously heavy duty, waterproof tog bags from Cape Union Mart.... If the car is too packed inside, we have travelled with them on the roof rack through serious rain storms in the...
  21. Replies
    17
    Views
    3,328

    Would also recommend Hwange if you can get into...

    Would also recommend Hwange if you can get into the exclusive picnic sites.

    Here's my trip report of our visit to Hwange if you interested....
    ...
  22. Thread: Broken aerial

    by AliCat
    Replies
    10
    Views
    1,380

    Same thing happened to me. Fortunately the Pajero...

    Same thing happened to me. Fortunately the Pajero was at Mitspro for a service at the time it happened. They found a spare one lying around, fixed it quick quick, no charge.

    Sorted... :)
  23. Replies
    9
    Views
    2,721

    We did 2 nights at Tashinga last year en-route to...

    We did 2 nights at Tashinga last year en-route to Mana. We absolutely loved it and would go back in a flash.

    Road is doable in a 4x4.... we did it in a Pajero, no hassles whatsoever.

    If you...
  24. Replies
    130
    Views
    14,732

    Sat at my desk & just finished reading the...

    Sat at my desk & just finished reading the "finale"....

    What a great read, and an amazing experience for you guys.

    Thanks for sharing & helping me pass the time on a Friday arvy till the bar...
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,882

    Limpopo River Lodge also has lovely campsites......

    Limpopo River Lodge also has lovely campsites... Right on the river bank.
  26. Replies
    130
    Views
    14,732

    Awesome trip report Trooper, thanks for sharing....

    Awesome trip report Trooper, thanks for sharing. Have saved for reference as we're travelling to that neck of the woods in Dec.

    Looking forward to Part 4....
  27. Replies
    31
    Views
    2,482

    Maybe I just have an adventurous side but I would...

    Maybe I just have an adventurous side but I would keep Tashinga in.

    We stopped there last year en-route to Mana, stayed 2 nights and loved every minute we had there. Remote, beautiful and well...
  28. Replies
    50
    Views
    12,127

    Randburg last year, went at about 3pm, not a...

    Randburg last year, went at about 3pm, not a single person in the queue. In and out in 10 mins, including the eye test.
  29. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,987

    Agree with Stan, the standby camp/Chitake 3 site...

    Agree with Stan, the standby camp/Chitake 3 site would be a much better option than Chitake 2.

    We saw it while there and thought it looked really appealing.

    There was also a group camped at...
  30. Replies
    43
    Views
    8,987

    Hi there, We stayed at both BBC & Chitake 2 in...

    Hi there,

    We stayed at both BBC & Chitake 2 in August last year.

    I've attached pics of each site. 1st pic is Chitake 2, 2nd pic is BBC campsite, river is right in front of you, you just can't...
  31. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,192

    Kathy, looking at the map that Linda has posted,...

    Kathy, looking at the map that Linda has posted, I reckon either of the sites will be fine. We just found that Campsite C, with it being right at the end was a bit more secluded.

    Either way,...
  32. Replies
    7
    Views
    2,192

    Hi Cathy, Ask Christina if campsite C is...

    Hi Cathy,

    Ask Christina if campsite C is available. We camped at Nyamepi in August and had campsite 27 booked. However, someone else had grabbed it so we took campsite C which is the next one on...
  33. Replies
    9
    Views
    1,224

    We've got an ARB bumper on the front of our...

    We've got an ARB bumper on the front of our Pajero. That thing is rock solid, does move at all, even when going over the worst corrogations....
  34. Hi Reismeir, Well a squirrel is certainly not...

    Hi Reismeir,

    Well a squirrel is certainly not something I even considered, but thinking about it, you probably spot on. Disney cartoon sums it up perfectly.... Thanks for that, at least I'll know...
  35. Hi Malcolm, I agree with you, I'd also stay...

    Hi Malcolm,

    I agree with you, I'd also stay down in Mana itself if Chitake 1 isn't available.

    We were so fortunate with the wind direction while those fires burned. During the day the hills...
Results 1 to 35 of 190
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4