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    Re: Khwai Safari grounds

    They have shared ablutions with Cold showers. They use Mbaula system to heat the shower water. Im not famiiar with their numbering, but the river front campsites are beautiful. There are private...
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    Re: Sua Pans - Kukonje North

    Last week I met a long convoy of 8 land cruisers in Khumaga entrance from Rasesa. They were doing Makgadikgadi Pans, Nxai Pans, Maun(Scenic Flight) Khwai and Third Bridge. I didnít know we have very...
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    Re: Sua Pans - Kukonje North

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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    I guess nowadays, the most reliable solution Is to call each filling station before leaving to enquirer. Use the yellow pages on BTC phone directory To check the filling stations along your path and...
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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    I filled all 2 land cruiser 80L tanks today even though I dont currently need the fuel. Just for in case. Here situation in the North is very much better. I see people on social media on fuel lines...
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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    This doesn't give me any confidence, what so ever of situatioan getting better soon.
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    Re: Khumaga ferry off service

    The speed that this water is moving is astonishing. I guess in two days the water will be in Khumaga ferry. The arial pictures from Meno a Kwena on Facebook with zebras flooding to the river are...
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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    You city guys are living a very difficult life. I was by the pump alone in Rakops today. Diesel and petrol we fine. It was only on Wednesday when it was out for few hours and situation back to normal.
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    Re: Linyanti camping

    1 Night Muchenje
    2 Nights Linyanti
    2 Nights Savuti

    Or

    3 Nights Linyanti
    2 Nights Savuti
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    Re: Khumaga ferry off service

    The flood is almost in Khumaga now. Two days ago, the flow was passing Moreomaoto. In just few days, the ferry services might be needed to cross. I crossed Saturday , the ferry didnt look ready to...
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    Re: Elephants dying in huge numbers ?

    Been mentioned many times, Vultures, hyenas feeding on them but not being affected.
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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    Hahahah Very reliable nowadays. Use them very often. All they need is to build a new structure Filling Station that will stand out.
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    Re: (Fake) Fuel Shortage

    Yes there was one due to that Voice message. People Panicked. In Rakops, everything was fine and were not aware of the voive message.
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    Re: Do you need to book for CKGR?

    There are campsites like CKT02 (Tau) that are not commonly used, but beautiful. A phone call to DWNP reservation office before heading to the entrance, you might be in a luck, but enquiring at the...
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    Re: Do you need to book for CKGR?

    2021 is going to be a busy year. Driving to the gate without a booking would be a very high risk Act, and very high chances of not finding any campsite. Most of the 2020 bookings transferred to 2021.
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    What I was told by a friend, was that many people read about the book and where Mark and Delia Owen Camp was, and wanted that feeling and started camping at that spot, even though its not designated...
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    Thanks for the kind words. The Owen's Camp is located right in the heart of Deception Valley, noticeable by BIG acacia trees and a NO Camping sign. On your way to Kori Campsites on your left, near...
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    Re: Crossing the Kalahari

    Thanks Chris for the Trip Report. Enjoyed the video version report more. It feels like being there
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    Re: Park Fees Payment to be Privatised

    Hie Christa
    Yes the role of the new system would be just for park fees collection, not campsites. Yes the online option would be great, I guess they will start with both online and manual payments...
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    Re: Park Fees Payment to be Privatised

    She announced that the commencing period would be March 2021. We are still waiting for more details. Probably the tendering, bidding and announcing the winner and giving the winner time to put up...
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    Hie Frans
    Just note that CKSUN02 is based at Sunday Pan and then CKSUN01 is at (Leopard Pan). Both Campsites are great, but if you want to stay at Sunday Pan, CKSUN02 and if you want to stay at...
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    The highlight of my trip was this encounter with a Wildcat mother and its playful kitten. It was late, driving back to camp at Piper. Far in the distance I noticed the playful kitten running around....
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    OK Nys some more pictures.
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    The rest of the track were fine. No corrugations. The only part with corrugations was between Piper and the turn off to Phokoje Pan. This 30 kms sandy track was bumpy, but not bad. The corrugations...
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    Hie Jack B
    I remember very your trip and very urgent post looking for a Landy mechanic. I hope you managed to repair the car and its ready to hit the bush again. Will be honored to do a trip through...
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    Re: CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    Very special place and after 40 plus days of Covid 19 lockdown indoors , it was refreshing to get out there.
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    CKGR after LOCKDOWN: Trip Report.

    The excitement of finally arriving at Matswere Entrance gate. The last time I was here, was February. I put on the mask and headed in. Corona Virus era precautions. The DWNP officer at reception was...
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    Re: Is dwnp closed?

    It’s surprising because I just got of the phone with reservations Gaborone, they are not taking NEW Bookings for 2021. They are moving PAID bookings for 2020 to 2021 on requests. Could you share more...
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    Re: Is dwnp closed?

    DWNP Reservations is working on moving 2020 bookings for those who request to be moved, and from what I got when I called, they wont be taking any new 2021 bookings until they complete the process....
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    Re: Park Fees Payment to be Privatised

    I think after securing your campsite bookings managed by DWNP, you will then move to pay park fees with the private company, either at Park entrance with cash or they will also install all entrances...
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    Park Fees Payment to be Privatised

    Yesterday the Minister of Tourism presented some proposals:
    A) To relief Wildlife Officers of hustling of receiving PARK FEES PAYMENTS. Private Citizen Companys will be tasked with this duties. The...
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    Re: National Parks Opens

    We are. Truely magic. Less traffic and refreshing.
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    Re: National Parks Opens

    Im back. After 4 days of complete isolation in CKGR back to civilisation. Will prepare a quick report and post it. The vegetation has over grown and tracks reshaped.
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    Re: National Parks Opens

    Great stuff. Im leaving tomorrow. Had to wait today because they were waiting for a screening thermometers from Ghanzi, and they have arrived at Matswere entrance this afternoon.
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    Re: DWNP Bookings for 2021

    Thanks Rik.
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