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    Re: The Development in Bots

    That is a temporary dressing, just covering pot holes.
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    Re: The Development in Bots

    Its election year, so expect more and more of that. Jokes aside though, those developments a mostly concentrated that side. We want Nata-Maun Road to be repaired, it was built in 1993, it has long...
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    Re: Ckgr need 2 nights 1 and 2 may 2020

    Its a wilderness camp and need to be completely independence, you have to bring your own showers, toilet . Just take it. Its not a big campsite, But since you are one vehicle, its fine.
  4. Re: Looking for Nxai Pan recommendations late December

    Mud Mud and Mud during December rains. It could be a challenging drive.
  5. Re: Community camp recommendation: Kwai area

    And they say the same thing about self drivers.....
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    Re: Maun to Vic falls / Livingstone

    This past month, a couple arrived at Savuti with a trailer that broke down. They were supposed to pass to Linyanti, had to be accommodated somewhere as it was not their fault. So pulling a trailer,...
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    Re: Maun to Vic falls / Livingstone

    Was wondering too, why take a long route to Vic Falls? If its about hating the Nata-Kasane route, then put more days on the Maun-Savuti-Kasane route.
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    Re: Park Rates in Botswana

    Just google, Botswana camping fees and multiple companies will come up. They are soo many parks and different companies operating campsites, so itís a lot unless you have specific campsites, then we...
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    Re: Botswana Dec 2020

    Kubu Island?
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    Re: Botswana Dec 2020

    Be careful with rain and December and towing. I wouldn't risk towing let alone drive in the Salt pans in rainy season.
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    Re: South Gate camping

    South Gate is fine. You are close to Blackpool, Xini and Bodumatau. I would take it. Like other camps, there are baboons, arrogant hyenas and honey bargers but its a great campsite.
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    Re: Mokoro trip from Shakawe to Maun

    Because this year the delta is dry, no expeditions. You will bring the topic up next year if the delta floods. Budget around $3500 per person.
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    Re: Mokoro trip from Shakawe to Maun

    Yes its possible, though its no longer done by wooden/fiber glass mokoro but by boat. It takes like 5 days, with camping out along the way. BUT be ready pay top dollar for that, seen some serious...
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    Re: Victoria falls

    Are you driving or using the shuttle. When driving, the Zambian side, there could be delay in crossing with the ferry and then lot of formalities at the border, but on the Zimbabwe side, it quicker....
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    Re: Status of the tracks Maun-Mababe gate

    The road from Maun to Mababe is mostly gravel. The gravel is corrugated but after Sankuyo village it becomes much better. There is no water crossing, even that famous water crossing 5 kms before...
  16. Re: Puma Filling Station in Muchenje now OPEN again (9 SEPT 2019)

    Visa, MasterCard and Cash only. Some filling stations takes foreign currency depending on them with a steep exchange rate. No petrol cards...
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    Re: Botswana in December-booking required?

    Your choice is soo broad that to archieve your trip, you will need many day. Normally, you should home in at least on one location and concentrate the planning on it. For you to talk Kgalagadi,...
  18. Re: Advice regarding Khwai campsites and Nxai Pan..

    Stayed two nights there this month, Ablutions are there and even showered there. I think since Late 2018, they have been there.
  19. Re: Trip report Namibia and Botswana; August/Sept 2019

    Thanks for the report Mcowell. Polentswa is beautiful, but seeing that leopard must have been exciting. The area that Connect Kaa entrance road - Polentswa had large herds of Eland. They were large...
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    VW Caravelle 4 Motion

    Guys I saw fully loaded Red/White Caravelle in Savuti,Botswana, and my eyes popped out.I knew it was a 4x4 but never thought it could tackle those terrains. Driving to that destination I went...
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    Re: 1 day Moremi - Best Self Drive route

    I think you are ansking the wrong people for info. If you want a day trip to Moremi and you are two, Maximum you can pay each is P1800($180 per person). There are soo many operators in Maun that can...
  22. Re: Puma Filling Station in Muchenje now OPEN again (9 SEPT 2019)

    Wonderful.
  23. Re: Advice regarding Khwai campsites and Nxai Pan..

    Definitely I would do that too. Even at Magotho, the shower water is not heated, and in winter you cant shower with cold water. I was there on the 7th September, Maybe we met. The thing about Khwai...
  24. Re: Advice regarding Khwai campsites and Nxai Pan..

    For the purpose of security, we dont like disclosing Rhino locations....
  25. Re: Bots in a minivan... with 3 small kids?

    Its getting warmer and mosquito started biting. It will be hard to find Malaria free area, especially when you approach Francistown. You can do plenty if it was not malaria issue. You could travel to...
  26. Re: Advice regarding Khwai campsites and Nxai Pan..

    1) Magotho has ablutions with flushing toilet and the rest of the above have ablutions too. Magotho is P350 per person per night and Khwai Safari Grounds is P300.
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    Re: Community Camping Moremi

    Matswere Campsites and Sable Alley are for Tour operators.
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    Re: Community Camping Moremi

    Magotho Campsite fall under Khwai Community Trust, so when i say Khwai, it covers Magotho. The contact number to book for Magotho Campsite is by calling Khwai Development Trust at +267 6862365 or...
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    Re: Community Camping Moremi

    There are 3 community Campsites around Moremi, Kaziikini, Khwai and Mababe, all operational.
  30. Re: Bottleshops in Maun after 13:00 on Saturdays?

    Liquarama closes at 1900 Saturday , Spar's Tops close at 1500 Saturday, so no problem at All.
  31. Re: How to book a mokoro trip at Mboma boat station?

    Currently no Mokoro or boat operations from Mboma Station because of low water level. Transfers to Xobega Island is done through Xakanaxa boat station, BUT NO Mokoro. You can do Mokoro in Khwai or...
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    Re: Moremi, Chobe and Panhandle trip report

    I did Mababe-Khwai transit road this passed week. Its sandy but any capable 4x4 with Low range can manage.
    There are water crossing around Khwai area, that could easily be avoided with long detours....
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    Re: Verkiesing in Botswana

    They are target advert, for certain locations where the language is mostly spoken. I have seen other adverts in Herero around Rakops...
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    Re: Ghanzi to Xade campsite travel time

    The first 100 kms is an easy going on good gravel road, but be carefull not to overspeed, animals, cattles and uneven surfaces can cause accidents. The last 70 kms from New xade to Xade is where the...
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    Re: Khubu island to Nxai pan

    If you are observant Walter, all those cattle post tracks leads to Gweta, I have try few. The fact that they are overly used and soo dusty, maybe I would take your Nata recommendation, BUT that empty...
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