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    Re: Mozitech or alternatives

    That is really interesting Stan. Our travel companion, a forum member and retired doctor suggested Doxycycline. When I visited a GP in KwaZulu my initial request was for a prescription for...
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    Re: Mozitech or alternatives

    Hi Desdrake, for 4 weeks and two people that means 4*2*7=56. As these come in packs of 12 you would require 5 packs. Therefore you must have paid about R200 per pack. That is great value, less than...
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    Re: Mozitech or alternatives

    Thanks for ongoing advice. I had an initial knee jerk reaction, but common sense will prevail and we will get a malarial prophylaxis. Apart from the obvious threat, if Linda or I were to contact...
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    Re: Mozitech or alternatives

    Yes, I've got my head around it now, Mozitec it is then!!!
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    Re: Mozitech or alternatives

    Thanks for all the useful information, I'll certainly look further afield when we get to Polokwane on Sunday. Points to ponder are;



    I told the GP we wanted Mozitec and wished to take it...
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    Mozitech or alternatives

    We are going to be in well known malarial areas for the next 3 months in Zimbabwe and Botswana. The GP we visited in Richard's Bay prescribed Mozitech and said these should be taken once per week. We...
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    Re: Jetboil Gas Canister Options

    Thanks Mr Tolbos
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    Re: Jetboil Gas Canister Options

    Hi Mr Tolbos, would you mind telling me where you got those adaptors, I already have the necessary scale. Thanks John
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    Re: Jetboil Gas Canister Options

    Thanks for all the help received, I bought a 450gm Eiger (Sun) canister from Cape Union Mart, a bargain at only R119. The salesman said they will not work in extremely cold areas, I'm buying for the...
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    Jetboil Gas Canister Options

    We are currently in Richard's Bay and looking for a gas canister for our Jetboil. There are no Jetpower canisters to be found anywhere. I have found Eiger canisters that seem to fit the requirements,...
  11. Re: Batleur photo-bombed my Tawny Eagle shot....and other stories

    Have looked on Google and my Brother-In-Law (a very knowledgably ornithologist) has searched through his South African database can't see this confirmation. Interested to know where you heard this...
  12. Re: Expedition Zimbabwe - the road less travelled.

    Hi Graeme, what a great initiative, well done. Here is wishing you and your fellow travelers a fantastic and fruitful journey. We will be doing Tafika, Mana, Matusadona, Chizarira, Hwange, Kazuma in...
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    Re: Prefered route from Cape Town to Upington

    Oom Benna's does say they also do camping option, we would prefer to go further and have no problem with doing the 660kms to Calvinia (at the speed limit ;D). We drive an LC79 1HZ so can't go fast...
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    Re: Prefered route from Cape Town to Upington

    We are travelling from Twee Rivieren to my sister in Durbanville, Cape Town and will use the suggested Brandvlei, Calvinia, Van Rhynsdorp route, a total distance of 1,070kms. We wish to do it over...
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    Re: Mana Pools to Pretoria

    I agree with this, if Lion and Elephant is too far Clevers Lakeview Resort (formerly Norma Jeans) in Masvingo is an option although it does take one slightly out of the way. You will be slowed down...
  16. Re: #FrontendFriday (Share a photo of your pride and joy)

    This is as close a picture of the front end as I possess. Our "new" LC79er that we have paid for and never actually seen, we meet Hagrid in 10 days' time.
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    Re: Borders Open again ...

    I can confirm with certainty that the Pandamatenga border post was open to overlander traffic today. Apparently the road from Pandamatenga to Robin's Camp (53kms) is perfectly drivable.

    Of course...
  18. Thread: 200ah Lithium

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    Re: 200ah Lithium

    In an earlier post Fluffy said "Depending on what you want it for, I would take my chances with the MECER 200AH Second Life" We will be living fulltime for stretches of +/-6 months in our LC79er...
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    Re: Borders Open again ...

    I have had a WhatsApp from staff member at Robin's Camp which reads:

    "Good Afternoon. The immigration officials are now there at the border. Tomorrow we are going to go there. Clients can start...
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    Re: Borders Open again ...

    Pleasure LL, amazingly so do we, we are currently in a hotel in Sydney and fly to Johannesburg tomorrow, we will only be in Botswana in October.
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    Re: Borders Open again ...

    Hi Basie, if you are already at Robin's Camp maybe you can find out from the people there if the Pandamatenga border opened today, it is only 50kms from Robin's. Thanks John
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    Re: Hwange advice for 14-16nights June 2023

    Thanks Pieter, yes I was referring to Kazuma Pan National Park, which can be booked through Zimbabwe National Parks, it is not well known but much work has been done in recent years by Bhejane Trust...
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    Re: Borders Open again ...

    Quick update on the situation in Pandamatenga. I've just spoken to my contact at Kazuma Pan (based in Vic Falls). He said that he is fairly certain that the border is fully operational today. He is...
  24. Re: 11 months to E. Africa and back and...plans and updates

    Hi Andrew, another most informative post, many thanks. We have 56 nights in Botswana in October and November (all prebooked through NDM), your post is most informative and whetting our appetite as...
  25. Thread: 200ah Lithium

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    Re: 200ah Lithium

    Would you use these as a auxiliary battery in an overlanding vehicle to run fridges, lights, inverter etc?
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    Re: Cheeky company doubles Moremi game drive price because of increased park fees?

    Nambots is correct this topic was debated to death a few months ago on the thread below

    New park/reserve fees (4x4community.co.za)

    It sounds like you have been let down by your agent leaving it...
  27. Thread: Borders Open

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    Re: Borders Open

    Hi LL, may I suggest that you follow the attached thread, I am hoping to get an answer from someone in Zimbabwe in the next 72 hours. Cheers John

    Borders Open again ... - Page 4...
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    Re: Long Term Vehicle Storage - Cape Town

    Thanks Sam, I will certainly look them up, less than 10kms from my sister's place in Durbanville
  29. Re: Uganda Wildlife Authority changing vehicle fees

    Thanks for the "Heads Up" Andrew, we would be extremely disappointed to miss out on Ugandan National Parks and from what we have heard the chances are that we will get by with the $50 rather than...
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    Long Term Vehicle Storage - Cape Town

    I'm looking for a place to store a Landcruiser 79 Double Cab with Ossewa canopy from December 2022 to approximately April 2023.

    I'm looking for somewhere in Cape Town preferably not too far from...
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    Re: Borders Open again ...

    Hi RR, you may well be referring to my post above. This information was given to me by the reservations lady for Robin's Camp, she is based in RSA and I'm not convinced about her knowledge on the...
  32. Re: Uganda Wildlife Authority changing vehicle fees

    We will have to make a call closer to the time as we want to spend 14 nights in National Parks in Uganda. We drive a 79 series Toyota Dual Cab with Alucab Ossewa attached. Fortunately our...
  33. Thread: CKGR Kori Camps

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    Re: CKGR Kori Camps

    Are mice and bees generally a problem at certain times of the year or is timing haphazard? We are at Kori#3, Passarge#3 and Letiahau#6 in October, wondering what we may encounter and more importantly...
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    Re: Border posts updates

    +1
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    Re: Hwange advice for 14-16nights June 2023

    Katanga, we bought ours on Amazon in Australia, I'm certain you would be able to purchase a similar one in the UK. The cable on ours is fairly long and connects to a 12v via cigarette lighter type...
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