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    Re: What do you use for packing clothing in?

    ! ammo box each even for a 6 month trip. stuff sacs for dirty washing.
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    Husband and I always travel as a sole vehicle and...

    Husband and I always travel as a sole vehicle and have not had any problems. Just stick to the basic common sense rules, watch your speed, keep the fuel tank full and don't travel after dark. Enjoy...
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    Too many to put up. Our Defender has many...

    Too many to put up. Our Defender has many additions from rear drawer, battery box, load guard and exterior side LED work lights.

    However if you have time please take a look at our trailer....
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    Zelda's at Gobabis and Audi Camp or the Old...

    Zelda's at Gobabis and Audi Camp or the Old Bridge in Maun

    Margaret
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    Even with very little in the vehicle I would ...

    Even with very little in the vehicle I would worry about RORO and whether I would have a complete vehicle to collect.
  6. Just 10kms south of Helmeringhausen there is...

    Just 10kms south of Helmeringhausen there is Sterreprag Farm where there is camping. You can also camp at the Hotel in 'town'.
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    Have they changed then? I used debit/credit cards...

    Have they changed then? I used debit/credit cards at the gate in 2011.
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    Thanks Duncan but they've already made their...

    Thanks Duncan but they've already made their arrangements from the above.

    Margaret
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    Despite all the views no one has been able to...

    Despite all the views no one has been able to help us however by using other methods we have found out that Grimaldi shipping will ship from Dakar to Luanda, Safmarine will ship from Dakar via Spain...
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    8 kms along the Grootfontein to Tsumeb road is a...

    8 kms along the Grootfontein to Tsumeb road is a lovely little bush camp with good facilities at Bush Baby Lodge.

    Really enjoyed our stays there.

    You could also consider Nunda lodge which has...
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    Nor can this one !!

    Nor can this one !!
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    Shipping from Dakar to Walvis Bay/ Cape Town

    Friends of ours are currently in Senegal as they travel the west side down to South Africa from the UK. Due to the political situations in the area and the lack of visa availability they are looking...
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    To quote an old saying when confronted with a...

    To quote an old saying when confronted with a multi choice ---" you pays your money you take your choice"

    We have never hired on our trips preferring to ship our own well used, well looked after...
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    This is an old message referring to hi-jackings...

    This is an old message referring to hi-jackings etc that used to take place along the road. It was on the 2004 issue of T4a - the first year we visited. It is no longer on the new issues of the maps.
  15. Thread: this heat.

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    Wish I could pump some of it down to you - we've...

    Wish I could pump some of it down to you - we've got webbed feet at the moment !!!!!
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    Surely humans are the invaders in the animal...

    Surely humans are the invaders in the animal territory? If a disabled/very old person moved into your area would you have them dispatched?
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    Keep away from the coast and you should be...

    Keep away from the coast and you should be alright.
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    Thanks Chris, your route etc bring back lots of...

    Thanks Chris, your route etc bring back lots of wonderful memories of our trips. We too camped at Drongo site - a super place. If you are ever in the Helmeringhausen area call in at Sterreprag Farm...
  19. "She should ask what it really costs and what she...

    "She should ask what it really costs and what she needs, they definitely bite the South Africans. And it's even worse, the foreigner's money is very strong, and they just do not care what it costs...
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    Read the 1st post.

    Read the 1st post.
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    We've used both credit and debit cards in Namibia...

    We've used both credit and debit cards in Namibia without problems.
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    Far too much for 3 weeks - try 3 months and you...

    Far too much for 3 weeks - try 3 months and you might be talking.

    Been there, tried to do it and failed miserably.

    Too beautiful a country to fly through.
  23. Thread: Camping oven

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    If you're going to bake patato's what's wrong...

    If you're going to bake patato's what's wrong with wraping them in cooking foil and throwing them in the coals ?

    mike
  24. Guess your mind was on other things !!!!

    Guess your mind was on other things !!!!
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    You could also have a look at Nunda at the westrn...

    You could also have a look at Nunda at the westrn end of the Caprivi
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    Not tipped a 4X4 but tested a John Aley roll cage...

    Not tipped a 4X4 but tested a John Aley roll cage when I barrel rolled my Hillmand Imp rally car over a blackthorn hedge on ice one night.

    John Aley made a good cage.

    mike
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    Please guys. As I can't walk into a newsagent...

    Please guys. As I can't walk into a newsagent that sells Drive Out in England.
    Would some kind person copy the article and e mail it to me at

    [email protected]

    Thanks

    mike
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    Raymond has given you the best advice. It works...

    Raymond has given you the best advice. It works very well.

    I've found a few hundred metres is enough to get the chalk to mark.


    mike
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  30. Thread: Cargo Net

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    Yes. It's been done. Have a look here ...

    Yes. It's been done.
    Have a look here http://forums.lr4x4.com/index.php?showtopic=49598 Start at the end and work forward for the net.

    HTH

    mike
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    Toro Lodge has changed. We were there in feb...

    Toro Lodge has changed.
    We were there in feb 2011 and didn't have a problem.

    Thebe has a camp site. Opposite the Fire station Nice grassed areas when we visited.

    I wouldn't recomend Chobe...
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    Do you mean the Engen filling station at...

    Do you mean the Engen filling station at Kazangula ? I've not had any problems there, it's where I would normally fill if in Kasane

    The Shell station in the town often is out of both, waiting for...
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    6mm ply is thick enough or don't you think the...

    6mm ply is thick enough or don't you think the rack is strong enough !!!!

    My ply is held on with cable ties. Works a treat.

    mike
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    Jaco I use those tensioners to hold my fridge...

    Jaco

    I use those tensioners to hold my fridge in my Defender. I use a locking nut on the righthand threads as I've had them come loose. Just a thought.

    I've really enjoyed reading this thread....
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    Trailer or caravan. Caravan or trailer

    Why is the Jurgens Oryx classed as a trailer and not a caravan in your country ?

    Just curious....

    mike
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