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    Re: Must-read new book on the Kaokoveld

    For those interested in modern African literature / books I also recommend Ths Blackridge House by Julia Martin who tells the story of her exploration of her mothers life at the end of the colonial...
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    Re: Handy African travel books

    I would add Paul Thoroux's books on Africa, especially Dark Star Safari.
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    Re: Running in an engine

    As a professional in the area of reliability, I have monitored engine oil debris via wear debris analysis in the oil. I can say with a substantial body of evidence, that there is huge wear build up...
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    Snake Identification

    Does anyone know what snake this is. Seen at sunset hunting around burrows in the CKGR. Just short of 1 meter long.
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    Re: Overland Profiles: Video Series

    Wonderful collections, thanks for putting it together
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    Re: Moremi roads update please.

    We have just returned, whilst there are roads that have deep pools, most have well worn alternatives around the impassable routes. Side routes may have some risk, but with sensible judgement there...
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    Re: Botswana Trip Report: March / April / 2017

    Many thanks for interesting read
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    Re: Becoming proficient at using a Roof top Tent

    Thanks for all the suggestions, serious and amusing, obviously a common issue challenging all us 60 year young ones. 40 years ago we used to sleep round the fire and get up in the morning and check...
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    Becoming proficient at using a Roof top Tent

    We have just tried out our newly acquired roof top tent. Worked fine, however felt like a clumsy beast climbing in and out, and putting it up for the first time.

    We are about to go on an extended...
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    Re: Bots trip May 2017 - any advice welcome :)

    Please keep us updated on conditions as we will be following a week later
  11. Re: An update : Dizhana/Dijara/Tshaa & Moremi and Khwai Conditions

    Many thanks, the updates are invaluable, for us guys about to travel, please keep them coming
  12. Re: Bots Trip Report March 2017 - Kalagadi, CKGR, Nxai Pan

    Thanks for the report

    Super nice photos
  13. Re: Road conditions ...Linyanti to Khwai, Khwai to Xaxanaka

    Please can you give us all a comprehensive update, when you can, we are due to go in a couple of weeks, and any current experience of conditions would be invaluable
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    Re: 3rd campsite temporarily closed

    Thanks, nice to get a positive response like this
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    Re: 3rd campsite temporarily closed

    We have a trip planned for Moremi towards end of May, hopefully it will be open by then, but I am sure we will have many deep water crossings. Has anyone got any advice on how we should prepare for...
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    Re: Tremor

    Am in Palapye close to the point of origin. Didn't know a minute was that long as walls started chasing and floor started moving. Pretty cool experience.
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    Re: Ongoing Trip Report Cape Town to Uganda and back.

    Tracking you closely and enjoying the reports

    Grahame
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    Re: Overlanding Kitchen setup

    In your preparations for bigger trips have you taken a sixth wheel with you?
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    Re: 1 vs 2 spare wheels

    Thanks for the advice, better safe than sorry
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    1 vs 2 spare wheels

    Am planning a trip through Botswana Namibia later in the year. Last year had two punctures (unfixable) within 200 km, is this an anomaly or should one plan for 2 sure wheels. Please share your...
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    Re: Travel Cape Town to Maun

    Thanks
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    Travel Cape Town to Maun

    Can anyone give us suggestions for route and stay over points traveling from CT to Maun, any interesting stopovers or recommended camping sites would be appreciated - also anything to avoid.
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