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  1. Re: That one special memory photo of being out there...

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    Enroute to Mabua
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    Re: Bad tasting water in caravan water tank

    I also had a tank that the water taste "off". Metallic like. Previously it was the plastic tank itself. This time it was the innards of the tap that went rusty.... nogals a foodgrade tap.
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    Re: Help with Bookings in Botswana

    Botswana Footprints has definitely dropped the ball since Tara has left. I started to negotiate a booking since July 2017 for a tour in August 2018. And they could not get it right in that timeframe....
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    Re: bush camp Bokspits and Tsabong

    I do not think there is any place to wildcamp as it is fenced on both sides of the road. There are those picnic sites next to the road...
  5. Re: How much water is left for the Cape Town area?

    I don't know how true this - heard that Australia use their desalination plants to pump fresh water into their aquifers for the future generation.
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    Re: Pirate campers

    When I asked in May 2017 about wild camping or bush camping on the road or cutlines leading to Mabuasehube, they say if they catch you, you will be in big trouble.
    And what about Jack's Pan, they...
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    Re: Francistown road works

    it is about a year later. They finished? See there is a road past the airport called the New Maun Rd.
  8. Re: Urgent for clients travelling to Mababe. Dijara Dizhana Tshaa - NO LICENSE

    O NO!! I have a voucher for Dijara for 13 to 15 May 2017!! Now what? Can I use it for Khwai Community Camp? Or is it not the same community?
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    Re: Babwata attack, again, what the heck now!!

    After all the ranting and raving and rubbing each other the wrong way, what is the outcome of their investigation on this incident or is it still ongoing?
  10. Re: To Amarok or not to Amarok...that is the question

    Could anyone pleas tell me how the Amarok is doing in thick sand like the sandroad from Moremi to Savuti on a hot summer midday?
    To me, it appears the front end is a bit low for the...
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    Re: Mpayathulwa and Mabuasehube now privatised

    Bushluver, whatever you guys do, please do not, I say again, do not fix the roads leading to Mabua. Keep it deep and sandy. It is part of the adventure getting there.:D
    We do not want another Kruger...
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    Re: Mpayathulwa and Mabuasehube now privatised

    I have confirmed with Inter- Tourism that my booking is valid for May 2017. Must say they are very quick to reply.

    Then I asked:"I do have a question. Will this go the same way as some campsites...
  13. Re: Thought i would share this footage captured with a drone

    An amazing video!! Yes, drones can be used for good or for bad. Yes, you are not allowed to fly drones in national parks in SA or Botswana without a permit. Do not know what is the Namibian...
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    Re: Sleepwa met tent.

    Jy het nou al SO baie stories gehoor van koop dit, los daai, maak so, jy gaan sukkel met dit ens. Hier is my storie.

    In die begin het ons getent op matrasse. Dit vat BAIE plek in jou bakkie. Ek...
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    You will never be sorry. Except at the fuel...

    You will never be sorry. Except at the fuel pump.:D
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    The trailer is now with Heinz and his crew to...

    The trailer is now with Heinz and his crew to assess the damage.
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    Jislaaik! Heinz want to drive all the way to...

    Jislaaik! Heinz want to drive all the way to Windhoek to bring a new trailer! But we make it somehow movable onto a trailer for Anton Van Schalkwyk of Rundu Welding & Construction. He also builds...
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    Then the driver said, it was only a small...

    Then the driver said, it was only a small accident and he will fix it. He will make plan. Then he get into the bakkie and try to start it to drive away. We got the police and, well, 1.7 over the...
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    Midi crash in Rundu

    Eish! When we were on tour this year-end, some drunk dude smashed into my friend's Metalian Midi!!

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    I like that the closing bars of the doors are set...

    I like that the closing bars of the doors are set different than as it is on the Midi, a bit of a fight between the handles on opening them.
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    UrbanCampsite is only for stop n go. Too noisy...

    UrbanCampsite is only for stop n go. Too noisy with all the roads around it. Next time we are going to the Vineyard Country Lodge. Friends of mine stayed there and said it is lovely.
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    Just spoke to a friend that came from there last...

    Just spoke to a friend that came from there last week. He said that in 2014 they were pelted with stones but this time there were road workers and they begged for cigarettes which none had to give...
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    Water-pump, starter, top gasket, that plastic...

    Water-pump, starter, top gasket, that plastic gadget in Prado's gear selector.
    Yes, been there done that and still a very good all-rounder car for me.
    Still long for a real Cruiser,sigh!:-[
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    Sparewheel, that is the first time that I hear...

    Sparewheel, that is the first time that I hear about a petrol Prado getting 8 km/l.
    You are real fortunate to get that fuel consumption.
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    The Prado has been to Kgalagadi Mabusehube side....

    The Prado has been to Kgalagadi Mabusehube side. To Central Kalahari via Xade. To Moremi, to Kwai Community Camp, Savuti. to Nxai Nxai and Khama Rhino Sanctuary. All these places have the "odd"...
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    I look stupid in a necklace>:D

    I look stupid in a necklace>:D
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    :) A bit difficult taking photos of yourself...

    :) A bit difficult taking photos of yourself while driving.;D
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    Eish! We are going in December 2015 to be at...

    Eish! We are going in December 2015 to be at Epupa over Xmas. I do not want to go and gawk at other people's houses or take photos of the Himbas. To me, it is an infringement of their private lives.
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    Edgy, yours must definitely be a Diesel to get...

    Edgy, yours must definitely be a Diesel to get 12.4/100:D
    When I tow with my V6 in thick sand or on highway tar I only get 20/100!:-[
    Still a good vehicle to own! I wrote a story in the SA4X4 March...
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    About 2 years ago I stumbled upon a Duster from...

    About 2 years ago I stumbled upon a Duster from South Gate to Third Bridge pulling a very small trailer. This guy was very peed off with how the 4X4 people churning up the road and so that he cannot...
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    Did any ever used this place? Omauni Community...

    Did any ever used this place? Omauni Community Camp
    We want to go from Kunune River Lodge to Rundu but need to get a halfway stop.
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    Last year in March, I pulled a Metalian with 4...

    Last year in March, I pulled a Metalian with 4 people in a Prado without diff lock. No problems at all. Just drop the tire pressure to 1 bar on all the wheels, even the trailer.
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    If you want to be more daring, twice we traveled...

    If you want to be more daring, twice we traveled from Mabua to Hukuntsi, then straight North to Bere with the last stretch on tar to Ghanzi.
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    Hekpaal, the Malatso, Mosemane to Nossob is a one...

    Hekpaal, the Malatso, Mosemane to Nossob is a one way. Therefore luckily, or hopefully, no vehicles from the opposite side of the dunes. Yes, no trailers allowed on that route. I did read of a Land...
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    Mattie, I am green! Very GREEN!!(jealousssss)...

    Mattie, I am green! Very GREEN!!(jealousssss) Awesome footage and very well done. We were there in March and it was very dry. As we left for Rakops, on the other hand, a couple of kilometers East of...
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