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    Re: Sanparks wildcard

    That's absolutely nonsense. You save all conservation feed for a year. 5 days spent in a park as a couple and you've paid the card off.
  2. Central Kalahari Game Reserve advice needed

    We want to combine a 4 week Kgalagadi trip with a 2 week CKGR trip next year.
    Today I managed to make a booking for Kgalagadi from mid February to mid March.
    I know February can be challenging but...
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    Re: That one indispensable camping nic nac

    Neither did we and we travelled quite some 200.000km with trailers and tents.


    You're never too old to learn ;D
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    Re: That one indispensable camping nic nac

    In case you cook with gas, take a spare washer with. We were at Kgalagadi recently and the washer was half rubbed off from transport. So you're there with 2 full gas bottles, 6 weeks trip and no...
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    Re: That one indispensable camping nic nac

    I can't go without earplugs 🤣😃😎
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    Re: Kgalaghadi Advice

    Wrong section.....
    Apart from being a long drive from Mosomane to TR it sounds nice.

    Water is available at Lesholoago. Otherwise at the Mpayathutlwa pan, there's a shower as well.

    Road...
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    Re: Echo 3 & 4 setup and mods thread

    Why don't you contact Echo directly about the paint code?

    The restricted hight of the batteries are a pain, but we managed even to get a 100 or so AH batterie. We used recycled ones from a...
  8. Outbonus by Outsurance, questions for our insurance gurus

    That happens if you use somebody else's phone for posting.... Title must read - Outbonus by Outsurance


    The Outsurance website does not specify, if the bonus is connected to the vehicle or to...
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    Re: No Plastic Bags in Parks

    That plastic trash doesn't only come from coastal resorts, but from streams washed down into the sea
    So we need to ban plastic and specially the foam stuff everywhere.

    Carrier bags are extremely...
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    Re: No Plastic Bags in Parks

    100 % ❤💞💖
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    Re: Echo 3 & 4 setup and mods thread

    If your Echo 3 is unbreaked,I would strongly advise against adding the fridge wherever. The rate of the Echo 3 is already high, some of the older models reach it almost unloaded.
    Before you change...
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    Re: 24 hr Siege in Mabuasehube

    And the story goes on. Mabuasehube CS 3.

    From Facebook, Kgalagadi Sightings Group

    https://www.facebook.com/groups/354680744597443/permalink/1780539982011505/
  13. Re: Trailer servicing Southern Suburbs, Cape Town

    G-tec is fine and take the advice, replace them and take the old ones for spare.

    ;D
  14. Re: FRAUD FRAUD FRAUD SCAM BEWARE National luna 90l with battery for R7000

    I may be other stuff of the guy ????

    Just joking.

    Well done. Would like to know if the members and is real
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Hi Tony,
    not sure if you've been at Matopi, but fencing it would make no sense as Matopi 2 is about 10 km away and the leopard would move there.

    One other option would be to close both campsites...
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    Re: 24 hr Siege in Mabuasehube

    So far this lions are now marauding at Mabuasehube, at Lesholoago and at the entrance gate campsite.
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    Re: Camping trailer advice

    The Venter voyager 6 or 7ft fits a tentco junior on it. Should not cost more than R 30 - 35.000.
    http://www.ventertrailers.co.za/leasure-trailers-for-sale.aspx

    Check under leisure
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    Re: 24 hr Siege in Mabuasehube

    Another Mabua event of lions highjacking the campsite, happened around Christmas - new year 17/18. At the entrance gate campsite.

    Would love to find out if that's the same pride ...
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Its been a very flimsy tent.

    I agree with the ground tents 100 %, we traveled 150.000 km in Africa with a 3x3 m Canvas tent.
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Not that easy to relocate the campsite, these leopards travel quite far.

    Rather close both Matopi Camspsites for a year, set up camera trap and collar the leopard and look what happens.

    BUUUUT...
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    I did correct it, just keep in mind Prof Anne Rasa is 78 years old.
    Still very active on Facebook and with her meerkats.

    http://www.kalahari-trails.co.za/en/management/
  22. Re: Sandriver Campsite in Masai Mara Reserve

    Thanks for the tip. Didn't know about that campsite ;D
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Please guys, do not trivialize this incident.

    Dryzie,
    I can not agree with you at all, this Leopard has been seen at Matopi before,
    behaving strange it is not a single incident, the leopard is...
  24. Re: Kgalagadi People Feeding Jackals at Cubitje Quap October 2017

    What made me almost MORE furious, that none of the "bystanders" nor left or right nor opposite did anything or say anything.
    There were another 6 or 7 vehicles at CQ.
  25. Re: The Grab Bag - an essential piece of overlanding equipment

    7 days with 1/2 roll of TP?
    No ways. Take 1
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Julie, if you don't feel safe, drive on to Nossob. You might end up with paying another campsite, but they won't chase you out.
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Shes had another operation yesterday.
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Bones are not from a braai but from a carcass. They are old ...
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    Re: Day zero when the Cape runs dry

    Not only that, many in SA throws their waste on the road ....
    I just need to drive from my house to the N 2, probably 4 km and I see more waste along these streets than I've ever seen.
  30. Re: Mpaya reserve.... Please info needed...

    Take it.
    I would not stay at Matopi.
    Book it, but drive trough to Nossob.

    Boso and Mabuasehube will be your highlights.
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Could you probably open a new thread regarding the snakes and scorpions? I think this topic is too important.

    Just a general idea from a field guide about children and cats, a child up to 1.4 m,...
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Many years ago, in 2008, on our fist trip through Africa in a rental van with roof top tent, we spent the first night ever in the unfenced bush at Deception Pan.

    We had washed up and, taintless...
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Update from Facebook https://www.facebook.com/groups/333474230038829/permalink/1766552513397653/
    Corlette Wessels


    Hi all FoTK Members : I was contacted by one of the parties who was camping...
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    We were at Mabua in November 17, we met a group of 4 or 5 vehicles theguys said they were on their way to Matopi.
    2 days later when we exited towards Nossob, we saw them camping at Matopi, camp set...
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    Re: Leopard Incident- Matopi

    Corlette WesselsAdmin January 13 at 9:13pm

    Was informed today that allegedly a woman was attacked in Matopi camp in Kgalagadi Gemsbok by a Leopard 5/6 Jan 2018.
    She was later taken to Nossob...
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