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    A lot of work this. Here goes. Part one at least.

    Added the rest here as well, seems like part 2, 3 & 4 are missed by some lower down.
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    Hi Frans
    Thanks for a great report and fantastic photos.
    Looking forward to part 2
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    Good report and awesome photography!
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    Hi Frans, indeed a lot of work but much appreciated. Looking forward to the rest.
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    love these detailed reports! Awesome pics!
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    Frans, dis baie werk, maar jy gaan hierdie verslae nog baie jare vir baie mense wys. Dankie dis baie interessant en bindend.
    Ek was nog nooit in CKGR, beplan vir 2019 so laat waai met jou verslae, want ek gaan dit definitief gebruik.
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    Very nice, look forward to part 2
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    Very nice !

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    A very enjoyable report, thanks. Looking forward to the sequel.
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    Thank you so much for your most entertaining trip report Frans - much enjoyed reading and viewing the beautiful photos ....stoked the fire and reminded me to continue preparing for my maiden CKGR trip!

    The time and effort is much appreciated, dankie!

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    Thanks for all the nice comments. Here is part 2.
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    Yes that deep clayish mud can be a ba###rd. Luckily you were well prepared with accessories.
    Very very nice second part of report. Big memories are made of this (must say you were brave to do this comprehensive trip solo with a trailer).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jors55 View Post
    Yes that deep clayish mud can be a ba###rd. Luckily you were well prepared with accessories.
    Very very nice second part of report. Big memories are made of this (must say you were brave to do this comprehensive trip solo with a trailer).
    Maybe not brave, more like stupid, but now I know I can.

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    Part 3 also ready.
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    Wow wow wow,thanx for sharing
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    The fourth and final part.
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    Excellent report thank you so much. We are visiting many of these places for the first time in August/September. Your stories and photos gave it life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stan Weakley View Post
    Hi Frans, indeed a lot of work but much appreciated. Looking forward to the rest.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jors55 View Post
    Frans, dis baie werk, maar jy gaan hierdie verslae nog baie jare vir baie mense wys. Dankie dis baie interessant en bindend.
    Ek was nog nooit in CKGR, beplan vir 2019 so laat waai met jou verslae, want ek gaan dit definitief gebruik.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ortelius View Post
    A very enjoyable report, thanks. Looking forward to the sequel.
    Thanks, have learned a lot from you and many others.

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