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    In March/April I took a short drive around Namibia, well 7000km kind of short. 6 Weeks in total, it is such a beautiful country and there is plenty more to see.

    I hope you all enjoy this report, this is my first and happy for any critique.

    I will publish it in a few reports, here are the first two:
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    Nice report and pics. Many thanks for sharing, really makes me want to visit that part of the world again. Looking forward to your next installments.

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    excellent report

    cant wait for the next one

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    Thanks for reporting; a ladies man from Rhodes, the upcoming episodes hopefully will showcase your prowess!
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    I Just re-read the report (I am not very good at proof reading, my MSc supervisor hated me), and I really apologize for the extensive spelling mistakes, worse than usual!

    I will have an edit this evening and reload it.
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    2000 Suzuki Jimny [Sold]

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    Very nice report GMan.
    Keep them coming!
    Thanks for that app.

    That wild camp looks good and reminds me that I must still go and have a look-see at all the camps that Henno Martin
    stayed in.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gman_ZA View Post
    In March/April I took a short drive around Namibia, well 7000km kind of short. 6 Weeks in total, it is such a beautiful country and there is plenty more to see.

    I hope you all enjoy this report, this is my first and happy for any critique.

    I will publish it in a few reports, here are the first two:
    Halfway in, and wow! Awesome trip report

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    Thanks for the first two episodes which I really enjoyed. Parts actually brought out some laughter sch is your style.
    Awaiting the rest at your pleasure.
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    Thanks for your RR, I really enjoyed reading it. I must agree a heavy Over-landing 4x4 is a handful in those dunes, the lighter the better.
    If you really want to enjoy the dune driving take a FJ Cruiser to those dunes but even with an FJ you can make mistakes
    Thanks again for sharing.
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    Great and honest report thank you - many of us know the feeling of apprehension and depression around vehicle and terrain challenges. I was forewarned to some extent and went as light as possible and learnt a massive amount about sand driving. I also agree about Live the Journey desert tours - they are geared to playing in the dunes to a significant extent and miss out quite a bit of the interest, wildlife and history. I only found this out after reading accounts of other more informative tours after my Namib trip. But I could not fault the care and catering.

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    Only one question... Where is the rest?
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