River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by ricster » 13 Aug 2015 08:21

DEVOLSCHENK wrote:Wel wat sal ek nou se. Die limo het vir die hele trip net 2 valve caps, 2 tin foil steps en 2 conrods verloor. My brandstofverbruik was reeds baie goed maar na die conrods was dit fenominaal. Graham en Erol het egter bietjie swaarder geloop met die extra potrol op sleeptou QQQ .

Sodra ek bietjie tyd kry sal ek fotos oplaai.

Vir die petrolheads kan ek net se dat vir die bietjie tyd wat julle opmaak met die drags het die diesels dubbel by gekry toe julle gaan brandstof soek het. Lol.

Ek kan die hele uitstappie net beskryf as WOWWWWW en die ouens is n stunning klomp bymekaar. Dankie vir die aangename ervaring ek is beslis weer by.

Sal net eers die limo bietjie hoogte moet gee en die dti weer aan die draai moet kry.

Take lots of pics when you open up that motor.... I'm very curious to see how it looks inside.
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by JoshJ » 13 Aug 2015 08:22

Baie mooi Arno :thumbup:
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by arnosl001 » 13 Aug 2015 11:02

Thanks everybody.

I created a google account for the Forum.

I think it will be great if we could post all pics on the G + Pictures.
Then we can share it with everyone in the club with a Google account.

You can also create Trip Albums for all to view.
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by Peter Connan » 13 Aug 2015 17:18

Baie mooi Arno, nou gaan ons 'n manier moet kry om videos in 'n foto-boek te sit...

Kan jy mooi verduidelik hoe om daar in te kom asseblief?
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by Tinus lotz » 13 Aug 2015 17:50

PIET .......een ding op n slag maak eers ons trip report klaar dude ......ons wag in spanning.... :biggrin:

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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by Peter Connan » 13 Aug 2015 19:00

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The first water we found other than small isolated pools was right where we needed to exit the Molotots. We drove across and followed a winding dirt road.
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We found a grog shop where we stopped to put some air back in our tires and a filling station, but the filling station was dry. Some guys turned back to Die Eiland to find fuel, but most guys carried on to the Small Letaba.

Hitting the sand it was quite obvious that we were on hard tires, so we powered our way to the shade under the bridge and stopped to air down again.

Turning around, we headed up-river. The klein Letaba is considerably larger than the Molotots, whith a lot more water too, and unfortunately also more people.
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We pitched camp pretty early, in what we thought was another pretty nice spot. I saw a spot where some fork-tailed drongos were catching termites, and wandered over in the hope of getting some good photos, but pretty soon these guys pitched up, saying "shoot me, shoot me", so I did.
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So unfortunately this is the best I could do with the Drongos:
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Rakker again seemed to enjoy bringing home the firewood.
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by Peter Connan » 13 Aug 2015 19:16

Evan had some interesting ideas for night photos, so we borrowed Tinus's Patrol and drove a bit further up the river.
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I had some ideas too.
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Another beautiful night!
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by JoshJ » 13 Aug 2015 20:01

Nee juslike Peter. Jou fodys is INSANE maat :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :woo: :woo: :coolphotos: :coolphotos: :coolphotos: :coolphotos:
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by Peter Connan » 13 Aug 2015 20:03

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We had not gone very far in the morning when we came across Christo, Dirk and Rakker, who had as usual left about an hour before us. The obstacle that they had stopped in front of was to prove the toughest of the trip, and only four cars attempted it as it would be very slow going. Christo himself, Tnus, Michael and Alex.
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Re: River trip 6 tot 10 aug 2015

Post by Alex Roux » 14 Aug 2015 08:47

Did anyone else get tick bites, or is it just me?
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