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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #20 on: April 19, 2013, 07:13:07 am »


Thanks for posting Alpine Al - enjoyed!! :thumleft:
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #21 on: April 19, 2013, 08:57:19 am »
Leaving the pub at the BIG HOLE , Kimberly.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #22 on: April 19, 2013, 09:02:07 am »
At the Lord Carnarvon Guest House.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #23 on: April 19, 2013, 09:34:05 am »
A good pic of my GS with my "solo" bags fitted.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #24 on: April 19, 2013, 09:46:17 am »
PRWC in full swing at Donkies.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #25 on: April 19, 2013, 09:55:47 am »
Very cool
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #26 on: April 19, 2013, 10:03:06 am »
That realy good little seafood restaurant on Paternoster beach andmy mate Gyro not feeling too energetic after Donkies Kraal.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #27 on: April 19, 2013, 10:25:20 am »
 The "Panty Bar" at Paternoster Hotel.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #28 on: April 19, 2013, 10:41:46 am »
Unforgetable Langebaan. Family, friends,crayfish braais, mussels, wine, women and song.... and "girlfriends".
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #29 on: April 19, 2013, 11:44:47 am »
"Finnige Fanie", sent by Anton to relay the message that "Smitty" was on his way. Fanie was visiting his home town, he's a teacher in the Cape. Evidently he doesnt teach ATGAT.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #30 on: April 19, 2013, 02:13:07 pm »
At the crayfish factory, Elandsbaai.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #31 on: April 19, 2013, 02:16:31 pm »
Darling a nd Myconos
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #32 on: April 19, 2013, 02:20:22 pm »
Gyro going local.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #33 on: April 19, 2013, 02:25:22 pm »
Occidental Bar and Clarens Brewery.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #34 on: April 19, 2013, 02:30:05 pm »
They say GS stands for "geen sand". When in sand and overloaded what gets left behind?
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #35 on: April 19, 2013, 02:34:17 pm »
Map showing the trip. Next one Mozam around Kruger, Zim, Botswana and back.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #36 on: April 21, 2013, 12:52:48 am »
My apologies, the hotel in Bathurst is the Pig And Whistle. I confused it with the name of an establishment in Rosetta.

Apologies also to anyone mentioned jn this report whom I may have ofended , Although there shouldnt be as" ALL NAMES AND FACES AAHAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT THE INNOCENT PEOPLE INVOLVED". YOU ARE ALSO ASSURED THAT NO ANIMALS WERE HURT, SPEED LIMMITS EXEEDED OR ROAD RULES DISOBEYED DURING THIS TRIP!

HERE ENDETH THE REPORT.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #37 on: April 21, 2013, 01:10:38 am »

My apologies, the hotel in Bathurst is the Pig And Whistle. I confused it with the name of an establishment in Rosetta.

Apologies also to anyone mentioned jn this report whom I may have ofended , Although there shouldnt be as" ALL NAMES AND FACES AAHAVE BEEN CHANGED TO PROTECT THE INNOCENT PEOPLE INVOLVED". YOU ARE ALSO ASSURED THAT NO ANIMALS WERE HURT, SPEED LIMMITS EXEEDED OR ROAD RULES DISOBEYED DURING THIS TRIP!

HERE ENDETH THE REPORT.

It was believable right up to the end!
How are we suposed to believe that!
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #38 on: April 21, 2013, 09:33:57 am »
Sat Diver thanks for the comments and I promise no animals were hurt.
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Re: KZN- Karoo- Sandveld- Capetown- Garden Route -Transkei- Home. 3 Weeks.
« Reply #39 on: April 21, 2013, 10:48:53 am »
Sounds like you had a great trip Al.

Thanks for the entertaining Ride Report  :thumleft:
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