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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #140 on: September 19, 2013, 03:26:18 pm »
 :imaposer: :imaposer:
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #141 on: September 19, 2013, 03:31:16 pm »
 :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:  I can picture that one, poor Midget.   :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer:
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #142 on: September 19, 2013, 03:34:23 pm »


Foz is still a long way from the beach, and the beach was where we wanted to be. So we set off about fourish on a very windy track in the sand.

Across the river in Namibia were these cabins. Apparently something to do with mining, but of more interest, and apparently not quite on the photos, were the huge dunes. Now THAT looks like a trip worth looking into.



Every trip has milestones, and this beach was one of ours. We'd got there! There seemed to be slimmest chance a few days back that that would actually happen, so cause for much celebration all round. And commiseration for our fallen comrade. He would have been loving this more than life itself. What on earth was he up to right now?

A few little portraits for our eager readers... first up your favourite little person (with Buttercup in the background):






(last time my ride was to look remotely clean on this trip)





And in an ode to fallen comrades, the bivvy he had made, huddled down behind a sand dune, doing its best to protect us from the fierce, cold Atlantic sea-breeze that was threatening a very uncomfortable night:



Tomorrow... the DOODSAKKER!!!!!!

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #143 on: September 19, 2013, 03:37:31 pm »
 :drif: :drif: :drif: :drif: :drif:

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #144 on: September 19, 2013, 03:57:55 pm »
Great Stuff! Thanks for sharing!
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #145 on: September 19, 2013, 04:10:06 pm »

I waved it away as if nothing had happened and explained to the chief, in a language that he didn't understand, that the Midge suffers from sarcoidosis and that he should just ignore him.


Donít let the complexity of that word fool you. Itís from the Latin
'sšrˈkastik' and the French 'doo-wis' and itís extremely contagious in camel populations.
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #146 on: September 19, 2013, 04:16:12 pm »

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #147 on: September 19, 2013, 07:00:59 pm »
"My humps are inflating"
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #148 on: September 19, 2013, 08:26:50 pm »
Fantastic !!
May wear out my f5 key soon..
Looking forward to some more  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #149 on: September 19, 2013, 09:14:41 pm »
Things are eerily quiet on this here thread. Are we boring you poor people into a gentle coma??



My mother always said, if a man is content with his food, then he is quiet and leave him be. Skryf en ons sal lees. We are all reading and being green with envy, so, please get this RR going.  :thumleft:
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #150 on: September 19, 2013, 09:17:44 pm »
Things are eerily quiet on this here thread. Are we boring you poor people into a gentle coma??



My mother always said, if a man is content with his food, then he is quiet and leave him be. Skryf en ons sal lees. We are all reading and being green with envy, so, please get this RR going.  :thumleft:
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #151 on: September 19, 2013, 11:09:43 pm »
Great so far :thumleft:
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #152 on: September 20, 2013, 07:08:57 am »
Awesome report looking forward to more. So get posting and help us desk bound keyboard jockeys escape  :drif:
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #153 on: September 20, 2013, 11:18:03 am »
Yo, Yo! Lekker report and awesome phodies. Thanks guys
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #154 on: September 20, 2013, 11:22:12 am »
 :sip:
You know you've landed with the wheels up when it takes full power to taxi to the ramp.
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #155 on: September 20, 2013, 02:47:09 pm »
Loving your RR and green with envy!   :ricky:
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #156 on: September 20, 2013, 02:53:38 pm »
bedonnerd  :thumleft:

always nice to "feel" a ride report, feeling part of it more than a nuisance spectator.

please keep it coming
 

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #157 on: September 20, 2013, 04:07:52 pm »


I recommend abuse, rather than requests, pleading or cajoling. A nice, big, strong stick to that lazy beast's bony rump.

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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #158 on: September 20, 2013, 10:15:13 pm »
I like the way you think....  Keep going!  The Ruacana - Foz section ranks high on my list of best rides...  Love it.   :thumleft:
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Re: Ngola Kingdom: Motorcycle (mis)adventures in south-west Angola
« Reply #159 on: September 21, 2013, 02:32:56 am »

I recommend abuse, rather than requests, pleading or cajoling. A nice, big, strong stick to that lazy beast's bony rump.

well in that case..... :whip2: hurry the fark up and post the rest....  >:D