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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2015, 09:00:49 pm »
Day 2 - Prince Albert via Wolwefontein via Steytlerville via Willowmore... (continued)

We finally hit the gravel after Steytlerville, enjoying all the back roads to Willowmore.

The first pic is one of the most gorgeous sights EVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! She is just amazing!  :love7:

« Last Edit: March 02, 2015, 09:09:09 pm by Firecoast »
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2015, 09:05:26 pm »
Day 2 - Prince Albert via Wolwefontein via Steytlerville via Willowmore... (continued)

Lunch stop at Willowmore is Belly Deli... chicken burger and chips were beyond yuuuuummmmyyy!!!!

RT and I go for a walk to say howzit to the donkeys.

After filling our bellies we head out on the R407, but take a bit of a right turn (and I miss all my favourite whoops), cross the main tar road and make the last 55kms of loose-ish sandy stuff to Prince Albert.
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2015, 09:05:36 pm »
she is awesome!!! :thumleft:
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2015, 09:09:43 pm »
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2015, 09:11:34 pm »
Day 2 - Prince Albert via Wolwefontein via Steytlerville via Willowmore... (continued)

More random pics between Steytlerville and Prince Albert   :ricky:
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2015, 09:20:25 pm »
Day 3 - Prince Albert

Today we have a nice little rest day HAHAHAHAHA

Our usual ritual on a Saturday morning in Prince Albert is to go for a walk up the main street, but this time we traded the KTM's for two Yamaha's (2StrokeDan would be so proud)... They are so much fun!!!

First stop butcher shop to top up our snack box and then off to the market for some breakfast... pancakes for me and RT and a jaffle for Throttle with some delicious coffee.

Zoot up to Lazy Lizard for some milk tart and tea an hour or so later. It is a must!!!!!!!

Afternoon is spent checking out the dairy, which was a bit dull, except for the goats and donkeys.

Off to dinner at Chris Vis and whilst sitting there my favourite plakkies broke. Sad day indeed! Well to me in anyway... the other two were laughing all the way home! Hmmmppphhh!
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #26 on: March 07, 2015, 06:29:48 pm »
Nice! Thanks for lekka report
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #27 on: March 07, 2015, 07:41:58 pm »
Very nice indeed :thumleft:
 

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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #28 on: March 07, 2015, 09:51:28 pm »
Nog!!!
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Re: Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #29 on: March 11, 2015, 08:52:32 am »
Day 4 & 5 - Cederberg

Today we leave for my old home away from home... Cederberg Oasis!!! YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!! Kannie waggie!!!

Quick refuel at Prince Albert and we head out towards Merwewille, where we stop for a photo opportunity and Throttle almost gets caught relieving himself! Tut Tut!

Smoke break just outside of town and then off to Sutherland. I was expecting a terrible road, but was pleasantly surprised by the good condition of it.
« Last Edit: March 11, 2015, 10:12:56 am by Firecoast »
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Re: (Day 4 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #30 on: March 11, 2015, 10:26:28 am »
Day 4 & 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Some random pics taking between Merweville and Sutherland.

We got to Sutherland WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY too early... or rather on a Sunday, so when we got to the petrol station we were in front of 'dooie man se deur' ... now what?

After asking at the shop, we realise the owner's house is just opposite the petrol station and luckily he hasn't gone to church. KTM  bellies full and nothing would be open for lunch at 10 in the morning in the area, so we park off next to the road and raid our snackbox. Yummy!
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Re: (Day 4 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #31 on: March 11, 2015, 10:32:16 am »
Day 4 & 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Sutherland to Tankwa Padstal


I have missed the long open and fairly pothole-free gravel highways of the Western Cape and today was just excellent for riding!

We were a bit worried that the heat would get us, but we were lucky that the temperature stayed in the twenties.

I must say, after the senseless fire of the Padstal, I can't believe how good it is looking and how quickly they have managed to restore it to its former glory. 
« Last Edit: March 11, 2015, 10:35:17 am by Firecoast »
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Re: (Day 4 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #32 on: March 11, 2015, 10:48:01 am »
Am riding along on this one   :thumleft:

I have stayed at the Wolwefontein Hotel, apparently there are old tunnels under the hotel, very spooky place  ::)  The new owners are really trying hard to make a go of the place 
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Re: (Day 4 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #33 on: March 11, 2015, 10:49:37 am »
Am riding along on this one   :thumleft:

I have stayed at the Wolwefontein Hotel, apparently there are old tunnels under the hotel, very spooky place  ::)  The new owners are really trying hard to make a go of the place 

Ja, I can believe you about the spooky-ness of the place.

I heard it is an old mining town, but I might be completely off the mark. Just wonder what the hell happens there.
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Re: (Day 4 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #34 on: March 11, 2015, 11:21:20 am »
Day 4 & 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Tankwa Padstal to Cederberg Oasis via Katbakkies Pass


Ooooooooooooh this is definitely THE BEST day's riding so far. I love the Cederberg and the 640 is just chomping at the bit and is like a horse that knows the way home  :biggrin:

I gave RT the camera, as I knew I would be having too much fun to take pics.

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« Reply #35 on: March 11, 2015, 11:23:28 am »
Day 4 & 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Cederberg Oasis YAAAAAAAAAAAAY!!!

How I have missed it. Was really special to share it with Throttle and RT.

Coco was of course on her best behaviour and herding us non-stop! Tee hee

We whiled away our time exploring, playing Monopoly and eating Chantal's famous food!

RT loves all things sheep, so we bet her R10.00 she wouldn't keep sheep poop in her mouth for 5 seconds. Like her Dad, she rarely shies away from a dare!  :imaposer:
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« Reply #36 on: March 11, 2015, 11:58:20 am »
Day 4 & 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Exploring the Stadsaal caves

Some random pics of the Stadsaal and surrounds.

I have been there several times and every time I go, I see something new.  :)
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Re: (Day 5 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #37 on: March 17, 2015, 08:26:29 am »
Day 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Exploring Eselbank waterfall and Wupperthal


Throttle is keen on heading out to Wupperthal. Me... not so keen, but hey, I might be able to replace my beloved plakkies with something decent at the leather shoe shop there.  ;D

We feel the sun coming down on us and opt for a cool relaxing swim at the Eselbank waterfall. Such a place of beauty. RT and I were a bit reluctant to leave and get back into hot riding gear, but Wupperthal was calling. The road was busier than usual, but we made goodish time.
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Day 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Exploring Eselbank waterfall and Wupperthal


Quick toasties at Wupperthal's restaurant and we take a nice stroll through the dorpie to find the shoe shop. You would think they would have a wider selection as it was picking season. Found a pair of plakkies and all was good with the world.

Before we go, RT and I take a quick dip in the little stream as you leave Wupperthal. WINNER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I see Throttle and RT stopped just after all the kronkel paadjies. I ask why... they say 'check all the names'. WOW! I have been past there plenty and never seen the names formed by placing rocks and stones next to each other!!! Amazing!
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Re: (Day 5 of 22) Roadtripping with The Tazz, Dimitri and Mr Giraffe!
« Reply #39 on: March 17, 2015, 09:04:38 am »
Day 5 - Cederberg (continued...)

Exploring Eselbank waterfall and Wupperthal


Throttle is keen on heading out to Wupperthal. Me... not so keen, but hey, I might be able to replace my beloved plakkies with something decent at the leather shoe shop there.  ;D

We feel the sun coming down on us and opt for a cool relaxing swim at the Eselbank waterfall. Such a place of beauty. RT and I were a bit reluctant to leave and get back into hot riding gear, but Wupperthal was calling. The road was busier than usual, but we made goodish time.

where are the pic's of you girls in bikini's

and the one with both of you in that big gat

I will go look for them  ;)
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