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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #100 on: July 24, 2009, 06:38:23 pm »
This must have been a trip of note by the look of it. :thumleft:

I have just made a new inscription on my bucket-list.

What was the total distance covered on how long did it take you Michnus?



it took about a 4 or 5 days, to do the 400km from Upington to Vioolsdrif, we ran out of fuel and Vioolsdirft had no fuel so we had to turn back, the idea was to carry on towards Port Nolloth.
I have to go back and do it again and finish this trip the way we planned it from the start.

fok, I the smells the heat I want to go back!

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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #101 on: July 26, 2009, 09:11:42 am »
This must have been a trip of note by the look of it. :thumleft:

I have just made a new inscription on my bucket-list.

What was the total distance covered on how long did it take you Michnus?



it took about a 4 or 5 days, to do the 400km from Upington to Vioolsdrif, we ran out of fuel and Vioolsdirft had no fuel so we had to turn back, the idea was to carry on towards Port Nolloth.
I have to go back and do it again and finish this trip the way we planned it from the start.

fok, I the smells the heat I want to go back!

I'm sure you do. What a disappointment if rides like this does not work out as planned. But as said, in retrospect, it gives you the excuse to have to go again!
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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #102 on: July 27, 2009, 09:32:02 pm »
Great RR !!! You really r brave taking a child along !! She will never forget it !

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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #103 on: July 30, 2009, 09:22:10 am »
A timeless classic!!

The re-read was just as good as the first time. Thanks again!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #104 on: July 30, 2009, 10:25:11 am »
This must have been a trip of note by the look of it. :thumleft:

I have just made a new inscription on my bucket-list.

What was the total distance covered on how long did it take you Michnus?



it took about a 4 or 5 days, to do the 400km from Upington to Vioolsdrif, we ran out of fuel and Vioolsdirft had no fuel so we had to turn back, the idea was to carry on towards Port Nolloth.
I have to go back and do it again and finish this trip the way we planned it from the start.

fok, I the smells the heat I want to go back!

Hi Michnus and other WDs

This part from Onseepkans to Port Nolloth will form a part of my planned trip around the borders of SA this coming December/Jan (I am going to die of heat I know, but I only have leave in Dec!)

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=34730.0

Thanks for the great report and pics, gives me a good idea of what to expect... wanna join me?  ;D

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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #105 on: July 30, 2009, 11:18:08 am »
This must have been a trip of note by the look of it. :thumleft:

I have just made a new inscription on my bucket-list.

What was the total distance covered on how long did it take you Michnus?



it took about a 4 or 5 days, to do the 400km from Upington to Vioolsdrif, we ran out of fuel and Vioolsdirft had no fuel so we had to turn back, the idea was to carry on towards Port Nolloth.
I have to go back and do it again and finish this trip the way we planned it from the start.

fok, I the smells the heat I want to go back!

Hi Michnus and other WDs

This part from Onseepkans to Port Nolloth will form a part of my planned trip around the borders of SA this coming December/Jan (I am going to die of heat I know, but I only have leave in Dec!)

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=34730.0

Thanks for the great report and pics, gives me a good idea of what to expect... wanna join me?  ;D

Regards
M

Enjoy, please take pics and log it I need to go do it again, make sure you have water!  ;)

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Re: So we started at Onseepkans, do you know that place? (dialup beware)
« Reply #106 on: August 03, 2009, 03:40:24 pm »
Now this is a route I cant wait to do, thanks for sharing
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