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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #40 on: June 20, 2018, 08:21:42 pm »
One of the highlights of any Kaokoland visit are the Puros Canyons.

Our route takes in 25km of this breathtaking gorge before we pop out into 50km of open desert. The contrast only meters apart is mind blowing.
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #41 on: June 20, 2018, 08:24:51 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #42 on: June 20, 2018, 08:26:23 pm »
And then a left turn and 20 meters to this.

Hold the throttle wide open and burn some gasoline.
 
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #43 on: June 20, 2018, 08:31:30 pm »
Back into game rich riverbeds of the Hoanib River on route to Sesfontein.

The last stretch in the tricky and pretty awful fesh-fesh. You have to try it once.
 
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #44 on: June 20, 2018, 08:32:34 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #45 on: June 20, 2018, 08:33:43 pm »
Fesh-fesh
 
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #46 on: June 20, 2018, 08:35:08 pm »
Thanks for sharing, Awesome!
 

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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #47 on: June 20, 2018, 08:42:54 pm »
We failed to get many pics of the gnarly bits of  Van Zyl's Pass as most of the effort was with drone footage.
I do at least three of these trips each year and the condition of the pass is by far the worst I've ever seen it. Great fun for the bikes but a bit more nerve racking for Gideon GJ in the support Hilux and trailer. Did I mention a huge trailer with 300 liters of fuel, a stainless steel box, two fridges and fuel and kit for 8 guys.

Hectic! Bike is scary enough but driving down with a trailer must be something else! Iím surprised GJ didnít wheelie it down  :lol8:
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KTM 690R, 790ADV
 

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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #48 on: June 20, 2018, 09:07:02 pm »
The pic is not what you might think.

Your trusty guide was proper buggered after a long day in the sun and fell asleep on the braai slab at the camp. Only days later I realized they'd set up this pic


There was apparently a complaint from the Himba tribal council about white bergies becoming a pest and hassling tourists.
 

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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #49 on: June 20, 2018, 09:09:31 pm »
Once again very few pics taken through Sesfontein to our stay at Khowarib Lodge. We have some GoPro snaps of the sandy plains on route to Brandberg White Lady Lodge & Camp the following day.

Sesfontein.
 
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #50 on: June 20, 2018, 09:10:50 pm »
Khowarib
 
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #51 on: June 20, 2018, 09:13:05 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #52 on: June 20, 2018, 09:16:28 pm »
And then off to the Skeleton Coast. From the hot dry Damaraland to the cold misty sea at Henties Bay.

No matter how many times I tell the groups to have your jackets close as it might get really cold in an hour or so they think I'm crazy.
 

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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #53 on: June 20, 2018, 09:17:31 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #54 on: June 20, 2018, 09:18:21 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #55 on: June 20, 2018, 09:19:09 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #56 on: June 20, 2018, 09:20:54 pm »
Later in the day it's fun on Dune 7, Walvis Bay.

Especially for the big KTM1090R's
 
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #57 on: June 20, 2018, 09:21:44 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #58 on: June 20, 2018, 09:22:34 pm »
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Re: Kaokoland with WildWood - May 2018
« Reply #59 on: June 20, 2018, 09:23:24 pm »
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