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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #100 on: May 02, 2019, 08:25:52 pm »
More of the grave and head stones
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« Reply #101 on: May 02, 2019, 09:20:33 pm »
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« Reply #102 on: May 03, 2019, 05:38:46 am »
Day 4: Opuwo to Epupa Falls, via Swartbooisdrift

Pics of the Jeep track, as well as new gravel road (D3700) of 80km. :biggrin:
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« Reply #103 on: May 03, 2019, 05:41:39 am »
Day 4: More pics, en route to Epupa Falls

The bike stuck in the river wasn't part of our group. Bike travellers that were met along the way. :thumleft:

That river is a contributory of the Kunene. The area received good rain the days before! :o
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« Reply #104 on: May 03, 2019, 08:30:02 am »
Day 4: Kunene Road

Pic 1: The beautiful Zebra mountains.

Pic 2: Steep climbing gravel road.
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« Reply #105 on: May 03, 2019, 08:50:05 am »
Day 4: Kunene Road - Meeting the Locals

The Ovahimba, or more commonly known Himba, are the indiginous tribe to Koakoland, or nowadays Kunene region. :thumleft:

They originated from Angola, and were part of the Herero tribe. :o

They moved from Angola to Namibia in the 16th century. :thumleft:

Only the women "paint" themselves in the distinctive red ochre, which is mixed with butter, and applied after slightly heated in smoke.  :o

The Herero tribe moved south from the Kaokoland, due to a bovine epidemic in the early 1900. A few woman in traditional Herero dress, were seen in the Kaokoland. :thumleft:
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« Reply #106 on: May 03, 2019, 09:57:33 am »
Day 4: Kunene road - Jannie's pics
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« Reply #107 on: May 03, 2019, 10:02:02 am »
Day 4: Epupa Falls Campsite

At Epupa we stayed at Koos Verwey's campsite. The restaurant/bar area's deck is right bext to falls. ;D
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #108 on: May 03, 2019, 10:27:14 am »
Julle fotos gee my sommer so lekker warm gevoel om die hart.   :thumleft:
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« Reply #109 on: May 03, 2019, 10:44:31 am »
Julle fotos gee my sommer so lekker warm gevoel om die hart.   :thumleft:
Dis ń absolute voorreg om hierdie rit mee te maak! ;D
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #110 on: May 03, 2019, 10:47:10 am »
Day 4: Epupa Falls Campsite

At Epupa we stayed at Koos Verwey's campsite. The restaurant/bar area's deck is right bext to falls. ;D

Good to see water in the swimming pool!  :imaposer:
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« Reply #111 on: May 03, 2019, 10:49:52 am »
Day 4: Epupa Falls Campsite

At Epupa we stayed at Koos Verwey's campsite. The restaurant/bar area's deck is right bext to falls. ;D

Good to see water in the swimming pool!  :imaposer:
And so much better with a cold beer in your hand, after an awesome day's riding! ;)
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #112 on: May 03, 2019, 11:11:32 am »
Julle fotos gee my sommer so lekker warm gevoel om die hart.   :thumleft:
Dis ń absolute voorreg om hierdie rit mee te maak! ;D

Ons ken die area heel goed, maar kan nie wag om dit weer op bikes te doen nie.  Dit sal my eerste keer wees wat ek 'n bike self daar gaan ry. 
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« Reply #113 on: May 03, 2019, 11:15:06 am »
Julle fotos gee my sommer so lekker warm gevoel om die hart.   :thumleft:
Dis ń absolute voorreg om hierdie rit mee te maak! ;D

Ons ken die area heel goed, maar kan nie wag om dit weer op bikes te doen nie.  Dit sal my eerste keer wees wat ek 'n bike self daar gaan ry.
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« Reply #114 on: May 03, 2019, 11:46:56 am »
Day 4: Epupa falls view
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Re: Kaokoland...makes you thirsty...for more!
« Reply #115 on: May 03, 2019, 01:37:29 pm »
Dit raak net mooier en mooier!!  :thumleft:
 

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« Reply #116 on: May 03, 2019, 02:11:13 pm »
Dit raak net mooier en mooier!!  :thumleft:
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« Reply #117 on: May 03, 2019, 03:25:20 pm »
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« Reply #118 on: May 03, 2019, 04:46:05 pm »
Can't believe that road to Epupa, that track used to take hours
 

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« Reply #119 on: May 03, 2019, 04:56:34 pm »
Day 4: Epupa Falls Campsite

At Epupa we stayed at Koos Verwey's campsite. The restaurant/bar area's deck is right bext to falls. ;D

Is dit die kamp heel Wes soos jy inkom van Opuwo af?
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