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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2020, 10:11:07 am »
jy oordryf nou erg.  Ons stop net so nou en dan vir 'n teetjie.

Jy stop so baie tot die bokke raak ongeduldig!! ;) :lol8: :lol8:

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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #21 on: March 10, 2020, 01:25:54 pm »
I think one can still do it, I plotted some dirt loops running off the N1 between Kroonstad and BFN. Going to ride them soon and see if I can find some nice spots on the dirt back roads like Dorsland posted.
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #22 on: March 10, 2020, 02:11:01 pm »
We never stop at the little picnic spots alongside the road. I reckon those must rate up there with public toilets as one of the dirtiest places to eat.

I always look for a small dirt road off the main road, drive about 1 or 2 kms up there and stop for tea. I look for signs of low traffic levels (tracks, corrugations, litter, pedestrians etc) before making a choice. I have a lot of regular stopping places on routes we often travel. There are plenty of really nice places.
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #23 on: March 10, 2020, 02:14:05 pm »
We never stop at the little picnic spots alongside the road. I reckon those must rate up there with public toilets as one of the dirtiest places to eat.

I always look for a small dirt road off the main road, drive about 1 or 2 kms up there and stop for tea. I look for signs of low traffic levels (tracks, corrugations, litter, pedestrians etc) before making a choice. I have a lot of regular stopping places on routes we often travel. There are plenty of really nice places.
:thumleft: My last trip for work to Bfn I dropped pins for the little roads going off to the sides. I have now plotted a route to connect them all. I even drove with the bakkie along one of these secondary roads and just a couple of km's into it complete silence and no one around.
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #24 on: March 10, 2020, 02:38:15 pm »
Often a farmer will stop to see if everything is OK.  End up having a long chat with him.  Bonus.  I have always viewed the drive to wherever as part of the trip/holiday/whatever. 

Standing rule in the Dorsland household: if a trip is further than about 200km, the cooler box and flask needs to be packed.  :biggrin:
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #25 on: March 10, 2020, 02:45:45 pm »
if a trip is further than about 200km, the cooler box and flask needs to be packed.  :biggrin:

Alkoholiste het ook sulke reŽls, jy het n tee probleem!! :deal: ;) :lol8:

Vriend van my se pa het tee gedrink om die dag om te kry. Met sulke grawe vol suiker in. Op n dag sÍ sy vrou hy moett elke keer as hy suiker ingooi dieselfde in n plastiek bak gooi. Teen slaaptyd het die ou amper gedood toe hy sien die vrag suiker wat hy per dag inneem!!! :o
Nee hy is nie van suikersiek dood. :thumleft:
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #26 on: March 10, 2020, 02:52:49 pm »
if a trip is further than about 200km, the cooler box and flask needs to be packed.  :biggrin:

Alkoholiste het ook sulke reŽls, jy het n tee probleem!! :deal: ;) :lol8:

Vriend van my se pa het tee gedrink om die dag om te kry. Met sulke grawe vol suiker in. Op n dag sÍ sy vrou hy moett elke keer as hy suiker ingooi dieselfde in n plastiek bak gooi. Teen slaaptyd het die ou amper gedood toe hy sien die vrag suiker wat hy per dag inneem!!! :o
Nee hy is nie van suikersiek dood. :thumleft:

My vrou het probeer dat ek soos sy een teelepel suiker in my tee drink.  Het dit net een keer probeer toe besluit ek die lewe is moeilik genoeg sonder dat mens nog een teelepel suiker in jou tee moet drink.

Geen dag of ervaring is so sleg dat 'n koppie tee dit nie kan herstel nie.  Selfs op patrollie daai tyd, was mos daai pakkie/poiertee met kondensmelk... mmmmmmmm. Dan kan ek maar die los sand weer aangedurf het.

Dis g'n wonder die Ingilse het IndiŽ beset oor hul tee nie.  :peepwall:
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #27 on: March 10, 2020, 02:57:08 pm »
Ek het koffie sonder suiker baie gou gewoond geraak, maar tee NOOIT!!!! :o
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #28 on: March 10, 2020, 03:00:32 pm »
Myself lief vir langpad ry. Ry deesdae langpad net Saldanha toe vanaf Pretoria om by my bootjie uit te kom.
Ry dan altyd die 1650km reguitdeur. Altyd met ses gekookte eiers en n pakkie boerewors in die pan gebraai met my flask sterk swart koffie.
Is nog al die  jare my standaard padkos netso.
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #29 on: March 10, 2020, 03:03:57 pm »
 Altyd met ses gekookte eiers

Ek reken van Woester af ry jy die venster n skrefie oop?!!! ;) :peepwall: :lol8: :lol8:
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« Reply #30 on: March 10, 2020, 03:09:26 pm »
Altyd met ses gekookte eiers

Ek reken van Woester af ry jy die venster n skrefie oop?!!! ;) :peepwall: :lol8: :lol8:

Eiers laat n mens nie poep nie.  :laughing4:
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #31 on: March 10, 2020, 03:41:17 pm »
THIS THREAD BROUGHT BACK SUCH GOOD CHILDHOOD MEMORIES OF MY FOLKS AND US KIDS PILED IN THE BACK OF THE VALIANT SAFARI STATION WAGON , STOPPING FOR THE SNACKS MUM HAD MADE , AND FOR DAD TO STRETCH HIS LEGS ....................  I EVEN SHED A WEE TEAR 

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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #32 on: March 10, 2020, 03:42:35 pm »
Soos Dors se, ons piekniek plekkies, ons noem dit "paaltjie" is in 'n gehawende toestend.  Moet se, hoe verder noord jy ry, nou Nam se kant toe, raak hulle beter. 
Namibia sin is egter uiter skoon en word daagliks gehark.  Nou toe ons in Nam se suide was, elke paatjie waar ons gestop het, was net 'n plesier.  Geen gemors op die grond, vullisdromme is skoongemaak en die grond rondom die skoon bankies en tafel is gehark. 

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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #33 on: March 10, 2020, 06:20:20 pm »
Nou toe ons in Nam se suide was, elke paatjie waar ons gestop het, was net 'n plesier.

Ek dink dis oor daar min dorpe met Kentucky's is VA :deal: ;) :(
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #34 on: March 10, 2020, 08:02:32 pm »
Nou toe ons in Nam se suide was, elke paatjie waar ons gestop het, was net 'n plesier.

Ek dink dis oor daar min dorpe met Kentucky's is VA :deal: ;) :(

Mag wees Chris, maar laat ek gou 'n ervaring van ons deel.

Ons gaan op 'n 4X4 trip Nam toe met pelle.  Ons is oppad Etosha toe en slaan kamp op so 4km voor die Etosha hek by een van die paaltjies.  Ons maak vuur en maak reg om te braai.  Hier kom stop 'n goewerment kar met 4 (swart) mans en een (swart) vrou waar ons kamp.  Die mense is vrolik en groet.  Ek kom agter hulle is so effe aangeklam.  Daar haal hulle hulle lee drankbottels en anner vuilgoed uit die kar en gooi dit in die asdrom wat doer staan.  Hulle groet weer vriendelik en wens ons 'n lekker nagrus toe, klim in die kar en is vort.  Ons pelle se monde hang oop, hulle kannie glo wat hulle sopas gesien het nie. 

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« Reply #35 on: March 10, 2020, 10:08:47 pm »
Good memories !!! Dankie almal. Laat jou lekker terugdink  :spitcoffee:
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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #36 on: March 11, 2020, 06:47:15 am »
I still do it. To me itís not a road trip without padkos. I donít go as elaborate as some of the posters mentioned. Just frikkies, eggs, cream cheese and biltong sarmies along with steaming coffee in my stanley flash. I have to say the rest stops in the karoo were extremely well maintained. We stop at rest stops when the dogs need a break but snack at stations after refuelling/stopping for a wee

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« Reply #37 on: March 11, 2020, 08:02:58 am »
Good memories and the arguments with my sister as to who's turn it was to finish the left over condensed milk !!
 

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« Reply #38 on: March 11, 2020, 08:15:43 am »
En @ChrisL - DUSTRIDERS jy oordryf nou erg.  Ons stop net so nou en dan vir 'n teetjie.  Nie so erg nie  :peepwall: :lol8:

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Re: Travel memories - "padkos"
« Reply #39 on: March 11, 2020, 09:08:24 am »
n Sakkie biltong
Koue boerewors (in n pan gebraai op die stoof)
Frikkadelle
Tamatie en kaas toebrootjie (geen uie)
Gekookte eiers
Sout en peper in suke klein potjies.
Rooibos tee - premix met melk en suiker. Teen die einde van die rit het daai fles lekker gepong na vrot melk.

Dan ry my pa en soek die perfekte plek....dit het altyd gevoel dat as hy gese he ons moet stop en eet dat hy nog ure gery het voor ons stop. En as hy daai eerste hap toebrootjie gevat het ,het hy so tevrede oor die vlaktes gestaar en vir my ma gese “Dis die lekkerste toebrootjie wat ek in my lewe geeet het”
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