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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #840 on: December 03, 2021, 04:27:24 pm »
Sunset at Palmwag.
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« Reply #841 on: December 03, 2021, 04:38:25 pm »
Dankie Marius - ek ry, huil en lag lekker saam.

Sterkte en groete

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« Reply #842 on: December 03, 2021, 05:24:36 pm »
Desolation really is a beauty all on it's own!!
 
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« Reply #843 on: December 03, 2021, 06:56:06 pm »
so glad you continuing your story.  Hang in there - loving it.
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #844 on: December 04, 2021, 11:40:00 am »
There it was, Epupa Falls.

The 180 km took me 4 hours and 15 minutes because I stopped many times, but I enjoyed every minute.

I booked in at Omarunga Epupa Falls Camp. My campsite on the river.

i could swear we camped at the exact same spot ....i did a solo 7000km namibia trip in 2014....it was my soul searching trip after i packed up my business
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #845 on: December 04, 2021, 12:10:08 pm »
this is one very special RR  :angel11:
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #846 on: December 04, 2021, 01:05:56 pm »
i saw this picture of yours near sesfontein on the way to palmwag.....where we also stopped and remember how it spoke to us so long back.....

fully grasp what namibia can do to ones soul .......its hard to explain

really was amazing to follow you on your journey

wish only strength for you in the days forward
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #847 on: December 04, 2021, 03:54:31 pm »
i saw this picture of yours near sesfontein on the way to palmwag.....where we also stopped and remember how it spoke to us so long back.....

fully grasp what namibia can do to ones soul .......its hard to explain

really was amazing to follow you on your journey

wish only strength for you in the days forward

Thank you, I think that you may see some more similarities as I continue the RR.

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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #848 on: December 04, 2021, 04:02:48 pm »
21 July 2021

Early morning at Palmwag Lodge and Camp. I had some feathered friends visit.
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« Reply #849 on: December 04, 2021, 04:53:03 pm »
I lightened the load on Matilda and went to explore.
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« Reply #850 on: December 04, 2021, 07:07:42 pm »
There were many tracks leading from the main road which had no entry signs, but I took a few chances.
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« Reply #851 on: December 04, 2021, 07:11:52 pm »
Some photos of the lodge.
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #852 on: December 04, 2021, 07:52:36 pm »
Henk had told me about the elephant which visits the lodge, but unfortunately that did not happen while I was there.
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« Reply #853 on: December 05, 2021, 02:47:32 am »


The stoicism of these trees always gets me. Surviving in the most arid  regions, with much adversity, yet live and  stand tall for hundreds of years.
There's a lesson in that I will take.
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference"
Robert Frost,1874~1963
 
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #854 on: December 05, 2021, 10:13:11 am »
As the sun was setting, a full moon appeared.
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #855 on: December 05, 2021, 10:24:25 am »
My last sunset at Palmwag Lodge and Camp.
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« Reply #856 on: December 05, 2021, 10:29:30 am »
I had collected some wood and dry elephant dung earlier in the day. Burning elephant dung keeps the bugs and mosquitos away.

I spent the last part of my last day there, watching Bush TV, before hitting the sack.
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #857 on: December 05, 2021, 10:41:00 am »
22 July 2021

I was up before the sun, and started packing Matilda.
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #858 on: December 05, 2021, 10:51:55 am »
Some last photos of Palmwag before leaving.
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Re: Brandon Bosch Memorial Ride - Africa 2021
« Reply #859 on: December 05, 2021, 11:02:42 am »
Stickers no's 41 and 42, on the Palmwag sign boards.
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