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A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« on: October 18, 2009, 06:38:14 pm »
Just returned from a stunning camp-out with some Grahamstown Greyhounds and a few PE  dogs,and it was DRY! :biggrin:
1)First pit-stop in Riebeck East after making an early 6am departure
2)Mandatory stop at Theuns se winkle
3)Wolweseun was here!
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2009, 06:41:37 pm »
Checking out the view below Darlington dam wall...
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #2 on: October 18, 2009, 06:44:50 pm »
The "Rainbow" festival was happening in Steytleville with a group just leaving on a kwat ride as we arrived to re-fuel
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #3 on: October 18, 2009, 06:51:09 pm »
After setting up camp,Watty and Pie took us on an awesome outride......this area is just really pretty!
The ride started out like this...
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #4 on: October 18, 2009, 06:54:19 pm »
and...
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #5 on: October 18, 2009, 06:55:48 pm »
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #6 on: October 18, 2009, 07:09:51 pm »
Things really improved after we turned off the dirt hidgway onto Kamferskloof road/farm!
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #7 on: October 18, 2009, 07:40:48 pm »
This was DS heaven!
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #8 on: October 18, 2009, 07:43:37 pm »
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #9 on: October 18, 2009, 07:47:26 pm »
A hop,skip and a jump and we were in Kliplaat for refreshments! :biggrin:
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2009, 07:51:17 pm »
very cool, lekker SE :thumleft:
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2009, 07:55:45 pm »
Awesome
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #12 on: October 18, 2009, 08:24:21 pm »
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #13 on: October 18, 2009, 08:36:00 pm »
 :thumleft: :thumleft:

That route too the hop,skip and a jump  ;)  looks like very entertaining riding.
 

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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #14 on: October 18, 2009, 08:44:52 pm »
There not much in Kliplaat,but theres an awesome old hotel and pub owned and run by Neil Dodds....definately worth a visit!
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #15 on: October 18, 2009, 08:47:23 pm »
We even found a dry river bed to explore!
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #16 on: October 18, 2009, 08:50:32 pm »
Back at camp the "elderly" rested and others made a proper fire! :biggrin:
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #17 on: October 18, 2009, 08:56:04 pm »
Around the fire....
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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #18 on: October 18, 2009, 09:00:25 pm »
mmmmm that river bed looks like fun too.

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Re: A dry Vaalpadskloof!
« Reply #19 on: October 18, 2009, 09:03:57 pm »
Old dogs and pups had a blast!
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