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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #20 on: June 26, 2010, 06:41:24 pm »
Here is a few that was taken on a second visit to the wrecks and in colour.





Slowly being devoured by the sea.









This image is my favourite.


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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #21 on: June 26, 2010, 06:47:26 pm »
Canerat, baie mooi fotos, dankie! Waar is hierdie skeepswrakke presies?
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #22 on: June 26, 2010, 07:01:17 pm »
Canerat, baie mooi fotos, dankie! Waar is hierdie skeepswrakke presies?

Dankie Dan.

As jy van Luanda af die pad vat ooswaarts na Caxito, kry jy die village genaamd Panguila Village. Draai links en ry deur die village tot by die see. Van die wrakke kan mens van die hoofpad af sien. Jy kan hulle op Google Earth ook sien. Ek skat daar is omtrent 30 van hulle.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #23 on: June 26, 2010, 07:29:01 pm »
Hi W, Lank laas gepraat, hoe gaan dinge aan? Nice foto's. :thumleft: Gaan jy vir Jan en Stefan iewers ontmoet op hulle Angola ride?
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #24 on: June 26, 2010, 07:36:19 pm »
Hi W, Lank laas gepraat, hoe gaan dinge aan? Nice foto's. :thumleft: Gaan jy vir Jan en Stefan iewers ontmoet op hulle Angola ride?

Hey Chicco,

Gaan goed man. Nie geweet hulle is op pad hiernatoe nie. Ken hulle nie rerig nie. Is hulle van ons wereld?

Kobus en anner manne vannie Kaap sou ook opgekom het hiernatoe en het my telefoon nommer gevat, maar nooit kontak gemaak nie. Weetnie of hulle dit gemaak het tot hier nie.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #25 on: June 26, 2010, 07:42:34 pm »
stefan (SGB) en paar friende is die oomblik in angola vir a trippie.

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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #26 on: June 26, 2010, 09:42:02 pm »
stefan (SGB) en paar friende is die oomblik in angola vir a trippie.

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=49078.msg981327#msg981327

MMM ja, ek's ook maar lekker stupid veral nadat ek die laaste post daar gedoen het, maar ek glo nie hulle kom tot hier bo nie.

Die wereld waarvan SGB praat  is bietjie ver suid van waar ek is. Lyk ooknie of hulle reg kry om te update nie. daar is nog baie dele van Angola wat nie selfoon ontvangs het nie. Dis eintlik scary want as iets met jou gebeur en jy het kannie hulp kry nie, is jy gebol.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #27 on: June 26, 2010, 09:45:38 pm »
Cane Rat net nuuskierigheid. Hoe beland so n klomp skepe op die strand bymekaar?
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #28 on: June 26, 2010, 09:59:43 pm »
Awsome pics thanks for posting. I bet if those wrecks etc had been in SA they would have been chopped up and sold to scrap merchants long ago only a matter of time before somebody sees an opportunity and they will be gone forever.
 

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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #29 on: June 26, 2010, 10:07:50 pm »
In the world of instant news, as in CNN, I often think that the hole world is now modern. That, of course, is not true. There are many places in the world that is still to be explored. And long may it stay that way, or we Adventure Dogs would have nothing to do but drink Black Label and think about the good old days.
I hope Angola will open up for us, but off course I hope Angola will stay an adventure for us.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #30 on: June 27, 2010, 09:46:32 am »
Cane Rat net nuuskierigheid. Hoe beland so n klomp skepe op die strand bymekaar?
Sabotasie in die oorlogtyd?

Die een storie is dat, toe die locals hulle land terug gevat het, wou hulle die skepe konfiskeer en die kapteins/eienaars het besluit dat dit nie gaan gebeur nie. Hulle het die skepe ge-beach. Die ander storie is dat daar nie meer brandstof oor was nie, die bemanning wou uit die land agv die oorlog so toe lig hulle net anker en los die skepe dat die gety hulle land toe stoot.

Altwee stories maak 'n bietjie sin, want party van hulle, kan mens duidelik sien dat hulle doelbewus teen die strand uitgevaar het, maar die wat paralel met die strand le, lyk meer of hulle uitgespoel het.

Ek skat, mens sal nooit regtig die ware storie ken nie.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #31 on: June 27, 2010, 09:50:15 am »
Awsome pics thanks for posting. I bet if those wrecks etc had been in SA they would have been chopped up and sold to scrap merchants long ago only a matter of time before somebody sees an opportunity and they will be gone forever.

You'd be surprised to see how much scrap metal is around here. There is no way to recover it and nobody seems interested. I have an idea that legsilation prevents the recovery and export of scrap metal, because Angola is not really geared up for exporting anything but oil and diamonds.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #32 on: June 27, 2010, 10:14:44 am »
In the world of instant news, as in CNN, I often think that the hole world is now modern. That, of course, is not true. There are many places in the world that is still to be explored. And long may it stay that way, or we Adventure Dogs would have nothing to do but drink Black Label and think about the good old days.
I hope Angola will open up for us, but off course I hope Angola will stay an adventure for us.
Eish, 50/50.

If you look at Luanda, it is busy developing into an ultra-modern city. Buildings that go up here (and there are many) are fitted with the latest technology, but it's totally overcrowded and very dirty. Lobito on the other hand, is a much nicer city. It's clean, not as busy and they are refurbishing all the old Portuguese colonial buildings/houses.

The oil companies are very strong and obviously the Americans, because where there is oil, you will always find the Americans.

When you however go inland, it's a different story. Towns like Seles that once was a wealthy place because of coffee and cattle, is now dirt poor because there are no cattle farms and all the coffe trees have gone.

The Isreali's have a kibbutz set-up going at a place called Waku Kungo (formely called Cela), but these little farms are apparently just for war veterans. It seems to be doing okay. It was originally started by the Portuguese during the colonial times and driving around there, you can still see remnants of the old colonial farms.

There are some awesome places to see around here, but Angola is not at all geared for tourism. Poverty, despite all the oil, is rife and only those in charge really benefit from it.
I'll post some more pics later.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #33 on: June 27, 2010, 04:35:18 pm »
Some mesmorizing pics especially the wrecks, which have a real mistique about them thanx for sharing!

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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #34 on: July 22, 2010, 09:15:19 pm »
Great Pics

I hope to see the locos myself in August. We're doing a trip from Ruacana to Xangongo, Matala, Dove dam, Huambo to Quibala. If time allows we hope to reach to port Amboin, then turn south along coast to Namibe and out via Lubango,Cahama crossing the into Namibia via Ruacana.
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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #35 on: July 23, 2010, 12:25:50 pm »
This image is my favourite.




Yes!  Immediately caught my eye - like two old folk sitting on the porch, leaning towards each other, skinnering about what the youngsters are up to.

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Re: Pics from Angola
« Reply #36 on: July 23, 2010, 12:34:28 pm »
Really nice pics, I'd love to go there sometime
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