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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #40 on: September 23, 2010, 12:10:22 pm »
Any mention of the word “Malawi” and you have my full attention.  I am always interested in another perspective of that awesome place.

So far, I’m impressed, looking forward to the rest of the report.

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #41 on: September 23, 2010, 12:45:48 pm »
cool feedback from all     thanx  :thumleft:

So while we were at the hills we meet this rather friendly man with an entourage. big smile and asking us what we are doin and why. That question of Why? is asked always with a slight look of amazement or are you just plain stupid????
After a brief and friendly chat this guy leaves and bids us a safe journey. Then as everybody leaves the older Canadian women stops with us and asked if we knew who that was. no was our reply and she then goes on to tell us that that big friendly man is the Head of the Archiology in Botswana and that she always respectfully calls him SIR.

I felt like a bit of a tit for not shaving for 5 days and looking a bit rough.

She then goes on to tell us all about how this Tsidilo hills is actually one of the main hotspots for the beginning of man type of importance. Harold can tell you more about this in more detail. i was still feeling like a tit..
 

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #42 on: September 23, 2010, 01:03:34 pm »
So after an awesome time in Botswana we headed off to the Caprivi strip and lots of ELEPHANTS.
on entering the strip before sunset we almost run into some kudu, this was cool. so we looked for a place to stay and got some tented acommadation onthe river. you could hear the hippo's and all animals at your doorstep. up early the next morning in the lookout to spot some elephant. nice expresso and special siggies and no elephant.

so we decided to head off into the strip of 400km tar. there must be ellies. so after 200km of still no ellies and no gravel we decide to take detours off the main road, omega 1, 2 and 3 is little villages along the way. so then stopped at every bar and had a beer or 2 or 3. the straight road became less straight at this point.

now we then started looking for a place to stay and the locals told us about a new place on the kwando river. harold wot was the name???
 

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #43 on: September 23, 2010, 01:07:03 pm »
Bit early in the morning for caprivi cabbage....no wonder you could see fark all ellies.... 8)
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #44 on: September 23, 2010, 01:25:31 pm »
Sekaseka Camp on the Kwando River. Ice cold beer!!! The bar and views were truly spectacular!
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #45 on: September 23, 2010, 02:15:06 pm »
so please be warned!!!

drinking and drining dont mix well  :ricky:

fell into the same thornbush twice and pissed of a whole bunch of young tourist and luckily dont recall too much.

needless to say no more drinking and driving
 

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #46 on: September 23, 2010, 02:55:40 pm »
Hi Guys

On demand - Tsodilo Hills video

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #47 on: September 23, 2010, 02:58:39 pm »
I will take that warning and try to miss the thorn bush   :imaposer:
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #48 on: September 23, 2010, 03:32:46 pm »
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #49 on: September 23, 2010, 03:57:42 pm »
Enjoyed this pic... The rock formation looks like a military boot, standing on top of the African continent.  ;D   Poetic.

 
fantastic...i did not even spot the boot till you showed us!!! :thumleft:

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #50 on: September 24, 2010, 12:14:47 pm »
Hi Guys

You'll be pleased to know that the Tsodilo Hills video, published yesterday, was the 58 most viewed youtube video in South Africa.

Thank you for your continued support.

Go to

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #51 on: September 24, 2010, 04:00:27 pm »
Eendag...
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #52 on: September 25, 2010, 09:06:23 am »
The Caprivi/Kwando section was loads of fun. As rudi mentioned, the highway was dead quiet and we decided to check out if there might be a gravel road running parallel with the main road... we found a service road all along the high voltage power lines runing the entire length of the caprivi. This was a very weird section - for one the sand was deep, soft and the road was very dificult. The type of road where you scramble around 1st and second trying to keep the bike moving forward.

We also found the strangest settlelments - Omega 1 and 3 which we later found out was abandoned army camps. The camps are full of friendly, unemployed people. Of course we headed off to the nearest shebeen to test ther local beers (black label quarts) and to mingle with the locals.

By this time the brandy/cherry mix was flowing and i struggled to keep rudi's mind on the road to reach our destination for the day, i.e. the kwando river. We made the rule... if you stop you drink. Of course, riding in the sand invoilves quite a lot of stops...
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #53 on: September 25, 2010, 09:10:09 am »
Rudi making close friens with the caprivians   :o

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #54 on: September 25, 2010, 10:48:29 am »
Awesome trip guys  :thumleft:
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #55 on: September 25, 2010, 11:53:32 am »
Sorry Rudi, but i have to elaborate on the cherry/brandy mix. I think the pictures taken on the sekaseka camp access road explains this best...

Notice how the duct tape secure the screen and the fearings

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #56 on: September 25, 2010, 12:17:16 pm »
Hehehe... I'm enjoying this one!  >:D
 

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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #57 on: September 25, 2010, 12:54:11 pm »
More pictures from Sekaseka and the Kwando River (Caprivi)
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #58 on: September 25, 2010, 12:57:30 pm »
 :laughing4:

Check out Rudi taking a babalas skinny dip to wash off the bad karma of the previous day... he knows what i'm talking about.
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Re: Malawi and Busted !!!!
« Reply #59 on: September 25, 2010, 07:11:31 pm »
Hi Guys

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