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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #280 on: May 30, 2019, 10:30:10 pm »
Thrilling RR Beserker!!  What an adventure. I would love to try it someday and hope it won’t have been tarred by then.

No tar machine can conquer that sand. :eek7: :eek7: :pot:
 

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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #281 on: May 31, 2019, 11:56:45 am »
Thrilling RR Beserker!!  What an adventure. I would love to try it someday and hope it won’t have been tarred by then.

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The East - West roads, especially Calais - Katitwe maybe.

The South North stretches not - it actually is not a road, it is more an overgrown track from the Portuguese era, or from the war - there are literally no people there, and no need for even a gravel road...

As a matter of fact, if you get the chance to do it, there is a huge number of variations of the South North stretches, it is flat Shona type country and the Longa river changes it's course all the time, the chances are good that you will not even be able to follow our tracks  - you will have to find your own.

 
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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #282 on: May 31, 2019, 01:50:47 pm »
Thrilling RR Beserker!!  What an adventure. I would love to try it someday and hope it won’t have been tarred by then.

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The East - West roads, especially Calais - Katitwe maybe.

The South North stretches not - it actually is not a road, it is more an overgrown track from the Portuguese era, or from the war - there are literally no people there, and no need for even a gravel road...

As a matter of fact, if you get the chance to do it, there is a huge number of variations of the South North stretches, it is flat Shona type country and the Longa river changes it's course all the time, the chances are good that you will not even be able to follow our tracks  - you will have to find your own.

They can just follow the XT's tracks, it will still be there. :ricky:
 

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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #283 on: May 31, 2019, 02:36:31 pm »
Come Dave, time to plan another trip  :ricky:
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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #284 on: May 31, 2019, 03:17:54 pm »
Come Dave, time to plan another trip  :ricky:

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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #285 on: May 31, 2019, 03:57:17 pm »
Come Dave, time to plan another trip  :ricky:

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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #286 on: June 20, 2019, 09:06:54 pm »
Years later one realizes how definitive this RR and the experiences it depicts are... and shows most of us how mediocre we are by comparison.

I hope to meet you one day, Beserker, just to tell you how much of a ‘mensch’ you are, your humanism and spirit even further tempered by the obituary you wrote  for Pete - so compellingly moving.

And you 2SD, almost moved from legend into myth, so evocatively backlit in this narrative, I hope to meet you too.

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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #287 on: June 21, 2019, 08:57:19 am »
Years later one realizes how definitive this RR and the experiences it depicts are... and shows most of us how mediocre we are by comparison.

I hope to meet you one day, Beserker, just to tell you how much of a ‘mensch’ you are, your humanism and spirit even further tempered by the obituary you wrote  for Pete - so compellingly moving.

And you 2SD, almost moved from legend into myth, so evocatively backlit in this narrative, I hope to meet you too.

Gracias!

 :thumleft: Would love to meet you too.

 

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Re: Angola, Angola - a tale of “tręs cavaleiros”
« Reply #288 on: June 21, 2019, 01:49:47 pm »
Years later one realizes how definitive this RR and the experiences it depicts are... and shows most of us how mediocre we are by comparison.

I hope to meet you one day, Beserker, just to tell you how much of a ‘mensch’ you are, your humanism and spirit even further tempered by the obituary you wrote  for Pete - so compellingly moving.

And you 2SD, almost moved from legend into myth, so evocatively backlit in this narrative, I hope to meet you too.

Gracias!

 :thumleft:
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