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Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« on: November 02, 2010, 03:00:22 pm »
So Wednesday 27th arrived and Hazzard pitched up to my spot ready to face the heat of some awesome gravel roads up to Tsitsa falls where we would meet his brother in law Sromrider who was travelling up from Durban an all.
The plan was to have a bit of fun at the falls then on Thursday go through Naudesnek to Rhodes,Barkly East, Lady Grey to Gariep Dam and then Friday to Vanderkloof to meet the brother and sister dogs.
Since I was supposed to have a few days off we were going to go back to Rhodes to camp and catch some trout for a few days but alas this was not to be. We were hammered by hail 250mm up to 300mm in 10 or so minutes on Thursday morning and floods on the pass, the rain continued in Rhodes I believe up to Tuesday 2nd.We road in freezeing rain nearly all the way to Gariep.My companions were blue with cold and are still trying to align their teeth.
Here are some photos of the trip .
Warning lots of water fall photos………..
1=Evidence Piston Pete has been through here. >:D
2=Hogsback canopy road.
3+4+5=Sandele dam
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2010, 03:02:46 pm »
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2010, 03:03:33 pm »
hehe....go check out your BMW PTO waterwheel...
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2010, 03:04:03 pm »
1=do not swim between the boys and the wall.
2=Gubu dam
3=Tsomo road
4 =some river
5=Stromrider

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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #4 on: November 02, 2010, 03:09:07 pm »
Tsitsa fall backpackers and views of the area.
There is no electricity, only lanterns; the water is heated by a wood fired donkey which will boil your skin off. The hosts Adrian and Angela made us feel as we were part of the family and Angelas food was nothing short of excellent.
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #5 on: November 02, 2010, 03:13:34 pm »
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #6 on: November 02, 2010, 03:14:17 pm »
Nice one boet,keep them coming! :thumleft:
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« Reply #7 on: November 02, 2010, 03:21:11 pm »
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2010, 03:25:49 pm »
we missed the water due to a dry season normally the water is all over.
2=yours truly strapping up
3=Adrian our host showing hows it done in style.
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2010, 03:29:04 pm »
Stromrider doing his thing with a smile.
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2010, 03:32:54 pm »
3= bushman paintings under the falls
4=mystery block

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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2010, 03:38:34 pm »
1=Awesome rock structures
4=Hazzard and Stromrider
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2010, 03:43:05 pm »
2+3=trout anglers van was being played in with the local herdsboys when they released the handbrake and oops.
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #13 on: November 02, 2010, 03:47:05 pm »
1+2=250-300mm hail and Naudesnek closed.
3+4+5=Gariep dam
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #14 on: November 02, 2010, 03:50:58 pm »
1=our home for the night
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #15 on: November 02, 2010, 03:55:03 pm »
1=our host who took us for a tour of the Gariep wall,he has worked there for 40 years and knows every mm of the 13KM  of tunnels.
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #16 on: November 02, 2010, 04:00:03 pm »
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #17 on: November 02, 2010, 04:04:33 pm »
1=Petrusville we find the WP wild dogs outside the local teasers.
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #18 on: November 02, 2010, 04:09:02 pm »
Malawi Joe and Zetman
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Re: Tsitsa Falls to Vanderkloof
« Reply #19 on: November 02, 2010, 04:13:14 pm »
1=Groenie and his beermobile.
2=Someone tell us what this is please.
3+4+5=Oranje camp spot
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