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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #80 on: March 19, 2008, 10:55:01 pm »
We came across this dude on the way up Sani. He just stood there and stared at us. Weird!



Maybe he was being polite, and was waiting for you to say hello, and invite him over for a chat? :dontknow:
 

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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #81 on: March 24, 2008, 07:45:01 pm »
Pic 1: Somewhere between Weenen and Colenso.
Pic 2: Local selling his walking sticks in Winterton. He insisted I take his pic. ???
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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #83 on: August 29, 2008, 11:50:13 pm »
Michnus, Nardus, MJ, that Angolan ride report and these pics really are awesome. I can see it must have been a life changing experience to do that trip. You always tend to find the most amazing people on trips like that. RESPECT!  :thumleft:


If we stopped for a moment a bit more often and took notice of those around us, we would have much richer lives.


Not sure if this applies (its in Perú), but here is a delightful young lady selling fried casava at a toll gate near La Oroya, Peru, at 3600m.



Dogs in the high mountains love to chase cars and especially bikes.



´n Baie bly sissie without a care in a the world.



Working hard in the poorer side of Lima



Heart breaking stuff, sometimes dogs are better off than people in this place.



Still, its important to make time for a nice Sunday Afternoon Stroll



I think some of the cars here are worse off than in Africa



This one has such character I had to include it



This post wouldnt be right without a pic of our charge hand, "Spanner" back home. He looks after our herd of Nguni´s. He´s happy in this pic because he was given some money for his cell phone.  Before you politically persuaded folk say anything, Spanner is his first name in his ID book, and he´s proud of it. I think thats great.




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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #84 on: August 30, 2008, 12:42:11 am »
Hey BB very interesting pics, but I think spanner and his pride steels the show hands down.

Nice one!!!
 

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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #85 on: August 30, 2008, 06:44:54 pm »
Swakopmund.......5 bucks a pic.
 

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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #86 on: September 29, 2008, 10:14:17 am »
2008 GS Challenge - Orange Day 3

We stopped at a shibeen in Macene and had a couple, and then played a game of soccer. The kids got a sweet everytime they could score a goal.






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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #87 on: September 29, 2008, 10:31:39 am »
2008 GS Challenge - Orange Day 3

We stopped at a shibeen in Macene and had a couple, and then played a game of soccer. The kids got a sweet everytime they could score a goal.







Nice one Sharkie  :thumleft:
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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #88 on: September 29, 2008, 01:58:37 pm »
Taken en route to the Katse dam in Lesotho over the easter weekend earlier this year. Had to be the friendliest stranger I have ever met.
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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #89 on: September 29, 2008, 04:41:25 pm »
Mariental, Namibia - OppiKoppi (October 2006)



 

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« Reply #90 on: September 29, 2008, 04:45:13 pm »
this boy has STRIKER written all over him! What talent - check out his form!

 

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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #91 on: September 29, 2008, 05:07:45 pm »
this boy has STRIKER written all over him! What talent - check out his form!


Unfortunatly I cut this one off a bit, I'll tell you something, these boys can KICK !!! - I wonder how much "talent" slips through the cracks in these very rural areas !




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« Reply #92 on: September 29, 2008, 05:22:22 pm »
Incredible.... thanks for sharing  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Its not all about the bikes !
« Reply #93 on: September 30, 2008, 10:05:39 am »
And this was also at the same shabeen in Macene - This little girl was so pretty just sitting there.