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Offline Pietcoke

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #200 on: May 16, 2012, 05:57:07 pm »
Jo ek het nou lekker gelees. Jy doen uitstekend. Thanx :thumleft:
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #201 on: May 16, 2012, 06:17:10 pm »
Great om te hoor jy is OK. Ek het met 'n Heidi 9000 km gekry, maar onthou dis KTM kilo's want die ding spin mos heeltyd! Mooi ry, ons hou jou dop. Is dit daar ook so warm, hier wil die winter maar net nie kom nie.
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #202 on: May 16, 2012, 06:23:29 pm »
Great om te hoor jy is OK. Ek het met 'n Heidi 9000 km gekry, maar onthou dis KTM kilo's want die ding spin mos heeltyd! Mooi ry, ons hou jou dop. Is dit daar ook so warm, hier wil die winter maar net nie kom nie.

Roela...dis ffffffffff....lippen warm hier!!!!! Maar ek sien die reen wolkies begin nou die kant toe trek. Vermoed ek gaan nog heelwat reen vang oppad boontoe. Ek vermoed ek hoort dalk so 15K op my Heidi's te kry. Hulle het nie 'n keuse nie. Sal hulle ry tot daar niks oor is nie. LoL.  :ricky:

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #203 on: May 16, 2012, 06:25:41 pm »
Jo ek het nou lekker gelees. Jy doen uitstekend. Thanx :thumleft:

Tx Piet. Ek kan nie wag om binnekort vir julle te kan vra: "Hoe lyk dinge DAAI kant van die ewenaar" nie.  :mwink:

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #204 on: May 16, 2012, 06:36:25 pm »
Go girl! Insiring stuff, except for the boat-to-boat transfer of your precious bike. That is just plain scary.
You mentioned that you had left some stuff behind, to be picked up on your way back? Just for interest, what have you decided you can do without? For the enlightenment of us couch-potato-wannabe-explorers....
 
(I laughed at the "light bikes like the KTM 990 Adventure" versus your loaded BMW 650 Dakar)
 

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #205 on: May 16, 2012, 07:08:56 pm »
Go girl! Insiring stuff, except for the boat-to-boat transfer of your precious bike. That is just plain scary.
You mentioned that you had left some stuff behind, to be picked up on your way back? Just for interest, what have you decided you can do without? For the enlightenment of us couch-potato-wannabe-explorers....
 
(I laughed at the "light bikes like the KTM 990 Adventure" versus your loaded BMW 650 Dakar)

 :biggrin: Yeh, we kept teasing the guy on the KTM telling him he has the lightest bike and that's why he's able to make everything look so easy. LoL. But in reality, including my kit...my Dakar and the KTM were pretty much on par concerning weight.

As for what I left behind: Bunch of clothing, Body armor riding vest, My Drift Camera and all it's cables (Broken...pffft), Another bunch of cables and accessories for my Nokia phone (stolen), One jacket, One pair of shoes, A moon bag (I have another), a tripod...and I can't really remember what else. If I can't remember it, it wasn't all that important anyway.

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #206 on: May 16, 2012, 09:23:37 pm »
Hi Jolandie, ek glo jy gaan die trip deurmaak. As 'n mens glo jy gaan dit maak dan sal jy. Iemand wat ek ken het ook met 'n 650 Dakar deur Afrika en Europa gery en sy bike het toe al 160 000km op gehad, so ek dink jy het die regte bike wat betroubaar is. Miskien net 'n bietjie advies, n' mens raak altyd lus vir Suid Afrikaanse kos in Afrika, as jy Shoprite Google kan jy sien waar hulle winkels is in baie van die groot stede en die selfde vleis en ander voorraad as in RSA daar kry. Ons het dit gedoen en het altyd lekker geeŽt. Ek volg nou jou trip en sal jou op die grens kom ontmoet volgende jaar as jy terug kom. Sterkte en al die WD ouens dink jy is 'n yster. Groete Schalk JHB.

 :thumleft: Dankie Schalk!!!
Yep...ek het op 'n stadium Shoprite genader vir borgskap oor hulle die grootste 'supermarket chain' in Afrika is. No joy. Nou support ek net die local markets. LoL.
Baie dankie, sal great wees om 'n paar mense saam met my te he vir die laaste stretch af na die eindpunt.  :ricky:

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #207 on: May 16, 2012, 10:00:34 pm »
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #208 on: May 16, 2012, 11:37:23 pm »
Riveting stuff!!!
You are doing extreamly well. Keep it up

Must say this is one of the hottest topics on the web right now - and your reporting is excellent!!!
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #209 on: May 17, 2012, 01:40:49 pm »
A few video clips posted on Youtube by friends in Angola. I haven't been able to watch these as the internet is just too slow here...takes hours just to load the window. Bleh.

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #210 on: May 17, 2012, 02:07:45 pm »
Well done Jo...you can be very proud of what you have achieved on your Venture thus far...you are a huge inspiration to me!!

GO FOR GOLD,GIRL!!!  :thumleft:
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #211 on: May 17, 2012, 02:14:14 pm »
Cool, For a moment I was wondering what you doing driving on the right, then I realised it's not SA roads :imaposer:
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #212 on: May 17, 2012, 03:51:33 pm »
*** ANNOUNCEMENT ***

Please note: The official finish for my expedition will not be Cape L'Agulhas...but Luanda (Angola).
Seeing as Angola is my main sponsor, it is only fitting that I should end in Angola. I have been in discussions with government around this idea and just received confirmation now.

I will still stop in L'Agulhas of course. And I'm sure I'll spend a few days in Cpt...but will then carry on back into Namibia and on to Angola for the official finish.

I will confirm final arrangements as and when I have the details.
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #213 on: May 17, 2012, 03:57:28 pm »
Sjoe wat 'n awsome trip sover Jo, jy het baie guts girl ek haal my hoed af vir jou  :thumleft:  :thumleft: Veilig ry.
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #214 on: May 17, 2012, 05:49:36 pm »
*** ANNOUNCEMENT ***

Please note: The official finish for my expedition will not be Cape L'Agulhas...but Luanda (Angola).
Seeing as Angola is my main sponsor, it is only fitting that I should end in Angola. I have been in discussions with government around this idea and just received confirmation now.

I will still stop in L'Agulhas of course. And I'm sure I'll spend a few days in Cpt...but will then carry on back into Namibia and on to Angola for the official finish.

I will confirm final arrangements as and when I have the details.
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Ons sal jou wel weer kan sien en 'n ent kan saam ry. :biggrin:
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #215 on: May 17, 2012, 05:54:03 pm »
*** ANNOUNCEMENT ***

Please note: The official finish for my expedition will not be Cape L'Agulhas...but Luanda (Angola).
Seeing as Angola is my main sponsor, it is only fitting that I should end in Angola. I have been in discussions with government around this idea and just received confirmation now.

I will still stop in L'Agulhas of course. And I'm sure I'll spend a few days in Cpt...but will then carry on back into Namibia and on to Angola for the official finish.

I will confirm final arrangements as and when I have the details.
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Klink Fair Enough :thumleft:

Ons sal jou wel weer kan sien en 'n ent kan saam ry. :biggrin:

Definitief!!!!!!! Daar's die hele SA se ry wat my sal kans gee om met julle op te vang!  :thumleft: :mwink:

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #216 on: May 17, 2012, 08:01:47 pm »
Hi Jolandie, ek glo jy gaan die trip deurmaak. As 'n mens glo jy gaan dit maak dan sal jy. Iemand wat ek ken het ook met 'n 650 Dakar deur Afrika en Europa gery en sy bike het toe al 160 000km op gehad, so ek dink jy het die regte bike wat betroubaar is. Miskien net 'n bietjie advies, n' mens raak altyd lus vir Suid Afrikaanse kos in Afrika, as jy Shoprite Google kan jy sien waar hulle winkels is in baie van die groot stede en die selfde vleis en ander voorraad as in RSA daar kry. Ons het dit gedoen en het altyd lekker geeŽt. Ek volg nou jou trip en sal jou op die grens kom ontmoet volgende jaar as jy terug kom. Sterkte en al die WD ouens dink jy is 'n yster. Groete Schalk JHB.

 :thumleft: Dankie Schalk!!!
Yep...ek het op 'n stadium Shoprite genader vir borgskap oor hulle die grootste 'supermarket chain' in Afrika is. No joy. Nou support ek net die local markets. LoL.
Baie dankie, sal great wees om 'n paar mense saam met my te he vir die laaste stretch af na die eindpunt.  :ricky:
Hi Jolandie ek het ook Shoprite genader vir 'n borgskap en ook Yamaha en al wat leef en beef maar op die einde self gehoes. Terwyl dit so goed gaan moet jy dalk somer 'n reis om die wereld doen. Ek beplan so iets maar sal seker self moet Transvaal. Groete Schalk.
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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #217 on: May 17, 2012, 08:16:04 pm »
Hi Jolandie, ek glo jy gaan die trip deurmaak. As 'n mens glo jy gaan dit maak dan sal jy. Iemand wat ek ken het ook met 'n 650 Dakar deur Afrika en Europa gery en sy bike het toe al 160 000km op gehad, so ek dink jy het die regte bike wat betroubaar is. Miskien net 'n bietjie advies, n' mens raak altyd lus vir Suid Afrikaanse kos in Afrika, as jy Shoprite Google kan jy sien waar hulle winkels is in baie van die groot stede en die selfde vleis en ander voorraad as in RSA daar kry. Ons het dit gedoen en het altyd lekker geeŽt. Ek volg nou jou trip en sal jou op die grens kom ontmoet volgende jaar as jy terug kom. Sterkte en al die WD ouens dink jy is 'n yster. Groete Schalk JHB.

 :thumleft: Dankie Schalk!!!
Yep...ek het op 'n stadium Shoprite genader vir borgskap oor hulle die grootste 'supermarket chain' in Afrika is. No joy. Nou support ek net die local markets. LoL.
Baie dankie, sal great wees om 'n paar mense saam met my te he vir die laaste stretch af na die eindpunt.  :ricky:
Hi Jolandie ek het ook Shoprite genader vir 'n borgskap en ook Yamaha en al wat leef en beef maar op die einde self gehoes. Terwyl dit so goed gaan moet jy dalk somer 'n reis om die wereld doen. Ek beplan so iets maar sal seker self moet Transvaal. Groete Schalk.

Ja nee jong...die ouens wil niks weet van borgskappe nie. Maar dit hou ons nie terug nie ne?  :mink:
Wereld toer...dalk eendag. Volgende jaar is dit voluit voorberei vir Dakar 2014.  :ricky:

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #218 on: May 17, 2012, 11:44:59 pm »
Jo's current position (Rue de Moungali, Pointe-Noire, Congo) We will post Jo's trip reports soon!!
 

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Re: Right Around Africa
« Reply #219 on: May 17, 2012, 11:55:00 pm »
Jo's current position (Rue de Moungali, Pointe-Noire, Congo) We will post Jo's trip reports soon!!

I are HERE!!! hehehe.   :mwink:
C'est fantastique!!!

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