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 Post subject: Re: Where to shop!
Unread postPosted: Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:00 pm 
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wow i can imagine.. 17.5rand to a £ currently

what sort of money for a cool box? can you remember?

general food prices? can we also buy charcoal there?

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 Post subject: Re: Where to shop!
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It depends on what type of cool box you buy as to the price Samson, but a basic one shouldn't be that much.
I haven't actually bought one for many years as we have all of ours already.
You will get charcoal, firelighters and all you need for a braai in the supermarkets.

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 Post subject: Re: Where to shop!
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Samson123 wrote:
Is it worth buying a cool box? in your opinion?


If you are going to buy perishables, than a cooler box is a must.


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 Post subject: Re: Where to shop!
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Samson, the first time we went we bought a soft cooler bag in the park. It has been back each time we go, we fold it up and pack it in our case with a couple of freezer packs. When we shop in Malelane we buy a bag of ice to get our stuff to our first camp (which tends to be Berg en Dal) then freeze up the packs which last after that. Can't remember prices too much, just remember the overall impression of how cheap it was.

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 Post subject: Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.
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Hi Samson
I travel by plane with 2 foldable coolers.
In Kruger use the smaller one for drinks etc
The bigger one for meat etc.

This system works fine for me
And soft (foldable coolers) are not expensive in SA

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 Post subject: Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.
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Hi
I am picking up a hire car at Hoedspruit on a Tuesday morning mid-October. We are on route to Orpen for one night followed by:

3 nights Lataba
2 Nights Shimuwini
5 nights Olifants

We are familiar with the facilities within Kruger. However, we normally come in via Phalaborwa but do no know the town of Hoedspruit. Any advice on good shopping for staples as we intend to cook for half the time/

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 Post subject: Re: Shopping en route to Kruger.
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There is a Pick and Pay shopping centre as you come into Hoedspruit from the airport. You can get all you need there.

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