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Unread postby katydownunder » Mon Apr 09, 2007 10:40 pm

Ok here is our list:

Salt & Pepper ( I am currently thinking about buying an outdoor Peppermill Image] :redface: , certainly not needed in the bush but very tempting :lol:
corkskrew
cuttlery
bottle/tin opener
Leatherman
headache tablets
band - aid
iodine
pen
note book
binoculars
mamals and bird books
matches or lighter
and, and , and.... :wink:
I did not mention the camera equipment, because I can forget everything but will never let anything of this equipment behind
As we are oversea tourists we always buy the cooler boxes in a supermarket close to the park and dismiss it/them afterwards
as well as small plastic boxes to store cheese and eggs for breakfasts

sioux, funny that you talk about bush pasta....
we always have Bush Potatoes:

Potatoes
Onions
Butter
Salt
Beef Stock
Put it in aluminum foil and afterwards on the braai

We just had a toasted chese and onion sandwich with a tin of bombay veggetable curry ( a tin we brought back from south africa).... :redface:
I think we are suffering from severe withdrawal symptoms :lol:
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Unread postby ANN ANSELL » Sat Apr 14, 2007 5:47 am

I take an insulated bag; then you can use plastic water bottles to freeze water to keep it and food cool
Also coffee bags; so much easier!!

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Unread postby Skillie » Sun Apr 15, 2007 3:35 pm

I don't think it's been mentioned yet but Colman's English mustard, always carry a tube in my knapsack when travelling! :wink:
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Unread postby Senyetse » Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:23 pm

A patching kit for the blow up mattress. Its not very comfortable sleeping on the floor. Once I managed to rip off the mattress's valve. I am not that strong, it must have been old :roll:
Of course a broom to clear the site of any thorns/sharp stones etc.
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Unread postby Bennievis » Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:35 pm

Don't do what I did and leave the skottelbraai pipe at home, its pretty much useless without it. Oh and you are not very popular when confessing....

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Unread postby jonty1 » Thu Jun 07, 2007 2:52 pm

Camera, binocs and bird book definately.
Tin opener and egg lifter (forgotten that many times, what a mission without them) :lol:

for my family, friends and i always been a tradition to bring along archie comics and oldies music. :)
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Forumite's list of what to take when visiting a SANPark

Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:32 am

Shall we make a 'packing list'? You guys post here what we need to have on the list, and I will edit it into a nice list with little tick boxes 8) (tee hee...making sure I don't leave anything behind for my trip next week)

Top of the list -

Binocs and torch - very special gifts I received.

What else :?
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Unread postby Toddelelfe » Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:04 am

Camera
Batteries, -charger
Knife
Screwdriver
Lighter
Wild Card
Birding Book
Hat
Clothes to change
:hmz: Thinking about the next trip :hmz:
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Unread postby Toddelelfe » Sat Jul 21, 2007 11:06 am

Cash for fuel
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Unread postby Vonnie » Sat Jul 21, 2007 12:46 pm

Bottle opener
Pottie for unforseen circumstances
Medical supplies - plasters, headache tablets, disinfectant, antihistamine, tummy ache muti
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Jul 21, 2007 3:30 pm

Camping/caravaning section and a bungalow section? This time we are bungalow'ing. One still needs to take picnic baskets, flasks for coffee, mugs.... what else :?
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Unread postby Foxy » Sat Jul 21, 2007 3:53 pm

Ouma's rusks - buttermilk
Plug for those sinks without a plug at picnic sites
Tongs
Amarula :)
Biltong :)
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Unread postby aboon » Sat Jul 21, 2007 4:03 pm

Stuf against the mozzies.
Mobile phone to sms the forum
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paper to make notes on for tripreports
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Unread postby restio » Sat Jul 21, 2007 7:03 pm

YELLOW RIBBON!
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Unread postby DinkyBird » Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:21 pm

Binocs and torch
Camera
Batteries, -charger
Knife
Screwdriver
Lighter
Wild Card
Birding Book
Hat
Clothes to change
Cash for fuel
Bottle opener
Pottie for unforseen circumstances
Medical supplies - plasters, headache tablets, disinfectant, antihistamine, tummy ache muti
Ouma's rusks - buttermilk
Plug for those sinks without a plug at picnic sites
Tongs
Amarula Smile
Biltong Smile
Double Adaptor
Stuf against the mozzies.
Mobile phone to sms the forum
Krugermap
paper to make notes on for tripreports
nibbles
YELLOW RIBBON!
picnic baskets, flasks for coffee, mugs
Last edited by DinkyBird on Sat Jul 21, 2007 8:26 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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