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Re: KGALAGADI - Questions and Answers

Unread post by NeillT » Mon Nov 07, 2011 1:36 pm

So KG, if i understand the thread correctly the road between TR and Nossob via Leeuwdril is open and drivable all the way?
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Unread post by Bibronsgecko » Mon Nov 07, 2011 2:16 pm

The road between TR and Nossob has only a pew rough patches,but it is actually very pleasant to drive-well it was while we were there!!!!

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Unread post by Kgalagadi Guru » Mon Nov 07, 2011 3:47 pm

@NeillIT

The road between samevloeiing and rooiputs is open, from there you would take the rooiputs turn off (at the rooiputs waterhole)for about 15m then turn left on the botswana side (no permit needed for thios part of the botswana road) and the road joins the road at Kij Kij.

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Unread post by WWalker » Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:04 pm

kesheshe wrote:No need to take umbrella as it is covered.


Just a follow up.

The deck (at Gharagab) is not covered in any way! An umbrella or similar would have been great.
A gezebo won't work because there are two great big poles in the middle of the deck.

I will devise some kind of shelter next time I go...

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Unread post by louis dreyer » Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:17 pm

I should have got to this site a long time ago, before i had to do a paper on the ktp as a task to become a HR.

Very good info KG :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by Kgalagadi Guru » Fri Jan 20, 2012 12:23 pm

No problem Louis.

If there is any other information you mites would like to have posted please let me know and I will get it (Try to).

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Unread post by judik » Thu Jul 05, 2012 8:29 pm

Thanks KG
For the drives do you recommend we book them in advance or when we get there?
9/10/16 TR
10/10-12 Nossob
12/10-14 KTC
14/10-15 KK
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Unread post by Dotty » Thu Jul 05, 2012 9:21 pm

Hi judik :) Have you read Kgalagadi: DRIVES - Q and A from the index :wink: might help.
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Unread post by judik » Thu Jul 05, 2012 10:19 pm

Thanks,Dotty that was helpful
Sorry to be one of those people that asks a question that's already been answered :redface:
9/10/16 TR
10/10-12 Nossob
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Unread post by Guinea Pig » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:07 am

Just a quick question - will a Toyota Avanza be good enough on the normal Kgalagadi roads?
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Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:23 am

:hmz: it seems to me Avanza is a bit higher (in size) than "normal" (sedan) car :thumbs_up:
and what do you call "normal" roads :whistle:
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Unread post by Dotty » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:28 am

judik wrote:Thanks,Dotty that was helpful
Sorry to be one of those people that asks a question that's already been answered :redface:

No need for sorry judik Happy to help :wink:
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Unread post by Guinea Pig » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:29 am

:lol: Eh,,,yes, Anne-marie. As DuQues put it so eloquently in an sms now, a normal sedan = a need for folding up Ducos! Me am fine, he's got long legs.
With normal roads I mean the ones everybody says are doable with a sedan.
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Unread post by DuQues » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:36 am

Mostly the Aoub riverbed and the second duneroad. Maybe a bit of the new Twee Rivieren - Nossob road.
But that last bit we will find out nearer to the date. Which happens to be in
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Unread post by anne-marie » Fri Jul 06, 2012 11:48 am

sable road is normal road in Kgalagadi :lol:
dune's roads are a little bit hard (not difficult... hard... in touch :think: English :redface: )

a little bit like snow in Europe... except in the sand we stay stuck instead of skiing :whistle:
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