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by Dowe Koos
Tue Oct 27, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Hobbies
Topic: Any "Home brewers" on the forum?
Replies: 12
Views: 2915

Re: Any "Home brewers" on the forum?

Hi Gerhard.
Where did you get that barrels.
by Dowe Koos
Mon Oct 19, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Body mounting bushes?
Replies: 8
Views: 501

Re: Body mounting bushes?

Agree with Andy
by Dowe Koos
Sun Oct 18, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: Fitting new Riempies
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Fitting new Riempies

Hallo Pieter.
Die Idiee met die nat riempie is dat nadat die droog word die raam waarop jy sit stewig na mekaar toe gespan word.
As mens dit nie doen nie, sal die raam later uitmekaar rafel en dan raak die hele stoel lendelam.
Hoop dit help
Gtroete
Hennie
by Dowe Koos
Wed Oct 07, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 1843

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Net vir intersantheid. Destyd toe ek my canopy gebou het, het ek bietjie gaan oplees oor waar om gasbottels te bere. Sien hierdie artikels. https://www.elgas.com.au/blog/479-gas-bottles-in-the-sun https://fosterfuels.com/blog/where-should-i-store-my-propane-tank/ https://www.antargaz.be/en/private/...
by Dowe Koos
Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:39 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 1843

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Net vir intersantheid. Destyd toe ek my canopy gebou het, het ek bietjie gaan oplees oor waar om gasbottels te bere. Sien hierdie artikels. https://www.elgas.com.au/blog/479-gas-bottles-in-the-sun https://fosterfuels.com/blog/where-should-i-store-my-propane-tank/ https://www.antargaz.be/en/private/i...
by Dowe Koos
Mon Sep 28, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Good Service
Topic: Mikem Suspensions - Darrell Dockray
Replies: 17
Views: 5790

Re: Mikem Suspensions - Darrell Dockray

Hi Quinton.
He is in Johannesburg.
Tel:
011 499 0023
011 493 5181

Cell:
082 656 4473
I had also Bilsteins shocks on my vehicle, really good product and naturally the best service from Darrel and his team
Hennie
by Dowe Koos
Tue Sep 01, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 1843

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Hallo Nick. Voor ek op 'n trip gaan, maak ek altyd seker alles is reg. Diens die bakkie soos dit nodig is, afhangend die kilos. Gaan altyd deur die hele bakkie se skroewe en boute, maak seker alles is vas en op sy plek. Voel al die rubberhoses vir sagte kol. Vat altyd my toolbox saam met al die basi...
by Dowe Koos
Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:56 am
Forum: Meet the People
Topic: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa
Replies: 32
Views: 1843

Re: New owner of an old Hilux. going to take on Africa

Hallo Nick. Ek ry ń 2004 2.7 enkelkajuit ten volle uitgerus. Het my vier jaar gevat voor ek tevrede was met my kit. Jy gaan nou begin met dinge wat jy dink jy nodig het maar na ń trip wil jy nuwe veranderinge doen en so gaan jy aan tot jy tevrede is. Ek het al Namibië, Botswana, Zambië, Malawi, Mosa...
by Dowe Koos
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: Are my tyres suitable
Replies: 3
Views: 605

Re: Are my tyres suitable

Hi Tim, I use Dunlop SP Trackgrip which is the little brother of Grandtrek for many years. Whether it is tar, gravel, rocky or sand, it had never gave me any problem. With this tyres I had been in Moz, Malawi, Zambia, Namibia and SA. You can trust them.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:31 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Toer om die grense van SA
Replies: 9
Views: 965

Re: Toer om die grense van SA

O Dankie, Ander vraag, op jou webblad wys net 22 dae to by Richtersveld. Is jy nog besig om jou webblad op datum te kry. Jy maak my skoon jaloers met jou trip report
by Dowe Koos
Sun Apr 26, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Toer om die grense van SA
Replies: 9
Views: 965

Re: Toer om die grense van SA

Hel Hollies, jy het lekker pret gehad. Ek het altyd gesê wanneer ek klaar die buurstate (overlanding) gedoen het, wil ek SA platry. Daar is nog net twee op my bucket list vir overlanding dan is ek klaar met overlanding maar hierdie trip van jou laat my gat juik. Sal daarna kyk op 'n staduim - seker ...
by Dowe Koos
Sat Apr 25, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Toer om die grense van SA
Replies: 9
Views: 965

Re: Toer om die grense van SA

Dit lyk na 'n lekker een om te doen. Gaan bietjie lees en jou laat weet.
by Dowe Koos
Sun Feb 09, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: Tips and Help on using the forum
Topic: PLEASE Update your email address
Replies: 8
Views: 42611

Re: PLEASE Update your email address

O, okay. Dankie Andy
by Dowe Koos
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Enige aktiwiteite of planne in Gauteng vir 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Re: Enige aktiwiteite of planne in Gauteng vir 2020

Hallo Johan, ek weet van daardie pos. Maar so 'n jaar terug het ons so gesels onder die manne en van die goed wat uitgekom het is soos gevolg. 1. Dit het duur geraak. Ouens wil minder "outings" doen. 2. Hulle wil nie selfde plek oor en oor uitry nie' 3. Hulle wil nie "extreme" ga...
by Dowe Koos
Sat Feb 08, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Tips and Help on using the forum
Topic: PLEASE Update your email address
Replies: 8
Views: 42611

Re: PLEASE Update your email address

Het gecheck, my email adres is reg maar het nie daardie RFAD kennisgewing gekry nie.
by Dowe Koos
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: Enige aktiwiteite of planne in Gauteng vir 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 1828

Enige aktiwiteite of planne in Gauteng vir 2020

Dagsê mense. Laas jaar aan die einde se kant toe, het Oos Kaap groot saamtrek gehad met baie pret. Wil amper sê een van die grootste nog. Waar was die Gautengers gewees. Wat gaan aan. Wil net 'n voorstel maak. Kan ons nie iewers bymekaar kom en dit aanspreek. Wat wil ons doen, wat wil ons hê. Soos e...
by Dowe Koos
Wed Feb 05, 2020 7:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Bitcoin
Replies: 2
Views: 841

Bitcoin

Dagsê mense. Daar is al so baie dinge gesê oor Bitcoin. Dit is die toekoms. Dit is veilig, ens. Daar is ook heelwat oor ouens wat hulle geld verloor het, hoofsaaklik omdat hulle nie die wagwoord gestoor het nie, ens. Is daar enige een van julle wat dit gedoen het of geprobeer het. Wat was julle erva...
by Dowe Koos
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:32 am
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: 3D for designing
Replies: 2
Views: 419

Re: 3D for designing

Hallo Righardt. Ek het die mates geneem en self 3D design gedoen, om vir my 2004 enkel kajuit 'n canopy te maak asook die winch box. Jy kan die Liber CAD prgram verniet aflaai en self die ontwerp doen, maklik om te gebruik. Oja, het ook my RTT self ontwerp en gebou, net die seilwerk laat doen met my...
by Dowe Koos
Thu Dec 19, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 41
Views: 7310

Re: The Super-Single cab

Very cool, love your idea Gareth.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Dec 05, 2019 12:56 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: The fuel consumption of my Hilux
Replies: 343
Views: 176884

Re: The fuel consumption of my Hilux

Hi Mudavanhu. Here is some of the links. https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=43185&p=509089&hilit=catalytic+converter#p509089 https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/views/viewtopic.php?f=121&t=43666&p=505752&hilit=catalytic+converter#p505752 https://www.hilux4x4.co.za/vi...
by Dowe Koos
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:23 am
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: The fuel consumption of my Hilux
Replies: 343
Views: 176884

Re: The fuel consumption of my Hilux

Hi Mudavanhu. Fill up your tank and set your odometer on zero. Drive around until your tank is 1/4 full and fill it up again. Say for instance you had drive 600 km, divided it by the amount of how many liter you had put in to fill it up. Somewhere on the forum guys had a talk about the removal of th...
by Dowe Koos
Mon Dec 02, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: General Hilux Discussions
Topic: The fuel consumption of my Hilux
Replies: 343
Views: 176884

Re: The fuel consumption of my Hilux

Hi Mudavanhu. Three years ago, my average was 6 km per liter. After that I had put on a snorkel and only use Sasol 95. From there my average was between 8 km/l to 10 km/l, depending where I was riding. Most of the time, especially in town my average is about 8 km/l and at some point I get 11 km/l on...
by Dowe Koos
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: General Mods
Topic: Customised Toyota Hiluxes in Antarctica
Replies: 2
Views: 616

Re: Customised Toyota Hiluxes in Antarctica

Wow, love it.
by Dowe Koos
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Re: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel

Hallo Pieter. Dit is onder wanted geplaas. Ja, hulle is skaars soos hoendertande. Ek soek nog hard, sal iewers een kry. Mens kan by Adendorff een kry maar ek dink die kwaliteit is nie meer dieselfde as die ouer modelle nie. As ek iewers 'n tweede een kry sal ek aan jou dink, net so moet jy aan my di...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Nov 03, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Wanted
Topic: Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel
Replies: 3
Views: 1059

Aambeeld / anvil - argon bottel

Naandsê mense.
Is daar enigeimand wat 'n aambeeld het wat rondlê en wat nie gebruik word nie maar wil ontslae wil raak daarvan.
Ander item wat ek ook soek is 'n argon sylinder/bottel.
Gee ook die prys vir die twee bogenoemde items. Dankie.
Laat weet my met PM of whatsapp my op 0670186842.
by Dowe Koos
Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 3177

Re: 2019 in review.

Hi Ricky. The 4x4 outing was never about competitions. It is just a day out away from the city, to be in the nature, Making new friends and seeing old friends. Most of the tracks is mostly 2nd or 3rd grade which is easy. Here and there, you did find 4 or 5th grade. I can tell you for sure, in over l...
by Dowe Koos
Sat Oct 12, 2019 10:58 am
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 41
Views: 7310

Re: The Super-Single cab

Dankie Thabo.
by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 11, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 3177

Re: 2019 in review.

Stem saam met jou oor die drag car :laugh2:
by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Gauteng
Topic: 2019 in review.
Replies: 32
Views: 3177

Re: 2019 in review.

Hi everybody. I hear what you had discussed here. From my side. When I do some over landing, all my money goes there. Finance definitely play a role here. When no over landing, I am normally more involved in the 4x4 outing. I think, it is more of how interesting the venue is. Like, I had been there ...
by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:29 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 41
Views: 7310

Re: The Super-Single cab

Bend the one with the V joint weld a few more times 016 v bend few times.jpg Bend the one with normal joint weld one more 017 bend no gap one more.jpg 018 bend no gap one more.jpg Bend the one with the V joint weld extra few more times 019 bend v few more tine.jpg Here you can see how important is y...
by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 41
Views: 7310

Re: The Super-Single cab

Now I had grind off the weld.
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by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 11, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Build your own:
Topic: The Super-Single cab
Replies: 41
Views: 7310

Re: The Super-Single cab

Hi Gareth. I'm very keen to see your end product. So far, it's looking interesting on how you progress. I am going show you some photos to give you some ideas about basic welding. I mean it good, not in negative way. First of all, I never grind off my welding for it is weakened the structure, ALWAYS...
by Dowe Koos
Fri Oct 11, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Useful Articles
Topic: Rear leafspring upgrades
Replies: 5
Views: 943

Re: Rear leafspring upgrades

Hi Gerhard. I had a Superspring set for two years without any problem. Made no different on my pick-up articulation or hard riding. At the beginning of the year I had upgrade to whole complete new rear spring system. Two year ago my finance didn't allow me for new set and I had go for the supersprin...
by Dowe Koos
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to open the bonnet .
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: How to open the bonnet .

Hi Ricky. Thanks for your kind words.
See this attachment of how to load up photos on the forum.
viewtopic.php?f=21&t=41354
This how I do it, really easy.
by Dowe Koos
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to open the bonnet .
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: How to open the bonnet .

:lmao: :laugh2: :lmao: :laugh2: Funny.
Hi Ricky. My engine is still in good condition. When I do that, I will let you know. Probably in 10 years time.
by Dowe Koos
Mon Sep 23, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: The Workshop
Topic: How to open the bonnet .
Replies: 7
Views: 594

Re: How to open the bonnet .

Hello Nicolaas. I had open my bonnet to check how it work and what we can do. This is how it look like when the bonnet is open, as you can see the spring is not under tension. 1.jpg With the spring out but it is in close position. But here the spring should be under tension. 2.jpg In open position. ...
by Dowe Koos
Fri Aug 16, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Dankie Lionel. Next time. Het jy al iets gedoen met die laai stelsel. Is nuuskierig om te sien wat het jy gedoen.
by Dowe Koos
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:42 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Hallo Edge. Ek het dit in Engels geskryf sodat die mense van DriveMoz, DriveMal en DriveZam wat redelik internasionaal is ook dit kan lees.Ek het teveel dinge wat ek moet doen, so het die verslag eerste aangepak sodat dit agter die rug is dat ek kan fokus op my ander planne soos ek jou vertel het. D...
by Dowe Koos
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:47 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Dankie Pieter. Ek droom al van hierdie trip vandat ek so twaalf was. Moes hele klomp kere kanseleer omdat iets nie uitwerk nie, maar nou is dit gedoen. Is een van my beste trip wat ek gehad het.
by Dowe Koos
Tue Jul 16, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Thanks Ricky. Yea, it was one of my best.
by Dowe Koos
Mon Jul 15, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Hello Johann. When I buy my Garmin GPS, I had load it up via Base camp with the newest map from T4A. So whay else can it be then.
by Dowe Koos
Mon Jul 15, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Hi Jose. I didn't take any anti-malaria pills with me. There are different opinions about it. Some make people sick, some of these anti- malaria is banned in certain countries and other stories. Even don't use the one that is manufactured in India. Many people go into malaria areas and don't get sic...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Thanks Eric. Next will be Khalagadi, Kadoum and Caprivi. When I had my guts together, then Zimbabwe. Then, I could say I had done the whole Southern Africa.
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 12:14 pm
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

Thanks Andy
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

4 July Now the last morning of our overlanding trip had arrived. We greeted Edge and Vivian as we were going in different directions. We were going home and they were still on holiday. We filled up for the last time with cheap Botswana petrol at Sherwood, close to Martins drift border post. The exit...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

3 July We were ready to leave Zambia. In order to get to the ferry to Kazungula early, we left Livingstone at half past five that morning. The trip to the border post went well and we arrived there just before seven o'clock. Although we had passed a lot of trucks, queuing for customs, we were the th...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:30 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

2 July We departed at 7 o'clock from Lake View Lodge and Campsite to Choma which was a tarred road in a mountainous region, with a lot of potholes. As we entered Choma to turn off to Livingstone a traffic cop pulled me off. For the first time of our trip, we found an unfriendly cop. He asked for our...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

1 July This morning we departed at 5 o'clock as we had a very long way to go again. We were going to the Kariba dam wall and then to the middle of the lake somewhere at Sinazongwe. All the way to Kariba was a tarred road that was in a fairly good condition although a bit narrow. After crossing Kafue...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

30 June Again we departed at 7 o'clock after a freezing cold night, the coldest on our whole trip. Our hands were frozen and our fingers felt as if they had frostbite. Normally I would start the pick-up after everything had been packed away and we are ready to go. But this morning I started the pick...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

29 June The previous night we decided that we would only leave at 7 o'clock as the day’s drive was only 350 km on tarred road. The first thing we wanted to do this morning was to go to Samfay where the Bangweula Lake was situated. What a sight it was. I think I could say it was the most beautiful of...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

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by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

28 June We left Lake Chila lodge at 5 o'clock for a long drive to Nchelenge which is situated on the banks of Mweru Lake. From Mbala to Senga Hill was a tarred road in good condition, but then we turned off into the western direction via Mporokoso to Nchelenge. This road was gravel, sand and hard ba...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

27 June Now we were on the way to Mbala, we needed to take the road back to Nakonde and just 8 km before Nakonde we turned off north to Mbala. Although it was very hilly it was a good tar road all the way to Mbala. Naturally, at every village packed with stalls, you needed to slow down to 60 km per ...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

26 June This morning was the start of the third leg of our trip and that was Zambia. We departed from Khondowe to Koronga where we filled up our tanks again. The roads were mostly flat up to Koronga and as we turned off to Chitipa, but then it became very hilly with bushveld-like scenery. At the Chi...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

25 June. After filling up and drawing cash again, we left Mzuzu for Khondowe. It was very mountainous with lot of passes which were beautiful. I really love these hilly and mountainous roads, it is as if you are dancing with them. We arrived at Khondowe and at the centre of this small village, there...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

24 June We filled up again at Salima and drew some cash in meticas at the bank and then departed for Nkhata Bay. From Nkhotakota to Nkhata Bay was hilly and mountainous. It also reminded me of the Valley of a Thousands Hills. About 29 kilometers before Nkhata Bay, we drove through Vizara rubber plan...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:19 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

23 June From Zomba Plateau, we drove via Liwonde to Monkey Bay and Cape Maclear. Unfortunately there was nothing to get excited about. It showed us again, not to believe what the media and advertizing agencies sell us. They describethese exotic places as paradise on earth, when in fact it is very fa...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

22 June The second leg of the trip was to Malawi and that was about 130 km away. Before leaving Tete we filled up again at the filling station, having heard that fuel in Malawi is very expensive. Tete is divided by the Zambezi river which you can cross by the old bridge, the Samora Machel Bridge whi...
by Dowe Koos
Sun Jul 14, 2019 11:17 am
Forum: Trip Reports
Topic: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.
Replies: 43
Views: 8037

Re: Moz/Mal/Zam trip - A dream come true.

21 June The following morning all the boats were out on the lake. Lazzo explained to me that he was waiting for a specific boat to come back and later on I understood why. In general, most of the boats are small with lots of patchwork to keep them afloat but this one was in a mint condition and was ...

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