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Nov 26, 2013 - Border Crossing Then Onward to Springbok Fontein, South Africa

11/25 From Bonnie's Journal: When I'd walked to the gas station after my shower to check on transport to the border I'd been told there were no buses the next day to the Noordower border crossing; we'd need to go to the Wimpy's (gas station) on the highway around 7 a.m. and we could probably find a ride in a car. We got there just a bit after 7 a.m. It was virtually deserted. We told a few of the gas station attendants what we needed and asked them to tell us if they heard someone was heading south. 8:00, 9:00, 9:30 ... We had asked several...

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Nov 23, 2011 - Into South Africa

It's a shame to leave the comforts of Felix Unite. What a fantastic place. Breakfast again at the restaurant before we leave to cross the border into South Africa. It's only a ten minute drive to the border. Our group manages the quick process to have our passports stamped but somehow we get mixed up with the paperwork  proceedure for the motor home.Thinking we were set to cross, Al drives up, hands the border security his paperwork, and is turned back to complete another required form. This holds us up for time but the second attempt to...

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Oct 31, 2006 - Namibia ... Ho??

After a yummy lunch, I again had a bit of a boondoggle for 30 minutes or so getting out of Tulbagh, but I eventually found my way over the small mountains and out to the N7 highway - two lanes like most roads - and was on my way north. With my delays, I was about 2 hrs behind where I wanted to be, but I could get pretty well on before nightfall. I left the wine regions of the Western Cape and crossed into the Northern Cape Province. The rich agriculture - vineyards and wheat fields were replaced by a harsh dry landscape that looked like it...

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