Katse Dam

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Sebata
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Tue Sep 25, 2012 9:47 pm

so this past long weekend the Lion decided to go & tour Lesotho :thumbup: , obviously i did not go to where i always go :tongue: , this time i booked in @ Aloes Guest house S29 00.197 E28 12.942 , what a lovely place. but before hitting the road went passed 0000ms got my snokel & off i went to Tokkelos for fitting, HELL my truck looks good :thumbup: , inniatial plan was to hit the road by 12h00, ended up leaving Jozi @ 16h30 :twisted: , you ask me what happened :oops: woman happened :angry2: i really pushed it & ended up arriving @ Pitseng @ 21h00 :dance1: , then i started drinking :drinks:

the place has B+B & self catering units :thumbup: , in the morning had brekkie, (nice), then played with the quards & drank more, did not drive a lot because was misbehaving on Sat :boredom: oh well i drank

Sunday after breakfast, we drove up to Katse dam & i lost all my words, what a drive :clap: :drool:
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Real Name: Tau
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Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:02 pm

now i was well into it, and there was no turning back, glad i was sober as well :shock2: ,, there were still loads of ICE that was not about to melt any day soon,

i take my hat off to the taxi drivers doing that route daily :boss:
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Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:14 pm

finally we made it to Katse, paid M10.00 per person for a guided tour of the dam...... :thumbup: , what an awesome sight :applaud:

i will have to load more pics @ work coz my 3G is misbaving
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:39 am

Nice one :thumbup: Was there a while back.What on awesome place
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:26 pm

Nice one, I see my to do list is getting longer :shock2:
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 9:57 pm

Looked like a great trip,bakkie really looking cool with that air vent on :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Wed Sep 26, 2012 10:18 pm

Tau, your truckis looking good man.like the spots and snorkel... :cool: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:36 am

Ali3n wrote:Tau, your truckis looking good man.like the spots and snorkel... :cool: :thumbup: :thumbup:
Thanks note, next on the list, is the canopy & the RTT
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Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:48 am

Thanks for the TR and nice pics. Your van does look very nice and the snorkel has most definitely improved the look
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