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Tue Sep 19, 2017 9:32 am

hi
we leave for Angola on the 5 th October via Ratel 72 in the south then to Ebo and west to the coast , our logo for this trip
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Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:31 am

Awesome! Would love to be able to join you guys.
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Tue Sep 19, 2017 2:48 pm

I'm really envious of you.One day hopefully I can also see Angola again from a peacetime perspective.Enjoy and take lots of pics and share them with us .
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Tue Sep 19, 2017 5:18 pm

Andre lyk my jou weermag dae het jou goed gedoen. Jy kan Angola maar nie los nie ne!!
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more julle lanklaas gesels
groot ontdekking , die stertvin van Kapt Ed Every gevind naby Menongue in Angola
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hier staan Queros oud recce wat sy honourus xrux gekry het toe Wynand gevang was , nog n gedeelte van die Mirage
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the two crosses that we erected at Ratel 72 and the site where Lt Vince lautenslahger was shot down with his Impala
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Bostoe in Botswana on the way to Angola
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Ratel 72 in southern Angola
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Cahama in Angola a shot out T54
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a very dry Leba pass compared to previous years
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The lubango air force base ssen from the mountain above ubango
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at the very famous BRIDGE 14 where heavy fighting took place
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the well known town of EBU where a few of our men died during the seventies during OPS Savanah
the Angolans build n memorial and all the shot out noddy cars are parked here
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Mon Oct 15, 2018 9:43 pm

Great pics that bring back a lot of good and bad memories. Thanks for sharing Andre. :thumbup:
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here we go south along the beach to the south point of the Doodsakker
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dooie walfis by bois dos tigros
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you need plenty of speed to come up this dune from her at the southern point of the doodsakker we went through the desert to Espanheiro
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it took us two days through the desert
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what a experience it was
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Tundaval near lubango we slept here for the first time was great except for the wind
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shipwreck the Indepencia at Namibe harbour hats off to our recces
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the old Russian underground base in the desert , great place to spend a day
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:thumbup: !!
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Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:15 pm

Baie Nice Andre.
Dis beslis op my TO DO lys.
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Fri Oct 19, 2018 5:29 am

Great trip report so far Andre.The pics are also amazing.
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