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Communications

In this day and age of relentless communication, we have had to have a long think about what we will use for keeping in touch when we are away in Africa. Phones: The obvious choice is the humble mobile/cell phone….

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The Colonel gets a new uniform

Today, we finally got round to having the Colonel “stickered up” The work was carried out by Mark from Lion Logo’s of Ashford, (01233 220317), the service from Mark was first class, and was quite happy to amend the Logo…

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Best Laid Plans……

We always said that this plan and route needs to be fluid and will be subject to change. Well it’s changing at a rapid rate of knots, and can change without hardly any notice. Take proposed border crossings as an…

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Carnet de Passage

This week, we once again took another small step towards our Africa Trip. Following our application, we received back from the RAC, their quotation for our Carnet de Passage. This is an importation/exportation document for the Truck, a passport for…

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Who needs a dining room?

We are currently up in Yorkshire to visit a couple of friends that have opened up “a most unusual teashop” in Whitby called “Rusty Shears”. This is an amazing place and seems to be doing well for Russ and Kirsty,…

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Rack finished, more storage created

We now have the spare wheel secured onto the rear rack, which I’m sure will prove to be invaluable when it comes to changing wheels in anything other than a perfect environment. The wheel ( all 135kg of it), is…

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Relocation of spare wheel

With the help of my nephew (master welder) Glen, we are currently working on relocating the spare wheel/tyre from the current under chassis position, to the rear rack. This will hopefully make the road/trackside changing of the wheel a much…

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