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Explosive temperatures …

Report 24 June By Benno We are on our way again in good spirits; with a controlled confidence of the differential. The road is again hopeless corrigated, so we are 60 kilometers further after 2.5 hours. The bush is re-adorned … Continue reading

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Ready for the colorful repaired flight.

Report 23 June By Benno Get up early to shoot some photos of the colorful birds, parrots to bee-eaters, kites, and variants of wagtail and magpie. We take the rear wheels off to better ventilate the brakes, which gradually leads … Continue reading

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Real mecanics

Report 22 June By Thecla At the crack of the day risen and after breakfast the men start with tinkering. Build up with all kinds of improvised tools. Trudy’s world kitchen must also believe, as well as found buckets, cardboard … Continue reading

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Liquid gold in the differential

Report 21 June By Thecla Dirk also starts this morning with his ritual to lubricate the T-Ford, check tire pressure and check everything carefully, after such a tough day like yesterday. But to his horror at the level plug of … Continue reading

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A fresh, dusty dive ….

Report 20 juni By Thecla Benno takes a refreshing morning dive and then we can get back on the road again. We have a lot of bad parts, lots of loose and mul sand and lots of river crossings. Wonderful … Continue reading

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Paradise

Report 19 June By Thecla This morning we have one last look at the river but we do not see crocodiles. Today the men drive in the T-Ford and the women in the Landrover. We are not even wondering from … Continue reading

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The Bull

Report 18 June By BennoIn the night we hear the ominous cry of a Dingo, but for the rest we slept exceptionally well, with an emphasis on the outdoors. Since Thecla and I are probably sleeping under the stars every … Continue reading

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Gate way to ……

Report 17 June By Thecla Ready to go! Say goodbye to our hosts and ladies and then on our way to Mataranka. It is a big road with few spectacular views. That is why they have drawn the many termite … Continue reading

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The beast is loose

Report 16 June By Thecla A royal breakfast today with, among other things, an egg sandwich (in the (w) hole and bacon and eggs, then rummaging in the yard, in Katherine.) John drives us to the Woolworth for our mega … Continue reading

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Maguk campground

Report 15 June By Thecla We are being woken up by the many birds and a beautiful song. We leave Maguk campground to get back into the dust and washboard of the dirt road, the T-Ford hopping with pleasure as … Continue reading

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