Day 6 of the Magrietjie ride

The lightning and thunder  crashing down on us reminded us that nature is as wild and untamed as the animals in the area.

It was time to pack and ride the short stretch to Maun, the doorway for all the fly-in tourists into the delta.

Francois with his early morning coffee, Why do we Afrikaners love our "boeretroos en beskuit" so much? For me one of the highlights of the day.

Francois with his early morning coffee, Why do we Afrikaners love our “boeretroos en beskuit” so much? For me one of the highlights of the day.

Planet Baobab is worth a visit. Weird, funky, one of its kind. (Photograph Francois)

Planet Baobab is worth a visit. Weird, funky, one of its kind. (Photograph Francois)

You can't miss it. Be on the lookout for the UFO.

You can’t miss it. Be on the lookout for the UFO. (Photograph Francois)

At a vet gate. Cars and trucks traveling east get thoroughly searched for hidden meat.

At a vet gate. Cars and trucks traveling east get thoroughly searched for hidden meat.

Impressive how the people try to keep their country clean. It stays an uphill battle, however.

Impressive how the people try to keep their country clean. It stays an uphill battle, however.

Still at the vet gate. The weather looked promising for rain.

Still at the vet gate. The weather looked promising for rain.

The lost son (Francois) was found. Time to pitch the tents at Audi Camp, Maun. We had waffles at the camp, nearly R 60 per waffle. Ouch! (Photograph Francois

The lost son (Francois) was found. Time to pitch the tents at Audi Camp, Maun. We had waffles at the camp, nearly R 60 per waffle. Ouch! (Photograph Francois)

One doesn't need words to describe a scene like this. (Photograph Francois?

One doesn’t need words to describe a scene like this. (Photograph Francois)

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.  –  Mark Twain

See. Smell. Touch. Feel. Breath. Appreciate your health. Be positive! (Photograph Francois)

See. Smell. Touch. Feel. Breath. Appreciate your health. Be positive! (Photograph Francois)

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2 Responses to Day 6 of the Magrietjie ride

  1. Johan Weideman says:

    Hi Julle
    Sterkte met julle rit. Keep up the good work.
    Ek sal julle graag wil ontmoet een of ander tyd.
    Ek ry self ‘n KLR en al julle ervarings is vreeslik inspirerend.
    lodie jou boek is great.

    Groete
    Johan Weideman

    • Lodie says:

      Hallo Johan! As jy in die omgewing is, skryf ‘n boodskap en ek sal jou laat weet of ek in Naboomspruit is. Bly jy ry ‘n KLR. Vir my is dit my droomfiets. Groete, Lodie

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