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2018: a quick trip to Kenya

Posted on June 3, 2018 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)

Well here we are again. Not planning on visiting Kenya this time, but threw it in at the last month. Only here for 2 or 3 weeks to visit the families before heading back to South Africa and Botswana for some serious safaris.!!

Short stop in south Africa to pick up our camper and get the 2 new fridges installed that we brought over from Australia with us; this job is being done while we fly to Kenya just to say hello to all our friends there and do a little bit of shopping for our galler...

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The last leg before heading home.

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

We ended up spending a full week with our in-laws on the coast, had a wonderful relaxing time catching up again after a couple of years.  Also caught up with our Belgium boys again spending another week with them, visiting Plattenburg on the coast all the way back to Hermannus to see the whales.... sadly, the weather was so rough that day the whales stayed out under the deeper water for the duration.

On the way back to Jo'burg we  did not expect to see the SNOW on the mountain...

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chilling out in South Africa

Posted on August 6, 2017 at 5:00 AM Comments comments (1)

The final stretch......

It took us while, but we both got over the flu bug, or what ever it was after spending 3 days resting at a lovely place with a tuscan feel just down the road a bit from Berlin Falls.  Graskop is one of Bobs favourite towns, usually cause he has a antique store that he is fond of... but also, there are some stunning areas to look out of, one being Gods window, and the areas around it, which are full of scenic spots and waterfalls.   Next  we arrived...

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On the road again...

Posted on July 27, 2017 at 5:55 AM Comments comments (2)

Finally everything was sorted in Kenya and we 'ran-the-gauntlet'  as you have to driving through Tanzania. Police stop check points are around every corner and at some places, we were stopped even less than 2 klm in one stretch. Knowing how hard they are on speeding and knowing most of their tricks of the trade, at one time, we did get fined for speeding, doing 67 in a 50 zone, so even tho we paid the $30- fine, we also explained to them the importance of using a radar gun on a straig...

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Our first 6 weeks. ~ GIVE ME STRENGTH!!!

Posted on June 24, 2017 at 12:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Let me tell you, it has been an extremely long and very slow drive,… not for the faint hearted.

For 10 days solid we did nothing but get up, drive,(sometimes in the dark) find dinner, (cooker not working) sleep and drive again. 75 -80% of the way is spent doing less than 50 kms an hour, due to such badly pot holed roads, town boundaries, which go on long after the town has finished, and the all important slow up HUMPS, of which there are hundreds. Fair to ...

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2017 African adventure begins...!!

Posted on May 13, 2017 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (1)

G’day everyone, yes we are now sitting in our friends home here in South Africa, preparing ‘Huberta,’ our new camper for the next 4 months of travel.

We will leave here in about a week or so, head up to Kenya via Botswana, Zambia, Tanzania before reaching Kenya and our Kikuya & Maasai family and friends there around the beginning of June.

So, just giving you a heads up, will try to keep things short and sweet.  Strap yourself in, get comfy and try to en...

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The Long drive home.

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 8:05 AM Comments comments (0)

A very BELATED  update here... but....Back on the road, and like we said, we changed our mind about going home down the middle through to Ayres Rock, and instead opted to visit to Nat and Ina in Queensland, just a mere 1000km detour..... or that is what i thought!!!         In actual fact,  it was an extra 3000kms detour to get to their place in Brisbane,.... but still,  a very good choice, cause we also saw lots of other interesting thin...

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THE DARWIN DASH

Posted on July 31, 2016 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Good Morning listeners, This is B.C.K. welcoming you back to Radio K.B.C. on the air live to you currently in peaceful KAKADU.

In this episode we follow the Kovarskis krew as they take on…. THE DARWIN DASH.!!


 

Dash, dash,…. No bloody way, it’s time for a bit of chill out and more leisurely pace thank you very much. Not so much walking and diffe...

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Gibb River Road and all those gorges.!!

Posted on July 19, 2016 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (1)

G’day, hello and welcome to radio K.B.C (Kovarskis Broad Casting). This is C.B.K. (Cheryl, Bob Kovarkis) coming to you live from the beautiful Kimberly Region of North West Australia.

Yes, the weather is warm, but we again have had a couple of days of rain which closed part of our road just for a few hours, but we are rolling again.


News from the town of Broome: Much hi...

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Bungle Bungles & Wolfe creek Crater.

Posted on July 1, 2016 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (3)

Better the make the most out of the 3 days we have in a signal area. We are currently in the Broome Caravan Park, North West coast of Australia, along with a multitude of other caravan’s and campers. Sure to say it’s tourist season here….. not our favourite, but, we are here all the same.


Our journey from Kununurra has been a warm one, the scenery changes...

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