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#1 Psychotours

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 02:23 PM

Glad to be in good company. This forum has been very helpful and that is just from the outside reading in.
I live off grid in a remote part of Costa Rica and feel relatively self sufficient. However, Africa is another game altogether. Forgive me for asking the obvious and possibly, redundant questions. I have an itinerary that I can paste later but on the initial, is there required yellow fever vaccine flying from US or, on the return? A good travel insurance reference? How best should I acquire a phone? Previous posts recommend buying a cheap cell in Windhoek with pre paid data. We are there mid June through July 2017 and wonder if fully geared, double tented trucks provide warm enough bedding, I.e. Bushlore rentals.
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#2 COSMIC RHINO

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Posted 29 September 2016 - 07:09 AM

welcome 

 

your home sounds great and your trip sounds interesting  but the place to get more answers is in the self drive forum


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#3 KaingU Lodge

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Posted 29 September 2016 - 10:15 AM

Welcome. To be honest in July in the Kalahari there is no such thing as enough warm bedding! 

 

I would buy a few cheap blankets, give them to those that need them more at the end of the trip and take a hot water bottle. 







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