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PostSubject: Ulundi Battlefield memorial   Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:04 am

Id actually forgotten that Drummond died here. Surprised to see his headstone.
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PostSubject: Ulundi Battlefield Memorial    Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:41 am

Did you go to a few of the Battlefields Frank ? . I actually bought Drummonds book earlier this month , it arrived while I was away .
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PostSubject: Re: Ulundi Battlefield memorial   Thu Feb 23, 2017 1:18 pm

The weather was so bad around iSandlwana so I thought I would do a bit of a tourist thing so cruised around to a few of the forts, Prospect Itala Montgomery then took the cross country route ( without doubt the finest wildest most challenging road around in current conditions) across to Deny Dalton and then to Piet Retiefs grave, Dingaans Kraal and into Ulundi.
Its been years since ive done that, probably 30 odd. It was so much fun. On the way back Im going up a 30 degree slope, mud for Africa over loose stones, in low range first gear wheel locks on at around 5 miles an hour when a Fiat Uno with a whole local family on board with a sheeps backside sticking out the window ( probably in case of flatulance, or worse) screams past hooting his horn. Made me feel somehow a touch ........insignificant ?

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PS Get Paul to take you over the road, best views in Natal.
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PostSubject: Ulundi Battlefield Memorial    Fri Feb 24, 2017 12:41 am

Yes some great views , we've done it a couple of times on the cross country back roads , did it with Anthony Coleman who was brought up in the area near the Hill of Execution ( Retief ) and Dingaan's Kraal , and with the ' Major ' Paul Naish . Have you been to the museum which houses the most comprehensive displays of Relics from the AZW , its next door to Fort Mtonjaneni ?. I didn't want to leave empty handed , it must be the Aussie blood in my veins ! , unfortunately , I had no choice , it's run by Nicko , good bloke , I asked for a job said I'd work for free , he hired me on the spot ! hahahahahahaha.
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PostSubject: Re: Ulundi Battlefield memorial   Fri Feb 24, 2017 6:30 am

e mail them through Gary and I will post them, I was in mist and rain at the time hanging onto the steering wheel like grim death so no inclination to take photos.

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PostSubject: Ulundi Battlefield Memorial    Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:29 am

I can imagine , we ran into some terrible fog in November , literally couldn't see anything in front , and it was night time ! . Took us nearly 6 hrs which should normally be 2 hrs ! . It was a little nervy I can tell you .
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PostSubject: Re: Ulundi Battlefield memorial   Fri Feb 24, 2017 8:47 am

Funny thing at Mtonjaneni I developed this huge itch in the fingers. very difficult to keep them under control
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PostSubject: Ulundi Battlefield Memorial    Fri Feb 24, 2017 9:55 am

you may have Aussie blood somewhere in your genes ! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
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PostSubject: Ulundi Battlefield Memorial    Fri Feb 24, 2017 10:19 am

Hi Frank
I've sent you 10 pics from the Museum but I've got back Failure notices , best you send me an email , I'm using the correct address .
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PostSubject: Re: Ulundi Battlefield memorial   Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:02 am

Maybe the host has an upper limit on size. I will e mail now.
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