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Old 28 Nov 2006
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Wink Leaving on a Friday...

Hi everybody,

We have booked our ferry tickets for the 1st of December for the start of our 'long road trip south', yes its a friday but we are ignoring that fact.
We are off on our trip of a life time from the UK (robs parents, just north of Bristol) to South Africa (Ally's parents in Cape town) in our defender 110.
Check out our website, www.longroadtripsouth.com, to see how we do, we have not been to good with the updates at the moment due to it being the last week and we are running around like headless chickens, that would be an interesting photo. Hopefully once we get a bit more relaxed we will update.

Thanks to all the people that have helped us with our questions on forums.

See you on the road

Rob and Ally
UK to SA in our 110
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Best of Luck

Hey guys - just before I tuck myself in for the night, best of luck. Have enjoyed reading the preparation so far, so please keep us all updated.


Land's End to Sydney 2009
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Dont know you but good luck with the trip. I have friends in uganda, in and around Jinga to be precise. I can put you in touch if you need anything. place to stay etc.

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Thumbs up Congratulations!

Another 4 months for us.

All the best and good luck with living yr dream to the full

Guy and Marie
love to all

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Dear Guy and Marie,

Just a quick note to say good luck for your journey ahead - use the force!!

I will be departing with a good friend in almost exactly a year's time to follow in your footsteps and then to complete the return journey back up the east coast.

Keep the forum and your website as up to date as you can, there are sure to be regular viewers of both and I assure you I'll be one of them!!

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Enjoy your trip and savor the experiance. Best of luck to you.
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Thumbs up Good Luck..........


the website is very good - really informative.

The Landie loks great - I presume your dad did most of the work, it looks very professional - you should hire him out!

Good luck with the trip, and enjoy.

Cheers and bers

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Good luck guys!!!
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I guess you won't see this now before you leave, but good luck and I'll follow your progress with interest on your web-site.
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I hope you're sea sick!

No I'm just jealous that's all.
Spare a thought for those of us trapped in boring jobs, trying to work out when I can next afford a big trip.
Enjoy it! I know you will.

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