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Thumbs up A BIG thank you...and goodbye!

To all the contributing members of HU who have helped me with information, responses and banter during the last four years of planning - THANK YOU!!

My expedition hits the road this evening for twelve month to circumnavigate Africa and it wouldn't have been quite as well planned and organised if I hadn't been able to tap into your vast knowledge resources - the proof I suppose will become clear once I get moving!

I will have access to the internet throughout the journey so plenty more questions will be coming your way over the next twelve months, and if you're interested to see exactly how we're getting on, the diary, stories, photos and gps track then log onto Afritrex - 5 Marathons - 5 Mountains - The Challenge to make every penny count - charity endurance challenge

Have a superb 2008, stay safe and happy

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Good luck

Wow - looks amazing

Have a fantastic time :-)

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Good luck Ben, so much can get in the way of actually going, so it's a great achievement just to set off.

When you feel out of your comfort zone as all of us do on such a trip, remember to take some deep breaths and try to avoid making unnecessary decisions when your tired or in bad circumstances.

Zen, karma and luck will hopefully be your friends...
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Good luck! hope it all goes well.
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Goodbye and goodluck

Hi Ben,

Nice to have met you breifly. All the best on the trip, the runs and the mountains!

We'll be following your blog avidly

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G'luck

Ben and Owen

Good luck guys and happy travels, follow the advice above and you should stay safe

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Drive safe and have a great trip. We'll be following you and your exploits. From the office
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Will read your blogs to see how you doing. Awesome one!
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