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Cool Capetown to uk

We have just completed a 7 month Capetown to uk trip in our r/rover carmichael 6x4 if any one needs up to date infomation on fuel prices, campsites, routes or any other info I would be glad to help in any way
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Well done Steve and thinking about the next trip already I see
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Well done Steve

Which route did you take.

You obviously didn't rush things then
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hi any info on west africa to capetown would be great, going down this november.
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West Coast

I have just completed a trip down the west coast, my website should hopefully by the end if next week have all the waypoints and hints and tips on it (www.patrolinafrica.com). Though as always with things in africa getting things done usually takes longer than you anticipate.

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ur link seems to be broke?? thanks
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Hi Steve

Nice traveling with you and Wendy for a while, the kids miss you guys!

Fancy taking the run down the Atlantic in little over a month?
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Sorry I have been away....we came up the east route. Did 16651 miles door to door costing 1935ukp at 27.8mpg...not bad for a 2.8 range rover 6x4 carmichael .. 2 punctures...destroyed one tyre...3 vehicle problems...exhaust fell off, clutch pipe burnt through and hubb drive member repaired but thses did not immobilise us.
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hi jean already getting itchy feet....started to plan next trip...australia bound!!! sorry we cant make the west coast part of your trip had some good times together especially with the two boys.
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Any pics?

Hi any pics of your carmichael? we did it in a '83 rangie with a crappy 2.5 ford transit engine. We had quite a few mechanical problems but didn't technically breakdown. (Definition of breakdown IMO is being unable to do a roadside repair and needing to call for help - scheduled "maintenance" stops permitted ie. limping to next town for repairs)
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hi richard not sure how to attached photos here so will ask my son or alternatively you can read our blog and view photos on Travels with Tango One - GetJealous.com Travel Blogs or if you have sept. landrover monthly mag its the orange range rover on the sixwheel appeal club page (page no.208-209)if you need any more info email me steve
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Cape Town to UK

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I am new to this forum style of communicating but am planning to travel Cape Town to UK starting Jan 09
Any info on routes etc welcome
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hi colin send me an e mail or we could meet where abouts are you in the uk i am in
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