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splendid idea, travelling with a lightweight. Be aware about safety of your belongings in your softtop!!
We are doing the same (crazy) thing with a group of 7 series in july-august.
All the best.
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by bernardo feio lightweight: I planing to go to Dackar from portugal. We are planing in leaving in the midle of Agost. We will be traveling only in land rovers series (!)
I would like to know what tracks do you recomend and I would like to colect all the information I can about the military problems near mauritania border (frente polizary)
Last year we already experience that problem of about safety. we were not robed but we could't leave the jipes more then 10 min!! last year we only went to morocco's . In august we as planning a bigger expedition!! :-))
We thought only doing the trip to Dakar and them ship the jipe back home. Does any one have experience in shipping jipes from Africa to Europe? prices, time, saifty problems,...
you will be leaving in jully? were are you going? also to Dakar?
we start in Belgium in july and we have to reach the small village of Bansang (near Georgetown in The Gambia) : we are taking goods for the hospital and school overthere.
No, we don't go to Dakar. We go inland Senegal.
Were can we find information about the ships and containers. Do you have any idea how much does it cost to ship a land rover
(or a container with land rovers) from dakar(or any other place in Senegal) to portugal? How much will you pay to send them to belgium?
I find out that you already speak with Renato Braz. We are planning this trip together!!! small internet world
indeed a small world. We will ship the landies back home with a belgium-based company (Banjul-Antwerp).
I don't have any information about shipping to Portugal : but look around on the net (even the yellow pages), you will find enough companies.
Hope to see you and Renato once in Africa or in Portugal : we think of coming to Portugal with a few landies to do some ofroad.
Great trip you are going to do with the series landrovers.
Have a look at the following shipping company.
They go from Europe to all in west africa. www.delmas.com
Don't know if they are good but have a look at there website.
Good luck with your trip.
Petra & Edwin Butter
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