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Sahara overland, Algeria north to south

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I would like to take an overland trip across the Sahara - north to south. It's just me at the moment and I don't have a vehicle of my own. My preference is via one of the Algerian routes. Does anyone know if there are organised tours doing this at the moment ? If not is anyone else planning an expedition in the near future and do you need another participant to defray expenses ? ( Can bring my own shovel )
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For Sahara overland it will have to be a Europeran (German) company like Rotel but check out Exodus/Encounter/whatever, they were planning to return to Alg and across, last I heard.

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http://www.rotel.de/asp/Reisebeschre...AND%20(Reisen. ReiseID=Termine.ReiseID)%20AND%20(ReisenUndZielen. ReisezielID=60)%20AND%20(Termine.dVon>=%276/12/2002%27)&T=(Termine.dVon>=%276/12/2002%27)&
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uff - try yourself...
www.rotel.de
>Busreisen
>Afrika
>Grosse Saharadurchquerung
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hello David,
how are your plans going on?
I found another tour operator - flight is included from Frankfurt.
Any questions:
info@geo-tours.de
http://www.geo-tours.de/algerien_sonder.htm
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Hello

I found some kind travellers - thanks Ties and Didier - and made it to Niger from Tunis. I would like to thank everyone who replied to this post and emailed with advice about their own experiences. It was a great help.

Safe travels one and all.
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Hi David, good to hear from you that you liked the trip. i just got from BF Oct 9.
take care, Ties
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