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trans africa

We are planning to an overland flying from the US to London, and then driving from London to SA. We hope to hit the west and then cross to the east. Is this possible and what route? We are planning on arriving in London on July 1st and after purchasing and outfitting a truck, will leave for the trip which will last aobout 13 months. Any advice, tips, suggestion, warnings, etc. would be fantastic to receive. Cheers
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...We are planning on arriving in London on July 1st and after purchasing and outfitting a truck, ...
Have a look at www.polandrover.com. It may be what you are looking for.

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One fullstop too many:

www.polandrover.com

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Try searching these URL's:

http://www.go-overland.com/
http://www.africa-overland.net/
http://www.overland.co.za/
http://www.africaguide.com/
http://www.travelinafrica.co.za/

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hi

I returned last year from my London to Cape Town trip which ended up being 2.5 years coz we didn't want to come back.

If you want any help or advice then send me an email.

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try the following links in addition to those above;

www.alm-it.freeseve.co.uk
www.url.co.nz/african_trip

buy the book
Sahara Overland, Chris scott
Vehicle Dependent Expedition Guide , Tom Sheppard (excellent)

Buy a good Landrover when you get to the UK
Landrover Owner Magazine (from any shop)

Have fun, we did

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