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Greetings

With many thousands of African miles behind me I decided to return some of the generosity I have received from my fellow Africans by offering a room in my home to any bike travellers who are fortunate enough to find themselves in Cape Town for a couple of days:

I have space in one room for up to 2 people, also safe bike parking.

Email me via Horizons.

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hey jim...we may just take you up on that offer. we'll be arriving in Kaapstad in Jan. 08, and will be looking for two enduro bikes to head north on. Would be great to talk travel!

thanks for the offer, we'll talk soon,
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Greetings

With many thousands of African miles behind me I decided to return some of the generosity I have received from my fellow Africans by offering a room in my home to any bike travellers who are fortunate enough to find themselves in Cape Town for a couple of days:

I have space in one room for up to 2 people, also safe bike parking.

Email me via Horizons.

Jim

Have you thought of signing up with couchsurfing ? CouchSurfing

We host and have been hosted while on the bikes in the US
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Hi Bruce,

Ive seen couchsurfing.com, its a great idea.. I just figure horizons narrows the potential guests down to like minded folk... Fewer serial killers and more real travellers....

Hey hows about you all follow my lead and we establish a global bike travelling accomodation network? Even if you live in America somebody may actually want to visit!

PS I guess I may even consider Landrover travellers, but only in extreme cases... (in case facetiousness is lost on anyone- Im just kidding).

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Hi Jim, i have send you a PM on this great offer.
I'l be in Cape Town 12-11-07 as the first town of my cape town to Dubai trip and love to discuss some of the trips you did before!
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Hi Bruce,

Ive seen couchsurfing.com, its a great idea.. I just figure horizons narrows the potential guests down to like minded folk... Fewer serial killers and more real travellers....

Hey hows about you all follow my lead and we establish a global bike travelling accomodation network? Even if you live in America somebody may actually want to visit!

PS I guess I may even consider Landrover travellers, but only in extreme cases... (in case facetiousness is lost on anyone- Im just kidding).

Jim

We found no problem using it while in the US, people were keen on hosting bikers. The best bet is to form a bike group on CS and utilise that.

No point in re-inventing the wheel :-)
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how the hell are you, im back in rainy ireland waiting for the next trip.
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Hey Gary!

Nice to hear from you man! Ja life goes on in Cape Town, working like a slave and looking ever more often to the horizon... I dont think Africa again though, at least not for a while, I need to leave Africa for a while until I miss her again. Maybe S America or um whats that other continent called again... the one with India....

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