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I am so jealous, My Husband and myself traveled through West Africa last year but we were thwarted in Brazzaville due to issues with access to DRC in Feb 2008 and had to return home.
I will be following your progress this year I hope if you make it to Angola you can call in, we are now living in Luanda, although we can't really help with the visa issues we would be happy to help with a hot shower, obviously a cold and any route info!
Good luck to you all
I'd be glad to meet you in Luanda (to make you even more jealous).
But of course not intentionally.
I will leave Germany (Frankfurt) by November 27th and plan to depart approx. 1st December from Libreville (Gabon) via the Congos,
Point-Noire, Cabinda to meet you in Luanda. Hopefully entering in
Soyo with a double entry visa in my Passport.
I still don't have company, all the guys seem to leave later than me.
just saw this thread today - soooo wish I'd picked up on it ages ago, got back from a Namibia trip a few months ago, and thinking that if I can manage to pay for the carnet for my old xt, get all the shots, buy the ferry tickets across into Morocco - I would then be surviving on very little plus the kindness of strangers.... soooo, was just wondering if anyone has done this sort of thing - that is - flying by the seat of your pants with very little prep or money? Or is this not to be recommended? I reckon, by the time I get all of the above sorted, I'll probably be good to go december / january - any other late stragglers out there who can join me (and are possibly better prepared)? Bonus for me would be if you're good with bike mechanics (not my strong point), I'll be over the moon!!!
I suppose your are not Ted and above seventy? Why Jupìter?
Anyway sounds a bit short on notiz your wish to accomany us . I am quite sure there will be others doing the same next year or some other time. Why not start a thread yourself .
[quote=Ride Far;172591]Any adventure riders up for Africa in fall 2008 into winter 2009?
We’re two guys heading into Morocco great trip lads There is a trip planned from dublin to darwin planed in oct next year and i am hoping to join so if yous can give me any info on your travels it would be great thanks John
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