Hi Bruce, I am well into the planning stages of a West route Cape Town to London departing Oct 2012, hopefully arriving home late December 2012 or early Jan 2013. I have planned the route, costings ect.
I had a potential 4 HU companions who have become very good friends of mine but due to various reasons these guys have dropped out one by one. I have an uncertain riding partner who is still to make up her mind. It may be worth reading my thread and web page to see if this is a route/direction you maybe interested in.
Due to our similar timings, this could be a good opportunity for us both.
Where do you live
Best Regards, Tommy?