The Plymouth-Dakar Old Bangers Challenge

Trans-Sahara by car; Adventure travel; desert crossings by car
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Ever thought of driving an old Ford Fiesta, unsupported, across the Western Shara? This is a detailed account of a trip Lawrence Bransby and his surly, grumpy co-driver made from the UK to the Gambia across France, Spain, Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal and the Gambia with a group of like-minded mad people.

(1) The car must cost no more than £100 
(2) You can spend no more than £50 preparing the car 
(3) Give the car away for charity at the end of the trip.

Drving these clapped-out, 2WD cars across the soft sand of the Sahara, taking a guide through the Morocco-Mauritana minefields and across the trackless desert wastes then along the beach for 100 miles where there was no road made the adventure of a lifetime! This book is the story, richly illustrated with photographs, of this amazing journey.

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