GPS Routes

With the huge popularity of GPS's for travelling, it makes sense to have a central repository for the tracks, so I've started this section of the site. As we get more files, I'll create a database to hold everything. If you want to write the php code for the interface, let me know! I'll even pay a little...

If you would like to add your GPS routes, fill in the "Routes to Ride" form here and you will receive an auto-confirmation of your email from my email address. Attach the track files to a reply to that confirmation (so we can match up the tracks to the info!), and send them in.

(Yeah I know it's a bit clumsy, but it's better than nothing and will do for now! Please bear with me. :)



From Ben Wilkins, a set of files in three formats, Excel, Text and Garmin Mapsource:

"One set of files is the new tarmac route from Nouadhibou to Nouakchott, the other is my West Africa route from Dahkla junction in Maroc to Lagos. "

Nouadhibou-Nouakchott_tarmac-route zip, all three files 33kb
Nouadhibou-Nouakchott_tarmac-route.mps 17kb
Nouadhibou-Nouakchott_tarmac-route.txt 32kb
Nouadhibou-Nouakchott_tarmac-route.xls 79kb

Dakhla-Lagos zip - all three files 107kb
Dakhla-Lagos.mps 55kb
Dakhla-Lagos.txt 114kb
Dakhla-Lagos.xls 242kb

More planning info, also from Ben:

A GPS listing for hotels, campgrounds, and UK embassies (in Excel spreadsheet .xls format, 22kb) in Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Nigeria, and Togo.

Season Planner (in Excel spreadsheet .xls format, 19kb, by Christine Laurenssen ) for Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Congo, DRC, Ethopia, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

From Danek: Bamako, Mali to Niokolo-Koba, Senegal 

Route description and GPS track file


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