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Trans Sahara Routes.

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Africa this summer and fall

Hello, I am finally embarking on my african trip which I will start in Spain where I plan to buy my wheels then cross the med to visit Morocco and go south from there.
Id like to converse with people who have done it or plan to do it and any help and tips will be greatly appreciated.
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W Africa to RSA

Plus 1 who has just done it
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North Africa this summer?

I know I know: North Africa this summer??
the sahara desert heat?? I cant postpone my trip any longer, I plan to buy a used moto in spain, then ride south into Africa sometime in June-July. Is anyone interested ?
Does anyone have tips, advice or the like about Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal...?
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North Africa this summer?

I know I know: North Africa this summer??
the sahara desert heat?? truth is, I cant postpone my trip any longer and I plan to buy a used moto in Spain, then ride south into Africa sometime in June-July.
Is anyone here interested in joining me and be a part of this exciting adventure?
Does anyone have tips, advice or the like about Morocco, Mauritania, Senegal...? Any info that you'd like to share, I'd appreciate immensely...
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Sahara in summer...

Would not want to put you off for a minute, but I think the lack of visible enthusiasm from old Sahara hands is perhaps a hint...
Re-posting every week is unlikely to change that
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You've had two people volunteer to help you with questions, so I don't understand why you felt it was necessary to start two more threads since then. I have combined your three threads into one.
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To cross borders with a motorbike you need to have vehicle papers in your name.

You can't buy and register a motorbike in your name in Spain unless you either have a residencia or a NIE tax reference plus a empadronamiento.
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Hello! I appreciate your response and offer to help. I apologize for the delay to get back to you.
when did you go through Africa? did you camp a lot? is it easy to get potable water in small towns/rural areas?

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Hello Simon!
Sorry about the delay to respond.
did you pass through Nigeria? if so, did it feel safe? any places that you recommend visiting in west/south Africa?
I have questions about the daily needs such as getting food and water, and their average prices, etc.

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Hello. I'm kinda learning how to use this webpage and yes, I accidentally made an extra thread.
thanks for letting me now. I know about the NIE/empadronamiento requirements in Spain and most likely I'll do that.
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