|LONG ROAD TRIP SOUTH is the record of our overland adventure and
exploration through Africa, heading south from Gloucestershire in the UK
to Cape Town in South Africa. The site will show our preparation and
planning before the trip and a diary with stories, photos and videos
during the trip.
It has been Ally's dream to drive across this vast continent for ages, capturing the sights, sounds, smells and light, a typically South African silly thing to do... and Rob wants to build a BIG TRUCK and drive it through mud, so it should be a good combination.
|Other than a momentous two-week whistle stop tour of
Namibia in Jan 2004 in a hired 4x4, we are beginners at overlanding so
any help or thoughts would be gratefully received. Please
us from the link at the top of the page.
|Our planned departure date is scheduled for December 2006.|
|Come and follow us online on our LONG ROAD TRIP SOUTH.|
Dino has been sold!
Dino was for sale!
Now we have been back in the UK for a while and are (unfortunately?) settling into normal jobs and real life we are selling our faithful Dino.
We don't want to sell Dino but we have decided that we do not have the need of such a special and overly prepared vehicle, I'm sure a 300 tdi 90 will somehow turn up on our drive fairly shorty though, yep after 27000miles of hard-core overlanding we still love Landies!
From our story on the website you can see what Dino is capable of and what he has been through. We (that is robs father) have completed a serious post trip work up on Dino so he is probably better now than he was.
See more details on Dino here
|December 2007 - Here are some lessons learnt and useless data|
|October - November 2007 - Shipping Dino home|
|21st October 2007 - A small celebration in Cape Town|
|1st September 2007 - Old friends, the sea and a stay on the farm|
|25th August 2007 - Kruger and biltong|
|18th August 2007 - Final border crossing, hospitality in South Africa|
|12th August 2007 - Flying, lots of animals and a bit of swimming|
|6th August 2007 - Open spaces, shopping malls and offroading|
|31st July 2007 - The wild world of Zimbabwe|
|27th July 2007 - The big drive south west|
|19th July 2007 - Portuguese, bad roads & prawns in Mozambique|
|13th July 2007 - White sand, turquoise water, palm trees on the coast|
|2nd July 2007 - Back into REAL Africa|
For all the previous entries click on the diary button at the top of the page & then select a country
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