St-Louis December 5th 2004 Exhausted after our border crossing, and with sunset due to descend we asked a farmer if we could camp on his little strip of land by the side of the road. He cordially obliged and much interest was shown in the Landrover & the roof tent, and we were invited to join them for a dinner of rice, fish and peanuts as they huddled round hot charcoal burners to keep warm (amusing for us as we were still ... read more
Africa » Senegal Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
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UK to South Africa by Landrover
On 3 November 2004 Neil and Katherine will set off from Plymouth on the cross channel ferry to Santander, Northern Spain - destination Capetown. We plan to spend a minimum of 6 months driving overland through Spain, Gibralter, Morrocco, Mauritania, Mali, Burkino Faso, etc, basically we'll be planning the route as we go along! We'll be travelling in a vehicle well equipped for the job - a 10 year old Landrover Discovery - with our very own roof tent. We hope to be pos... full info