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The Travels of

Jacqui and Lars

Trans-Africa 2000/01 - The Statistics

 

Countries:

22

Distance:

-  London to Douala:

-  Nairobi to Cape Town:

-  London to Cape Town:

20,810 kilometers

21,001 kilometers

41,811 kilometers

Days:

-  London to Douala:

-  Nairobi to Cape Town:

-  London to Cape Town:

 

120 days

110 days

230 days

Modes of Transport:

Dragoman truck, train, boat, plane, ferry, van, bus, foot, horse, quad bike, sand board, pirogue, canoe, helicopter, pick-up truck, land-rover, camel, etc.

Major breakdowns:

Two (Cameroon and Tanzania)

Boggings:

Too numerous to count (in both sand and mud)

Cases of Malaria:

12 +

National Parks Visited:

30 (see The National Parks)

Highest Points:

-  West Africa:

-  East Africa:

 

Mount Cameroon, Cameroon (4,041 meters)

Mount Meru, Tanzania (4,566 meters)

Northernmost Point:

-  Europe:

-  Africa:

 

London (N5129.916' and W00009.535')

Ceuta (N3528.316' and W00601.704')

 

Westernmost Point:

Dakar (N1448.442' and W01720.221')

 

Easternmost Point:

Dar es Salaam (S0649.151' and E03919.280')

 

Southernmost Point:

The Cape of Good Hope (S3421.434' and E01828.556')

 

Trucks:

-  London to Douala:

-  Nairobi to Nairobi:

-  Nairobi to Harare:

-  Harare to Cape Town:

 

Christie

Moose

VIW

Christie

 

Longest Time with NO Shower:

 

6 days and 5 nights - 2 November to 7 November, 2000 as we traveled from Dakar, Senegal to Bamako, Mali

Favorite Condiment:

 

Branston Pickle

Couples Made:

-  Long(er) term:

-  Short term:

-  Attempts:

-  Lost to "African Princess":

 

Three

Two (at least)

Too many to count or keep track of

One (we wish you all the best)

 

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