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The Travels of

Jacqui and Lars

Trans-Africa 2000/01 - Christie

(the Truck that took us from London to Cape Town)

 

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Lunch in the Sahara Desert

Christie - the interior

In a small village in Mali

 

-  Mercedes Benz 24/21
-  24 tonnes
-  220 horsepower
-  V6 10.5 liter engine
-  2.4 - 2.5 kilometers per liter of diesel
-  4x6 drive with rear 4 diff locks (twin)
-  8 gears and 1 crawler gear
-  1987 chassis
-  Custom body built by Smiley at Dragoman
-  24 passenger and 2 driver seats
-  8 roof seats (4 front and 4 rear)
-  Diesel tanks - 900 liters
-  Water tank - 400 liters (plus jerry cans)
-  Fully equipped for a Trans-Africa (tents, cookers, gas cylinders, oven, pots and pans, etc.)

 

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