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The Travels of

Jacqui and Lars

Trans Africa - 2000/01

 

We would like to dedicate this journal of our Trans-Africa trip

to the memory of Marjo.

 

You were a wonderful travel companion and we will cherish

our memories of you and the trip forever.

 

 

Start:  23 September, 2000

Finish:  22 May, 2001

 

 

Countries Visited:

 

United Kingdom

France

Spain

Morocco

Mauritania

Senegal (added)

Mali

Burkina Faso

Ivory Coast (cancelled)

Ghana

Togo

Benin

Nigeria

Cameroon

Gabon (cancelled)

Kenya

Tanzania

Uganda

Malawi

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Botswana

Namibia

South Africa

Green is the actual route taken, while red was the planned route

For other pages related to our trip to Africa, please refer to the following:

Group Photos:
The group that left London
The group that arrived Cape Town
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Trip Information:
Christie - The Truck that took us across Africa
Trans-Africa 2000/01 - The Statistics
Trans-Africa 2000/01 - The Best Campsites
Trans-Africa 2000/01 - The Best Parties
Trans-Africa 2000/01 - The National Parks Visited
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Getting into (and out) of Truck Trouble:
Getting the truck out of the sand in the Sahara
Broken down in the red dust of Cameroon
Fixing a broken radiator in the Serengeti, Tanzania
Getting the truck out of the mud in Zambia
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Amazing Experiences:
Crossing the Sahara Desert (Day 1, Day 2, Day 3 and Day 4)
Pirogue Trip on the Bani River, Mali (Day 1 and Day 2)
The Dogon Country and the Dogon Dance Ceremony, Mali
The slave forts of the Cape Coast, Ghana
24 hours in Lagos, Nigeria
Christmas in Rhumsiki, Cameroon
Tracking the Mountain Gorillas of Mgahinga, Uganda
White water rafting the source of the Nile, Uganda
Community Project at Bodondo Primary School, Uganda
Climbing Mount Meru, Tanzania (Day 1, Day 2 and Day 3)
Gorge Swinging at Victoria Falls, Zambia
Great Zimbabwe
Tracking the Rhino on foot, Zimbabwe
Okavango Delta, Botswana
Walking with and feeding wild Cheetah, Namibia
Sand Boarding and Quad Biking in the Namib Desert, Namibia
The Namib Desert at Sossusvlei, Namibia
Reaching Cape Point and the Cape of Good Hope after 230 days of Overlanding
Robben Island, Castle of Good Hope and District Six, Cape Town
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For journal entries related to our trip to Africa in 2000-01,

 please refer to the following links:

Date(s) Country
19 - 23 September, 2000 United Kingdom
23 - 25 September, 2000 France
25 - 27 September, 2000 Spain
27 September - 21 October, 2000 Morocco
21 - 28 October, 2000 Mauritania
28 October - 4 November, 2000 Senegal (new route)
4 - 19 November, 2000 Mali
19 - 23 November, 2000 Burkina Faso
Cancelled Ivory Coast (cancelled)
23 November - 5 December, 2000 Ghana
5 - 8 December, 2000 Togo
8 - 13 December, 2000 Benin
13 - 20 December, 2000 Nigeria
20 December, 2000 - 20 January, 2001 Cameroon
Cancelled Gabon (cancelled)
21 - 26 January, 2001 Kenya
26 January - 1 February, 2001 Tanzania
1 - 2 February, 2001 Kenya
2 - 17 February, 2001 Uganda
17 - 27 February, 2001 Kenya
27 February - 12 March, 2001 Tanzania
12 - 16 March, 2001 Malawi
16 - 21 March, 2001 Zambia
21 March - 11 April, 2001 Zimbabwe
11 - 18 April, 2001 Botswana
18 April - 6 May, 2001 Namibia
6 - 22 May, 2001 South Africa
. .

For websites related to Africa, please refer to the following links:

Dragoman - Discover the Dream
African Wildlife Update
Lonely Planet - The Guide Book Company
World Tourism Organisation
Africa News On Line
Orientation Africa
Soft Power Expeditions - Education thru Friendship thru Adventure
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