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Our progress!

Our Adventure so far!

To keep up to date with our progress on our African adventure, keep this blog in your favourites/bookmarks! We will do our best to keep you all posted on our progress! Check out our website kapp-to-cape-08.co.uk

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Home, safe & well!

Our progress Posted on Wed, July 08, 2009 22:11:19

We made it home, safe & well! The bikes too!!!



justgiving – Please do what you can for MAG! Thank you!

Our progress Posted on Tue, June 02, 2009 20:27:22

http://www.justgiving.com/kapp-to-cape-08



Cape Town (May 15th to 21th)

Our progress Posted on Sun, May 17, 2009 21:48:25

If you are looking for a very nice B&B in the Cape Town area then contact Margaret on +27(0)836329448.

Thanks to Margaret, Vas & Vili for a very pleasant stay smiley

Finally saw it after 4 days!

The new stadium for 2010! (Hope they finish it in time!)

Beautiful views!

Oh no! Where did the road go!?!?!? Quick do a Uee!



L´Agulhas (May 14th to 15th) The END!

Our progress Posted on Sat, May 16, 2009 21:51:47

We made it!!! smiley 2 days short of 9 months!
Total mileage 25,891miles (41,685km)
36 countries
Mileage from Kapp to Cape 23,046miles (36,873km)
1 puncture in 1 rear tyre!

Each bike used: 431 gallons (1957 litres) approx. of fuel
4 sets of rear brake pads
4 sets of tyres
3 sets of Chain & Sprockets

A big THANK YOU to those who have supported us & helped when needed, especially Susan & Beth, who have always done their best to keep in contact! Not forgetting all our new friends we have made along the way! Thank you all.

We recon that within 20 years it will possible to travel the length of Africa on tarmac! However, for those who still want an adventure, you will be able to pick many routes to fulfill that desire!



The Garden Route (May 8th to 13th)

Our progress Posted on Sat, May 16, 2009 21:22:32

Mike had to make a repair!
Why don´t they spend the money on filling the holes instead!!!
Quick!……………Someone call the fashion police!!! We recon he must have scared the fish off!

Look out Ian´s ahead in the road!!!



Lesotho (May 7th to 8th)

Our progress Posted on Wed, May 13, 2009 12:57:01

What a wonderful 2 days of riding in Lesotho.
Mostly it was on dirt roads through glorious scenery but the last 100 k´s or so were on new tarmac.
We decided to bush camp overnight at 8300 ft and since this is their winter we woke to a heavy frost.
We were soon joined by local sheep/goat/cow/horse herders who thought we were mad but were quite happy to share our remaining bread.

Note the sign Matt, we instantly thought of you & Ian!!!



Sani Pass (May 7th)

Our progress Posted on Wed, May 13, 2009 11:19:04

In 1971 Mike & his mate Charlie tried to get to the top of Sani Pass & failed just before the top as the Landrover ran out of air!!!

This time he made it & Joel of course.

The Sani Pass is the only route into Lesotho from Natal, Zulu Land, South Africa. It is 8km´s long & rises over 5000 feet along very rough, rocky, dirt track with tight hairpin bends. It is notoriously difficult & only 4×4´s & road legal off road bikes are allowed.



Zulu Land, South Africa (May 5th to 7th)

Our progress Posted on Mon, May 11, 2009 13:19:05


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